What To Wear: Rock The Runway

Next Friday, September 24th is Dress For Succes‘ annual gala being held downtown at the chic Renaissance hotel. This year’s theme is Rock The Runway, and amongst the delish’ food and drinks, guests will be treated to a full-on fashion show featuring local designers and boutiques.

Now the question is, what to wear? Well, its going to be evening. It’s a gala. It’s a fashion show. Which are all great reasons to really have fun with your outfit, take a risk, dress up, and try something new. Its the perfect time to really get inspired by fall trends! You may not be a model on the runway, but you can at least look like one.

Read on for of-the-moment looks inspired directly from this season’s biggest trends. And then get to shopping!

Tip: If you really want to be spot on with your look, stop in one of the local boutiques participating in the show. That includes Short North favorites like Ladybird, Jinny, Milkbar, Rowe, and Voodoo Denim Lounge.

Military Chic

F/W 10 Trends: Military

DKNY Sequin-embellished T-shirt dress, $390 – net-a-porter.com; COSIMA JACKET, 195 GBP – toast.co.uk; Roll Top Ankle Socks, $6 – topshop.com; BRIDLE LEATHER LACE UP ANKLE BOOT, 550 GBP – uk.burberry.com; Grape Suede bag, $495 – mulberry.com; Jules Smith The Queen Bee Knuckle Ring, Jewelry for Women, $145 – karmaloop.com; Auguste Earrings, 76 GBP – kabiri.co.uk

Lady In Red

F/W 10 Trends: Red

Halston Heritage Shirred Shoulder Short Dress in Lipstick, $325 – singer22.com; Amazon.com: Classic Opaque Tights – One size: Clothing, $4.88 – amazon.com; Jeffrey Campbell Clara shoes, $122 – lorisshoes.com; Lanvin Mini Pop leopard-print bag, $1,555 – net-a-porter.com; Bing Bang Bow Ring, $68 – shopbop.com

Sleek Minimalism

F/W 10 Trends: Minimalism

Open Back Crop Tee w/ Shoulder Pads, $53 – idontlikemondays.us; Tibi Leather shorts, $585 – net-a-porter.com; calvin klein heels, 120 CAD – gravitypop; Pour La Victoire Elton Cross Body Bag, $295 – shopbop.com; Etten Eller necklaces, $235 – barneys.com; Sappho Cosmetics – Pure mineral makeup – Products, $25 – sapphocosmetics.com; TEMPTU Under Eye Concealer 106 Light, $28 – sephora.com


Classic Camel

F/W 10 Trends: Camel

Ruched Jersey Mini Dress, $298 – intermixonline.com; Shawl Collar Blazer, $135 – topshop.com; Jeffrey Campbell wedge; $140 – solestruck.com, ALEXANDER MCQUEEN bag, 860 GBP – farfetch.com; DOUBLE WRAP BELT, 69 GBP – toast.co.uk

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