Runway Looks for Less: 1A Classe by Alviero Martini Fall 2011

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Classe Finge Jacket Look

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Classe Floral and Fur Look
Classe Black and Fur Look

The 1A Classe by Alviero Martini Fall 2011 collection was filled with flawless layering, bold florals, over-the-top fringe and luscious furs. The brand is known for being "fashionable, but at the same time above fashion" according to Martini's website. Martini took inspiration from around the world to create his stunning fall line.

As fall progresses, the temperatures continue to drop, which means your thicker fall layers will soon start coming out of hiding. Martini demonstrates effortless ways to layer this fall in his runway collection, making it fabulous inspiration for your cool-weather looks.

Want to get Martini's flawless layers for less? Then keep on reading:

Look #1: Layered Fur

Classe Cape and Fur Look

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In this look, Martini manages to combine two normally separate fall pieces in one ensemble for a fashion-forward aesthetic. By mixing a fur vest with a cape, Martini creates a look that is classic and streamlined with a trendy twist.

Getting the Look

Outfit inspired by 1A Classe - Grey dress with belt, cape coat, fur vest

{Cape, Dress, Fur Vest, Heels, Gloves}

To recreate this look, start with a basic grey dress and layer it with a faux fur vest and a camel colored cape. Layer the look with tights to add extra warmth, and finish with black leather gloves and beige heels. This look would be perfect for a chilly winter day.

Look #2: Mustard and Tweed

Classe Yellow Top and Tweed Look

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Mustard yellow is one of fall 2011's trendiest colors and Martini makes it pop in this look. Here, he also pairs two different textures, silk and tweed. The soft, mustard-hued silk top stands out against the thick, brown tweed skirt. Martini continues to add yellow throughout the look with the bag and shoes.

Getting the Look

Outfit inspired by 1A Classe - Utility skirt, yellow jacket, floral pumps

{Blouse, Cuff, Ring, Heels, Skirt, Bag}

To get this bold yellow look, start with the focal point, a yellow blouse, and pair it with a thick tweed skirt. Next, add floral heels to get a similar look, and mix it up by grabbing a maroon tassel bag. Finish off the look with sleek accessories like a gold cuff and simple gold ring. This look would be perfect for an internship or interview.

Look #3: Military Green

Classe Look Army Look

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In this look, Martini adds a chic twist to military green. He creates a streamlined look by pairing a sleek olive green jacket with a matching high-waisted skirt, and adds a pop of color with a patterned yellow heel. This look has a stylish yet effortless feel that's perfect for fall.

Getting the Look

Outfit inspired by 1A Classe - Green skirt, military jacket, yellow wedges

{Jacket. Skirt,Shirt, Lipstick, Wedges, Bangles, Belt}

Start this look off with a basic grey shirt and layer it under a military style green jacket. On the bottom, add a green skirt - here, I choose a light green flowy midi skirt. Wear it high on your waist and belt it with a braided belt. Finally, pair the look with yellow lace wedges, accessorize with sleek gold bangles, and finish it off with a red lip. This look could be worn for class or lunch with friends.

Your thoughts?

Which look is your favorite? How do you like to layer for fall? What designer would you like to see featured next? Let us know in the comments.

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