As we get ready to bid adieu to Winter 2016, we look forward to trends Spring Summer 2016 with a sense of anticipation and excitement. To many of us, summer means warmth, freedom and joy. We replace the dismal greys and blacks in our wardrobes with vivid floral prints and perky polka dots. What trends do we follow this spring summer?
Trends Spring Summer 2016 Tropical Wave
We are riding on a tropical wave this summer. Expect a profusion of palm fronds and pineapples, frangipanis and gardenias, flamingoes, macaws and hornbills. You see them on kaftans, dresses, scarves, bags and home ware . A complete tropical look may be too overwhelming for most of us. If you do not wish to look like you have stepped out of a resort holiday brochure, combine any one item from the tropical range with understated neutrals.
Trends Spring Summer 2016 Embroider Everything
The sudden craze for Mexican peasant blouses and Ukrainian vyshyvankas stems from the folk theme. Tiered skirts and embroidered tops have been re – energised by fashion houses of Valentino and Gucci. Customers are giving ‘mass produced’ a miss in favour of the intimate feel of artisan made items from little known shops.
Trends Spring Summer 2016 of frills and flounces
Sleeves have sprouted frills and flounces this season. They are big, edged with ruffles, complementing the tiers of boho inspired skirts and dresses.
Trends Spring Summer 2016 Creepy crawlies
Insects have finally got the attention that was long overdue. Butterflies, dragonflies and beetles feature prominently alongside oversized floral prints.
Trends Spring Summer 2016 dots checks and stripes
Graphics and geometric prints are not going away. Polka dots, stripes and plaids abound in plenty and are clever tools to work around body shapes.
Trends Spring Summer 2016 sportify
A big event like the Olympics, leaves its imprint on everything when it happens. We can see athleisure emerging as a strong trend, inspired by the Olympics, lifestyle choices and comfort. Designers are opting for the middle path between leisure and athletics. This trend also acknowledges the shift towards multi faceted and versatile garments that service the needs of modern women.
Trends come and go. You do not have to follow trends blindly, but re – purpose fashion trends spring summer 2016 to suit your specific body shape, environment, lifestyle and preference. Need a helping hand? Do not hesitate to contact Deidaa. Deidaa offers styling advice that comes absolutely free with no strings attached.