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· Spring & Summer Trends 2017 ·

March 20, 2017 0 Comments

Spring is officially here which means it is time for the semi-annual trends report.  As you transition your wardrobe to accommodate the warmer temps, here are the top trends you are going to see in the stores for Spring/Summer 2017:

Colors: 

Greenery (Pantone Color of the Year), Pink, Yellow, Khaki

Pants: 

Fold-over waistlines, Wide-leg and Skinny pants

Tops:

It’s all about the sleeves! Princess sleeves, Sleeve slits, Bell sleeves, Single shoulder cut out, Off-the-shoulder tops, Victorian necklines, Pinafore ruffles (on blouses and bottoms of shirts & dresses), White Shirts

Prints:

Bold Prints, Pinstripes (Banker Stripes), Seaside Stripes (Red and White), Graphic Garden Prints

Other: 

White Shirt Dresses, Lace up details on everything, Romantic themed, Applique and embroidery on everything, Track suits (Casual yet stylish athletic wear), 80’s inspired, A-lined dresses and skirts, Sheath dresses

Jewelry: 

Chokers, Suede, BoHo, Hoops, Metallic, Patina Metal, Chain necklaces, Statement watches

Shoes: 

Block heel, kitten heel, ankle-strap and lace up, open-back,

Suede Mules – all colors and heel heights,

Platforms – tennis shoes and sandals,

Kitten heel, Thin stiletto, Branded footwear – designer name all over them, Slides – replacing flip flops this season

Embellishments on shoes – bows, feathers, ribbons, sequins

Sneakers – embellished or solid white

Crocs & UGGS Shiny shoes – metallic shoes

Handbags: 

Styles – Totes, Satchels, Drawstring

Colors – Shiny or metallic, patina metal, animal print, and bold, bright colors

Details – Small bags, Round handles, Chain straps, and attachments to bags – pom-poms, fringe, tassels

There are a lot of trends this season so pick and choose wisely.  Trends are fun but remember, the trends worth following are the ones that fit into your existing wardrobe.  Adding 2-3 trends that compliment your frame and body shape is key to being a stylish steward.  A bold colored purse, a pair of ankle-strap sandals in your best metallic, or a greenery or white off-the-shoulder top paired with your favorite skinny jeans are a few options to consider.  Check out the Styling Fireflies Pinterest boards for more ideas.  Final tip, before you go out to browse these new looks, review your closet, decide what works with your style and natural beauty, and shop with a purpose.

Let Your Light Shine,

Kat

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