It is time for a fresh New Year, and a fresh new you! As we bring in the New Year, we also bring in new looks and trends, but remember you do not have to add every new trend to your look. To be stylish incorporate some of the trends into your ‘signature look’. Here are our top 5 trends for 2014:
Wide-Leg trousers made a major appearance on international runways end 2013, and this look is here to stay. The Wide-Leg trouser is easily transformed into a chic wardrobe essential. The Wide-Leg trouser can be worn up or down, to wok or to play. I know we are all not 6 foot something off the runway, so try and find a high-waisted pair with a slightly less dramatic flair, this will help elongate your frame.
The Tea-Length skirt is between the midi and the maxi. Paired with a crop top to offset the length, and you are right on trend. There are lots of different Tea-Length skirts, from ultra feminine and chic to flowy and breezy. Keep your eyes peeled for the one that best suites your style.
Pleats, pleats and more pleats. From shirts, blousers and pants, to basically boots, you will find your perfect pleat with ease. Be sure to minimize it to one pleated item per outfit, over pleating is a big Fashion no no.
Yes Indeed, Pants with a vertical strip are going to be seen everywhere this year. While shopping this trend be careful not to buy a pair of pants with a badly positioned and unfaltering stripe. You will always be safe with a mid width stripe running down the outside seam of the pants. As trousers can be rather formal, try loosen this look up by wearing a causal top.
The runway saw simple shirts be worn elegant, sporty, chic, and Arty. This is definitely a staple wardobe item that you can wear over and over again in so many different ways. Try to Opt for a white or soft pastel shirt as this will allow you to get as much use out of the shirt as possible. Always make sure that you buy a shirt that fits you perfectly, a good tailored shirt can make you look 2 sizes smaller.