Spring/Summer Collections 2013
Spring is here and Paris Fashion Week's catwalks were lit up with all the latest from the top designers from all over the world. It's official, black is back! Designer Alber Elbaz for Lanvin excelled again with his collection of tuxedo shifts, asymmetrical vests, space age tunics, jump suits, wide jackets teamed with baggy trousers all in black, white and gunmetal grey. He came out tops with the reinvention of his signature menswear-inspired suits and beautiful jewel toned dresses. Deep slits were in and dresses, trousers and tops dazzled with sparkle. The look was strong, contempory and sexy. Another winning collection from Alber (see his amazing creations on the catwalk at the Paris Fashion Show for Spring/Summer 2013 in the video below).
Pretty jewel colors for dresses and tops. Strong asymmetrical shapes in black, grey and teamed with white. Strong necklines and silky fabrics. Trousers that reached just above the ankle teamed with wide jackets and all-in-one tuxedo trouser suits. Bold jewelry and accessories like prescription glasses and sunglasses rocked the look. Heels are a must this season, especially with ankle straps.
Classic cut trousers
Every wardrobe needs a couple of pairs of well cut, tailored trousers in this season's latest ankle skimming length. These look very smart for daytime workwear worn with a fitted shirt or tunic, but can also be teamed with a fashionable, sparkly top to take you through to any social occasion.
Glamorous 80's inspired shirts look great with skirts or just above the ankle fitted trousers. Silky, chiffon and cotton shirts with sparkle were hot with designers this season. Glam shirts can add chic to any casual outfit. These look great with long elegant skirts or classic trousers.
Little Black Dress
This has been reinvented and making a big comeback in the Spring and Summer seasons. Look out for dresses, tops and tunics with deep slits, slash necks and with little or no sleeves.. The classic lbd, can be worn with nothing but a tan or fine tights, high strappy sandals and chunky jewelry for a high fashion look or dressed up with embellished gold pieces.
Black cotton, silk and dark metallic fabrics give a smooth, sexy look
Big Asymmetrical jackets that taper in at the waist give a stylish look to this season's favorite pieces. They can be two toned in black and white or simply black. Trouser suits are back with a bang, and Alber's signature male-inspired trousers and suits were a big hit on the catwalk. They looked best worn alone or with a fine camisole. The epitome of chic and elegance.