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Spring And Summer Fashion Trends

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This spring and summer fashion collections have made their way to the runways. Most "designers" have once again taken inspiration from the classic designs of the 1960s. The era where "Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis" set the trend for classic sheath dresses and pearls. In regards to color, this spring will usher in lots of black and solid crisp white fashions, and tons of black and white combinations. Be ready to see lots of soft shades of white, neutrals, as well as all the predictable pastels on the racks this spring. Again, this spring the color red will hold its own, paired with navy and white, to give fashions that "all American look". As for the last four years, stripes remain to hold on and were all over the spring runways. One more big trend that I should mention, lace. Lace is being added to fashions in the most peculiar places.

Another style trend will include trousers that will rise to the waistline, this will serve to be flattering on most figure types., In regard to trouser style, anything goes, from the very skinny to the very flared leg. Do you Crochet? Well if not, start. Crocheted vests are big this spring, maybe you can look at the back of your closet. maybe you might have a bit of a crochet number lurking. Do your feet long for a bit of comfort? Let's face it our feet need a rest from the spiked stilettos heels. Well, this spring the kitten heel has made a comeback. You will also notice that the platform is well on its way out. The kitten heel again is a throwback to the classic 1960s. They are feminine and classic, as well as comfortable.

What You Will See On The Racks

So, what's one of the most popular items of clothing for next spring/ summer? Think ladylike dresses, and A-line skirts. Yes, classic ladylike dresses and A-line skirts are on trend for this spring/summer, and in my opinion, are fashion must-haves for spring.

However, these season fashion designers have also given us all kinds of fun fashions. Fashions that will offer wonderful vivid prints, stripes, and geometric prints - not to mention some great new takes on animal prints. The main theme this spring is somewhat tailored, classic, with a touch of bold, and edgy added into the mix. One other Spring fashion forecast, get ready to see tons of monochromatic fashion outfits. I love the look of monochromatic fashions. It's very easy, and fun to accessorize a basic monochromatic outfit. This Spring you are going to see fashions that are fresh, sophisticated, a bit sexy, and very classic. Let's face it there's a reason that classic fashions defy time. Classic fashions are clean understated styles, that can be worn year after year. The Fashion Classics just never go out of style. Let's explore what will be on the store racks this spring/summer.


Black And White Is Very On Trend

As always, black and white fashions continue to defy time and keep their well-earned place as big color trends for spring and summer. Black and white fashions remain the big winner on the runways this season, most fashion designers have added articles of clothing in tones of black and white. Many designers adding just a splash of color to the black and white combination, red being one of the popular additions, as well as cheery yellow. Let's face it you can't go wrong with the traditional classic black and white outfit, and designers know this little fact and continue to cash in on it.


What Colors Dominated The Runways

The big color trend for this spring/summer will be black and white. Yes, you read right, black and white and any combination of black and white is the biggest color trend for the upcoming spring season. The racks will be full of fashions that all done up in crisp, classic, well-tailored fashions, that are black and white. Naturally, you're going to see the always popular predictable pastels and vivid colors. Let's talk a little more about color. Let's face it there is no other color that can make a louder fashion statement than red. Also popular are the creamy neutrals, all done up to give you a very feminine look.

This spring will rusher in fashions with whimsical prints. Designers have taken their inspiration from nature. You will see fruit, feathers, little critters, you name it! Stripes seem to hold a place in fashion year after year. This spring is ready to see stripes being worn from head to toe, in the most unlikely match-ups.

Stripes !

The color was everywhere on the runways for spring/summer. However, many top designers mixed in black and white creations, and also dull neutrals seem to hold on this season.

Photo - This great design is by Michael Kors. Note how he incorporated lace in the skirt and mixed it all up with a sporty stripe mix at the top.

Lace is big this season, it is being used as never before. It is popping up not only in evening wear and lingerie, but ready to wear, not to mention lace will also be seen covering shoes, and handbags, you name it.


Forecast For The Dress Styles This Spring/Summer - Pale and Neutral


Designers this spring and summer are utilizing heavenly fabrics light as a cloud so to say and putting out some wonderful heaven inspired designs. Soft and feminine dresses, and blouses, to make you feel like a bit of an angel.

Designers have not left all you little devils out. This spring and summer you will see a big comeback in bright green hues! A bold color that is not for the meek mild girl.

Many fashions this season will be sewed up with the utmost intricately, touting pleats, folds, and draping. Giving references to ancient Greece and Rome.

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The oh so sexy one-shoulder look is also big for this summer. Lots of designers have given the two-sleeve look the cold shoulder.

The Katharine Hepburn's influence as always still reigns. You will continue to see tailored blazers, cute fitted cardigans, and ties.

As mentioned above flora's are so big this spring and summer. You will see the racks overloaded with wonderful floral's, from soft muted pastels to South Pacific-inspired with bright and bold florals. Just about in every shade, you can imagine.