Plaids emerged among the most recent fashion trends nowadays. Spring 2014′s plaids and ginghams shed the deep colors of the autumn ranges and instead represented a fashion that has been softer, prettier and more feminine.
Cropped Tops Trend
Crop shirts became a wardrobe staple for SS 2013 and reappeared as a statement piece about the SS14 runways of multiple labels, including: DKNY, Tracy Reese, 3.1 Phillip Lim, Proenza Schouler, Zimmerman and Tommy Hilfiger, Kenzo.
New York versions showed off their midriffs with designs that ranged from 90s inspired boxy cropped silhouttes, crossover contours, the really shot top and a ladylike retake on the t-shirt, paired with high-waisted skirts and trousers, showing only a slither of exposed skin exposed.
Man Styling-Ties for Ladies Trend
You no longer have to raid your boyfriends’ wardrobe as SS14 took cues from your boys to make trendy menswear inspired creations.
This complex trend is ideal for a corporate environment, inspired by the runways of: Ralph Lauren, Marisa Webb, Thakoon, 3.1 Phillip Lim, Vivienne Westwood and Raffian we watched menswear inspired fashions that comprised fitted blazers, tuxedo styled suits, casual slacks, three-piece-suits, crisp collared tops, high-waisted and broad trousers and V-neck sweaters.
The trend went one step further to add ties for women, with various creations of classy floral ties, kipper (Polo-wide) ties and classic slender black ties, strengthening the notion that ties are not only for men or punks.
Fringing Detail Trend
Fringe is no more limited to festival goers and indie kids, the look has reinvented itself to add high-fashion. Working best on gowns, yet not limited to the design, the fringe detailing included coats, skirts, camisoles, necklaces and purses.
Fringe detailed adopted the classic facet, giving it a nearly 1920s motivated feel, together with the flapper fringe, that utilize the geometric contours to focus on motion and producing a mesmerizing optical effect. Inspiration came in the form of dresses to thicken designs, revamping the sporadic fringe were designers such as Herve Leger, Phillip Lim and Derek Lam, Badgley Mischka, Altuzarra, who opted for much more compact collections.