Mar 5, 2012

Spring 2012 Fashion Trends

I don't know about you, but I'm ready for spring and summer! 

Ohio is going through an identity crisis right now, (one day it's 70 degrees and the next it's snowing...), which only makes me long for warmer weather all the more.

In less than one month, I will be on the beaches of Destin, FL for our spring break, which got me to thinking about about what I'll be packing, which got me to thinking about what the style trends are for spring and summer 2012.

In case you were wondering the same thing, I did a little research and put some things together for you!  (And you will be glad to know that all the items are under $50!).

This first collection is all about lace and the style from the roaring 20's!  You'll be seeing Peter Pan collars, fringe, lace, and dropped waists.  Don't be afraid to throw on the pearls, too!

20's/lace style 2012

The next trend is all floral!  I'm not a huge fan of florals, but if done is small doses, they can add a feminine flair to any outfit!
floral 2012

African prints and styles are definitely going to be seen this spring and summer.  But don't overdo this trend.  If you have a solid dress, add a pair of animal print shoes or clutch.   I liked these pieces because they give off the African/Safari feel without being too much.

It should come as no surprise that Pastel's are back in style.  I mean, how can you not be happy when you see these soft and pretty shades?  But again, be careful not to go crazy.  You don't want to look like a bridesmaid gone just want to be in style.  Try a nude shoe with a pastel dress or a few simple pastel accessories.

pastels 2012

The last trend is color blocking.  It has been around for a while, but don't be afraid to take it a step further this spring, especially since 60's/Mod style is also trending.

color block 2012

There you have it!  So tell me, will you be trying out any of these Spring/Summer Trends, and if so, which ones?

I will be linking up with Real Momma Real Style at Momma Go Round, and What I Wore Wednesday at The Pleated Poppy.  Be sure to check them out!

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  1. Maybe I need a floral intervention! ;) You'll have to help me :)

    1. Deb: I can definitely help you with the floral intervention :)

  2. Ok, I'm totally jealous you get to go to Destin for Spring Break. My brother lives in Pensacola, not too far from Destin. Can I ride along in your suitcase?

    I've noticed TONS of florals too...big florals. At first I was completely opposed, but then I bought a floral Easter dress for my daughter and it looks SO pretty. Dare I say I just ordered a floral dress for myself from Modcloth? I did. :-)

    Have fun on your vacay! Hope you find some lovely pieces to wear on your trip.


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