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Top Fashion Trends from Spring Fashion Week

SPRING FORWARD: Top Fashion Trends from Spring Fashion Week
For those of you that enjoy fashion, but don’t necessarily follow each and every Fashion Week, here is a guide to the trends that took over the runways in New York, Milan, and Paris. Designers, Christopher Kane in particular, created fantastical collections for the spring season that can easily be transformed into everyday wear. The following items will be wardrobe essentials for stylish individuals that enjoy adding interesting pieces to their closet. 1.
 Metallic Tones—The metallic trend, once very popular in the 90s, has come back full swing. Nearly every designer collection showcased on the runway included metallic pieces. The extensive amount of dresses, tops, skirts, pants, and jackets were visually irresistible and stimulating. How to wear metallic attire casually? You can pair metallic pieces with jeans, solid low-key colors, and minimal accessories. If you’re fashionably brave, pair any metallic item with bold, bright co…

The Fastest and Most Fashionable Hair Trends for Spring 2014

Fastest Hair Trends for Spring:
The best spring hairstyles that take less than five minutes to achieve ·         Mermaid Waves-- This is the perfect hairstyle for ladies that don’t want to spend much time on their hair every morning. As one of the biggest trends on the fashion runways this spring, this look simply requires tousled, randomly placed hair in a chic manner. ·      Loose Waves--You can get loose waves easily, by braiding damp hair in one or two braids before bed. In the morning, simply brush them out, and part your hair in the center. ·         Low Ponytail--This look requires your hair to be secured low at the nape of the neck. You can either part you hair on the side, or pull your hair back with just a small spritz of hairspray. Luckily, this hairstyle is perfect for bad hair days. ·         Long & Straight-- If you are lucky enough to be capable of growing long hair, then you’ll be right on trend this spring by having long, straight locks. You don’t need a hair straighte…

Women are Attacking Each Other's Body Types

Why are women attacking each other’s body types? In the 1990’s, “heroin chic” became a term used for waifs and supermodels like the legendary fashion icon Kate Moss. This trend began after curvy, amazon-like women were extremely celebrated and famous throughout the 1980’s, and eventually the likes of Cindy Crawford and her body type began to decline. Things change, we all know that, yet sometimes change scares people. The fashion industry is unfortunately and undeniably shallow, but we have to face the fact that women and men are often shallow and judgmental to one another personally. The television, magazines, and other media outlets are not the only feature responsible for women’s judgmental nature toward one another’s physical appearance. The fact is that women need to stop attacking skinny body types, stop attacking curvy bodies, and everything in between. Numerous newspapers, fashion publications, and tabloids frequently dissect the bodies of models, celebrities, and the average gal…

Sixties Style Never Left

The sixties were a transformative time in America and across the whole world. Changes in nearly every aspect of life were rapidly taking place, and the women’s movement and feminism were making strides. These alterations were reflected in the way women dressed during this era; the women’s revolution was underway and many women felt a new sense of empowerment by expressing their individuality through fashion. Style became a way to announce who you were in a proud and unique way, with no apologies.
Fringe and Flowing Dresses—Stevie Nicks, singer of Fleetwood Mac, and legendary rock front-woman Janis Joplin wore at least a little bit of fringe in every outfit, and always had flowing dresses and coats made of crushed velvet in earthy tones. Some considered this style “witchy,” while others currently find it to be the iconic look of a “hippie” woman in the sixties.

Leopard Print—Edie Sedgwick, muse to Andy Warhol became an “It Girl” in the sixties for her unique…