San Diego Fall Fashion Trends

1. dramatic puff sleeves

Puff Sleeves are here to stay in San Diego and Southern California. Create the perfect whimsical look with over the top puff sleeves for a photoshoot on the beach. Maybe switch it up with a stiffer fabric and eclectic pattern for a night out in La Jolla. Either way puff sleeves and a sweetheart neckline compliment any body shape and can be fit into any style niche.

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2. updated combat boots

Every year combat boots come back into style. Some may be weary of the idea with the picture of lace up combat boots from 2016’s hipster era, but these shoes have come a long way since then. Modernizing the combat style has thicken soles and added plat forms, following the chunky sneaker craze of 2020. The Prada black combat boots are the ideal staple for a southern California fall outfit. Check out the Steve Madden dupe below for a cost effective way to rock this style.

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3. pilgrim collars

These oversized collars go by many names, the pilgrim, bib, or peter pan collar, but one things for sure they are coming into the fashion scene. Making a statement with these collars is easy and the ways to wear them are endless. This breezy look fits perfect into Southern California and San Diego County. Dress them up for dinner in Downtown SD, or throw on a pair of light was jeans for a day at the beach.

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4. asymmetric cut outs

Standard cut outs may be out of style, but these asymmetrical cutouts are starting to show up a lot more. Take a simple black dress from blah to interesting. These dresses are perfect for clubbing in the Gaslamp district or Hillcrest. Spice up that little black dress in your closet by adding interesting asymmetrical layers for those chillier nights.

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5. Oversized blazers

Who needs a fitted blazer when you can throw one over your shoulder for a sleek look. Ever wearing an oversized blazer belted as a dress is very in fashion right now. Find the perfect version from Jacquemus from FarFetch below, or pick up a dupe from Missguided, Pretty Little Thing, or Fashion Nova.

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