5 Top Fashion Trends for Spring 2016Get ahead of the trends with our 2016 guide to what you should be coveting in 2016
Designers took a ‘borrowed from the Victorian era’ approach to fashion, which’ll lend the perfect amount of romance to your look. Think ruffles, high necklines and puffy sleeves.
Shoulder-bearing ruffled tops, asymmetrical necklines and slashed silhouettes – no runway was left out of this trend for Spring 2016. Just look to Givenchy, Proenza Schouler and Jason Wu for more inspo.
Christian Dior’s soft focus led the dozens of tributes to sheer beauty, with almost half a collection dedicated to misty organzas and foamy chiffons. The trick to working this dreamy trend will be in the layering, building up opacity for a look that’s suitable for real life.
High shine fabrics are always a spring/summer favorite, but for SS16 the incarnations are cooler and more experimental than ever before. JW Anderson embellished classic sweaters with broken mirror pieces, while Louis Vuitton went future-perfect with their ruched foil minidresses.
How many sweet and sour rainbow clashes can one designer work into a single look? The challenge was on as Christopher Kane, Gucci, Balmain and Dries Van Noten presented their Pantone hits in new graphic effects - think patchwork star-bursts from Kane and cool Trompe-l'œil at Gucci.Which 2016 fashion trend are you excited about?