City Social Magazine

MAR-APR 2017

City Social Magazine in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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27 Trends of the season: - Pinks, deep cherry, candy pinks, raspberry - Lapis blue - Oranges - Bathrobes - Sea-inspired stripes - Khaki (sophisticated to street looks) - Yellow (every shade) - Banker stripes/menswear inspired dresses and shirts - Single shoulder cut out - Flashdance shoulder - Slit sleeves - White shirt dresses-different lengths/cuts - Cinched waists - Fold over waists - New trench coat styles-slouchy fabric - Lots of black - Pleats still everywhere-accordion - Eighties style skirts- longer and gathered at the waist - Babydoll dresses - Seventies style floral prints - Origami pleats - Geometric stripe prints - Jumpsuits are becoming a staple - Leggings for a slim silhouette under longer tops - Seventies style sleeveless sweater vests - Metallic finishes - Cut outs and sheer panels still seen - Hoodies - Long sequined sheath dresses- think Bianca Jagger - Lame - Puffy shoulders - Shirts with unique sleeves - Polka dots - Seventies patchwork looks - Punk looks-studded leather - Leather fringing - Moto stripes (pants) Space looks - Lines - Skin-toned looks (lace also) - Ruffles are still a very strong trend Accessories: - Top handle bags - Oversized bags and also micro bags (tiny) - Spring like black boots/booties - Lower heel on dress shoes (2") - Statement earrings (in same material or similar look, but different earrings can be worn together) - Natural stones in jewerlry - Large statement necklaces (long chain) - Summer bootie - Floral print shoes - Denim shoes - Embellished shoes - Bow, ties and knots on shoes - Pool slides (from rubber to embellished) - Satin shoes (watch the weather) - Platforms - Mules both flat and heeled - Functional bags, revamped fanny packs, back packs and cross body bags - Sunglasses with color tinted frames/lenses and uniquely shaped frames Things to lay off of or pack up this Spring: - Chokers that aren't metal and quality. Fabric, suede, and cheap looking chokers have been overdone. - Asymmetrical hems on jeans or super fringed hems - Furry flats - Victorian blouses - Lace up bodysuits - Cold shoulder tops (cut outs over each shoulder, especially in cheap looking fabric.) 27

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