[Playing with textures as well as the bulky look of the various materials is one of the great talent of fashion gurus. Indeed they succeed in making the silhouette masking garments into uber-flattering and chic outfits. The Fall/Winter 2010 chunky knitwear fashion trend is one of the spectacular examples on how to breathe life into the old granny-made-style coats, sweater dresses as well as outwear fashion pieces. These when combined with some of the key pieces of the season would contribute to the definition of a perfectly structured and also stylish look. Our signature clothing style will determine the style branch and tendencies we adopt be it Grunge, urban chic or minimalist. These all are only some of the different fashion design techniques adopted by great trendsetters.


Two of the worth-of-admiration designers of our times,managed to land their style fantasy on the catwalk portraying some of the must have knitwear pieces of the season. The voluminous texture of wool and mohair as well as other traditional and alpine-inspired fabrics all contribute to the faddish and refined flair of the whole apparel. Missoni decided to adopt grey, blue and also black as the base shades of the whole outfit.This inclination towards the colder and more neutral shades proves that the collection was envisioned in the tradition of autumn trademark tones as well as the melancholic atmosphere of the rainy and colder days.

On the other hand the A/W 2010 D&G collection breaks with the neatral color scheme and decided to follow the classy and ski-chic inspired red shade as its main tone pillar. Models were strutting on the catwalk in the most fabulous and cosy outfits perfect for a walk in the city or a trip to the countryside or ski paradise. Pair your sweater and chunky dresses and coats with stylish boots covered with the oh-so-popular and at the same time controversial fur for a modish effect.

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Experimenting with more alternative looks is also highly encouraged in order to rise above the crowd and offer the most smashing street chic apparel blueprint to our entourage. Adapt these key coats, sweater dresses as well as additional accessories to your Grunge or Boho chic look and polish your style sense with some of the A-list looks offered by fashion houses as Rag&Bone,Marc Jacobs and also ADAM. Enjoy the breathtaking winter landscape by sporting a heavy knitwear that still succeeds in bringing out the best of your fab silhouette.

One of the most fab on trend style waves the chunky textures would also mesmerize those who would like to spend more time enjoying the face-stroking autumn wind or the snowy sights. Arm up your wardrobe with the most voguish designs and hanging textures produced in the finest and most luxurious fabrics as: merino or cashmere and the classy wool. Fuse function and class into the same outfit in order to radiate your style-awareness.

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While some of the top designers let the hanging textures speak for themselves others decided to adopt a more controlled and polished tendency when handling these loose and bulky fabrics. The over-softened looks were paired with admirable silhouettes in order to break the monotony of uniform-style outfits.The show of Cushnie et Ochs is one of the uber-popular and dainty examples of the body-con knitwear designs that follow the fine lines of the body especially when paired with stylish mini skirts as well as the fab ankle boots.These ingredients paired with the sweater dresses and cover-ups all offer the ones who are eager to flash some skin the opportunity to make a worth-of-copycatting entree for every event.

The shows of Rodarte and Michael Kors were also brought into being dominated by the same theme. Layering was indeed one of the buzzwords when it comes of creating a more complex vision of the chunky patchwork style outfits offering green way for free interpretations. Michael Kors offers a mono-chromatic vision of the fall/winter knitwear trend in the fab factor of cashmere and other skin-pampering fabrics.

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