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6 Bold Party Dress Trends

Fashion trends are constantly changing so keeping up with them is almost as difficult as trying to keep with the Kardashians! Here are six bold party dress trends that are set to dominate this summer’s fashion scene.

1. Metallics

6 Bold Party Dress Trends

This year’s spring/summer catwalks by designers like Louis Vuitton were covered in space-age silver. The color can make any woman turn heads at any special occasion!

2. Trompe-l’oeil

6 Bold Party Dress Trends

This new trend plays on the art form of tricking the eye into perceiving a painted detail as a three-dimensional object. This is a refreshing change to the typical party dress and will certainly speak to your inner artist.

3. Eighties Disco

6 Bold Party Dress Trends

Hedi Slimane (THE party dress designer) put on a show for Saint Laurent complete with glitter and sequins from the 1980s. Time to tease your hair and throw on a dress with a thigh-skimming hemline!

4. Fishnets

6 Bold Party Dress Trends

Fishnets were so in not too long ago and now you can keep wearing them! Revamp the look this summer with a castaway-chic net dress. Pair the look with a cute (and visible) bralet and underwear and some sandals on those warm summer nights.

5. Corsets

6 Bold Party Dress Trends

Corsets are known to be uncomfortable and old fashioned, but as of recently they have been designed to be a lot more comfortable and can be very tasteful when worn right. A corset dress hugs your curves in all the right places and is sure to catch the attention of your summer fling!

6. Cut-Aways

6 Bold Party Dress Trends

For those who dare, get those bronzed legs shaved because this year the thighs are out to play. The cut-away look can be really fierce, but be careful not to get a size to small or you may reveal more than you intended!

Enjoy being the topic of conversation at your summertime parties when you rock one of these bold party dress trends! Comment below with your favorite look!

Fashion Trends to Watch for Spring

It is springtime and that means a fresh start for your closet! Here are a few must-have fashion items for the spring season.

Color Blocking
This year color blocking is huge! What’s interesting about color blocking is that it appears somewhat retro yet very modern at the same time. When it comes to color blocking, there is no such thing as clashing! Have fun mixing any assortment of colors together for some fresh spring excitement. From celebrities to runway, color blocking is everywhere!

Neons
Along with the color blocking trend, bright neon colors are in as well! The theme this spring is, the more color the better. Specifically, bright yellow is very popular this year.  This is a great color to wear with a tan.

Color, Color Everywhere!
Colored pants are another trend this season, they are everywhere!  You can match these bold colored pants with a simple white tee or dress it up with a corresponding color to follow the color blocking trend.  Many of the pants that are in style this spring at slim, simple capris that cut right below the knee.

Nails
Following the color trend is the nail polish! Nails this season are short and colorful! This is great for us girls who tend to bite our nails; it’s nice that they don’t need to be long!  Don’t be afraid to use bold, neon, or even glow-in-the dark colors to make your nails pop.  Many girls are even using two bold colors as a french manicure.

Clean white
If you’re not a color girl and you are starting to freak out about this coming spring, stay calm! Crisp clean white is a classic that’s not going away, at least not this spring!  You can pair a clean white sundress with a colorful cardigan and stay simple while being a fashionista!

Patterns
If you’re a pattern person, floral and stripes are especially bold this spring!  Thicker stripes are tending to be the fashion, but beware the wrong stripes can make you look much wider than you are.  Wearing vertical stripes can also help you look much taller than you are, which is never a bad thing.  The floral patterns this year are bright and cheerful! Most seen on the runways seem to be a simple print using 1-3 colors only.  Don’t get to busy with your floral print, you do not want to look like Grandma’s curtains.

Accessories
As for those accessories, it’s bold watches and sheer spring scarves! Scarves are beautiful for spring, and you can tie them in different ways based on the occasion.  A popular item this spring is infinity scarves because they are so easy to wear.  Make sure the scarf you choose is sheer to keep you from getting to hot! Again, the more color the better!  Although they can be harder to read on the fly than digital watches, the trend this year is for classic watches with a bold strap and an even bolder face.  Many watches come with interchangeable straps so you can change your colors depending on your outfit!

Have fun with color this spring and don’t be afraid to mix it up! This year, mixing and matching is a good thing! Happy shopping!!!

-Speedy G.

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