Breaking Trends


Breaking Trends Spring 2013: Leaves & Vines

leaves and vines, New York Fashion Week Spring 2013

New York Fashion Week—The flower gardens of Spring 2013 are getting overrun with twisted vines and bold leaves, but don’t whip out … [Read more...]

Breaking Trends Spring 2013: Optical Prints

collage Optical Prints

New York Fashion Week—Do not adjust your computer screen! Those eye-popping, mind-altering optical art prints (aka Op Art) … [Read more...]

Breaking Trends Spring 2013: Leather Harnesses

Spring 2013 harness trend

New York Fashion Week--As "Fifty Shades of Grey" continues to sweep the collective consciousness, it's not surprising that … [Read more...]

Spring 2013 Fashion Colors: Designers Pick their Pantones

From left: Ella Moss, BCBGMAXAZRIA, Nanette Lepore, Lela Rose and David Meister present sketches from their Spring 2013 collections, featuring key colors of the season

Carlstadt, NJ—What’s fashion without color?As New York Fashion Week gets under way, Pantone has just released its overview of … [Read more...]

Breaking Trends Spring 2013: Colored Lace

From left: Honor, Tadashi Shoji, Chadwick Bell

New York Fashion Week--From saturated brights to sweet pastels, from thick heavy laces to lightweight sheers, from sweet to sexy, … [Read more...]

Breaking Trend F/W 2011-12: Insect Instinct

Cynthia Rowley

Dragonflies, beatles and butterflies, oh my! Oftentimes reserved for the Spring/Summer collections, these insects are clinging to … [Read more...]

Breaking Trend F/W 2011-12: Dapper Darlings

Tommy Hilfiger

The ladies of the runway are taking charge--and they mean business! No longer reserved solely for men's suiting attire, the ladies … [Read more...]

Breaking Trend F/W 2011-12: Milliner Magnificence

Ashley Isham

Hats off to the London runways, where "Milliner Magnificence" is the order of the day. Perhaps designers are adding extra special … [Read more...]

Breaking Trend F/W 2011-12: Purple Power

Gucci

Purple power rules on the Milan runway--from pops of purple in accessories, to full on monochromatic head to toe--this hue is … [Read more...]

Breaking Trend F/W 2011-12: Going Green

YSL

Going green has never looked this good. From YSL's emerald green lenses, to Anna Sui's forest green boots and every design in … [Read more...]

Breaking Trend F/W 2011-12: Necking

Vena Cava

Fresh off the New York runway! Designers show the neck some love in their Spring 2011 collections. Check out the bold designs … [Read more...]

Breaking Trend F/W 2011-12: Knock on Wood

Ports 1961

Straight off the New York runways, this trend is sure to become a huge seller (knock on wood). This earthy material is raw, yet … [Read more...]