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Spring '13 Top 10 Trends

Spring '13 Top 10 Trends

What's hot this Spring?

 

 

 

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1. Monochrome, monochrome, monochrome! 

 

Black & white is all the rage along with hot GEOMETRIC designs.  Every store we’ve been to is hot on monochrome.  The great thing about monochrome is that it's a classic that will last a number of seasons and complements most colours.

 

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Left, clockwise:

EziBuy - Emerge Block Dress - $89.99

Max - Signature Print Dress - $119 

Jacqui E - Jagger Stripe Ponte Skirt - AUD $79.95, NZD $89.99

Max - Cross Print Tunic - $99

 

 

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Left, clockwise:  

TS 14+ - Casino Tee - AUD $109.95, NZD $139.95

The Warehouse - Garage Ankle Zip Jeans - $35 

Just Jeans - Chevron Stripe Jumper - AUD $49.95

The Warehouse - Maya Sleeveless Stripe Shirt - $29 

The Warehouse - Maya Striped Extended Shoulder Tunic - NZD $25 

 

 



2. Injection of colour

 

Jade, teal, green, electric blue, indigo (blue/purple), mustard, fuschia pink and tangerine add a splash of colour.

 

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Left, clockwise:

Zebrano - Chocolat Chiffon Overdress - NZD $239 (scroll through)

EziBuy - Crinkle Capture Top - $59.99

Jacqui E - Ariel Blouse - AUD $69.95, NZD $79.99

Max - Side Drape Shift Dress - $149

Jacqui E - Erin Trapeze Dress - AUD $149.95, NZD $159.99

This same style is also available as a top from Jacqui E - Erin Embellished Blouse - AUD $89.95, NZD $89.99

 

 

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Left, clockwise:

Country Road - Peplum Dress - AUD $149, NZD $169

Max Oversized Blouson Top - $79 

Max - Ponti Jacket - $139

Mi Piaci - Magnolia Bag - NZD $380

Mi Piaci - Annetta - NZD $250

Max - Colourblock Tee - $49

 

 

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Left, clockwise: 

Virtu - La Fiesta Tunic - $79.95,  NZD $99.95

EziBuy - Sara Contrast Trim Tank - $49.99 

TS 14+ - Bright Spark Tunic - AUD $129.95,  NZD $164.95 

TS 14+ - Decorated Tunic - AUD $119.95, NZD $154.95

EziBuy - Sara Blazer - $129.99

  

 



3. Floral and abstract prints

 

Here you'll find a number of the trends coming together - floral with stripes, monochrome floral etc.

 

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Left, clockwise: 

Zebrano - Euphoria - Flower Child top, After Midnight Dress & White Hot Skirt (scroll through)

Max - Floral Shirred Hem Top - $79

EziBuy - Sara Diamante Trim Tee - $49.99 

EziBuy - Grace Hill Secret Support Dress - $129.99

Zebrano - Chocolat Eton Mess Dinner Dress - NZ$349 (scroll through)

Zebrano - Obi Journey Contrast Dress - NZD $367 (scroll through)

 

 

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Left, clockwise:  

Max - Summer Floral Jacket - $159

Virtu - Botany Top - AUD $79.95,  NZD $99.95

Jacqui E - Nicki Print Blouse - AUD $89.95,  NZD $99.99

Jacqui E - Darcy Shift Dress - AUD $129.95,  NZD $139.99

Max - Floral Stripe Shirt - $119

EziBuy - Emerge V-neck Cardigan - $79.99

 

 

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Left, clockwise: 

The Warehouse - Maya Bead Front Printed Top - $25 

EziBuy - Capture Printed Top - $49.99 

Virtu - Marrakesh Tunic - AUD $109.95, NZD $139.95

TS 14+ - Mediterranean Tunic - AUD $119.95,  NZD $154.95

Max - Dip Hem Tank Dress - $99

Zebrano - Moss Casino Royale Dress (scroll through)

 




 

4. slim-line, ankle length pants (7/8 length)

 

These look great with flat shoes, a heel and also ankle boots.  And if you've got short legs, then you'll find them just the right length for once.

 

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Left, clockwise: 

Jacqui E - 7/8 Sateen Pant - AUD $79.95,  NZD $89.99

EziBuy - Emerge Shaping Denim - $49.99 - available in lots of fab colours

Jacqui E - 7/8 Sateen Pant - AUD $79.95,  NZD $89.99

The Warehouse - Garage Ankle Zip Jeans - $35 

 

 


 

5. Stripes & poker dots

 

Lots of monochrome here.

 

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Left, clockwise:  

Zebrano - Calico Medina Duster - NZD $247

The Warehouse - Garage Ankle Zip Stripe Jeans - $35

The Warehouse - Maya Printed Tunic - $29

Max - Effie Dress - $149  

The Warehouse - Maya ¾ Drop Hem Top - $25  

 

 

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Left, clockwise:   

EziBuy - Capture Stripe Poncho - $49.99

Just Jeans - Mono Stripe Ankle Jean - AUD $69.95 

EziBuy - Capture Jumper - $59.99 (red & white stripe is out of stock, all other colours available) 

Max - Graduated Stripe Ponti Dress - $119

 

 



6. Metallics

 

Yum, all things shiny and luxurious looking.

 

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Left, clockwise:  

Max - Metallic Tuck Sleeve Blazer - $159

The Warehouse - Garage Sequin Square Tee - $25 

Country Road - Metallic Pocket Shirt - AUD $129, NZD $149

EziBuy - Capture Metallic Tee - $49.99

Max - Lurex Rib Cardi - $99

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Left, clockwise:  

Max - Metallic Brogue - $139

Country Road - Trixie Mirror Point - AUD $99.95, NZD $109

Mi Piaci - Munsan Shoe, Metallic - $260

Mi Piaci - Larsa - Silver Patent - NZD $280

Overland Footwear - Samauri Gold Ankle Boots - NZD $249.90 & Merchant 1948 - Samauri Gold Ankle Boots - AUD $189.90

Overland Footwear - Deuce Monroe Satin, Silver - NZD $79.90 & Merchant 1948 - Deuce Monroe Satin, Silver - AUD $69.90

 



 

7. Ruffles and lace

 

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Left, clockwise:  

Jacqui E - Emily Ruffle Tank - AUD $69.95,  NZD $79.99 (also available in green)

TS 14+ - Bliss Jacket - $139.95, NZD 174.95 

Max - Lace Fit & Flare Dress - $119

TS 14+ - Bliss Tunic - AUD $119.95, NZD $154.95 

EziBuy - Capture Ruffle Tunic - $49.99

 




 

8. 50’s & 60’s inspired

 

We’re seeing a lot of peplum, thin belts, fitted bodices with flared skirts, slim-line capris & trousers that end at the ankles with flat & heeled shoes.

 

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Left, clockwise:  

Max - Spliced Flare Dress - $179

Jacqui E - Vedder Floral Print Dress - AUD $149.95,  NZD $159.99

Jacqui E - Mischa Peplum Dress - AUD $149.95, NZD $159.99

Max - Contrast A-line Skirt - $99

EziBuy - Emerge Sateen Fit & Flare Dress - $69.99

EziBuy - Emerge Sateen Fit & Flare Dress - $99.99

EziBuy - Emerge Print Fit & Flare Dress - $99.99

 

 

 

 

9. Flats and low-heels

 

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Mi Piaci - Larosa - NZD $260

Mi Piaci - Lazelle - NZD $260

The Warehouse - Maya Tracey Sandals - $25 

 

 

 

 

10.  Oriental

 

The Asian influence - incorporated into shape, pattern and/or fabrics. 

 

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Left, clockwise: 

Country Road - Oriental Fan Print Kimono Top - AUD $129, NZD $149 

The Warehouse - Maya Split Sleeve Printed Front Top - $25 

The Warehouse - Maya Printed V-Insert Tunic - $25 

Max - Oriental Floral Dress - $119

The Warehouse - Maya Printed Split Front Dress - $39 

Country Road - Oriental Fan Print Dress - AUD $149, NZD $169

 



  

Northern Hemisphere


How do we compare with the northern hemisphere, which is still enjoying its spring/summer season.  Here are their trend highlights:

 

  1. Monochrome - black & white contrast
  2. 60’s silhouette, including skinny short trousers.  And chic ladylike handbags - reminiscent of 50s/60s
  3. Cut-outs or transparency looks - lightweight materials like chiffon and organza 
  4. Statement sunglasses
  5. Bold stripes & checks.  Striped skinny trousers.
  6. Leather
  7. Beading
  8. Shorts suits and Bermuda shorts
  9. Flats and low heels
  10. Flounce & ruffles, frilly dresses, oversized ruffles
  11. Oriental - Origami style, kimono - Asian influence
  12. Oversized white shirts.  In fact big clothes full stop, exaggerated volume
  13. The power suit - man style.  Also white tuxedo jackets.
  14. Bomber jackets.
  15. Collage - mismatched patterns, patchworks
  16. Split front skirts
  17. Orange, tangerine & flame.

 

 

 

And there you have it.  Spring is going to be great. Enjoy.

 



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