While most people have their eyes on winter fashion at this time of year, true fashionistas are looking at the catwalks for Spring/Summer inspiration for the coming year. If you’ve been waiting to hear the low-down on 2017 accessories, you’ve come to the right place, as we’ve brought you the top trends that are fresh off the runway.
As the colder temperatures melt away, you’ll find yourself reaching into the depths of your wardrobe for those colorful, over-sized waist belts from a few years ago. Many designers are bringing them back in new and interesting ways – from soft color-block, corset-style belts to studded, chunky leather, this is a fashion trend to watch out for.
Charmed, I’m Sure
Charms have always been popular and this year has seen the return of the 90s favorite: the choker. This year, both will be brought together in perfect harmony, as the shortest of necklaces will be adorned with jewels and charms galore, with matching bracelets to boot, if the iconic pieces by Alexander McQueen are anything to go by. If you want to get ahead of the crowds with your fashion sense though, head over to ChloBo, where their Gypsy Dreamer and Luna Soul collections are perfect for this look.
We’re All Ears
As every other jewelry piece you’re wearing is being given a makeover, it would be wrong to leave out the earrings. This Spring it’s all about making a statement and not being shy about it, as designers like Saint Laurent débuted huge, brightly colored earring pieces; there were certainly some wacky ideas out on the runway, but for most people, this means not being afraid of different textures, colors and materials.
Almost every model on the catwalk was sporting that naughty-but-nice plunging neckline this year, and it’s safe to say that these will be making a return to high-streets soon. If you’re not overly keen on revealing too much though, swap the plunge for a wrap; you’ll show off some décolletage whilst keeping your dignity.
From peacock-inspired colors to futuristic headgear, cool and unique eyewear has been an important addition to every outfit on the catwalk this year. Make sure you keep your eyes peeled for a set of colorful sunglasses this summer if you want to stand out, but remember to go for darker lenses – style isn’t as important as substance where sunglasses are concerned.
Finally, the raw gemstone look has been around all year, and it seems as though it’s here to stay for a little while longer, as both Prada and Givenchy opted for the large cuts of gemstones in a medallion style. With some of the world’s most famous designers working it into their exhibitions, this is your ideal time to get ahead of the game.
If you’d like to see any of the above in the flesh, you can check out more of the latest fashion show photographs right here. If you think we’ve missed off something important, don’t forget to leave us a comment in the section below.
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