Fashion changes with seasons, which is a great thing because every season has its special requirements with regard to clothing. Considering the highly sophisticated fashion sensibilities of style conscious people, designers come out with collections that are a perfectly apt for the season in terms of cuts, patterns, prints and fabrics. So, what is the hottest fashion news in 2013? The first quarter of the year brought out some fabulous fashion statements. Here they are.
Wrap blouses are definitely one of the most popular fashion clothing styles today, especially in the spring summer collections. Almost every fashion house showcased its range of wrap blouses in shows all over the world. From plain wraps to piped ones, you get them in all colors, styles and prints.
Color trends have been dominated by flatter, brighter and bolder colors. Leading the pack is emerald green. Other popular colors include poppy red, honey orange, lemon yellow, light grey jade, Monaco blue, African violets, pale pink, soft green and dusk blue. For people who like bolder and brighter colors, fashion houses have come out with darker tones of these colors. So, you have fuchsia, sunshine yellow, royal blue deep purple, bright orange and clear sky blue.
Dresses are no longer larger than life. They are demure and subtle, but sophisticated enough to make a strong fashion statement. Lighter tones are used for these dresses and they gel perfectly with the spring theme.
It is summer and without question, Bermudas are back with a bang. Pair them with stylish tank tops or cropped tops for that utterly stylish look. A lot of bright colors are being used for Bermudas this season.
Checks and stripes
Fashionistas these days do not seem to mind walking around looking like chessboards. While small checkered prints are considered to be an evergreen trend, large chessboard kind of black and white prints are in trend these days. So, if you have the stomach for it, go ahead and give it a shot. If you want something more subtle yet trendy, choose large checkered footwear, handbags, jewelry and other accessories.
Ruffles in contrasting colors are being appreciated lately. You have ruffled skirts, sleeves and blouses. However, the most popular among the ruffled range are asymmetric skirts.
Cropped tops are great if you have a well toned abdomen. They are being teamed up with all sorts of lower body clothes including jeans, trousers, skirts and shorts. You can choose halter necks, spaghettis or t-shirts in cropped patterns. They all look utterly stylish.
Bold floral prints have made a big comeback this season. Bright large flowers printed on pastel colored or white tops are stylish and very refreshing. They also match summer and spring themes.
White for the feet
In the footwear range, white has come out to be the dominant color. If you flip through the fashion magazines, you can see celebs flaunting their gladiator shoes, pumps, peep toes and every other kind of footwear in white.
Get trendy and convert yourself into a fashionista.