Do you ever pull something out of your closet to wear and then soon after you’ve left the house, decide that you’re never going to wear it again? Well, that’s how I felt in my purple, ruffled top yesterday when I arrived at this event where the editors of Style at Home and Canadian Living gave a presentation on Fall 2013 Trends at the new Loblaws store in North Vancouver.
Jennifer Reynolds dished about the newest trend in food, baby Kale. Jo Ann (below) served the Kale salad and it was delicious.
I was happy to meet one of my readers Kari who lived nearby.
Erin McLaughlin, Maria Killam & Jennifer Reynolds
Okay, so you probably won’t be surprised to hear that lots of graphic black and white is still on trend for this Fall.
Lots of layered black and white prints (below).
Which of course is all over home decor as well. The tried and true, ‘Every room needs a hit of black’ still applies here.
via Peacock Alley
Animal prints are more like a friend that show up every Autumn. They are here again this Fall.
Who is in love with the Celine handbag (below)? Raise your hand.
On the flight to Raleigh this past week, I opened up my Vogue Magazine and there was a new shape in the Louis Vuitton collection that reminded me instantly of this bag.
Via the Trend Diaries
Don’t they all look like they could be sisters of the Celine handbag? I’m not a fashion expert but it seems this is the newest shape.
Oh, and I have one more fashion tip that you can use immediately. Erin McLaughlin was generous enough to let me photograph her demonstrating the new way to roll up your sleeves on a jean jacket.
You could do this with your shirts too:
So take your sleeve and roll it up past your elbow. Make sure the underside of the sleeve shows about 2/3 when compared to the cuff of the jacket.
Then you fold it again so that it’s like another cuff. Let me tell you from experience, it’s not exactly comfortable to wear a jean jacket sleeve this way, but it’s fashionable.
Erin McLaughlin, Editor-in-Chief, Style at Home Magazine.
So there you go, Fall fashion tips for 2013. Basically, if you want to look current, buy anything in a black and white pattern and you’re good to go.
And did I mention, my purple ruffled top is now buried somewhere at the bottom of my Sally-Ann bag?
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