Hot from the runways: We pick the top 10 Spring/Summer 2015 fashion trends from New York Fashion Week that translate best for South Florida.
- While stripes never really go out of style, this season’s take on the traditional print featured interesting color and styling combinations.
- Wide stripes in a neutral color palette add a level of sophistication to your favorite maxi dress.
Spotted at: Peter Som, Kate Spade, Alexander Wang, Michael Kors and Rodarte
- Models literally sparkled at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, donning a number of gorgeous, metallic pieces.
- With the unique ability to be dressed up or down, the metallic trend is versatile enough to be worn to an elegant gala, as well as a casual brunch the next morning.
Spotted at: Monique Lhuillier, Lela Rose and Zimmermann
- We’ve seen scalloped edges a lot lately, from last season’s runway to Lilly Pulitzer pieces.
- This season, designers took the trend up a notch with more dramatic hemlines and bold cutouts.
Spotted at: Joie, Oscar de la Renta and Honor
- Designers were careful not to cross the line into hippy territory, which can be tricky with fringe.
- Looks ranged from cropped sweaters with frayed edges to a fully fringed skirt reminiscent of the ‘20s flapper trend.
Spotted at: Tory Burch, Proenza Schouler and Thakoon
- Dressing head-to-toe in crisp, white separates was a common trend at Fashion Week and will undoubtedly become a staple this spring.
- Whether you’re strutting down Worth Avenue or sipping a cocktail at a friend’s dinner party, white on white (on white!) is the chicest way to make a statement this season.
Spotted at: Victoria Beckham, Ralph Lauren, Donna Karan and J. Mendel
- This menswear-inspired trend appeared in many runway shows this fall, with styles ranging from romantic pastels to metallic snake prints.
- Here in sunny Palm Beach, blazers in the summer are not ideal. With this loose, sleeveless vest, you can take advantage of the structured style, while still staying cool when you venture out of the office on your lunch break.
Spotted at: Altuzarra, Narciso Rodriguez, Thakoon, Tory Burch and Rag & Bone
- Designers brought back one of the most well known trends of the 1970s: the flare jeans.
- Skinny jeans have had a great run, but the bellbottom is back. Sporting this newly returned trend gives you a laid-back ‘70s vibe that’s pairs well with our relaxed beach lifestyle.
Spotted at: Coach, Karen Walker, Phillip Lim and Anna Sui
- The tropical prints that rocked the runways at New York Fashion week were a far cry from the tacky Hawaiian print shirts your embarrassing uncle used to wear.
- This tropical trend, featuring rich colors and large prints, is right at home in the sweet tropics of Palm Beach.
Spotted at: Nicole Miller, Josep Font and Sophie Theallet
- Designers updated this classic print by taking advantage of fresh colors and modern tailoring.
- This trend not only embodies the South Florida lifestyle of warm weather and beachside picnics, it’s the perfect way to add a fun—yet classic—print into your wardrobe this spring.
Spotted at: Michael Kors, Diane von Fürstenberg, Oscar de la Renta and Joseph Altuzarra
- While suede is generally thought of as a winter textile, designers are shaking up that opinion with the introduction of summer suede.
- This trend, seen in loose-fitting dresses with high slits, translates suede into a warm weather staple, making it appropriate even in South Florida.
Spotted at: Altuzarra, Jason Wu, Ralph Lauren, Derek Lam and Michael Kors