Trend Spotting: Belted Jackets and Fall Colors

A big trend this fall and winter is belted jackets and coats. I love jackets. An updated jacket is a great way to update outfits that you already own and wear. This look is for every age and every size. A belted jacket is perfect for shrinking waists and adding curves in all the right places.

For the more daring, military inspired jackets with belts are very chic this year. Army green is a great neutral for fall and can be worn with any other colors. It is a casual look, but will really look smart with a pair of brown leather boots, a knit top and simple jewelry.

Jacket: Old Navy

Another option is a classic trench coat, belted. This jacket can be dressed up or down and will pull together any outfit. Pair it with a great handbag, dark jeans and some ballet flats and you will look fabulous.

I have had my military jacket from Eddie Bauer for 2 years now and I still love it. However my jacket did not come belted, so you have seen me use a woven belt to add some shape to it here. If you already have a jacket or trench coat that you love- get creative with one of your everyday belts. Try a few out and see how you like this trend on you. Here are a few options that I think fit the bill perfectly.

Trend Spotting- Belted Jackets

I'm also excited to share a few hot colors for fall. Wine, Merlot, burgundy, raspberry, cranberry- a deep-purple-red is one color to watch. The color of red wine is a huge color for fall. Pair it with dark denim, leopard print, black, cream, leather, jade green, gray, lace and browns.

Sweater: J Crew

This deep red is gorgeous, but honestly not a color that I have much of in my closet. I'm not ready to commit to a closet full, but by purchasing a few accessories in this color, I can add pops of it into my wardrobe. I have purchased a hat and nail polish and am on the hunt for just the right printed scarf. Go ahead and try a scarf, a pair of TOMS, ballet flats, nail polish, or a piece of jewelry. If you are more daring, go with a long maxi skirt, a knit blazer or even lipstick in a lovely shade of burgundy.

Another great color this fall is tomato red. This red-orange color pairs perfectly with burgundy and everything that burgundy pairs with. (Both shades of red will look amazing with your new belted army jacket as well!)

I also don't own or wear a lot of this color red. Its washes me out, so instead of a red shirt or jacket, I carry a bright red handbag or wear a pair of tomato red flats. Try a pair of gloves, a scarf, a bracelet or some nail polish. If you are really daring try a pair of GAP's skinny boot cords or rock some Revlon's ColorBurst Lipbutter in Tutti Frutti.

Trend Spotting- Wine and Tomato

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  1. Love your jacket picks :) My husband has this military green jacket that I am totally in love with. I am on the hunt for something similar.

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