From left: Erin Featherston's black-and-white shift with race track swirl; Diane Von Furstenberg's half-moon concentric circle bag; Lacoste's softened color planes

Breaking Trends Spring 2013: Curvy Color Block

In Breaking Trends, What's New by Lauren Parker, Accessories MagazineLeave a Comment

From left: Erin Featherston’s black-and-white shift with race track swirl; Diane Von Furstenberg’s half-moon concentric circle bag; Lacoste’s softened color planes

New York Fashion Week—Color blocking is too popular a trend to relinquish just yet, but designers are definitely throwning us a curve. Call it Neo Mod. Gone are most of the Mondrian-like lines and right angles; here, rounded corners and bold graphic strokes are the stars. Diane Von Furstenberg (center), captured two trends in one: a half-moon handbag with curved color blocks. It’s a bit groovy, but sophisticated. And never psychedelic.

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