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30 Iconic Fall Fashion Trends Through the Years

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Plaid skirts

Plaid skirts are vintage mid-90s. They were often paired with long or short-sleeved turtlenecks. Modern versions are sometimes longer, reaching below the knee and paired with long boots.

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T-shirts over long-sleeve shirts

For many people, mostly guys, casual wear in the late 1990s and early 2000s meant donning a short-sleeve T-shirt over a long-sleeve shirt. It was known as the grunge look. Some fashion magazines are noting the style is making a comeback.

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Scarf shawls

The scarf shawl, sometimes referred to as the wrap, is a combination of a blanket and a scarf. They were all the rage in the 2010s; stores had entire sections of various models — ranging from very simple one-color scarves to complicated embroidery ones. They can still be found in clothing stores.

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Pencil skirts

Pencil skirts made their debut in the mid-1950s, when Christian Dior first designed them. He wanted to enhance the hips as opposed to the waist of a woman. This kind of skirt has since become a must-have for every working woman. The only change in the skirt, depending on current trends, is where the hemline is.

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A minimalist style is all about the basics — simple jeans, blouses, shoes, or sweaters. Minimalist wear doesn’t have to be just black and white. Bright colors are part of the style, but they are usually paired with a more neutral base jeans or trousers.

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