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10 hot fashion tips for 2012

April 2, 2012 by admin in Fashion

This season’s hottest styles have brighter, clearer colours and bolder, graphical prints, a refreshing change from the drab, solid colours of years past. Here are some examples of the top trends of 2012:

American Apparel Polka Dot Chiffon Double-Layered Shirred Waist SkirtPolka dots:
Tiny polka dots make this filmy skirt sophisticated yet playful.

Nine West Women's Ohboy FlatPretty in pink:

For those who prefer softer, more romantic colors, pretty pastels are showing up on runways. This soft, slightly dusty shade of pale pink is the perfect colour for simple ballet flats.

JET Corp women's tribal print skirtTribal influences:

Tribal prints are in vogue this season, especially black-and-tan graphic prints. This skirt with ruched sides can be dressed up with a jacket or dressed down with an oversized top.

Desigual Womens Protocol Striped Floral Mini DressGraphic floral prints:
The graphic floral design of this dress evokes a tropical feeling, balanced by playful buttons and stripes on the top.

L10F144 Colorblock Ankle Double Platform Wedge Pumps COBALT FUCHSIAColour block:

Colour blocking is showing up in everything from dresses to shoes to jewelry this year. Bright blocks of color play against each other on these shoes.

Neon Lime 8 Inch Mini SkirtNeon glow:

The neon palette of the 1980s is back. This skirt and cropped top are perfect for the beach.

Nicole Miller Women's V-neck DressTangerine:

The top colour this year is tangerine. This V-neck dress is form-fitting and stretches for comfort.

BCBGMAXAZRIA Womens Exene Strapless Center Beaded DressFilmy white dress:

Designers everywhere are creating collections featuring white dresses with floating, diaphanous material, perfect for an elegant evening by the sea.

Switchblade Stiletto Swing Pocket DressMad Men inspired dresses:

Inspired by the hit TV show Mad Men, designers are coming up with new takes on vintage flared skirts and princess-style bodices.

Jessica Simpson Womens Bologna Criss Cross Cork WedgeCross-strap wedge sandals:

Chunky sandals with straps that criss-cross in front are the perfect punctuation to one of this season’s dresses or skirts.