Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Holographic Visions

Iridescent holographic hues are still the hottest trend in fashion at the moment, they can be seen everywhere from clothing, accessories and even down to nail polish. It has a magical quality, and can be seen as somewhat confusing how to work into your wardrobe. Part of the 1990's revival fashion is currently experiencing, every fashionista has gravitated to this groovy trend. However this time around things are a bit more refined, rather than the kitsch of yesteryear. 
This space age trend is actually part sci-fi as the surface appears to change colors as the angel of view changes. Statement pieces such as holographic bags, shoes and jackets are items that early adopters such as Anna Dello Russo were spotted wearing that really ignited this trend. 
Designers such as Stella McCartney, Lanvin, 3.1 Philip Lim, Burberry Prorsum and countless others began infusing the futuristic color into everything from structured tops, pencil skirts and technology accessories such as ipad cases. 
Holographic items instantly give a glistening effect and can be worn with more solid or muted pieces for a toned down look, or amped up in a full dress or  matching separates to make a sparkly statement. A transparent garment such as a loose structured top or coat can act as a layering piece with unlimited options to layer upon. High-sheen fabrications are the newest addition to the trend juxtaposed with classic fabrics and silhouettes. Accessories such as envelope clutches and ballet flats are easy ways to dip your toes in this futuristic trend without fear of over committing. 
Want a more sleek and current look rather than standby metallics? Holographic and iridescent pieces, weather bold, minimalist, or complete head to toe looks will always be eye catching. 

Mesh Dreams

Mesh has overtaken the street wear blogs, appeared on social media trendsetters, given the lux treatment on the runway and has made it's way into the closets of women around the world.
Originally seen as athletic wear, mesh has undergone a massive image overhaul in recent years. No longer confined to basketball courts, mesh is one of the staples in the sport lux trend seen from countless designers including Gucci, Stella McCartney and Marc Jacobs to mass appealing brands such as ASOS. This athletic trend fuses fashion with high tech materials for a look that is anything but reserved for the gym.
Mesh can be extremely versatile depending on the styling of the piece. Skirts with with mesh hemlines are an easy way to test this trend out while still looking chic in classic silhouettes.
Here is classic A-line, just with a sporty twist.
Pencil skirts look flawless with a mesh overlay, gives an athletic edge to this wardrobe staple.

Dresses with panels provide more coverage, perfect for a night out with a team of girlfriends.
For the more daring there are options that will turn heads quicker than a stolen base.

There is something for everyone with this trend, with a new take on once locker room ridden fabrics that will whip you into fashionable shape. This athletic inspired fabric is perfect for layering everything from camisoles to sweaters making it easily transcend season after season.
Gear up for a sporty look that will ensure applause without a game winning goal.