Review of Key Fashion Trends For Spring Summer 2010
There are plenty of different women’s wear trends for 2010 which should include something to suit everyone. The trends can be separated into two main categories minimalist and busier or eclectic styles which include lots of colours and patterns. The nineties is a key influence on trends for SS10 with both grunge and nineties minimalism making a comeback.
Here are some of the key trends that were seen on the catwalks for SS10 and it won’t be long before they start to filter down to the high street and online retailers.
Military – Stella McCartney featured a very stylish washed out version of the camouflage print whilst khaki colours were popping up every where from Alexander Wang to Chloe, Balmain and Louis
Vuitton. Classic, crisp tailored pieces and more elaborate costume style pieces will all be big news for Spring and summer.
Stripes – this trend has been bubbling away for a season or two now but for the spring and summer is likely to explode with a bang. The flattering version of horizontal stripes has been seen on dresses everywhere from Paul Smith to Sonia Rykiel.
Florals – This seasons floral fall into three camps, the feminine and romantic ones which are worn with washed out pastels and denim, the darker smaller ones which are worn grunge style with black opaques and boots and the really bright, bold and graphic ones which are layered with bright colours and clashing patterns for maximum wow factor.
Pattern Mixing – this is such a huge trend for 2010 it featured on so many different catwalks in one way or another. There really a re no rules when it comes to this trend, anything goes from mixing clashing prints subtle washed out pastels prints, checks, stripes, spots and florals.
Layering – another key comeback look from the nineties, laterying will be big again for 2010. Check out Alexander Wang for inspiration on how to achieve the most laid back style by layering. You can also use layering to play with proportions as seen at Marios Schwab.
Safari – this is a really classic trend which makes a comeback year after year. Look for neutral tones and simple classic safari style jackets and shorts.
Denim – look for classic chambray shirts, denim skirts to wear with white shirts as seen at Stella McCartney, denim with ditsy floral pieces or more directional pieces as seen at D & G.
Chiffon and Nude Colours – Dreamy dresses in nude, neutrals, creams and beiges made of sheer fabrics such as chiffons were all over the catwalks for SS10. Some of the most beautiful included Chanel, Fendi, Givenchy and Gianfranco Ferre.
Some of the key pieces of clothing to update your wardrobe for the Spring and Summer are the new and updated version of the classic trench as seen at Burberry, ankle socks worn with strappy shoes if you dare, shorts in just about any style you choose, relaxed grey marl pieces and wedge shoes. Maxi dresses, jumpsuits and shift dresses will also be making a comeback in SS10.