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Spring/Summer 2014 Trends

I have been planning this post for a while now but never really came around to writing and posting it. Maybe because I have been busy, or maybe because the time never seemed right. Today’s post is about the spring trends but due to the horrible winter like weather, the timing just did not seem appropriate. But, I figure it should probably be done now before the summer arrives, right?
As with any season, there are a lot of different trends presented on worldwide runways but of course they don’t all suit all of us. Today, I picked a few that I personally will take part in and enjoy. Some of them are just a continuation of last years and some are brand new.

Same as last year I am a huge fan of cropped tops. But I prefer to mix them with high wasted pants, pencil or lady like skirts. I am not too fond of cropped tops on lower rise jeans. Not to say I have never done it, but high waist bottoms are my preference to pair with the cropped tops. Another big trend is the orange colour. As they say, orange is the new black. I am a huge fan of this colour and will look forward to finding some great pieces in this bright hue. Forever 21 carries a lot of cropped tops but if you are looking for more structured pieces, head to Zara.
 
Lady like skirts will continue from fall/winter into spring/summer months. Whether it is tea length skirts or pleated ones, feminine touches are a must this season. Many stores already carry them but I picked today these gorgeous tea length skirts from Topshop and H&M, and this pleated beauty from Asos. Check out on this blog post how I wear mine for spring.
 When it comes to colours, mint green and pastels are all the rage. Continuing with the theme of femininity, lace is also a must this spring. I love this mint green skirt from Shopiin (I already bought it for me and can’t wait to wear it). You can also wear pastels in your shoes such as these gorgeous pastel blue Zara heels.
 
Do you like to go all out but hate wearing jewellery? How about rocking skirts, dresses or anything else already embellished? Just check out this gorgeous Burberry Prorsum ensemble on the picture below. Not in your budget? Try out this beautiful white embellished dress from Sheinside, which I also wore on my blog. They now also cary it in a sleeveless style. Jewellery already comes attached, so slip on the dress, put on your best heels and head out the door for a fun night out.
 
Graphics, whether it be geometric prints, checks or abstract will be oh so present this season. I love them because they add an interest to even the simplest of outfits. Check out this cute Sheinside graffiti dress.
What else is coming this spring? Metallics, bohemian rhapsody, sporty, fringe, sheer, global, floral and suits, wide leg trousers are all available to you to choose from. So are jeans, mainly boyfriend jeans and overalls. And you already know I am a huge fan of them. Just check out these two looks I wore on the blog before here and here.

What trends are you most excited about? Ciao!


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