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Choosing trousers for Fall-Winter 2012-2013

From the basic tendencies in a fashion on trousers 2012 it is possible to allocate flare, wide, narrow, as well as truncated trousers. In general attention of fashion designers is more involved into the great assortment of warm fabrics. Besides the aspiration of designers to shocking disgraceful and scandalous behavior, there is also a search of individual decisions. The fashion can be whimsical, but nevertheless it is practical and pragmatic enough. Let’s look at the new trouser-season of Fall Winter 2012 2013.

Chloe, Basso & Brooke

Colors, shades and texture

The secret of a fashionable image of a season is found in a combination of structures and absolutely different fabrics, not even meshing with each other. Same thing of shades and colors. Fashionable fabrics for trousers of new season: velvet, leather, jersey, wool, heavy silk, crepe de chine, and viscose. Actual colors are: different shades of red, dark blue, blue, khaki, white, green, and slate-grey. In pictures prevail: geometry, fine abstract print, animal and flower pictures on fabric.


Alexander Wang, Barbara Bui, Derek Lam

Karen Walker, Iceberg, Dries van Noten


Barbara Bui, Basso & Brooke, Chanel

Just Cavalli, Kenzo, Mara Hofman

Wide styles – attention to cut and details

In collections of a forthcoming season there are free models, basically – straight and flared. Mark of Alex Mabile offers trousers with yoke and also pleated trousers, creating a volumetric drapery, and brand Derek Lam offers – two large inverted pleats with an effect of skirt-trousers. There have been noticed wide trousers-bananas in the collection of Dries Van Noten, but we should not consider this to be a tendency. Nevertheless it is necessary to consider as the basic style of a season flared wide trousers which are in harmony with the truncated jackets, elegant blouses, and silk and knitted tops.

Basso & Brooke, Hyden Yoo, Kenzo

BCBG Max Azria, Balenciga, Alex Mabile

Victoria,  Beckham, Sportmax, Nanette Lepore

Vivienne Tam, Yves Saint Laurent, Malandrino

Richard Chai Love, Christopher Kane, Paul & Joe

Etro, Derek Lam

Dries Van Noten


Fashionable flared trousers – use moderately!

Habit of copying of fashion of the last century has finally returned seventieth in fashion and one of the most recognized parts of a wardrobe of that time has also returned – its flared trousers with high waist. The main feature of the model 2012/2013 is absence of strongly pronounced accents – nowadays fashion trend is light flare that looks quite modern and hardly reminds of «flare of 70s».

Etro, Viktor & Rolf

House of Holland, Etro

Rochas, Just Cavali, Badgley Mischka

Rachel Roy, Stela McCartney, Chanel


Skinny trousers – a universal piece of wardrobe

Doesn’t matter what they are made of – dense fabrics of neutral dark colors or with shine in bright and light tones – in any case, this model is universal by way of a combination of clothes. In a new season trousers successfully match the clothes of most different styles: business jackets and warm sweaters, elegant coats, stylish short jackets and fur waistcoats.

Christian Dior, Just Cavalli, Blumarine

Vanessa Bruno, Mathew Williamson, Just Cavali

Short trousers and «trousers of a boyfriend»

As a daily part of a wardrobe it is possible to consider simple trousers which have been slightly made narrower, their length should be up to the anklebone; and the color palette is very extensive – from muffled blue up to ruby, as well as impressive fabrics – all these things make impression. By the way the truncated trousers in man’s style are still popular; these are so-called «trousers of a boyfriend». But only they became little bit more elegant.

Trousers fall winter 2012-2013 – Photo:

Tracy Reese, Falk of Shamme

Diane von Furstenberg, Karen Walker

Francesco Scognamiglio, Miu Miu

Malandrino, Jhonatan Sanders, Phillip Lim

Ralph Laurent, Oskar de la Renta, David Koma

Christian Dior, Сarolina Herera, Emilio Pucci

Matthew Williamson, Just Cavali, Diana fon Furstenberg

Hermes, Lacoste, Mathew Williamson

N 21, Walk of Shamme, Altuzara


Yana Fomina for Gorod Mod Magazine

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