Saturday, 31 October 2009

Winter Styles and Trends

Styles and Trends for This Season

Every season brings a combination of classic favourites,
new ideas, and fresh approaches to standard wardrobe pieces
of all kinds. This year is no exception; what's most
interesting, though, is how the classics seem to be taking
the leading position in the race for style this time around.

Maybe it's the state of the economy at the moment or
perhaps it's a desire to make the most of the classic and
comfortable looks; either way, classic is "in" this year.
Blazers, slacks, dressy blouses and tops, and pencil skirts
are being seen all over the place, and they look absolutely
terrific.

Try teaming the classic pencil skirt with a striking or a
dressy blouse in rich colour to give your outifit a bit of
flair. Just by taking off the blazer, the look is dressed
up by adding a sparkling accessory like a necklace or a
really great clutch purse.

For a really flashy party look you can't miss with sequins
and clingy metallic fabrics. Look for these alluring
sparkles in dresses, mini-dresses, skirts, leggings, and
bustier or corset-style tops. All it takes is one
fantastic piece to make the entire outfit really shine, so
don't rush out to buy a new wardrobe; opt instead for
wearing your favourite party pieces along with something
bright, new, and eye-catching.

As much as the classics are turning up in droves this year,
there is a striking new trend to watch for - big, big
shoulders. And you thought this look went out in the
1980's! Today's big shoulder styles are much more than
just padding, though; designers are opting for distinct
shapes ranging from pointed to fin-like to rounded or
pleated. It's a great look for anyone who wants to create
an hourglass look for themselves because big shoulders help
to make your waist look narrower than ever before.

Rich jewel tones are "in" this year as well, especially
deep purples, teals, ambers, and harvest reds. Pieces in
these colours really stand out and catch attention,
especially when paired with other pieces in rich neutral
tones of brown, charcoal, or black. This is another
terrific way to "dress up" your look this season without
having to invest a ton of money in lots of new pieces.
Just choose a blouse in a brave and eye catching colour to
get the look! your favourite dress suit has an entirely
fresh and new look.


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