Summer is approaching fast and calls for an updated wardrobe.The key to a fresh feel for spring is to invest in pieces that reflect the season's trends. Pastel colours, vintage florals, and gingham are few of the key trends that are easy to wear and might be present in your wardrobe already. If not, here some ideas that you can replicate.
The check trend (mostly gingham) is going strong for summer, but the pattern is considerably lightweight. Think tiny checks in pale neutrals and pastels. A shirt would be a go-to option for many, but one can also go for maxi-dresses, midi-skirts, and shorts paired with solids or lightweight denim shirts or jackets.
Raising temperatures outside leave us craving for lighter clothing and even lighter colours. Shades of lilac, pink, lemon or even white will look resplendent for brunches or shopping sprees. A pastel dress with cute ballet flats is a chic option when your goal is to be comfortable and cool.
Nothing screams of a cute summer look than a breezy floral dress. Luckily for us, the ditsy patterned dress in midi-length has gained popularity and is a much-needed relief from heavy winter clothing. Georgette, cotton crepe, chiffon, and viscose (modal) are your fabric options for a fluid silhouette. For slightly structured and formal-looking dresses, choose fabrics like linen or cotton cambric.
Denim has undergone a revival and has made its place in our wardrobe in forms other than a pair of jeans. Denim dresses and tops are everyone's new favourites as they act as a great contrast to prints and solids. Go for a strappy crop-top with cute ruffles, wide-legged pants or a denim dress to adopt this trend for the scorching months ahead.
If subtlety is not your style, get inspired by the slew of designers that have committed to bold hues from Versace to our very own Masaba for spring-summer. Think bright-coloured shirt-dresses or an oversized shirt combined with neutrals. Combining bright colours were also a hit during fashion shows, and are most apt for brunch settings or beach vacations.
Slip dresses and Tops
This dress style has become a favorite amongst girls for its versatility and relaxed feel. Wear it as it is and bare your shoulders to the warm outdoors or layer it with a solid t-shirt like Deepika Padukone for a casual sporty look. A slip dress also works well for parties when accessorized with glittery jewellery to add to the evening glamour.
The spring/summer 2018 fashion trends are bright, bold and really quite beautiful. There is variety to choose from and many of them are investment pieces that can last you for years. As a general feeling, this season there is a shift towards a light, playful mood and what can be more joyous for the coming months than outfits you feel confident and happy in.