Pantone, an acclaimed organization that specializes in colour match and classification, has recently revealed its pick for 2018 – ultra violet. This bright shade is described by Pantone Colour Institute as complex and contemplative, as well as reminiscent of limitless night sky and symbolic of the mysteries of the cosmos. We can hardly disagree there. The Pantone experts forecasted that this purple hue will reign this year in many industries, especially in the fashion world.
Spring has come, which means that women of all ages are keen on floral motifs and pastel colours. Looking further ahead, such a look will definitely catch ladies` fancy this spring and summer. This combo of pink flared culottes with floral pattern and a white oversized blazer worn over a creamy lace crop top will attract attention for all the right reasons. For the maximum chicness, it`ll be a good idea to add a golden cuff bracelet, gold stud earrings, a linen fringed crossbody bag and round-frame sunglasses with pink lenses.
New York Fashion Week is one of four major fashion weeks in the world, collectively known as the ‘Big 4’, along with those in Paris, Milan and London. NYFW is undeniably one of the most influential events in the fashion world, where key trends for the upcoming season are set. Read our forecast of the biggest tendencies for spring-summer 2018.
Tom Hiddleston is known to a wider audience as a famous British film star, but few are aware of the fact that he is also a successful theatre actor, as well as the winner of several prestigious awards in this field. Moreover, he was recognized as the most stylish man of 2017 according to GQ. And no wonder! It is not for nothing that Tom was chosen to be the new face of Gucci – he looks ultimately chic and elegant suited-up.
Various colours are coming into and going out of fashion every season, but the one-colour looks trend seems to hold its position since 1960s, when it was especially popular. It`s no secret that opting for a single tone palette is a classical approach to creating the perfect outfit. Quite frankly, when pulled off well, it looks chic and high-fashion. Here are the top 4 ideas on how to make it more versatile, elaborate and fresh.
Pink palette is all the rage last few seasons, but combining pink with other colours might appear to be anything, but a piece of cake. Be that as it may, there are several of them that can be complementary to this troublesome hue – grey, brown, white and beige. If you want whatever your chosen shade of pink be dominant in the look, choose mild, soft and not contrasting secondary colours like above-mentioned ones.
The fashion on all shades of pink was apparently kick-started by Pantone, which named ‘rose quartz’ the colour of 2016. Since then, quite a few of us got a bit tired of this ubiquitous shade. There is no denying that it is still on trend, but designers are constantly craving for alternatives which will bring variety to the palette of pinks. So they rethought fuchsia, which was so remarkably popular during 90s, and breathed new life into it.
As is well known, bright colour accents are everything. Undoubtedly, single-colour looks are on trend now, but sometimes they can look a bit dull. One way to improve it could be to introduce bold details, which will instantly spice up the whole outfit. If you want to repeat this look in cool shades, pair mid-blue skinny jeans with a turquoise silk blouse, add a grey fringed edge scarf, a silver watch, sunglasses with powder-blue lenses and a sky-blue shoulder bag with a red detail. Don`t forget to apply classic red lipstick, which will support red elements of a bag. Complete the ensemble with our neutral grey snakeskin stiletto shoes, which will go absolutely with everything due to their practical nature.
The tempo of modern living often throws down new challenges to women, and the competition with men is one of them. In contemporary society, women have to compete with men not only in social terms, but also at work, proving that they are by no means worse professionals than their male counterparts. This is where fashion comes into play. Such female high flyers more often than not opt for an official style in clothing, indicating that no matter what gender you are – we all speak the language of business. From a psychological point of view, such an approach is beneficial not only for workers, but also for companies, since dress codes help to maintain discipline.
It`s crystal clear for everyone that parties are all about fun, playful mood and dancing, and the tassel trend exemplifies all there. Understandably enough, when we go to the party, we want to stand out of the crowd. That`s why we have to come up with some really out-of-the-box ideas, since sequins and crystals will come as no surprise to party animals. What is not to say about tassels. A great advantage of tassels is that they are available in different colours and materials for all tastes. Their popularity took off during last few seasons, so now you can find them on just about everything. Different designers keep adding them to dresses, skirts, bags and even earrings.
For those wanting to dip a toe into really creative ideas for vivid colour combinations, it might seem the obvious solution to pare bright hues with neutral. However, it`s the amateur`s approach to colour play. True colour connoisseurs are fully aware of the principles of so-called ‘colour-blocking’, which are based on pairing shades that are opposite on the colour wheel.
Understandable enough, all this holiday rush doesn`t let us catch our breath since we are very busy with buying presents, planning holidays, decorating the house and sending greetings cards to our friends and relatives. For those, who haven`t decided yet what to wear, have no time even to think about it or for those in search of some inspiration, we made up the perfect New Year`s Eve outfit. Such elaborate design of this gorgeous lace dress will instantly put you in the spotlight.
Coco Chanel famously once said: "A woman needs ropes and ropes of pearls," and although more than half a century has elapsed since those times, pearls are still not only a status symbol, but also a unique decoration that can instantly give an extra touch of glam and elegance to every garment. To the joy of all pearl lovers, this trend will be particularly welcomed the following spring and summer, as numerous designers have introduced it into their collections. A year ago, pearls were noticed basically in accessories, but this year witnessed a new wave of interest in this opulent stone, but in the form of embellishments.
If you are pouring over lots of tips on the Internet and trying to come up with the best out-of-the-box solution for storing your piles of shoes, then this article can shed light on this issue. Regardless if you live in a small flat, a normal family house or have your own shoe shop, you are unlikely to escape from this problem. Instead of buying overprized and excessive storage items, you can just adopt these simple yet practical ideas.
The biggest trend of this year is undoubtedly embroidery. Various garments with the delicate stitching can be seen everywhere: in online and offline stores, on street style blogs and at fashion shows. It is placed literally on everything: denim jackets, jeans, shirts, bags, bomber jackets, boots, dresses and even lingerie. In fact, embroidery has always been on trend, because it is recognised for the beauty it can add even to the simplest article of clothing.