Are warming temperatures putting a spring in your step? If so, now is the time to put some spring into your closet.
From one-shoulder numbers and graphic tees, to groovy fashions with a significant 70s influence, these are the need-to-know trends this season.
Hallmarks of the decade — including earth tones, flares and florals — were all over the spring runways. A strapless jumpsuit by Michael Costello with exaggerated bell-bottoms, a high-waisted skirt in a Brady Bunch orange by Balmain and a far-out look by Naeem Khan indicate that fashion is enduring a groovy time travel.
Silver and gold designs weren’t the only ones to shimmer down the catwalk. Looks constructed of fabrics in vivacious cobalt and apricot appeared on the stages of the Balmain and Elie Saab fashion shows.
Barely-there bra tops
In case your crop top made you feel like a prude, look to Jeremy Scott, Alexander Wang, Michael Kors and Tory Burch, proponents of the tiny top inspired by your lingerie drawer, paired with belly-button covering bottoms.
While some flowers came in a citrusy 70s palette, other designers like Monique Lhuillier and Carolina Herrera opted to deliver blooms in modern hues like silver and lavender. From tops to skirts and dresses, florals are popping up everywhere.
Like with the cold-shoulder trend, the tendency to bare upper arms continues, but it’s evolved to one-shoulder designs appearing on the runways of Moschino, Rodarte and Mugler, just to name a few.
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