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Fashion Crimes Podcast

Jan 11, 2024

In this sizzling episode of the Fashion Crimes Podcast, our fashion-savvy host Holly Katz dishes out the latest and greatest Top Trends for Winter 2024 with her signature sass and insider savvy.


As your fashion-forward friend, Holly takes you through the chic streets of sheer dressing, revives the iconic 1950s style with a modern twist, and debates the ever-contentious topic of jeans - all while keeping it real and relatable. #fashionover40


Whether you're looking to update your wardrobe, find age-appropriate trends, or simply need a fashion pick-me-up, Holly's got you covered. Tune in to Episode 178 for a winter trend forecast that's as stylish as it is sensible and get ready to step into the new year looking your most fabulous self!


Don't forget to check out Holly’s Pinterest board for the details on the trends discussed in this episode.


Top Notes:

Recap: A nod to past episodes featuring brow and makeup artist Morgan Smith, and the Pantone Color of the Year, Peach Fuzz.
Listener Question: Sherri's dilemma on age-appropriate trends leads to a broader discussion. #inquiringmindswanttoknow


Trend Forecasting Explained:

What's a Trend? It's the general direction in which something is developing or changing, based on consumer behavior.
• Trend Forecasting: Companies analyze buying and spending habits to predict future trends.
Fashion Cycle: Trends that typically run on a 20 to 30-year cycle.


Influencers vs. Forecasters:

Influencers might promote trends for compensation, not always because they're genuine trends. #dontbefooled


Holly's Approach to Trends:

Sheer Dressing: Suggests incorporating trends like sheer elements subtly.
Retro Revival: Holly endorses 1950s style dressing and explains how to adopt vintage trends.
Denim Dialogue: Stance on the skinny jeans debate and the return of flared and low-rise jeans.


Winter 2024 Must-Tries:

Vintage Vibes: 1950s aesthetics with a modern twist.
Matchy-Matchy: Coordinated sets continue to reign.
Knee-Length Boots & Tights: A blend of young and timeless style.
Trench Coats: A staple that transcends seasons.
Big Bows and Ribbons: Embellishments that add flair to any outfit.


Style Advice:

Holly emphasizes the importance of fit over trend.
She encourages adapting to style changes while staying true to your personality.
And recommends looking to inspiring individuals rather than following trends blindly.


Personal Anecdotes:

Holly shares her own fashion challenges, underscoring the normalcy of evolving body shapes.
And she emphasizes the importance of tailoring to ensure clothes work for the individual.


Shameless Book Promotion:

Holly's book, "Stop Making These Fashion Mistakes," is a bestseller on Amazon as THE resource for avoiding common fashion faux pas. Get it today as it is always the gift that keeps on giving as stated by fashion bestie Leesa:
"My 3 friends that you autographed books for, loved your book!!!"
Who in your life needs "Stop Making These Fashion Mistakes"???

Next Episode Tease:

Stay tuned every single week for more fashion insights and remember to embrace your style journey. "Fashion is a journey, not a destination..."- Holly Katz


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Thank you for being our Fashion Besties!  


Xoxo –   


Holly Katz  

Your Favorite Personal Stylist, the Hostess with the Mostest AND the only Holly you need to know!