Sunday, December 28, 2008

2009 Spring/Summer Trends

We're almost into the new year, and before you know it it will be spring and then summer, start doing your seasonal shopping, so when the time comes your not stuck with nothing to wear and have to run from store to store only to find the hottest pieces sold out(i hate that!). Here are some hot items to look out for when shopping for the up coming seasons:


Bright Colors- Designers like Dolce and Gabanna, Gucci and Marc Jacobs have all had fun bright colors on there runways.

Funky Jackets- area good way to spice up any outfit new or old. style tip take any girly dress and rock it out with a cute leather jacket.
Stripes- are back and this year we're putting them together with everything! solids, prints, bright colors, dark colors.. stripes are making a solid comeback! Get the mod look by paring a long sleeve or mid sleeve stripped shirt with some ankle length or boyfriend jeans, you should check out pictures of Edie Sedgwick, Supermodel legend Twiggy and Audrey Hepburn for examples of the mod look.

shorts- this is the season for our long slender legged women out there, but don't worry if your petite/short you can make it work too because this year short shorts are in also. Designers like Chloe and Dolce and Gabanna have all featured vintage high waist short shorts on there runways.Balloon shorts and Shorts that look like there from the 50's will also be in-in the '09.

Safari Print- Get in touch with your wild side in 2009. Khaki's are back(again).see prints for further info on the safari look.

Prints- all kinds of prints will be in floral,animal, big bold bright prints, small prints, Dresses, tops and bottoms. Prints will also go with the mod and safari looks. You can also pair any print with a cute leather jacket.

Futuristic- Bold structured dresses and suits will be all the rage this summer. Check out designers like Gianfranco Ferre and Versace for the futuristic look.

Jumpsuits- channel in the 90's again with this look. Suits that look like Versace and Chanel in the early 90's, but with a modern edge.

Transparency- better get some sexy stylish
undergarments and lingerie because some of the hottest tops and dresses with be see through this summer. but please be careful with this look, because if done the wrong way you will come out looking tacky.

Fringe and Ruffles- Tops, Dresses,bags and shoes all look classy when in fringe or ruffles. Try to combine the 1920's flapper look with the 2009 rocker look to modernize your outfit.

Metallics- there still here and going strong. Try getting a Metallic Gold or silver Fringe dress or skirt for an ultra chic look! or wearing a mini metallic bag with any regular outfit.

so here's a wrap up of hot items to watch for in spring/ summer '09 :

ruffels and fringe
bright colors

This year all kinds of looks will be in so have with it and try something new and old.