Ports 1961 Pre-Fall 2013

Pre-Fall 2013? Huh?

Yes, lovelies, somehow within the last couple of years, the fashion world gave birth to another seasonal collection, because spring/summer, fall/winter, resort/cruise, and couture apparently were not enough.

And why is that? Well, it’s because we’re impatient, really. We can’t wait the long six months between spring collections and fall collections for something new to covet. And so pre-fall was born.

Look, I’m not complaining. Even if I can’t buy an sixteenth of what I peruse online daily, all these collections are still inspiring. I feel like fashion has finally become an anything-goes world. Sure, there are identifiable trends. But nothing is ever totally out-of-style anymore. It’s just labeled “vintage,” or excused/accepted under the guise of eccentricity. I like that.

I also like pre-fall 2013 by Ports 1961, with its delicious rich textures and unexpected play between jewel tones and nude/blush. All images via style.com.

Ports 1961 Pre-Fall 2013 Collection Highlights

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We may be in fall 2012 in the northern hemisphere, but this future collection is so now. It’s kind of non-V in a way, and quirky. Demure femme fatale. I’m looking for opera-length leather gloves, stat.

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Check out my Pre-Fall 2013 Pinterest board for more collection favorites.


  1. I know it’s hard to think about 2013 anything at the moment no? But, I have been loving what I’ve peeked at online recently. I’m a long time Ports 1961 admirer … and just LOVE the long gloves! xo

  2. I LOVE Ports! They always come out with luxury basics that shine with femininity. And then their stand-out pieces….gah…they are statement-making for sure. They are so underrated.

  3. Such a beautiful collection, I love that deep blue dress, it’s so chic! There’s an element of luxe to this collection too.
    We used to buy a mini transitional collection that lands September/Feb & also May to bring newness to the range, but with big brands, the ‘cruise’, ‘resort’ and ‘pre-fall’ collections appeat to be more commerical than their main collections, probably doing just as well in the sales side of things. Incredible isn’t it?

  4. You are right! We sure all impatient and before you know it we may have a pre-pre fall collection! LOL. I love the halter blue dress and red coat. Gorgeous!

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