Casual Friday Resolutions.

the trends that are bound to be in the spotlight this year.

inspiration from the Far-West.

this year, designers are coming back to the roots. they get their inspiration from hippie prints such as tie-die, spirals and flowers. The colors remain simple and usually are provided through brown and yellow hues.Here are some examples from the Chloé, Valentino, Anna Sui,  and Gucci runways.

MARC0045 MARC0015

LUX_4902 003-spring-2015-trends-hippie

Is it a shirt? No, let’s wear it as a dress!

the new trend is to show the legs, and leave a subtle gap for the tights. using collared shirts as a base, the buttons are left undone, suggesting a bit, but with class. Shirtdresses from Altuzarra, Zana Bayne.

ON_0089 KIM_0101



Soft & sweet, but with an attitude. Feathers are used playfully in fashion this year. It is elegant for Oscar de la Renta, lolita like at Fendi, nightly at Erdem and colorful for Dsquared².

oscar fendi

ERD_0142 dsquared

Bright Leather.

Instead of revisiting the black leather coat, designers used their imaginations to show new perspectives on leather, playing with structures, length and mainly using lighter colors. Creations by Loewe, Acne, Proenza Schouler and Prada.

MARC4250 ACN_0345

_ON_0119 _MON0278

Zen attitude.

more and more stress in everyday life, busier jobs. it might be time to slow down on the eccentricity and focus on softer materials, more comfortable cuts and relaxing colors to make it easier. Here are some designs by the Row, Isabel Marant, Lanvin and Hermès.

The_Row_024_1366 MARC5375

LAN_0511 HER_0115

Culottes are in.

This is a trend that might come as surprising for some. It takes a lot of fantasy and confidence to pull it off but the runways have shown us that a great look can nevertheless be achieved. Culottes by DKNY, Hermès, Chanel and Marni.

KIM_0860 hermes

CHA_0140 MAR_0301

Denim Mania.

Back to the basics, but that doesn’t mean the basics remain the same. New cuts and structures are brought to the idyllic denim. It is often used for skirts and dresses as well. Creations by Anthony Vaccarello, Stella McCartney, Kenzo and Fendi.

VAC_0154 STE_0259

KEN_0336 FEN_0412


It seems to be that the designers wish to whisk away grey clouds. To do so, they use flowery prints and bright colors, that immediately bring a smile to your face. It is fresh and vibrant. Designs by Viktor & Rolf, House of Holland, Diane von Furstenberg and Karen Walker.

MARC8342 HOL_0163

DVF_0633 _LKV1965

A la Bardot.

Checks are likely to make a comeback this year again. Gingham is less obviously sensual then the previous years. This time, it is used elegantly and is reinvented. Designs by Diane von Furstenberg, Richard Nicoll, Bottega Veneta and Balmain.

DVF_0031 11-richard-nicoll-ss15-gingham

07-bottega-veneta-gingham 004m

Underground Party.

More and more secret raves are taking place and people feel the need to escape the routine. This desire is transcribed in fashion by using electric shades that remind us of the beating lights. Designs by Peter Pilotto, Preen and Moschino.

peter pilotto IMG_1643

AA2X0318 046_AG19828



Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s