fall fashion unleashed at the belk fashion tour

Fall fashion is here!  Belk at Galleria Dallas recently hosted the Belk Fashion Tour, giving the public the scoop on the Style Statements for the season and Most Wanted lists for women and women.

Models, styled by Charmaine Marshall, Belk Personal Shopper, displayed looks and accessories highlighting designer brands found at Belk.

Let’s start with the Style Statements and Most Wanted list  for women as told by the Belk:

Style Statements:

SHARP CUTS – Fashion Forward, Sleek + Chic, Ultra-Modern Textiles

Sleek, sculptural and artfully chic. This fall, shapes shift and take a softer turn for added drama. A-lines and soft shoulders. Chunkier knits and zipper details. Shine and elevated leathers. The perfect combos that blur modern lines for a cool, contemporary look. You know your best angle, now it’s time to strike your pose.

7_Belk Galleria Dallas, Aug. 20_Model Carlotta Lenox, Look 1-Sharp Cuts

UPTOWN FOLK – A Cultural Mish Mash, Embellished Elegance, Handcrafted Couture

Flashback to the 70s with an updated spin. Opulent fabrics, embellished tapestries and woodland patterns create a handcrafted feel. Rich colors go with everything. When you walk into a room, this retro cultural mish mash will make a bold statement before you even say a word.

9_Belk Galleria Dallas_Aug. 20, Model Trena Ritz, Look 3-Uptown Folk

TOWN & COUNTRY – A Trad Twist, Easy Luxe

Join us on a fashion journey from town to country. Where reinvented tweeds and posh plaids are both alluring and authentic. Oversized sweaters in lush yarns are soft and sophisticated. Elegant jackets with hide-and-seek details come out to play. Gold jewels, velvet bags and boots are grand discoveries. It’s feminine and refined—tailor made just for you.

Most Wanted:

COATIGAN: The perfect hybrid of a coat and a cardigan. It’s cozy and lightweight, need we say more? 

FRINGE BOOT: Boho or updated, fringe adds personality to any ankle, mid-calf or over-the-knee boot.

FRINGE BAG: Full-blown or just a touch, new fringe with keep your fall style swinging.

DRAMATIC EYE: The eyes have it! Subtle or extreme, turn heads with a smoky eye in metallic, jewel tone & shimmery hues.

NEW SKIRT: A fresh take on your favorite. Fringe, leather, A-line, midi & more. Daring details, sculpted shapes and comfy knits all add to the fresh factor!

LONGER SHIRT: Not your boyfriend’s shirt. The updated off-body style feels fresh over skinnies, around your waist, a dress or even your shoulders.

TRAPEZE DRESS: Add volume in this season’s hottest silhouette. Always flattering. Never confining. It’s all about going with the flow.

BLANKET WRAP: Soft like a blanket, stylish like a wrap. Add a belt for a trendy top or pair with your favorite tee.

ANYTHING FUR: The fur might be faux, but it’s still fab! Fuzzy, oversized, patchwork—whatever you choose, it’s sure to get you noticed!

LONG + LAYERED: Layer two or more strands to take your look from basic to bold. Mix metals and styles for more drama.

Now for the men…

Style Statements:

SHARP CUTS – Fashion Forward, Mod-Influenced, Sleek Silhouettes

Live on the edge of modern and contemporary. Luxurious leather, sleek silhouettes and sharp details exude confidence. Fashion forward colors push boundaries. It all comes together in a simple, put-together look that will always finish first.

TOWN & COUNTRY – A Satorial Sensibility, Time Honored Twists, Modern Materials

Renew your tried and trues with a modern twist. Lush fabrics and refined classics get a creative spin as fun as your personality. Updated wools and tweed. Reworked denim. A new take on the suit. All tailor-made just for you.

RUGGED INDIVIDUALIST – Modern Frontiersman, Authentic American Rockies, Rough-Hewn Style

What you wear says a lot about who you are. Distressed denim and leathers update your take on the suit. Rustic knits mixed with soft fabrics for comfortable everyday style. Elbow patches and fur trims—yes, you wear your authenticity on your sleeve. All give you the rugged, modern look you love.

8_Belk Galleria Dallas, Aug. 20_Model Devin Way, Look 2-Rugged Individualist

URBAN ATHLETICS – Fashion Meets Function, Future Tech, High Performance

Fashion meets function in joggers, hoodies, tees and jackets that bring your A-game on and off the court. Make your move in nylon, jersey and mesh, with bold prints and high-tech patterns that pop. Lace up a pair of fashion sneakers for old-school cool. Add a bold watch to the lineup and it’ll be game time all the time.

10_Belk Galleria Dallas, Aug. 20_Model David McKay, Look 4-Urban Athletics

Most Wanted:

COMPRESSION LEGGING: Gym-to-street style. Wear under shorts or solo. Keep cool, comfortable and in control with made-to-move performance gear.

FASHION SWEATSHIRT: The new MVP of your roster. Sporty style cut from comfy knits elevates a classic look.

JOG PANT: Activewear for every day. New fabrics & smart combos redefine the role of the jogger.

NEW PUFFER: This season’s must-have vest. Lightweight enough to layer, warm enough to wear alone. New quilt details up the ante.

HAPPY SOCKS: Add fun to office outfitting. Colorful & cozy. Punchy & patterned. Dip your toes into this season’s latest.

MALE BAG: This modern take on a briefcase is the right piece to shoulder your load. Stylish and functional—messengers, backpacks & more.

CHUKKA BOOT: The sweet spot between casual cool & perfectly polished.

PLAID SPORTCOAT: Standout style for the modern, southern gentleman. This classic gets a bold upgrade.

SHAWL COLLAR: A modern take on an everyday favorite. The sophisticated sweater you can wear everywhere.

CORDUROY PANT: Classic comfort. Effortless cool. All done up in new trendy tones.

Be encouraged to pull off the season’s hottest trends for work, play or special events. As a reminder, personal shopping and styling is a complimentary service at Belk Galleria Dallas. To schedule a one-on-one session with Charmaine, email charmaine_marshall@belk.com or call (972) 383-3170, ext. 293.

Photo credit: Shana Anderson