5 Winter Trends And How To Wear Them Right Now

We pinpointed a handful of high-level trends—and outfits to go along with them—to help you prep for the seasons ahead.

Words by Lauren Caruso

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After more than two years of throwing together comfortable, cozy outfits just to stay at home, it can be hard to find enough inspiration to assemble a truly epic outfit again. We pinpointed five high-level winter trends—everything from short skirts to oxford shirting to blindingly bright colors—to help you get your creative juices flowing. Ahead, a ROYGBIV-inspired look book that borrows upcoming trends to wear right now—from a wear-anywhere button-down that you’ll get tons of use out of to the corset to buy before everyone else does.

| 1 | Taste the Rainbow

 

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Don’t just wear bright colors: Combine them too.

| 2 | A. ROEGE HOVE

Green Nylon & Cotton Cardigan

| 3 | Taste the Rainbow

 

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Go for a monochromatic yet bright look.

| 4 | Dion Lee

Rope Tie Crop Top

Rope Tie Crop Top

| 5 | Taste the Rainbow

 

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It’s impossible to be in a bad mood when you’re wearing a matching set in a sparkly colorway.

| 6 | M MISSONI

Scalloped Metallic Ribbed-Knit Wide-Leg Pants


| 7 | Short-Skirted

 

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Get more mileage out of your minis by pairing them with long, flared pants when the fall chill finally arrives.

| 8 | ROTATE

Margaritta Miniskirt with Ruffles

| 9 | Short-Skirted

 

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A silk skirt with knee-high boots is always a vibe.

| 10 | Babaton

Slip Mini Skirt

| 11 | Short-Skirted

 

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A pleated skirt is a new must-have basic all year round.

| 12 | Dion Lee

Macramé-Detail Miniskirt

| 13 | Corsets & Waistcoats

 

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Call it the Dilara Fındıkoğlu effect, but corsets, waistcoats, and vests of all kinds are going to be everywhere for fall 2022 and beyond.

| 14 | Dilara Fındıkoğlu

Erotica Corset

| 15 | Corsets & Waistcoats

 

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Double denim is usually risky, but here, it feels fresh—and perfect for transitional weather days.

| 16 | EB Denim

Ava Vest

| 17 | Corsets & Waistcoats

 

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Ditch the blazer and make the waistcoat the star of the look.

| 18 | Dissh

ROWAN CREAM VEST

| 19 | Prints Charming

 

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Top off a striped shirt with a silk scarf or hat in contrasting colors.

| 20 | FARM Rio

Copacabana Hat

| 21 | Prints Charming

 

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Patterned silk pants are a no-brainer foundation for any fall outfit.

| 22 | Slowe

Marais Silk Pants

| 23 | Prints Charming

 

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Mix two unexpected prints for a look that feels intentionally bold.

| 24 | PUCCI

Graphic-Print Long-Sleeve Shirt


| 25 | Buttoned Up

 

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Layer a button-down underneath a bustier à la Maria Alia Al-sadek.

| 26 | Marni

Contrast-Stich Cotton Shirt

| 27 | Buttoned Up

 

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Opt for an all-blue look with a sophisticated spin.

| 28 | Gucci

Cropped Poplin Shirt

| 29 | Buttoned Up

 

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A cropped button-down is a great way to change up a classic.

| 30 | Everlane

The Way-Short Shirt

 

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This story originally published on harpersbazaar.com