How Is Fashion Shaping Up?

Fur skirts? Winged sleeves? Six-inch platforms? Designers are anything but risk-averse when it comes to leveraging fall style

With inspiration from the Renaissance and rock 'n' roll, fall fashion runs the gamut, including high-neck taffeta dresses like the one opposite by Chanel (Bergdorf Goodman, 888-774-2424). Chanel brooch (Neiman Marcus, 888-888-4757) and Wolford Velvet de Luxe tights (Wolford, 800-965-3673). This page: Louis Vuitton Shetland-wool pocket top, fox-fur skirt, wool hat and Babouche pump louisvuitton.com) Model: Doutzen Kroes for L'Oréal Paris

Living in a Bubble

Volume explodes in the most unexpected places. This page: Balenciaga by Nicolas Ghesquière silk and velvet embroidered bodice, hand-painted jacquard skirt and leather harness boot (Balenciaga, 212-206-0872); felt hat (Lissilaa, 858-454-0874). Opposite: Lanvin silk...

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