Even though they are intended to arrive in stores during the summer, the pre-fall collections are rife with holiday styling ideas. There are the obvious ones: Shimmer, sparkle, and an overdose of shine. And then there are the weirder takes on getting dressed for whatever the world might have in store: Balenciaga is throwing it back to 1990s nostalgia while Oscar de la Renta’s Fernando Garcia and Laura Kim are throwing it back to spring 2004 with their own turquoise take on an ODLR dress made famous by Carrie Bradshaw on Sex and the City. Gucci’s red and green feathered coat seems destined for holiday parties, as do Roberto Cavalli’s golden chainmail.
Still stumped for what to wear on New Year’s Eve? We have some ideas….