From Clueless to Calvin Klein, the 1990s continues to inspire. In spring 2014, it takes on new key themes and implores you to invest in a few key pieces: read on to find out what they are.
While my thoughts around the upcoming re-ignition of the Star Wars franchise revolve mostly around the frivolous (Will there be Ewoks? Will C-3PO still possess that delightful mix of politeness and pure camp? Will The Force be cooler now that we have better special effects?) there’s also the question of its cultural influence. We need not have waited too long to find links reappearing between…
In the pink? Tickled pink? For the love of… pink? After careful consideration of the idioms available in coming up with a title, it seemed most diligent to simply get to the point. Pink is in. And if you didn’t exactly think of pink as being the wooliest, cosiest option for winter, think again: the street style at New York fashion week has set out…
What goes around comes around. And like that, cowgirl fashion is back - newly evolved and spanning the gamut from pin-up girl to minimalist. After the break: a look at how cowgirl styling is evolving as a trend in spring 2014.
Florals may be timelessly filled with the spirit of spring, but for 2013 they mark a new dawn of femininity - blooming across clothing and accessories alike. From soft pastel blossoms to dark gardens in full bloom, there are numerous ways to work florals into your wardrobe come spring.
Man-style shoes, slouchy pants, masculine tailored blazers and oversized shirts. Menswear as womenswear isn't new, but it's just gotten a whole lot more effortless. Get ready to embrace sneakers, untucked layers and too-cool-to-care attitude, because here's how you can make slouchy layers and boyish tailoring sexy this spring.
2014 brings a fresh take on transparency, with layers of sheer fabrics intended to add a three dimensional quality to spring and summer fashion. With each sheer overlay acting as a petal, the resulting layers appear rather lightweight and ethereal, and quite beautiful if done right. After the break - how to master the art of sheer layering, to make see-through garments your secret weapon for spring.
On imagines that the coolness of bib overalls - also known as dungarees - comes from their workwear origins. There's a relaxed, down-to-earth mood associated with someone who is as far away from white-collar, tie-wearing worker as you can get. Overalls are grubby, hands-on, no airs and graces sort of fare; a uniform for the mechanic and the street-smart youth alike. Back with new interpretations, here's how you can make dungarees look cool for spring 2014.
The runways are always great in turning the unexpected into infatuation and in making the unsought utterly-cool again, that we all know. Following these same principles, the spring 2014 fashion trends marked the surprising return of the calf-skimming trousers known as culottes, as the cropped silhouette for women’s pants underwent a super-chic makeover. Far from the sloppy style that we all remember from the early-mid 2000’s,…
From political messages and slogans, to attitude-filled comments and self-referencing, trademark-infringing, clever word-plays: letters printed on clothes aren't quite what they used to be. Continuing as a trend into spring 2014, here's where typography is taking us now.