Spring Fashion Accessories 2014

Spring Fashion Accessories 2014

Spring is on its way and whilst it still might be too cold to rock out your full spring look, you can freshen up your look with some of this season cutest fashion accessories. These fashion accessories will have you hopping into spring in style.

Spring Fashion Accessories

Cat Eye Sunglasses

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Sunglasses are always a must no matter the season and whilst the sunglass fashion may change, this season it is all about the cat eye sunglasses. This retro silhouette suits any face shape and you can opt for this fashion accessory in the classic tortoiseshell or go a little bolder with some embellished cat eye sunglasses.

Turquoise Jewellery

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If you are looking for a way to jazz up what otherwise would be a pretty plain outfit then turquoise jewellery is the best fashion accessory to do this with. You can add a pop of colour to those black, white or neutral outfits with a piece of turquoise jewellery or a couple of pieces.

A Ring for Every Finger

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This spring it is all about glamming up your fingers and every finger with statement rings. The great thing about this fashion accessory is that you will not need to worry if you rings clash or mixing metals as a mix of styles is just more awesome as long as the rest of your outfit is simple.

Mirrored Sunglasses

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Cat eye sunglasses are not the only sunglasses making a fashion accessory statement this season as mirrored sunglasses are also in. These flashy frames add some glitz and glam in the right amount to wardrobe staples and laid back clothing like vintage tees and distressed denims.

Bright and Coloured Pouches

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The pouch is a slouchier and roomier take on the clutch and is one of the best fashion accessories to come out. The pouch has the ability to make ripped jeans look classier and dresses to become more laid back also you are able to fit more than your phone and lip gloss into a pouch. You can add a pop of colour to your outfit by getting a coloured pouch.

Holographic Accessories

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The holographic accessories pair wonderfully with any colour and they also look and feel more edgy then the normal metallic accessories. You can opt for a holographic clutch to add a dazzle to your outfit.

Tall Gladiator Sandals

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If you are looking for a way out of just wearing the usual flip-flop then you should try the tall gladiator sandals. These high gladiator sandals are great when paired with a tank and denim cut offs or even a white sundress. They give your outfit a cool boho edge.

These fashion accessories for spring will add that extra edge and feel to any of your outfits.

Men’s Fashion Trends

Men’s Fashion Trends

When it comes to men’s fashion we generally think of suits, however there is so much more to men’s fashion then just that. There are some great men’s fashion trends that have hit the runway this spring.

Here are some of the best men’s fashion trends that you can expect this spring and summer.

Men’s Fashion Trends

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A Whole Lot of Red

The men’s runways were fall of red and in every shade of red. The range of reds that were on display ranged from the bright primary red to the metallic cherry like at the Dolce & Gabbana and Moschino. This fiery shade has also secured a spot as one of the season’s top trends.

Mesh

Whilst mesh is a popular fabric in sportswear, it took over the runways in a variety of ways. At some of the shows the sheer fabric was used as an accent whereas at other shows, mesh was the star in the form of shirts. Mesh is not for everyone or not everyone knows how to wear it. If you are unsure about this men’s fashion trend, then rather ease into it before going for a full on see through shirt.

Double Breasted Blazers

The 80s is back and it can also be seen in men’s wear as the double breasted blazer makes a triumphant come back. It could be seen on the runways of Malan Breton, Billy Reid and Ovaida and Sons.

Printed Blazers

If you are a little more adventurous with your style then the printed blazer is a fantastic men’s fashion trend and also a great way to show off your personality. You are able to find the printed blazer in plaid and floral as well as everything else in between. These are a fun addition to the classic blazer and should feature in every guy’s wardrobe.

Colour Blocked Tops

One trend that will be staying and can be seen mostly in men’s fashion trends is colour blocking. This trend is ideal for those that do not like busy patterns but still love to add that pop of colour.

All the Blues

Blue had a major moment on the runways this spring/summer. The blue range just like the red range could be seen in every shade from bright cobalt to royal blue.

Everything White

It is not the easiest thing to pull off a white suit but this season designers are encouraging this men’s fashion trend. The key to wearing an all-white suit is to play with textures.

Flowers

The floral print is not one that has to be kept to just the ladies anymore as the floral print can be seen on shirts, suits and shorts this season. This is a fun men’s fashion trend and you can be bold and go for a head to toe floral look or play it down by matching a floral shirt with a neutral pant.

 

 

Fashion Tips for 2014

Fashion Tips for 2014

There are some great trends coming up for 2014. You will notice that some of these of these trends have already been around, whilst others are fresh and new. You will feel more confident in what to wear and what to buy for this year after reading these fashion tips.

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Fashion Tips for 2014

1. Men’s Style Lace up Shoes

These shoes are also known as Oxfords and have been around for quite a long time but now in 2014 they come with a slight twist. Instead of the ordinary lace up shoes you will see them with high wedges, platforms or with fluorescent block colour for the sole. Some of the best Oxfords that you can get now are from Oliver and Clark as they have both shoes and books for the tough at heart.

2. Midi Skirts

Just like it was in the 90s it is the same for 2014 with skirts hitting just below the knee. However, the midi skirt designs that you will find now are less pioneer in look. You should dry and find a midi skirt that has volume and flare. When it comes to the material the best fashion tip is to go for lace, sheer, leather or brocade.

3. Cropped Jackets

The cropped jacket should feature in all wardrobes as it looks great with jeans or wide trousers. If you are looking to fit for this fashion get your hands on a cropped blazer, tweed jackets or even goes with a makeshift DIY version.

4. Crop Tops

For some of us showing our midriff is long gone or we just don’t think it is elegant. However fashion is versatile and so is the crop top.  With this fashion tip you can choose to wear your crop top with an ultra-high waisted jean or with a pencil skirt. This will then break up the lines whilst maintaining movement.

5. Pastels

Pastel colours are huge rage this year even when its winter. You should take this opportunity to take advantage of those beautiful lilacs, rose and peaches.

6. Statement Pieces

There have been various styles that have come this year including that of monogrammed sweatshirts and dresses and skirts that feature novel writing. The statement pieces are in full swing and it is also fun to wear something that expresses your attitude, likes or hobbies or something that reflects you. You will be able to find these statement pieces but you can also add this to something that you own with the 8use of fabric paints and your own creativity.

These are the main fashion tips for 2014 and you should indulge in one of them before they leave us and express your own uniqueness and personality.

Chanel Spring 2014 Night at the Museum

Chanel Spring 2014: Night at the Museum

Where fashion meets art: Chanel Spring 2014: Night at the Museum

From art to fashion and online shopping – the debate of art versus fashion might be an ongoing one, but there can be no denying the effect that an artist has on the runway. Whether directly inspired by a work of art or shared inspiration by designers and artist, this centuries-old love affair took to the stage during the Chanel Spring 2014: Night at the Museum runway show.

When it comes to grandiose events, nothing quite compares to a Chanel show. The runway was a platform for inventive, pioneering and contemporary expression of art and an eye-opening insight into the world where fashion meets art. Models walked the runway in wearable works of art and seen close up were Chanel “real life” pieces of demure embellishments.

“Life is not a red carpet,” explained German designer, Karl Lagerfeld. “This is for daily life. I wanted color, and a fraîcheur. It’s a very happy mood,” he added. Karl certainly put on a show to behold. Serving up a cheeky twist on art commercialisation, the event set in a faux gallery in the Grand Palais with walls filled with Chanel-ified versions of contemporary art unveiled his latest vision for Chanel. “The art is also in the collection,” explained Lagerfeld.

Models showcased the new range alongside real sculptures and paintings and to aptly selected Jay Z tune. “Picasso, Baby”. A true work of art as the runway accurately captured the form, color and texture of the clothing. While the front row shimmered with stars such as Katy Perry and Rita Ora; the runway was overflowing with celebrity models including Cara Delevinge, Alexa Chung and Miranda Kerr. Masterpieces indeed!

From bare-shoulder dresses for the evenings to playful drop-waisted jumper dresses and dressy shorts for the day; Karl brought gallery girls to the streets for his Chanel Spring 2014 collection. Translucent layering, stiff cotton laces, candy colors and dramatic metallics were brought to life in subtle 50s silhouettes and the infamous Chanel tweed skirt suit. A real-life take on art, the latest Chanel Spring 2014 collection offers its insatiable Chanel shoppers, 89 fab looks to choose from to stay fashionable this upcoming Spring of 2014!

Check out the slideshow of runway pictures of the event here:
• http://www.style.com/fashionshows/complete/slideshow/S2014RTW-CHANEL/#1
http://www.vogue.com/fashion-week/spring-2014-rtw/chanel/review/#/collection/runway/spring-2014-rtw/chanel/1/
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