Trend For Fall 2012: Oxblood

July 20, 2012 • Fashion, Fashion Blog, Trends

Somewhere between the colors red and burgundy lies one of the hottest color for Fall 2012: oxblood. This deep red hue is showing up on everything from apparel to accessories and is already starting to proliferate our favorite shopping sites. Designers like Marc Jacobs, Phillip Lim, Derek Lam, Alexandre Herchcovitch, and Sophie Theallet embraced this universally flattering color on their fall runways. Think of oxblood as the new black for fall. It matches with almost every other color in your existing wardrobe and if not, it will add an unexpected element of drama and is therefore worth the investment. Here are 10 oxblood items we are coveting right now:

1. Giambattista Valli Cashmere Sweater, $1,685

2. Alexander McQueen Leather Dress, $3,611

3. ETRO Leather Trimmed Lamb Jacket, $2,950

4. Just Cavalli Heavy Crepe Long Coat, $995

5. Elizabeth and James Maxwell Trousers with Leather Trim, $495

6. Yves Saint Laurent Oxblood Leather Amarena Wedge Boots, $1,245

7. Carven Velvet Cap-Sleeve Dress, $895

8. Chloe Jade Large Leather Shoulder Bag, $3,120

9. Thayer Maxi Slit Back Dress, $363

10. Christian Louboutin Bianca Suede Platform Pump, $845

– Lauren Dimet Waters

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