Top Ten Spring Trends From New York Fashion Week
Carol Lee Kim
skinny jeans, bubble skirts and head-to-toe black looks still grabbed a
spot on the runways during New York Fashion Week, bursts of fresh
color, relaxed silhouettes, and flirtatious frocks have us looking
forward to spring.
Whether warm, cool, bright or subdued, shades of yellow lit the
runways this season. There’s no doubt that yellow is the new white for
Optical prints were left in the dust as tribal-inspired prints,
patchwork embroideries and stripped tunic tops paved the way for
Ladies, it’s time to raid your boyfriend’s closet. Although
designers have yet to forgo super skinny pants and leggings, loose fit
trousers in a variety of styles flowed freely down the runway.
Far from fashion’s current obsession for bold gold jewelry and
accessories, the precious metal was reworked into a mesmerizing shimmer
in pants, tops and dresses for spring.
Say farewell to boring Laura Ashley floral prints. This season’s
all about oversized floral prints and wild spring bouquets mixes in
fresh color arrangements.
Flirtatious dresses and elegant gowns were injected with volume.
Such dramatic trapeze silhouettes should be used with utmost caution.
When used as an accessory and not out of necessity, pockets got hip this season.
The Kimono trend got the modern touch as designers took a more
minimalist approach on this all-too-familiar trend, offering a variety
of interpretations that featured unconventional prints and color
The Art Deco period was reborn as graphic patterns, abstract prints
and opulent embellishments that enriche d everything from dresses and
skirts to jackets and tops.
Desert hues and neutral tones made a lasting impression for spring that was simple, serene and sophisticated.