Monday, February 23, 2009

Winter 2009: Fashion Forecast

Winter 2009 will be characterised by the following items:
  • Tartan and tweed: mix with contemporary items such as a structured shoe and pencil skirt for a modern take on this trend
  • Goth
  • 70's
  • Grunge
  • Extreme Shapes
  • Lace
  • Navy
  • Military
  • Boyfriend blazer and jeans
  • Purple will be the new black

Current Trends

The biggest trends I see coming through at the moment are:
  • Big, bespoke jewellery
  • Shoe Boots: Great with high-waisted and wide-legged trousers and skinny jeans
  • Ballet pumps: Becoming a wardrobe staple
  • Man Watches: big, round and chunky
  • Structured bags and shoes
  • Skin-tight tights
  • Stirrup leggings
  • Statement tights: think tartan, striped, multi-coloured
  • Quirky jacket
  • Boyfriend jeans
  • Collection of bangles
  • Boyfriend blazer: pair with a fitted t and skinny jeans
  • Harem pants: go great with shoe boots and a fitted top