The days are getting longer and the temperatures are rising, its that time of year again- Spring! One of the biggest trends that have hit the runways this Spring season is the back-to-basic black and white look. These two colours are classic and staples for most women’s wardrobes and when paired together, it can be quite elegant.This trend has stormed runways in all cities and most recently during New York Fashion Week by top designers such as Michael Kors and Oscar Dela Renta. This trend has also appeared in almost all retail stores Spring 2013 collections including affordable fashion stores such as Zara, Forever 21, H&M and Topshop.
Oscar Dela Renta
Louis Vuitton has also followed with the black and White contrast trend as well, however putting a different spin on it with a checkered pattern. Check mate?
My favourite piece that follows this trend can be found at Zara. It this stripped blouse with pockets that can be paired with black trousers or leggings and a colorful shoe to make the outfit pop.
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First off, I would like to apologize for the lack of posts this past month! It has been crazy with back-to-school, but I promise we will be back with a ton of posts. Starting with this trend trend that has been popping up everywhere these past few weeks. Fall fashion is all about military chic! It’s combining the usual fall colours, like army green and brown but adding a bit of an edge with studs and camo. This trend can easily be incorporated into your fall wardrobe since all of the major stores are carrying this trend. I’ve already invested in a studded camo jacket and a studded army green vest… and I love them!
This is how I styled my army green studded vest from Zara:
My other favourite item is this Camo jacket with stud embellishments on the pockets (also from Zara):
To complete the perfect military chic look, pair your outfit with a pair of cute combat boots (Found at Aldo).
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Hey everyone! So, it is sad to say that summer is coming to an end. However, on a brighter note this means my favorite season is right around the corner. I love fall and fall fashion trends never seem to disappoint. This fall 2012 season leather and studs are in! Studs are appearing on almost everything from shoes to jackets. Designers such as Christian Louboutin, Alexander McQueen and Prada were strutting down the runway with some studded shoes. Moreover, heavy on the leather, streamlined looks were the rage with designers such as DKNY, YSL, Pucci, etc.
I am loving the leather skirts and jeans that were showcased in the DKNY fall 2012 collection. Check out some more affordable options below!
Black Oasis Faux Leather Skirt Zara Skirt with Leather Frill
7 For All Mankind Jeans
Leather studded boots are also a great way to incorporate the stud trend into your everyday fall outfit. Check out these leather studded combat boots from Steve Madden that I am in love with!
Boot #1 Boot #2
If the the black leather and studs is too heavy for your personal style, you can try the trend out in a lighter way with studded flats/loafers.
Studded Loafers From Tobi.com Studded Flats From Lulus.com
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Here are some trends that I’ve been loving for this spring:
1. Bright bold colors:
As seen on the run ways from designers such as Marc Jacobs,bright and bold colors make simple dressing look glamorous.
Tip: Stick to a few colors that don’t clash and avoid the rainbow look.
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2. Super bold prints:
Designer labels such as BCBG and Cynthia Rowley showcased this trend on the run way this spring.
Oversize florals, fruits, animals and even geometric shapes were all over the run way.
Tip: Be sure that the print doesn’t drown you out. If you’re scared it will, shop with a friend for advise.
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3. Peplum skirts, dresses and shirts.
Who doesn’t love this sexy look that highlights a smaller waist. Rock this trend with heels.
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4. Dresses/ skirts with a shorter front and longer back.
Show your legs off with a dress/skirt that’s shorter in the front and flowy and longer at the back. So much fun to wear this spring.
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