With the arrival of a new season, fashionistas around the world are on the lookout for the key trends for that particular season. This year major fashion designers and fashion houses like Donna Karan, Givenchy and Missoni has come up with designs and silhouettes in clothes that are very different from autumn/winter 2011. The focus this year is more on vibrant colors, unstructured silhouettes and prints. Color blocking, tribal prints, metallic skirts and peplum dresses are all in fashion this year. Unlike fall, which was dominated with tweeds and velvets and military colors like navy, beige and olive-green; this season is all about romantic and vibrant colors. Silhouettes are looser and more free-flowing with ample use of fabrics like linen, chiffon, organza, silk and Georgette. Let us take a look at some of the key fashion trends of 2012.
Upcoming Fashion Trends 2012
One of the latest spring fashion trends for 2012, is the emergence of prints. Unlike last season, where prints were soft and muted, this year the focus is on bright and bold tribal prints. Tribal prints and geometric prints in bright colors and head-to-toe patterns were seen in runways of major of fashion designers and design houses. Both Donna Karan and BCBG have great design of maxi dresses and blouses in tribal prints. If you are unsure of pulling off this trend, then wear this pattern in accessories like a handbag, scarf or belt. Animal prints are also one of the best fashion trends for spring 2012 and the best way to wear animal prints is not from head-to-toe, but to use it as accents, in trims.
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