The Hottest Fall 2016 Fashion Trends for Men and Women

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Fall is literally right around the corner, and the top trends from runways around the globe have trickled their way in from the runway to the retailers. 2016 has given us much to choose from, but after much deliberation we have narrowed down 15 of our favorite trends that we will be sporting this fall without fail.

High-Shine Metallics

1. Saint Laurent, $1,250, 2. Lulu's, $32, 3. Topshop, $130,

Thought metallics were just for New Year's Eve? Think again! This fall, keep the summer glow going the help of high-wattage accessories and clothing pieces with a liquid metal look. This trend translates easily from day to night.

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Plaid Outerwear

1. BB Dakota, $158, 2. Carven, $1,300, 3. Cupcakes & Cashmere, $175,

It's time to "check" a new coat off the list. Plaid outerwear made appearances on the runways of Victoria Beckham and Rachel Zoe, and will upgrade yours from simply practical to a cool statement piece.

Velvet Everything

1. Topshop, $74, 2. Joie, $348, 3. Zara, $36,

Plush velvets are the ultimate way to welcome the fall season. Signal the arrival of cooler temps with this soft, opulent textile in shades of cranberry, green, and navy blue.

Pinafore Dresses

1. River Island, $70, 2. Needle & Thread, $570, 3. Zara, $100,

The schoolgirl jumper is all grown up, and this new class of pinafores includes everything from versatile denim to luxurious details. Try creative layering over turtlenecks and crop tops for a completely fresh spin.

Backless Loafers

1. Gucci, $595, 2. Topshop, $85, 3. $150,

We're dubbing 2016 as the year of the slip-on, and it doesn't stop with fall. Keep the momentum going with backless loafers, or mule slides, that redefine the meaning of comfy chic.

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Off-the-Shoulder Necklines

1. Elizabeth and James, $350, 2. Tibi, $345, 3. Topshop, $68,

Love the off-the-shoulder trend? You're in luck, because it's not going anywhere! Take it into cool-weather territory by choosing long sleeves, rich jewel tones, or dark prints, and then pairing with your favorite ankle boots.

Fall Florals

1. Simply Be, $53, 2. H&M, $30, 3. REDValentino, $650,

Leave bright blooms behind and start a new romance with dark floral prints. These moody hues are just as feminine (as evidenced by the dresses above) and provide the perfect setting for a deep plum lip.