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Runway Looks for Less: Thakoon Addition Pre-Fall 2012

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Thakoon Addition Pre-Fall 2012
Thakoon Addition 2012 RTW | ELLE

For this RLL post, we’ve found a collection that offers tons of seasonal outfit inspiration through the use of smart layering, pattern mixing and an autumnal color palette — Thakoon Addition Pre-Fall 2012.

‘Addition’ is designer Thakoon Panichgul’s lower-priced sister line, and although it is the less expensive of the two brands, the $300+ per item price tag is still out of reach for many college students. So we’re here to help: we’ve created three lower-priced versions of looks from Thakoon Addition Pre-Fall 2012 — and all you have to do is scroll on down to check them out:

1. Repurposed Party Dress

Thakoon Addition Pre-Fall 2012 Look 1
Photo: ELLE

This look from Thakoon Addition exemplifies what we mean by smart layering. Wearing a polished oxford shirt underneath a strapless floral gown not only makes the dress autumn-appropriate, but offers enough coverage to work for daytime.

Get the Look:

Thakoon Addition Pre-Fall 2012 Inspired Look 1
Product Info: Dress- ModCloth, Top- Zappos, Earrings- Piperlime, Shoes- Wet Seal, Watch- Macy’s

For this look, layer a dark green button-up blouse under a pretty floral print strapless dress. Next, add a pair of neutral-colored boots which are similar to the pair from Thakoon Addition’s pre-fall look. Accessorize with a pair of chandelier earrings and a practical tortoiseshell watch for an outfit that perfectly balances dressy and casual elements.

2. Cozy & Colorful

Thakoon Addition Pre-Fall 2012 Look 2
Photo: ELLE

Sometimes comfort and style go hand-in-hand, as seen in this look from Thakoon Addition. Pairing an orange drawsting-waist dress with a patchwork cardigan is not only adorable, but super-cozy to boot. Plus, doesn’t the color palette just seem to scream “fall”?

Get the Look:

Thakoon Addition Pre-Fall 2012 Inspired Look 2
Product Info: Dress- Forever 21, Cardigan- ModCloth, Necklace- 1928 Jewelry, Earrings- Kate Spade, Boots- boohoo.com

For a similar look, pair an orange tie-waist dress with a multicolored v-neck cardigan. Next, add a pair of knee-high boots, which help to make this outfit cold weather-ready. For the finishing touch, accessorize with a pretty gold medallion necklace  and a pair of matching stud earrings.

3. Mix Master

Thakoon Addition Pre-Fall 2012 Look 3
Photo: ELLE

We love the mixed prints trend here at CF and this look from Thakoon Addition incorporates two of our favorite patterns — stripes and florals. Paring a striped cable knit sweater with a pair of floral trousers creates a low-key, yet fashion-forward look.

Get the Look:

Thakoon Addition Pre-Fall 2012 Inspired Look 3
Product Info: Jeans- Nordstrom, Top- Forever 21, Cluster Ring- Dorothy Perkins, Skull Ring- House of Harlow 1960, Bag- Topshop, Shoes- ASOS

Recreate this look by pairing some trendy floral print jeans with a bold striped sweater. An olive green crossbody bag looks great against the color of the sweater while white pointed-toe flats add a fashion-forward vibe.  For the finishing touch, accessorize with a few unique statement rings, like the ones above.

Your thoughts?

What do you think of this collection? Are you a fan of Thakoon Addition? Which look is your favorite? Would you wear any of these outfits? Which designers would you like to see featured here next? Remember to leave a comment below and let me know what you think!

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11 Responses to “Runway Looks for Less: Thakoon Addition Pre-Fall 2012”

  1. 1
    August 8th, 2012 at 1:30 pm

    i love the first and third top and that cardigan in the second

  2. 2
    August 8th, 2012 at 2:02 pm

    This line is GORGEOUS. I want all of these clothes.
    Also, I love it when specific collections are featured on this site because I love going to the source and looking at the entire collection :)

  3. 3
    August 8th, 2012 at 3:05 pm

    I love those boohoo boots! Your interpretations of their outfits are nicer than the original in my opinion :)

  4. 4
    August 8th, 2012 at 3:12 pm

    Totally agree with Rachel the outfits I’m not crazy about your takes on them are really cute :D

  5. 5
    August 8th, 2012 at 7:49 pm

    Do you get paid for advertising forever 21’s, ASOS, boohoo’s, etc. clothing?

  6. 6
    August 8th, 2012 at 7:53 pm

    i so love these clothes, it reminds a lot bout the British fashion, where layers, mult-color clothes, and mix matching is used the most. Def agree this could be a trend for the fall. love it!

  7. 7
    August 8th, 2012 at 10:19 pm

    You spelled “edition” wrong in the title.

    And I really love the dress and boots from look #1. :)

  8. 8
    August 8th, 2012 at 10:31 pm

    @Jessica- No, I don’t specifically get paid to feature a certain store, brand, etc.. I just choose pieces that look similar to the runway looks, regardless of where they come from, although I do try to stay in the under $50 price range. I guess that’s why a lot of the same stores tend to pop up.

    @Victoria- Nope! The name of this line is Thakoon Addition :)

    Thanks for the feedback everyone!

  9. 9
    August 9th, 2012 at 12:38 am

    LOVE the second outfit, hands down my favorite! Great post! :)

  10. 10
    August 10th, 2012 at 12:01 pm

    Thank you for the Runway Looks for Less: Thakoon Addition Pre-Fall 2012 information. “Runway Looks for Less: Thakoon Addition Pre-Fall 2012″ – interesting title Ashley. Thank you for the info Ashley.

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