Holiday Trends: Luxury Separates


Hold onto your cocktail, darling … it’s all about ’50s glam this holiday season.

Think sophisticated styles like the vintage tuxedo jacket, lace peplum, leather leggings, bejeweled bags and statement rings. And for footwear, the chunky-heel bootie in velvet and the return of the ’50s point low-stiletto heel.

“Last season we saw full-on, head-to-toe bling, this season is more carefully edited with one item standing out,” says Mitchell Kass, founder of Trend Council, a Long Island-based company that provides trend analysis and design inspiration for designers and buyers. Holiday 2018 is all about luxury and separates that make a statement, says Kass.

“Bohemian looks are not as popular this season,” she says. “Sequin was so overplayed last year that is out and the bodycon/bondage dress is out too.”

For readers who want to get a similar look, Kass offers some practical advice before you shop: “Local boutiques and online retailers will carry these items, but be aware that some  shops have a very long lead time on delivery and sizing will be different for each online store.”

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1. Statement Ring: altawasul.co
2. Lace Peplum Top: net-a-porter.com
3. Tuxedo: net-a-porter.com
4. Clutch: Net-a-porter.com
Legging: Net-a-porter.com
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Velvet Boot: aldoshoes.com
7. Low-Stiletto: sense.com