When it comes to tracking the trends each season, we're nothing short of thorough—but patient we are not. We've cataloged, dissected, and lusted over all the delicious runway trends we saw during the fall Fashion Weeks last February, and waiting until it's actually fall to try them out feels something akin to purgatory. So, we say, why wait? We've found five fall trends that translate to summertime dressing without missing a beat.
Wide Leg Pants—Give your skinnies a well-deserved rest. There's nothing like a well-cut, wide-legged pant to make your legs look a mile long. Pair them with big platforms and a blousey tank for an unbelievably sexy '70s-style silhouette.
Above, from left: Karen Walker fall 2010 runway look; Alexander Wang fall 2010 runway look; American Apparel Thigh-High Socks, $17, available at American Apparel; Ruby lookbook shot; Style blogger Jess H,photo via Lookbook.nu.