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The 11 Fashion-Forward Trends Of Fall/Winter 2020 You Need To Know

The recent Fall/Winter 2020 collections were shown during one of the most trying times in history. The severe weather, the threat of an uncertain global economy, and the spectre a global pandemic looming gave the entire season a sense of apocalyptic doom. While most designers took cues from the gloomy atmosphere with designs that are more sinister, austere and hinted at the end of days, a handful remained optimistic to create one strange but eclectic season. Here, 11 trends that will guide how we will be dressing in the next few months come – whatever mood you're in.
#1: THE DARK AGES
Sombre and darkly romantic, the Gothic heroine emerges as Fall’s unexpected muse.   Marni #1: THE DARK AGES
Sombre and darkly romantic, the Gothic heroine emerges as Fall’s unexpected muse.   Fendi #1: THE DARK AGES
Sombre and darkly romantic, the Gothic heroine emerges as Fall’s unexpected muse.   Alexander McQueen #1: THE DARK AGES
Sombre and darkly romantic, the Gothic heroine emerges as Fall’s unexpected muse.   Balenciaga #1: THE DARK AGES
Sombre and darkly romantic, the Gothic heroine emerges as Fall’s unexpected muse.   Burberry #1: THE DARK AGES
Sombre and darkly romantic, the Gothic heroine emerges as Fall’s unexpected muse.   Dilara Findikoglu #1: THE DARK AGES
Sombre and darkly romantic, the Gothic heroine emerges as Fall’s unexpected muse.   Dries Van Noten #1: THE DARK AGES
Sombre and darkly romantic, the Gothic heroine emerges as Fall’s unexpected muse.   Givenchy #1: THE DARK AGES
Sombre and darkly romantic, the Gothic heroine emerges as Fall’s unexpected muse.   Haider Ackermann #1: THE DARK AGES
Sombre and darkly romantic, the Gothic heroine emerges as Fall’s unexpected muse.   Olivier Theyskens #1: THE DARK AGES
Sombre and darkly romantic, the Gothic heroine emerges as Fall’s unexpected muse.   Rodarte #1: THE DARK AGES
Sombre and darkly romantic, the Gothic heroine emerges as Fall’s unexpected muse.   Gucci #1: THE DARK AGES
Sombre and darkly romantic, the Gothic heroine emerges as Fall’s unexpected muse.   Tod’s #1: THE DARK AGES
Sombre and darkly romantic, the Gothic heroine emerges as Fall’s unexpected muse.   Valentino #1: THE DARK AGES
Sombre and darkly romantic, the Gothic heroine emerges as Fall’s unexpected muse.   Yohji Yamamoto #2: LONG LIVE THE KINK
Give your style a dangerous fetishistic energy with glossy leather or latex.   Saint Laurent #2: LONG LIVE THE KINK
Give your style a dangerous fetishistic energy with glossy leather or latex.   Balenciaga #2: LONG LIVE THE KINK
Give your style a dangerous fetishistic energy with glossy leather or latex.   Balmain #2: LONG LIVE THE KINK
Give your style a dangerous fetishistic energy with glossy leather or latex.   Proenza Schouler #2: LONG LIVE THE KINK
Give your style a dangerous fetishistic energy with glossy leather or latex.   Sally Lapointe #3: ULTIMATE HORSE POWER
Fall’s most polished style comes with some aristocratic and equestrian flair.   Michael Kors Collection #3: ULTIMATE HORSE POWER
Fall’s most polished style comes with some aristocratic and equestrian flair.   Rejina Pyo #3: ULTIMATE HORSE POWER
Fall’s most polished style comes with some aristocratic and equestrian flair.   Roland Mouret #3: ULTIMATE HORSE POWER
Fall’s most polished style comes with some aristocratic and equestrian flair.   Hermes #3: ULTIMATE HORSE POWER
Fall’s most polished style comes with some aristocratic and equestrian flair.   Self-Portrait #3: ULTIMATE HORSE POWER
Fall’s most polished style comes with some aristocratic and equestrian flair.   Chanel #3: ULTIMATE HORSE POWER
Fall’s most polished style comes with some aristocratic and equestrian flair.   Tod’s #3: ULTIMATE HORSE POWER
Fall’s most polished style comes with some aristocratic and equestrian flair.   Tory Burch #4: HAUTE WINGS
You know the cap sleeve, now meet its fancier cousin: the “cape” sleeve.   JW Anderson #4: HAUTE WINGS
You know the cap sleeve, now meet its fancier cousin: the “cape” sleeve.   Balmain #4: HAUTE WINGS
You know the cap sleeve, now meet its fancier cousin: the “cape” sleeve.   Erdem #4: HAUTE WINGS
You know the cap sleeve, now meet its fancier cousin: the “cape” sleeve.   Givenchy #4: HAUTE WINGS
You know the cap sleeve, now meet its fancier cousin: the “cape” sleeve.   Jil Sander #4: HAUTE WINGS
You know the cap sleeve, now meet its fancier cousin: the “cape” sleeve.   Loewe #4: HAUTE WINGS
You know the cap sleeve, now meet its fancier cousin: the “cape” sleeve.   Stella McCartney #4: HAUTE WINGS
You know the cap sleeve, now meet its fancier cousin: the “cape” sleeve.   Valentino #5: IT'S A WRAP
Bandanas are your go-to headgear.   Jacquemus #5: IT'S A WRAP
Bandanas are your go-to headgear.   Marc Jacobs #5: IT'S A WRAP
Bandanas are your go-to headgear.   Dior #5: IT'S A WRAP
Bandanas are your go-to headgear.   Gucci #6: SHOULDERING ON
Keep your shoulders big, sculpted and powerful.   Fendi #6: SHOULDERING ON
Keep your shoulders big, sculpted and powerful.   Max Mara #6: SHOULDERING ON
Keep your shoulders big, sculpted and powerful.   Area #6: SHOULDERING ON
Keep your shoulders big, sculpted and powerful.   Balenciaga #6: SHOULDERING ON
Keep your shoulders big, sculpted and powerful.   Givenchy #6: SHOULDERING ON
Keep your shoulders big, sculpted and powerful.   Miu Miu #6: SHOULDERING ON
Keep your shoulders big, sculpted and powerful.   Rick Owens #7: VELVET UNDERGROUND
Rich and plush velvet is the new evening standard.   Fendi #7: VELVET UNDERGROUND
Rich and plush velvet is the new evening standard.   Chanel #7: VELVET UNDERGROUND
Rich and plush velvet is the new evening standard.   Celine #7: VELVET UNDERGROUND
Rich and plush velvet is the new evening standard.   Ann Demeulemeester     #7: VELVET UNDERGROUND
Rich and plush velvet is the new evening standard.   Eckhaus Latta #7: VELVET UNDERGROUND
Rich and plush velvet is the new evening standard.   Off-White #7: VELVET UNDERGROUND
Rich and plush velvet is the new evening standard.   Proenza Schouler #7: VELVET UNDERGROUND
Rich and plush velvet is the new evening standard.   Saint Laurent #8: BLANKET AUTHORITY
The duvet trend lives on in the form of pieces with a quilted blanket motif.   Chloe #8: BLANKET AUTHORITY
The duvet trend lives on in the form of pieces with a quilted blanket motif.   Off-White #8: BLANKET AUTHORITY
The duvet trend lives on in the form of pieces with a quilted blanket motif.   Salvatore Ferragamo #8: BLANKET AUTHORITY
The duvet trend lives on in the form of pieces with a quilted blanket motif.   Versace #9: OPERA ESTATE
Opera gloves add an instant OTT glamour to any outfit.   Marc Jacobs #9: OPERA ESTATE
Opera gloves add an instant OTT glamour to any outfit.   Erdem #9: OPERA ESTATE
Opera gloves add an instant OTT glamour to any outfit.   Giambattista Valli #9: OPERA ESTATE
Opera gloves add an instant OTT glamour to any outfit.   Givenchy #9: OPERA ESTATE
Opera gloves add an instant OTT glamour to any outfit.   Saint Laurent #9: OPERA ESTATE
Opera gloves add an instant OTT glamour to any outfit.   Valentino #10: ALTERNATIVE VIEWPOINT
The grunge movement gets grown-up and elevated.   Burberry #10: ALTERNATIVE VIEWPOINT
The grunge movement gets grown-up and elevated.   Dries Van Noten #10: ALTERNATIVE VIEWPOINT
The grunge movement gets grown-up and elevated.   Maison Margiela #10: ALTERNATIVE VIEWPOINT
The grunge movement gets grown-up and elevated.   Nina Ricci #10: ALTERNATIVE VIEWPOINT
The grunge movement gets grown-up and elevated.   Gucci #10: ALTERNATIVE VIEWPOINT
The grunge movement gets grown-up and elevated.   Stella McCartney #10: ALTERNATIVE VIEWPOINT
The grunge movement gets grown-up and elevated.   Tod’s #11: YOUNG, WILD AND FREE
Tap into your childhood memory of playing dress-up with fun and uninhibited layering   Molly Goddard #11: YOUNG, WILD AND FREE
Tap into your childhood memory of playing dress-up with fun and uninhibited layering   Comme des Garcons #11: YOUNG, WILD AND FREE
Tap into your childhood memory of playing dress-up with fun and uninhibited layering   Matty Bovan #11: YOUNG, WILD AND FREE
Tap into your childhood memory of playing dress-up with fun and uninhibited layering   Gucci #11: YOUNG, WILD AND FREE
Tap into your childhood memory of playing dress-up with fun and uninhibited layering   Simone Rocha   Catwalk Photos Showbit.com