Gone are the days of thick jackets and bobble hats, it’s spring and summer season. For all those fashion lovers this means that we’ll need to make a few changes to our closets.
I’ve listed all my favourite spring and summer trends that were showcased on the catwalk, with a few ideas of how to achieve it.
I’ve always been a big fan of lace, whether it’s lining a cute strappy top, or creating a beautiful kimono. However, this season lace hit clothes a little bit differently.
It got re-worked into quite masculine silhouettes, forming a whole new lace look that I’m obsessed with. It’s like a transfusion of ultra-feminine and ultra-masculine, blending together the two constructs and making clothing a more inclusive, beautiful thing.
Now this indeed wasn’t exactly what I thought Spring and Summer would have in store for us, but I have to say, I’m digging it. Think the classic trench coat colour, and incorporate it into everything.
Head to toe is the style that was on the catwalks, no more statement piece, everything was just beige, making the catwalk look effortlessly refined.
This would be a perfect time to mention boiler suits, another significant spring summer trend that predominately comes in beige colours. Take the Agnona outfit for inspiration.
This was very conflicting for me; for years I’ve been told to never mix colours and prints. Never clash your clothes. Now, high-fashion is telling me to break these cardinal rules? I’m not mad about it, though.
Have a little fun, mix your patterns with very little thought and go with the flow. Versace created flower print mayhem, and Marni formed a perfect summer look.
If you thought you’d seen the last of the cycling shorts, you’ll have to think again. They are here to stay, and there really better than ever.
Did you know cycling shorts in everyday fashion dates right back to 1991, when Chanel paired them with an oversized jacket and belt? Queue the Devil Wears Prada “selected for you by the people in this room” quote.
I know not everybody is a big fan of cycling shorts, but I think for spring and summer they’ll really make a significant impact. Take the Jacquemus and Area shows as a little bit of inspiration for alternative cycling short inspiration.
There we have it, my favourite spring and summer fashion trends of 2019. I can’t wait to style these into my own outfits and create my own little take on these high-fashion catwalks.
Remember, the way you dress is personal to you, and you should use these shows as inspiration to let your creative fashion juices flowing. There are no rules when it comes to fashion, just as the print clashing shows.
What are your favourite spring and summer style trends at the moment? Which ones will be you emulating?