Spring Trend To Wear Now: Black & White

One of the biggest trends seen on the runways for Spring 2013 is simple, straight-forward and a great canvas for fun accessories…it’s black and white. Whether you’re pairing a white top with black pants or going for a black and white printed dress, it’s such a simple trend to incorporate into your wardrobe and it’s one you can start wearing right now!

What better way to kick off the new year than to wear next season’s biggest trend this season?

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Spring Pleats

Whether you like it or not, pleated skirts and dresses are making a comeback for Spring ’12. I’ve owned some pleated pieces here and there but I’ve never wanted more pleats in my life until this season. With various lengths, colors and even prints…there are such great pleated options out right now!

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Prada Spring ’12 especially blew me away with the pleats because the color combinations were just unbeatable. Let’s be honest, when does Prada NOT kill it? Exactly…

Short skirts, mid-calf dresses, asymmetrical skirts, maxi dresses. Bright, metallic, pastel, neutral. They’re all pleated…and they’re all awesome. Here’s some of my favorites.

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Which pleats will you be wearing this Spring?

Minty Fresh Fashion

Although tangerine is said to be the biggest color for Spring 2012, mint isn’t far behind…and I’m beyond obsessed. It started with this Acne sweater and led to a full blown obsession. Whether it’s a super pale green or a vibrant pastel (yes, it exists) I am absolutely loving minty fresh fashion for Spring. Who am I kidding? I’m loving it right now!

Here are some of my favorite mint finds of the moment…

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PhotobucketRag & Bone Stretch Denim Leggings in Vin Biscay
(which I happened to pre-order the other day)

PhotobucketProenza Schouler Zebra-print Knitted Cotton-Blend Sweater
(seen here)

PhotobucketMiu Miu Suede Pumps

PhotobucketJ. Crew Vintage Cotton Tank

PhotobucketChloe Madeline Patent-Leather Duffle Bag

PhotobucketAcne Shore Oversized Chunky-Knit Cotton Sweater

Will you be wearing mint this Spring?

Spring 2012 Trend: Get Pink

I got a great little package this week from Neiman Marcus with an amazing neon Spring 2012 trend book. Not only is the cover my ideal color but the first Spring trend I opened to is…PINK.

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I was pretty inspired by the vibrant pink collage, so I thought I’d make my own and share my favorite pink finds from around the web. The best part is, almost all these pieces can be worn NOW. Let’s be honest, nothing’s better than a pop of color during the drab winter. And although pastels are also a huge trend for Spring ’12, I’m loving the combination of light and bright colors in the same outfit. Something I’ll be experimenting with…coming soon :)

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1) Marc by Marc Jacobs. 2) Preen. 3) Matthew Williamson. 4) Michael Kors. 5) Oscar de la Renta.

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1) B Brian Atwood. 2) Jimmy Choo. 3) Dana Rebecca. 4) Christian Louboutin. 5) Isabel Marant.

Which one’s your favorite? Will you be wearing pink this Spring?

Current/Elliott’s Stiletto Cayenne Pants

One of my favorite denim brands, Current/Elliott, has just released their Stiletto Cayenne pant for Spring 2011. I am always one for bold colors so I am loving these pants already.

Bold color pants, a must have for Spring, are one of my favorite trends for this season. Wear with a simple t-shirt and flat gladiator sandals, prep it up with a cardigan, or go all out with the colorblock trend and pair with an orange top and statement jewelry.

The possibilities are endless and these versatile pants are such an easy way to incorporate color into your wardrobe.

Purchase the Current/Elliott Stiletto Cayenne Pants here.