As real fashion enthusiasts, we constantly learn how to make the best of the present trends and we learn to react fast. But despite all that, nothing feels as familiar to us than living in constant contemplation, dreaming about that perfect leather jacket in the middle of the summer and carefully putting together endless must-have list with items that will hit the stores within many months.

Offering a very first glance into what the near future holds for us in terms of fashionable garments, the resort 2014 collections feel much like a bridge between worlds, connecting the already established trends, with the ones that are yet to settle in our wardrobes. A myriad of mesmerizing prints, sharp cuts, sleek silhouettes and plenty of transparent blocks caught our eye this very season.

In no particular order, here are 10 of the most amazing resort 2014 looks that will help to shape the fashion trends for spring 2014 – and that are ready to feed your imagination, until finally transcending onto the city streets.

resort 2014 best dresses

Hand-sewn lace inserts and a sexy sophistication dipped in the purest shade of white, adorn the most delicate of summer dresses at Altuzarra resort 2014.

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Alive with bold color and painterly flower prints, the green midi-dress at Jonathan Saunders is ready to dress up the most beautiful of pre-spring fantasies.

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A dusty pink hue has an evening romance – especially when paired with soft pleats and a skirt slit. This dress at J. Mendel has all of the above.

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Playful, flirty and fun, Alice + Olivia’s prettified idea of resort involves cute red lip appliques and a silhouette that doesn’t require much of a serious attitude either.

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From the likes of Emilio Pucci you can almost always expect to get lured straight into a sea of psychedelic prints. For resort they brim with loud colors, covering fluid silhouettes.

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The shimmering metallics don’t seem to be going anywhere, any time soon judging based on the resort 2014 outings. At Gucci, the iridescent reflexes take a luxurious turn.

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In the world of Mary Katrantzou is where prints citing the entire globe as inspiration, find a way to coexist harmoniously. This flower blossom/ architectural combo says it all.

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A Valentino gown is the best pretext to indulge in the finest embroidery, the most lightweight layers of fabric and the most diaphanous of silhouettes. Because even the holidays require for that one extra-special attire.

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Blue, in all of its varied starkness, appears to be one of the main colors to contour 2014’s take on high fashion. At Alexander McQueen it’s faded, veiling the cliched silhouette of a beautiful and cutting edge take on the apron dress.

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Roksanda Ilincic delighted with a resort collection playing upon volumes and unusual shapes. Uncomplicated at nature, but gifted with a profuse use of color, this conceptual dress explodes in oversize bell sleeves.

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