By Liz Johnson
Could your look use a little refresh for fall? You don’t need a front row seat at the runway of the New York or Paris Fashion Show to be a fashionista. Here’s what’s trending and where you can find it in Hunterdon County.
For days where in-person meetings are a must, pantsuits reign supreme, with boxy jackets and wide-leg, high-waisted, cropped pants in bold patterns combined with a plain t-shirt or turtleneck. But for those work-from-home/running errands days? Cozy matching sets are more popular than ever. (Get extra points by coordinating your mask to your outfit!) Check out Hunterdon Happening List Winner for Best Women’s Clothing 39 Mine Street in Flemington for the latest fall fashion trends.
Acid washed denim, head-to-toe red, check overcoats and cardigan coats are this fall’s men’s fashion go-tos. Check out Hunterdon Happening List Winner for Best Men’s Clothing Junto Emporium in Frenchtown for duds that will dazzle.
What better way to hide a bad hair day than wearing a trendy hat or hair accessory? Popular this season are beanies, fedoras, berets, hair wraps and scarf scrunchies. For fun hats and other accessories, try Hunterdon Happening List Winner for Best Consignment Shop Country Chic in Frenchtown, which has items that are vintage, new and handmade.
Fall Skin Refresh
Summer can wreak havoc on your skin. Issues from sun exposure, added heat, humidity, and mask wearing can be addressed with a new skincare regimen. Let the experts at Zanya Spa Salon in Lambertville (a Hunterdon Happening List Finalist in multiple categories) help you get your skin back to its best by booking a custom facial.
Artist eyes that incorporate brightly colored eyeliner or eyeshadow, face decals to offset cheekbones, rectangular, iridescent eyeshadow patterns, crystal embellishments topped with bright red lipstick are all being used to make faces standout. Let Hunterdon Happening List Winner for Best Makeup Natural Beauty by Jamie Salon and Spa in Flemington indulge you in the latest trends.
Thick-rimmed geometric frames in bright and translucent colors, vintage large round frames, trendy tortoiseshell, 70s oversized square and thin, lightweight gold rims are a hit this fall. Hunterdon Happening List Winner for Best Eyewear Pearle Vision in Flemington is the go-to spot for any fashion trend (plus you can get an eye exam and upgrade any prescription lenses you may need).
Matching your nails to your face mask is now a thing. Chromatic shades of gold, rose gold and silver are also in as are animal prints like cheetah or leopard. For true nail artistry, try Hunterdon Happening List Winner for Best Manicure Purotu Salon and Boutique in Frenchtown.
Piecey bangs; wavy, choppy layers; side parts and asymmetrical bobs with trendy hair accessories are the rage this fall. If you’re looking to give yourself a hairstyle makeover, check out Hunterdon Happening List Winner for Best Haircut CUT artisan. hair. design in Flemington.