Spring 2013 Trends: Chic, Modern, Comfortable
Spring has Sprung!
This spring we have a number of choices for adding and /or updating our look. Women want to look chic and modern plus be comfortable today. To bring your wardrobe up-to-date check out the newest colors, hottest styles, popular fabrics and accessories. There is something for everyone.
Strong colors this season greens (mint, emerald green & forest green), pure white, black and white combinations, navy and pale pink are the rage.
Trendy styles are the peek-a-boo look, needing correct undergarments like a bra-let or tank top, pantsuits / trouser suits, city shorts, mini skirts, the "LWD" (Little White Dress), culottes with jackets, white shirts, and cropped pants (wide and narrow). You will see influences of other cultures. From Japan, kimonos, India Nehru collars and China dragon embroideries were runway favorites.
Popular fabrics for spring / summer are silks, cottons, satin, lame' metallics, soft leather, wet look plastics, lace, python, chiffon, and lace. Geometric and floral prints, stripes, polka dots, plaids, block prints and patterned Jacquards are hot.
Shoes like the barefoot sandal, jeweled sandals, pebble- soled driving shoes, python booties, ballerina flats and brogues were all over the runways. Skinny stiletto heels and wedges are still "in style." Plexiglas heels influenced by the transparent look are great for the fashionista. Many shoes have matching handbags for spring. Other handbag trends are metallics, necklace like chains on evening bags, snakeskin trims. Clutches and slouchy shoulder bags are big styles.
Mary Katrantzou | Spring Summer 2013 Full Fashion Show | Exclusive