Category Archives: Retail

Trend: Red, White & Blue

Spring 2016 RTW

Red, white, and blue was used in many collections for Spring 2016.  Marc Jacobs did a complete collection in the trio of colors. While these looks may not be a homage to patriotism, they are a fresh take on a classic combo.

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Trend: Sparkle

Spring 2016 RTW

Women will sparkle in these designs for Spring 2016.  Colorful sequins and palettes were used to fabricate dresses, skirts, shorts and tops.  The shimmering effect is one to turn heads.

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Trend: Little Black Dress

Spring 2016 RTW

The “little black dress” is not so much a trend but a staple that is seen in many forms for Spring 2016. What seems to be a trend is to turn this once simple item into a more revealing look using lace and sheer fabrics.

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Trend: Lace

Spring 2016 RTW

Lace takes on all types of looks for Spring 2016 RTW.  Black lace is a standard for many designers creating revealing yet covered up looks.  Bright colors pop with lace used by Christopher Kane, Gucci, and Moschino.  White lacey looks are favored by Threeasfour, Rodarte, Saint Laurent, and Marco de Vincenzo.

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Trend: Boho

Spring 2016 RTW

That bohemian spirit continues with these “Ladies of The Canyon” looks for Spring 2016.  Soft floral long dresses, mixed patterns, and ruffles all add to this look which seems to continue as a way of life and not just fashion.

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Trend: Fringe

Spring 2016 RTW

The fringe continues to fly with these styles for Spring 2016 RTW. Anna Sui, Antonio Marras, and Givenchy apply shimmering fringe details to their designs.  Alberta Ferretti, Gareth Pugh, Philipp Plein, and Alexander Wang let it hang long.  Valentino beads the fringe for a layered effect.

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