Apr 26, 2012

Top 5 Style Trends For Summer 2012

This Summer, dresses and skirts will not just remain must haves.But this season fashion designers have also given us all kind of fun fashion wear. Styles that will offer beautiful digital prints, stripes, and geometric patterns - not to mention some great new takes on animal prints. The main theme this spring is somewhat tailored, and classic, but with a touch of bold and vivid colors.

Here is the list of 5 Must Have Styles for your wardrobe -

Go retro: Retro chic just never seems to go out of fashion. Forties glamour has been a recurring theme on runways this fashion season, but retro is an easy look to nail off the ramp as well. Think pop art prints, psychedelic colors and short, shift dresses.

Long shorts: Don't leave this trend to the boys, long shorts are surprisingly flattering for girls as are shorter ones. Choose summery shades like white, blue and pastel, wear paired with the simplest of feminine tops and pile on the accessories.

High waists: Tucked-in tank or a button-down shirt will go best with High waisted trousers that are both comfortable and chic, and go easily from day to night. It gives you a straighter figure.Go for it only if you are model thin.

Denim: Dress it down or up, douse it in glitter, wear it short or ripped up or any which way you like – it's hard to go wrong with denim.

Maxi dresses: The fashion of the maxi dress is never old. Think bohemian, flower power and polished hippie chic. Sweeping dresses in bold colour and pattern are almost universally flattering. Keep accessories chunky or delicate as you please, wear your hair up or down, lay on the make up or go barefaced – the rules are relaxed with this trend.

Apr 18, 2012

Tangerine Tango - The Pantone’s Color of The Year 2012

So, its finally time the time to discard all your winter blues and give way to some summer sunshine with the radiant Pantone color of the year 2012 – Tangerine tango.

According to Leatrice Eiseman, Executive director of the Pantone Color Institute® “Sophisticated but at the same time dramatic and seductive, Tangerine Tango is an orange with a lot of depth to it”

Unlike some trends that are less achievable, this, for sure, is a winner which everyone can follow. Be it getting in your wardrobe, makeup or your accessories. This color is definitely going to add spunk & spirit to your personality.

Get adventurous wear the Tangerine eye shadow on your lids for a sultry look or use a sheer lip gloss with the shade of orange for the natural everyday look during the day. For a dramatic effect in night, add dark brown or black on the outer corner of your eyes. But the lips should be in softer shade. A general thumb rule is Lighter your skin tone brighter the shade and vice versa.

Whether it´s a pair of orange trousers, a one-shoulder long gown, a little orange dress, shorts or a jacket that you´re wearing, the sight of orange on your look is very upbeat!

Some may think of this reddish orange to be a bit too bold. They can just spice up their boring outfits with fashion accessories, like bags, belts, watches, or jewelry to add just the right dash of color.