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Totally Retro by Emily Alford

Fans of retro fashion will have plenty to celebrate this fall, since the coolest trends this year revolve around vintage-inspired

Bells are back!

styles. And while last

If you’re over skinny-legged jeans and clingy cropped tops, you’re in luck this fall because “bell” is the hottest buzzword in fashion right now. High-waisted pants featuring wide or flared legs showed up on every runway from Diane von Furstenberg to Chanel for Fall 2017. Meanwhile, sleeves are loosening up as well, according to Taylor Brown, owner of Retro West boutique in Lake Charles. She is incredibly excited about this season’s collection of 70s-inspired sweaters. “Bell sleeve sweaters are great because they have that perfect timeless fall look, but with just enough flare to stay on trend,” Brown says.

bringing back the 1990s,

year seemed to be about fall fashion is taking the blast from the past a step further and focusing on 70s styles.

The sky’s the limit for pretty platforms. Heels this season are a little bit sturdier – and higher – than those of seasons past. Floral-print platforms appeared in collections from Marc Jacobs and Nine West. One of the hottest trends right now are knee-high platform boots in jacquard prints that might be right at home on the family sofa. However, paired with skirts in fall foliage colors, these boots standout as incredibly sophisticated statement pieces.


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