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Trend SS11 Colour Pop

Another trend here for ya. Now spring wouldn’t be spring without colour and liveliness, so it might seem obvious to have colour on the catwalk, but this is suttin else. Lots of orange and hot pink especially at Giambattista Valli and and Aquilano.Rimondi, the shiny orange and yellow blazers are amazing. There’s more of a beachy vibe at Christian Dior, typical summery prints and flowy dresses don’t seem too earth shattering. Jil Sander and MaxMara both went for block colour, which looks particularly good on the 4th picture down at Jil Sander, the black makes the colours pop like nothing else. The Rachel Roy collection was pretty mixed, quite a few nude and metallic looks, but the favourite has got to be the aqua/turquoise gown at the bottom of the post, pretty hot.

This trend is probably one of the most doable this season, so there isn’t an excuse. I guarantee you have something in your wardrobe worth pulling out this spring, but if all else fails, you can always go shopping…

 Aquilano.Rimondi Spring 2011 Ready-to-Wear Christian Dior Spring 2011 Ready-to-Wear Giambattista Valli Spring 2011 Ready-to-Wear Jil Sander Spring 2011 Ready-to-Wear MaxMara Spring 2011 Ready-to-Wear Rachel Roy Spring 2011 Ready-to-Wear

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aw10 Trends: the Cape

Perhaps thanks to the current global obsession with all things vampire-ish, the cape is the coolest coat to be wearing this season. But think plain – the shape of the coat speaks for itself and a pattern will kill the look. And don’t let yourself throw a cape over baggy trousers – harems or otherwise. Skinnies or minis, please, to avoid looking like a bag lady. Or a bin lady. Or even a bin bag lady.

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Asos have a great selection of capes:

Image 1 of ASOS Contrast Trim CapeImage 1 of Cooper & Stollbrand for ASOS Checked=Image 1 of ASOS Military Knitted CapeImage 1 of Warehouse Zippy Cape

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aw10 Trends: Camel

From a classy mac to a silky blouse, camel is the colour of the season…. to pull off head-to-toe camel break it up with a belt, mix and match with touches of black or pair different textures and tones together.

Belting

Washed Military ShirtCamel Pleat Long Line ShortsKnitted Textured Slouch JumperPonti A-Line Skirt

(all Topshop)

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A/W 2010 Trends

Here at MOtrend we’re feeling all autumnal. You can forget about wearing waterproof mascara to prevent the pool-side-panda look and finally relax about de-hairing, well, everywhere…because Summer is so last season! Bring on the thick furry jackets, the leather gloves and – aaah – the (many pairs of) Winter boots.

We’re going to do an A/W10 Trend mini-series, starting with the oh-so-fashiony coat of this season, the cape. We’ll be covering all your fashion bases in the next few posts so stay tuned…

So far we’ve covered:

The Cape

Camel

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A/W 2010: The Chunky Boot

Whether it’s suede or sheepskin, buckled or laced, chunky boots are going to be big next season. Let’s go kick some ass, girls, because these boots were made for wearing:

(click on the boots for prices and other details)

 KAYAK WEDGE HIKERKINGLY TWEED ANKLE BOOTORETI HIGH MULTI STRAP BTLYNNEAKING OF CLUBSKENTISH TOWN

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Clashing Prints: No-Go = Go Ahead

Animal prints with florals or tribal patterns beneath stripes – being experimental creates a relaxed, eclectic vibe which is now less hippy and more high-fashion. A bright printed scarf will jazz up any plain black bikini and a chintzy, pretty-in-pink patterned dress can have serious attitude when you layer it with a contrasting bandanna or scarf-belt and cowboy boots… Celebs like Whitney Port are already taking tips from the catwalk and leading the way. Topshop is especially good at creating bolder pieces.

(Marc by Marc Jacobs)

 

(Whitney Port and Mischa Barton)

Leopard Print HotpantsSky Bright TeeMeadow Print HotpantsTribal Leopard Print ShortsButterfly Silk ScarfAnimal Dress by Love**Tie Dye TeeSpot Bow Back VestCrazy Print Headscarf

(first 7 items Topshop; last two New Look)

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Y-3 S/S ’10: Football Mania

Y-3 is known for its comfortable clothes which combine sport and fashion flawlessly… especially relevant given this summer’s global obsession with football and (much more importantly!) this year’s ‘let’s get physical’ trend. Legendary footballer Zinedine Zidane is a massive fan of Y-3, and is the face of the 2010 Y-3 campaign.

Here’s Zinedine and a group of models looking beautiful Y-3 (whilst staring intently at a flag) in Y-3’s S/S campaign film – the eight models represent the football federations of South Africa, Germany, Japan, Mexico, Spain, Argentina, France, and Russia, by the way.

Part of Y-3’s S/S 2010 football-inspired collection:

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