It might still be August, but summer is slowly starting to take its place in the rear view mirror. That’s right, we’ve arrived at the point of the season where oppressive heat waves are causing our minds to wander toward more soothing thoughts such as the sound of crunching leaves beneath our shoes, the inviting smell of warm chai tea lattes, and best of all, the many fall ensembles that will soon be filling our wardrobes to the brim. Perhaps you already own timeless staples like an unwavering leather jacket or a a sturdy pair of boots. But what about the new fall trends that you might not necessarily have yet? Well, let us introduce them to you.
Here to give us the fall fashion forecast is stylist and jewelry designer Carla Rockmore. Nicknamed the “Carrie Bradshaw of TikTok,” Rockmore has a following of about 1.2 million on the Gen Z-approved social media platform, garnering attention for her vibrant sense of style and distinctive fashion advice. Ahead, the top 7 fashion trends to try for fall, according to one of the most stylish women in the game.
“We are finally getting used to the padded shoulders no one could live without in the 80’s,” says Rockmore. “The linebacker silhouette is incredibly flattering, it’s like a strong structural scaffold.” Needless to say, padded shoulders— especially in the form of a blazer— are must-haves when it comes to upgrading your closet for fall. And according to Rockmore, big shoulders pair exceptionally well with wide leg, floor-grazing pants.
“The Maxi skirt is the obvious antidote to the belt resembling micro mini skirts of summer.” says Rockmore. And it seems as though this trend is giving us a major blast from