Friday, 15 March 2013

How to...Tame the Trends

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Now, be honest.  How many of you took one look at this picture and shuddered...

I'm often confronted with "I couldn't possibly wear that" when discussing a season's new trends with my clients, and customers at the shop also regularly bemoan the fact that the runway so often seems so far away from reality. However, as I always say, it's all in the styling...

Looking up to date doesn't mean dressing head to toe in the latest trends (thank goodness), but taking inspiration from the catwalks is the clever way to keep your look current.

While crop tops may have featured heavily in the spring/summer shows, with models from Balenciaga to Prada sporting these midriff bearing styles, for most of us this trend, in its literal sense, falls well outside our sartorial comfort zones.

So, how to incorporate the look into our everyday?  Take a tip from these two style mavens... 




















The layered approach was also adopted by Isabel Marant in her recent autumn/winter 2013/14 show....


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And taking this one stage further, her black and grey block knit creates the same cropped/layered effect...


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We all have our own fashion boundaries, but with a simple bit of styling it is possible to nod to the trends without compromising our own unique look.


Look out for future posts in this series...


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