Fashion Trend: 10 trends of spring/summer 2011

  • 1 SCRATCH

If after the invasion of marine style fashion we thought scratches were gone, several designers have demonstrated that the stripes are still a trend also for the s/s 2011.

Horizontal and vertical, large and small, black and white or multicolored, the stripes have already become a classic.

 

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Prada – Jil Sander s/s 2011

The inspiration is undoubtedly the fashion seafaring of blue and white stripes which find its roots in the genius of Coco Chanel, but their interpretation is completely contemporary as the current trend of color blocking.

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Vivienne Westwood – Versus S/S 2011
  • 2  POP COLOURS

The strong colours, full cantons in almost fluorescent artificial colours are the true protagonists of the s/s 2011. This trend is best known as a color block that uses strong blocks of colour combinations.

 

Louis Vuitton - Gucci S/S 2011
Louis Vuitton – Gucci S/S 2011
  • 3 LACE

The lace, also a star of the latest winter season, clarifies its tones from dark to light and neutral colors suggesting itself as one of the trend of the season s/s 2011 in its most romantic version.

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Alberta ferretti – Dolce&Gabbana S/S 2011
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Emilio Pucci – Salvatore Ferragamo S/S 2011

 

  • 4 MACROPRINT

Maxi prints super summerlike with big range of subjects from flowers to fruit with geometric form as true trend and dotted to its best expression.
Maxi Printing is applyed not only to maxi clothes and blouses is also used for bags and shoes.

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Prada – Moschino S/S 2011
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Marc Jacobs – Diane von Furstenberg S/S 2011
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Manish Arora – Diane von Furstenberg S/S 2011

 

 

  • 5 ANDROGYNY

Androgyny has become a trend, a balance between boy and girl where there is not limitations of the roles and where everything is permitted.
Male Clothes taking place in the feminine wardrobe: men suits, male shorts, jackets,  maxi clothes and oxford shoes.

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Tommy Hilfiger – Dsquared2 S/S 2011
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Bottega Veneta – Dsquared2 S/S 2011

 

  • 6 PUNK -ROCK

The trash aesthetic of punk rock movement shows aggressive and at the same time sophisticated looks.  Leather jackets, torn clothes, sequins, shirts with rock groups and a a lot of black.

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Balmain – Burberry S/S 2011

 

  • 7 WILD WEST

The inspiration are far west films with leather, maxi belts, tassels and tables with predominantely brown tones.

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Ralph Lauren – Roberto Cavalli S/S 2011
  • 8 FLOWERS

Each time spring arrives romantic and  seventies floral style comes back. This year, apart from the pastel tones, the flowers are painted with the colour of Technicolor trends.

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D&G – Christian Dior S/S 2011

 

  • 9 MINI Or MAXI

Exageration is gaining ground, hiding half-measures in a corner. Mini or maxi skirts and dresses, large or tight, mega platforms and high heels or flat sandals and male shoes, romantic colours or fluo shades.

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Fendi Stella McCartney Dsquared2 S/S 2011

 

  • 10 MINIMAL
Despite the invasion of fluorescent colors and the fact that summer is coming, minimal trend is still alive responding to a time of crisis.
Although the black-white combination is the best expression of this trend for the s/s 2011, the minimal trend covers a big range of colours. Clean lines, the lack of decorations and asymmetrical cuts that hide the use of luxury materials.
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Lanvin – Chloé S/S 2011
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