10 Spring & Summer Trends to Get into Your Wardrobe

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The start to every year keeps the fashion savvy glued to every bit of news snippet from the fashion capitals. It is the time of the year to update the wardrobe and to gear up for slaying the fashion circuit with style. We have curated a list for you, bringing together the must follow top Spring – Summer trends for this year.

1. It’s all About the Hats

Queen Elizabeth still rules the look and so does the whole royal family with the world following their lead this season. It’s going to be all about the hats, the bigger the better.

2. Athleisure – at its best with shorts

Wear those shorts with panache and add glamor to your look by adding on a blazer to your ensemble. Last year was all about stylized cycling shorts and this year will see a lot of tailored ones and Bermuda shorts added to this list. Many celebrities are already slaying the look with biking shorts and stilettos!

3. Tie & Dye and Animal Print

Maxi dresses, co-ordinates, summer blazers, kaftans, yoga wear and everything that you can think of is looking uber chic in this fabric which hibernated after the ’60s but is here to stay. No longer just a bohemian fashion trend, tie and dye and animal print is making a fashion statement on runways.

4. Bling it

Who doesn’t love a little glitz and it has always been the favorite of designers? Sequined shrugs, tops, skirts, shorts, dresses, and jumpsuits are a must own look for 2019. Don’t just stop the bling to your dresses for it is the trend in gym gear too for this season.

5. Go Earthy

The terracotta color palette has made a smooth transition from last year to maintain its position in the top trends for this year as well. Combinations of sunburnt orange and wine, deep reds and sunshine shades are what you must go in for your cocktail dress or flared pants.

6. Puff it Up

Big and bold is the mantra when it comes to shoulders this season. The boxy padded look has given way to dresses with puffed shoulders. The style works well with flowy silhouettes and defined necklines.

7. Take a bow to the Bow

Bows have always added a feminine touch to any outfit it is made a part of and this is the year of the Bow. Big and small, at the neckline or cinching the waistline, bows are going to be everywhere.

8. Tailored Tuxedos

A look made immensely popular by the Duchess of Sussex with her tuxedo dress and Hermes coming out with their line of tuxedoes with missing buttons, it is the new yet the trendiest kid on the block.

9. Pleats and Ruched Dresses

A look carried over from the last season, ruched dresses accentuate the curves. The blue Givenchy in this style is already making waves. Micro pleating brings volumes, eases movement and lends a silhouette-flattering look to the body.

10. Work the workout

The season of Athleisure is still not over yet as spandex mesh leggings continue to keep the fashion gurus excited. Paired with bomber jackets, they are perfect for gym and also for a luncheon. Leather look shiny spandex leggings is the perfect combination of Athleisure meeting bling for this season’s one of the top trends.

 

 

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EVOLUTION OF SUITING: FROM RIGID GARMENT TO FLEXIBLE ONE

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The suiting much to our realization was came into being around the 17th century, and then in the 1800s, Beau Brummell reformed the typical suit combination which was earlier more on the lines of ornate and dandified to a more subtle and composed version.

And now here we are in the 21st century with an ever-changing and evolving range of suiting. The recent most development in the garment category of suits is adding stretch to the ever loved formal wear.

Typically suits were and still are made of fibers like wool, cotton, linen and polyester, all of these fibers when woven produce a hard constructed fabric ideal for suit making. But this fabric construction leads to an absolutely negligible stretch in the final garment, thus making the garment stiff.

In older times the stiffness or compact construction of suiting was not much of a concern as the lifestyle was not as active as compared to now.  But as times change the need of the individuals’ changes as well, hence to adapt to the 21st century’s active lifestyle “Suits with stretch” in them have been developed

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