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Fall Fashion: Dressed up in Downtown

The new San Diego Central Library provides the perfect backdrop for fall’s hottest looks.


This season, the coats and sweaters are chunky and oversized, metallics and shades of gray are still a major trend, and when it doubt, embellish—with beading and fur.

Photography by Josh Green | Styling by Kristi Brooks

Hair & Makeup: Melissa Rae & Co. | Model: Olivia Jordan, Industry Group L.A. | Edited by Kimberly Cunningham

Oversized and Embellished

Parker beaded top, $319, Maje knit coat, $735, Alice + Olivia metallic skirt, $395, Diane Von Furstenberg handbag, $295, Bloomingdale’s Fashion Valley; Oscar de la Renta earrings, $390, Stuart Weitzman heels, $365, Neiman Marcus Fashion Valley

Sixties Mod

Miu Miu coat, $2,130, Mongolia fur collar, $685, jacquard skirt, $640, all available at Miu Miu South Coast Plaza


Max Mara dress, $835, and mink, $8,750, Max Mara South Coast Plaza; Gucci heels, $695, and Alexis Bittar necklace, $375, Neiman Marcus Fashion Valley     

Ultra-feminine Bold Prints

Ted Baker blouse, $170, skirt, $248, and clutch, $125, Ted Baker Fashion Valley; Alexis Bittar earrings, $125, Rebecca Minkoff booties, $275, Neiman Marcus Fashion Valley

Gray is Still the New Black

Porsche Design knit turtleneck and pants, price upon request, Porsche Design South Coast Plaza; Dina Mackney earrings, $250, Neiman Marcus Fashion Valley

Fit and Flare

RED Valentino dress, $695, and coat, $995, Alexis Bittar ring, $275, and earrings, $345, Pour la Victorie heels, $275, all available at Neiman Marcus Fashion Valley

Going Green

Barbara Bui wool coat, $1,930, crêpe de chine blouse, $795, leather pants, $1,390, all available at
Barbara Bui South Coast Plaza; KBL Five to Get Ready frames, $240, available at Daas Optique by Alexander Daas, 431 J Street, Gaslamp

Dressed for Success

Lanvin draped dress, $1,495, gold heels, $925, and ring, $795, available at Lanvin South Coast Plaza; raw diamond necklace, $3,200, DForsythe Jewels, 1136 Loma Avenue, Coronado

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