Violet Femmes

Violaine Bernard

Violaine Bernard (photo: Vanessa Jackman)

Among the color trends popping up for fall, you’ll find beautiful shades of purple, ranging from plum to amethyst. In this shot of Violaine Bernard (fashion director for Velour Magazine), she tops her pretty violet pants with a light camel vest. It’s a wonderful concept for office wear (I would throw a cami on underneath, but you know, I’m not French). It looks polished and modern, with a kick of personality.

Swiss designer Akris showed this amazing deep amethyst coat for F/W 2012 and it is just gorgeous. This color really shines next to black.

Akris, F/W 2012 via Style.com

Put some purple on yourself with these pretty options. Play with just a touch in an accessory, more with a top or pant, or a bigger statement with a lush coat.

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If you’re not a purple-loving gal, don’t worry. There are other rich colors that will be big this fall too.
More to come!
x Laura

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8 responses to “Violet Femmes

  1. Leave it to me to fall in love with that $3,800.00 Donna Karan coat… really love the iris-colored inspiration!

  2. Ah, gorgeous! The thing about shades of purple is that I think clothes look expensive even if they aren’t. Wow! That coat! Elaine

  3. I’m really looking forward to acquiring a few purple pieces to my wardrobe. Thanks for the inspiration. They’re yummy! :)

  4. I don’t wear purple much, but these gorgeous images convince me that I need to branch out! Great post Laura!

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