Breaking Trends


Breaking Trends Spring 2013: Asian Influences

From left: Emilio Pucci (Milan Fashion Week), Etro (Milan), Prada (Milan)

Fashion Week Spring 2013—Designers are definitely having an Asian moment, sending silky, shiny fabrics with floral prints and … [Read more...]

Breaking Trends Spring 2013: Flower Statement Necklaces

From left: Oscar de la Renta (New York Fashion Week), Gucci (Milan Fashion Week), Badgley Mischka (New York)

Fashion Week Spring 2013—Flowers on the spring fashion runways? Stop the presses! Okay, we admit that flowers for spring might not … [Read more...]

Breaking Trends Spring 2013: Galaxy Quest

From left: Falguni and Shane Peacock, Giorgio Armani, Katya Leonovich

Fashion Week 2013—Some adventurous designers have declared that the future is now, and it’s a welcome break from all the retro … [Read more...]

Breaking Trends Spring 2013: Plastic Fantastic

Left and right: Fendi's applied pyramid studs and dot details; center, Prada's flower appliques

Milan Fashion Week—Fendi and Prada are two Italian labels that love accessories and we couldn’t be happier about this cheery trend … [Read more...]

Breaking Trends Spring 2013: Laser-Cut Leather

From left: Giles' abstract floral cut-outs, Ralph Lauren's swirled leather bag, andProenza Schouler's punched out white jacket

Fashion Week Spring 2013—Not only is this look a cut above, but all these laser-cut and perforated styles solve a bunch of … [Read more...]

Breaking Trends Spring 2013: Black-and-White Flowers

Fashion designers desaturated their flowers this season. From left: Jason Wu (New York Fashion Week), Prada (Milan Fashion Week), Naeem Kahn (New York Fashion Week)

Fashion Weeks Spring 2013—Sure, flowers come in every color of the rainbow, but this season, many designers are going for black … [Read more...]

Breaking Trends Spring 2013: Jelly Pop

Jelly pops of color at London Fashion Week. From left: Simon Rocha went for full-out neon with Lucite handbag; center and right, Burberry Prorsum's orange jelly shrug and red jelly satchel.

London Fashion Week—It must be that gray London weather, because designers at London Fashion Week were definitely on the mission … [Read more...]

Breaking Trend Spring 2013: Mirror Metallics

From left: Jonathan Saunders' iridescent "oil slick" skirt (London), Z Spoke Zac Posen mirror handbag (New York), Simone Rocha's high-shine gold ensemble (London)

  Spring 2013 Fashion Week--On the runways this season, designers have really put their pedals to the metal for Spring … [Read more...]

Breaking Trends Spring 2013: High Strappy Boots

From left: Alexander Wang's tie-up strips (New York), Altuzarra's loopy strips (New York), Acne's white buckle strips (London)

  Fashion Week 2013—Designers got quite a bit strap happy this season when it came to footwear. The high boot love affair … [Read more...]

Breaking Trends Spring 2013: Curvy Color Block

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 … [Read more...]

Breaking Trends Spring 2013: Caps

From left: Catherine Malandrino's cadet cap, Jeremy Scott's bobby, DKNY's leather and canvas baseball cap

New York Fashion Week—Cute caps have the headwear industry marching to a whole new beat, and it’s definitely one borrowed from the … [Read more...]

Breaking Trends Spring 2013: Ankle Bands

From left: Oscar de la Renta, BCBGMAXAZRIA, Nicole Miller

New York Fashion Week—Something is definitely afoot this Fashion Week, and it’s happening up around the ankle. Thick bands of … [Read more...]