Earth First

Cap off summer and plant yourself in fall with the season's favorite fashion and home-décor shade: mushroom

SPROUTING UP ON RUNWAYS as diverse as Bottega Veneta and Marc Jacobs, this earthy antidote to spring's barely-there nude palette also turns up on cosmetics counters in Chanel's Safari eyeshadow and on must-have accessories like Versace's '80s-inspired spike-heeled patent pumps and Kara Ross's smoky topaz cuff. According to Thom Filicia, interior designer of Queer Eye fame, mushroom's popularity both on the runway and in the home can be attributed to our collective obsession with all things organic: "Consumers' fashion choices are being influenced by the popular natural-and-organic trend."

1 Longchamp Rodeo bag ($695, 2 Bottega Veneta Pepe Nappa...

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