Selecting the best blouses for fall 2011 is a matter of expressing current trends in a way that suits your personal tastes, while also ensuring that you are warm and comfy when cooler temperatures arrive. Luckily, this fall, fashion ushers in the perfect blend of modest romance, with high necked, long sleeved blouses in sheer styles with elegant, drape-style bows and flowing sleeves. These styles are breezily confident, easy to layer and accessorize, and they flatter any figure and body shape. Learn about the best blouse styles for fall 2011 and select the look and feel that is right for your fall wardrobe.
Fabrics featured this fall are sheer, such as chiffon, lace, soft cotton, silk, crepe, and other softer fabrics that flow and drape themselves across the body.
This fall, Pantone Corporation has determined that the trending colors are as follows: Deep Teal, Quarry, Bamboo, Honeysuckle, Phlox, Coffee Liqueur, Cedar, Nougat, Orchid Hush, and Emberglow. These colors perfectly express the romance of the fall blouse fabrics, with soft yet vibrant tones that speak subtly of the powerful connections we can make when we are looking and feeling our best.
Consider the three popular styles below as you are building your fall wardrobe.
The vintage blouse brings back the freedom and self-expression of the 70s and 80s, with long flowing silky sleeves and lots of layering.
With filmy, see-through sheer fabric, the sheer blouse can be layered with a silky tank and stackable bracelets or necklaces for a true romantic yet modern chic appeal.
Plaid is making a comeback for fall 2011, and there are as many cuts and colors and styles of plaid blouses as there are wearers. For best results, pick one plaid piece and build the rest of your wardrobe around the darkest color in the plaid pattern.