Wednesday, 15 December 2010

Spring 2011 Trends

Colours
The colours are saturated and strong. Designers sent their models down the runway in colour-blocking clothes.   
Christian Dior combines yellow with bright pink, a refreshing combination
Aquilano.Rimondi : Red and yellow is always outstanding
Gucci for those who is willing to take risk
Lanvin : Karlie Kloss in full force
Seventies
Wide leg pants make a huge comeback this season. It flatters our legs shape and elongate our legs. The key to this trend is tailored and menswear-inspired.
Derek Lam's denim which is practical for everyday
Christian Dior's sailor-ish wide legged pants
Jason Wu's ladylike twist for menswear pants
Prints
Bold prints, flower prints, porcelain prints...prints are everywhere.
Christian Dior's summery prints
Lanvin's dark prints
Louis Vuitton oozes oriental feel
Emilio Pucci's tropical print dress on Leighton Meester


Lace
Lace is still a hit this season. It is more intricate and ornate. 
Dolce & Gabbana's sicilian lace
Dolce & Gabbana combines lace with crystal detailing
Ralph Lauren's romantic lace
Erdem's red hot lace dress which has been worn by Michelle Williams


Metallics
Golden. It is not strong but subtle.
Marc Jacobs's metalic zebra stripes
Donna Karen soft gold gown
Dance-inspired
The models on Chloe runway looked like they are ballerinas preparing for rehearsal. Another option for the body con dresses.
Chloe's nude, flowing tutu
J.mendel's pale yellow gown is complimented with perfect Christian Louboutin ribbon heels 
Valentino's light, flowing see through dress worn by Keira Knightley
Vera Wang finishes the romantic dress with a touch of edge
Longer hemlines
1950's trend is still going. We begin to love dresses and skirts with longer hemlines, which give us a mature and elegant feel.
Yves Saint Laurent's peasant dress has been worn by Audrey Tautou

Oscar de la Renta's swan-like, fluffy gown
Stripes
Not Breton stripe, but wide, strong stripe. Wear it with a simple outfit.
Prada's baroque prints with wide stripes dress has been worn by Eva Mendes
Prada's monkey prints with funky pink stripes
White
White is the unofficial colour for spring. Alexander Wang, Dolce & Gabbana and Ralph Lauren are all whites.
Dolce & Gabbana
Ralph Lauren
 Photos : vogue.com, style.com, just jared

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