Elegant Dressing: Fall 2018 Trends

Summer is very nearly over and I can put it off no longer - it's time to look at the Fall Trends. I'm seeing an abundance of checks, tweeds, leather and animal prints, occasionally all in one outfit.  

Join me on my mini look-book tour of the Fall outfits that spoke to me.

All photos from vogue.com

  Sonia Rykiel Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018  shows us zany clashing plaids

Sonia Rykiel Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018 shows us zany clashing plaids

  Sonia Rykiel Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018

Sonia Rykiel Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018

  Sonia Rykiel Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018

Sonia Rykiel Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018

  Sonia Rykiel Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018

Sonia Rykiel Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018

  Sonia Rykiel Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018

Sonia Rykiel Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018

  Sonia Rykiel Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018

Sonia Rykiel Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018

  Sonia Rykiel Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018

Sonia Rykiel Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018

  Sonia Rykiel Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018

Sonia Rykiel Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018

  Emilia Wickstead  Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018

Emilia Wickstead  Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018

  Emilia Wickstead Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018

Emilia Wickstead Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018

  Max Mara Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018  - I looked at their collection by accident and then found myself loving a lot of the outfits, although I'd apply more restraint putting my look together for actual real life 

Max Mara Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018 - I looked at their collection by accident and then found myself loving a lot of the outfits, although I'd apply more restraint putting my look together for actual real life 

  Max Mara Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018  - I'm loving this skirt - it's eveningwear that's quite relaxed, just the way I like it

Max Mara Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018 - I'm loving this skirt - it's eveningwear that's quite relaxed, just the way I like it

  Max Mara Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018  - Maximalism is alive and well for yet another season!  Styling pants under the skirt totally works for me 

Max Mara Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018 - Maximalism is alive and well for yet another season!  Styling pants under the skirt totally works for me 

  Max Mara Ready-to-Wear Fall  2018

Max Mara Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018

  Max Mara Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018  moves onto leather again with pants layered under the skirt  

Max Mara Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018 moves onto leather again with pants layered under the skirt  

  Max Mara Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018  - For those of us who can handle only but so much animal print this bag brings whatever else you're wearing bang up-to-date

Max Mara Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018 - For those of us who can handle only but so much animal print this bag brings whatever else you're wearing bang up-to-date

  Max Mara Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018  - I think I want one of these tartan print maxi skirts - it's such a cool look paired with the leather bomber jacket

Max Mara Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018 - I think I want one of these tartan print maxi skirts - it's such a cool look paired with the leather bomber jacket

  Max Mara Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018

Max Mara Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018

  Givenchy Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018

Givenchy Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018

  Givenchy Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018

Givenchy Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018

  Givenchy Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018

Givenchy Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018

  Givenchy Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018

Givenchy Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018

  Givenchy Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018  - Leather and animal print all in one

Givenchy Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018 - Leather and animal print all in one

  Givenchy Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018  - Now, there's an interesting thought layering the leather gilet over the coat

Givenchy Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018 - Now, there's an interesting thought layering the leather gilet over the coat

 Givenchy Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018

Givenchy Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018

  Dries Van Noten Ready to Wear 2018  - of all the collections I looked at this was the most intriguing with eye-popping dynamic patterns, unexpected color combinations and his coats are genius!

Dries Van Noten Ready to Wear 2018 - of all the collections I looked at this was the most intriguing with eye-popping dynamic patterns, unexpected color combinations and his coats are genius!

  Dries Van Noten Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018

Dries Van Noten Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018

  Dries Van Noten Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018

Dries Van Noten Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018

 Dries Van Noten Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018

Dries Van Noten Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018

  Dries Van Noten Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018

Dries Van Noten Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018

  Dries Van Noten Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018

Dries Van Noten Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018

  Dries Van Noten Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018

Dries Van Noten Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018

  Dries Van Noten Ready to Wear Fall 2018

Dries Van Noten Ready to Wear Fall 2018

  Dries Van Noten Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018

Dries Van Noten Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018

  Dries Van Noten Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018

Dries Van Noten Ready-to-Wear Fall 2018