Fashion is in full swing – TRENDSPORT :: SRQ magazine article by Britt Mattie and Madison Mursch

Golden Hour Harvest: Blu Endless Asymmetrical Cutout Crop in Marsala, $38; Modern Soul Boutique, 59 S Blvd of the Presidents, Sarasota, 941-650-6808, modernsoulboutique.com, @modernsoul_boutique; Hudson Remi high-rise cropped straight jeans, $205; Boutique T.Georgiano, 1409-B 1st St., Sarasota, tgeorgianos.com, @tgeorgianos; Minkpink beige and brown fringed cardigan, $129; Blend Fashion House, S Osprey Ave., Sarasota, 941-552-9379, blendfashionhouse.com, @blend_fashion_house.

EXPOSED SHOULDERS

No need to give the cold shoulder, exposed shoulders and necklines are flattering on any figure, offering an element of flirty and daring associated with class. Whether it’s a simple spaghetti strap crop top or a long sleeve cocktail dress, dare an bare shoulder, or both, with these bold and feminine neckline shapes. Revealing a hint of cleavage with a one-shoulder wrap top or an off-the-shoulder silhouette proves to be the perfect balance of modesty and sultry for a Florida fall, especially when paired with a loose cardigan or necklace. Golden.

Floral romp: Ivory suede braided wide-brimmed summer hat, $34, Marmalade Surfside Boutique, 5129 Ocean Blvd., Siesta Key, 941-346-7263, @marmaladesurfside. Olive Floral Print Mini Dress, $84; Fixxation Boutique, 1108 N Orange Ave., Sarasota, 941-467-3553, fixxationboutique.com, @fixxationbtq.

Sensual after sunset: Kaya Black Floral Dress, $129; black woven belt with resin buckle, $55; Blend Fashion House, 1913 S Osprey Ave., Sarasota, 941-552-9379, blendfashionhouse.com, @blend_fashion_house; Steve Madden Glow Black Leather Boot, $130; Boutique T.Georgiano, 1409-B 1st St., Sarasota, tgeorgianos.com, @tgeorgianos. Fall picnic installation created and courtesy of Sarasota Alfresco, sarasotaalfresco.com, @sarasotaalfresco.

MATCHING SETS

When did correspondence become such a thing? Now a stylish staple for a wide range of activities – from Netflix and chilling with the boo to a business lunch with clients and drinks on the town with the girls – matching sets have you covered (literally and literally). figuratively) for, literally, any occasion. Cozy loungewear sets provide all the comfort you need to sink into the couch all day, but are chic enough to look “put together” enough to leave the house and run errands. The bold pop of parallel color from top to bottom, paired with the quality soft knit material of these loungewear cuts means you can basically live your sweats day in and day out. When it comes time to class it up a bit, you can’t miss a matching beat by choosing a “power suit” type look with a matching blazer and linen trouser duo. This complementary business casual look lives at the intersection of conservatism and boldness, making head-to-toe color and fabric coordination key to achieving a must-have monochromatic moment.

Picnic in style: Tulalah Herringbone Chain Necklace, $58; Teal briefs, $148; Teal linen blazer, $168; Sage one-shoulder tank top, $78; Shore Clothing, 465, boul. John Ringling. #100, Sarasota, 941-388-3535, shorebrand.com, @shorebrand; America & Beyond Teal Round Bag, $92; Marmalade Salon & Boutique, 3617,1927 S Osprey Ave., Sarasota, 941-362-0276, marmaladelove.bigcartel.com, @marmaladesalonandboutique. Fall themed installation, sarasotaalfresco.com, [email protected], @sarasotaalfresco. Flower arrangement by Shpresa Mehmeti.

Comfortable reading corner: Tangerine Frame Side Slit Sweatshirt, $168; Frame rolled track pants in tangerine, $158; INfluence Style, 474 John Ringling Blvd., Sarasota, 941-343-2315, influencestyle.com, @influencestyle; The recently published hardcover Arbonaute by Dr. Margaret Lowman of the TREE Foundation and Mission Green, $23.5. Refurbished Suncoast Vans, White Ford Transit High Roof, suncoastvans.com, [email protected], @suncoastvans.

S’more Nights like these: The Range Knit Pant with Slits in Jet Black, $220; The Range Knit One Shoulder Tank in Jet Black, $158; INfluence Style, 474 John Ringling Blvd., Sarasota, 941-343-2315, influencestyle.com, @influencestyle. Fall picnic installation created and courtesy of Sarasota Alfresco, sarasotaalfresco.com, @sarasotaalfresco.

SPORTS CLOTHING

An apt contraction of the words “athletics” and “leisure”, sportswear has played a major role in the resurgence of sportswear on the fashion scene. Combining functionality with a sleek minimalist design, it has become widely acceptable for people to wear the look in non-sporty settings. Supporting “transitional” moments with leggings, biker shorts and other yoga pants paired with flattering crop top-style sports bras, this trend can be worn anytime. anywhere and continues to go viral, even reaching high-end and luxury brands that want a piece of this niche segment. These simplistic and flexible sets serve both fashion and function so you’re ready to hit the John Ringling Bridge for a morning jog with your workout buddy and still look sporty and cute as you grab a bite afterwards. at The Overton.

Become one with nature: Splits 59 Dream Techflex Bra on Fire, $74; Dream Techflex Splits High-Rise Leggings $59.114; Lotus Boutique, 1464 Main St., Sarasota, 941-906-7080, lotus-boutiques.myshopify.com, @lotusboutique; Lululemon 5mm Lavender/Teal Reversible Rug, $88; The Yoga Shack, 514 Central Ave., Sarasota, 941-681-8029, theyogashack.com,@yogashacklife.

Namaste in the van: Olive suede hat, $35; Blend Fashion House, 1913 S Osprey Ave., Sarasota, 941-552-9379, blendfashionhouse.com, @blend_fashion_house; Beyond Yoga Green Tiger Stripe Legging, $100; Joah Brown Second Skin Tank Top, $76; T.Georgiano’s Boutique, 1409-B 1st St., Sarasota, 941-870-3727, tgeorgianos.com, @tgeorgianos; Lululemon 5mm Lavender/Teal Reversible Rug, $88; The Yoga Shack, 514 Central Ave., Sarasota, 941-681-8029, theyogashack.com, @yogashacklife. Refurbished Suncoast Vans, White Ford Transit High Roof, suncoastvans.com, [email protected], @suncoastvans.

CORE CUTOUTS

Seductive yet tasteful, the slim slits and slits open in the most flattering way. Cutouts of all geometric shapes show a glimpse of the upper abdomen/lower ribs to expose the often hidden area of ​​the core, providing a subtle flash of skin that adds just the right element of mystique to an outfit. This subtly revealing look is wearable and achievable for any body type—incorporating that cleverly placed window to the skin in an ongoing body positivity move—while providing a little extra ventilation on a hot Sarasota day.

Rural combat: Brown fedora hat with studded leather band, $45; After Hours Jumpsuit, $68; Blend Fashion House, 1913 S Osprey Ave., Sarasota, 941-552-9379, blendfashionhouse.com, @blend_fashion_house; Sanctuary Suede Combat Boots in Taupe Gray, $54; Motel Therapy, 532 S Pineapple Ave., Sarasota, 941-260-2277, moteltherapy.com, @moteltherapy.

STATEMENT BOOTS

It’s time to put your best foot forward – we’re bringing back the boots, baby. The first sign of an autumn feeling in Florida means booties are calling, even despite the lingering humidity. Whether it’s cowboy boots inspired by Western wear, edgy utilitarian combat boots that hit the lower calf, funky textured textiles in crocodile or snakeskin, or silhouettes of ankle paired with a heel or wedge, the boots are ready to find their moment. And these were indeed made for walking or rather strutting.

Fierce Foot of Fire: Coconuts by Matisse Footwear Fawn Over You ankle boots, $70; Blend Fashion House, 1913 S Osprey Ave., Sarasota, 941-552-9379, blendfashionhouse.com, @blend_fashion_house; Sanctuary Suede Combat Boots in Taupe Gray, $54; Dolce Vita Huey Boot in ivory crocodile print leather, $140; Motel Therapy, 532 S Pineapple Ave., Sarasota, 941-260-2277, moteltherapy.com, @moteltherapy; AGL Violanda Bootie in Oslo Grey, $470; Lotus Boutique, 1464 Main St., Sarasota, 941-906-7080, lotus-boutiques.myshopify.com, @lotusboutique. Bundle of firewood from Steven’s Firewood, 9833 Fruitville Rd., Sarasota, 941-961-0814.

Fall fashion unearthed by Britt Mattie and Madison Mursch. Modeled by Madison Mursch. All photographs are by Wyatt Kostygan. Hair and makeup by Vanessa Silvana of Lochnessa Makeup Creations, 630 S. Orange Ave. Suite 302-A, Sarasota, 941.914.8400, [email protected], @lochnessa_makeup_creations.

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