Spring and Summer 2016 – How to Wear

Shirt and Shift Dresses

Almost every designer collection for spring and summer 2016, had either a shift dress or a shirt dress. Anyways, here’s how to wear them for this season.

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If it’s too short, you can pair something with it as Agnes b did.

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Jeans wear

Jeans or denim is very popular during the summer seasons and it is also easy to wear. Directly from the runways and some catalogs, here is how to wear your jeans or denim for this season.

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Jumpsuits

For this season, there were only two types of jumpsuits that dominated the runways – the flared leg jumpsuits and the fitted(body hugging) jumpsuits. Coming in different colours and styles, it can be worn casually and can also be worn in a formal way.

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Shorts

Everyone or most people are really happy about the spring and summer seasons and shorts, shorts, shorts…………. are a must. On the catwalks of spring and summer 2016, a lot of short suits were present, a line shorts and shorts that have their length just stopping at the middle of the thigh.

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I do feel its a little bit too………… short, so I recommend adding tights just like John Galliano

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Handbags for Spring and Summer 2016

Doctor Bag

I love the shape, size and everything about the doctor bag, anyways for this season the doctor bag is comes with some embellishments. Fashion designers – Zac Posen, Valentin Yudashkin, Prada, Loewe, Elisabetta Franchi, BOSS Hugo Boss, Agatha Ruiz de la Prada, Daks, Emporio Armani etc.

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Bucket Bag

I guess everyone is aware of bucket bags but for this season a lot of very small pretty bucket bags were seen on the runways. If you aren’t a fan of the small styles, some fashion designers also made the very big ones and you can put all you want there. Stella McCartney, Jw Anderson, Celine, Louis Vuitton, Dolce Gabbana, Elisabetta Franchi, Paul & Joe, Kate Spade New York, Alberta Ferretti etc.

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Box clutches

Exude classic glamour with the beautiful Box clutches of this season. Valentino, Byblos Milano, Lanvin, Byblos Milano, Alena Akhmadullina etc.

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Print Bags

A lot of print bags were seen on the runways this season, many having to be animal print and flowery print bags. Louis Vuitton, Max Mara, Dolce & gabbana, Ppq, Roccobarocco, Sophia Webster, Tommy Hilfiger, Valentino, Daks, Aigner, Vivienne Westwood Red Label, Etro etc.

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Metallic Bags

Silver, gold, bronze and even colour blocked metallic bags are going to make a lot of hands glitter and shine this season. Fashion designers – Iceberg, Roccobarocco, Akris, Zac Posen etc.

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Backpacks

The backpack for spring and summer season this year comes in really small sizes, but some fashion designers also made the big ones. Manish Arora, The Rebel, Burberry, Paul Costelloe, Ppq, Alberta Ferretti, Agnes etc.

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Chain Bags

Gold and silver are the colours of chains trending this season. Although, other fashion designers made bags with coloured chains like Monique Lhuiller who designed a small colour blocked bag with a red colour chain. Carven, chanel, Dolce & Gabbana,  Elisabetta Franchi, lanvin, Msgm, Prada, Roccobarocco, Sophia Webster, Andrew Gn etc.

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Fringes

This season a lot of bags ranging from totes, satchels, beach bags, shopper bags, clutches and purses all have a fringe detail attached to them. Fashion designers naming a few – Tory Burch, dvf, Balenciaga, Loewe, Emilio Pucci, Laura Biagiotti, Alice Olivia By Stacey Bendet, etc.

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Spring and Summer 2016 Shoe Trends

Sneakers, Trainers, Plimsolls

Print – Tommy Hilfiger, Moncler Gamme Rouge, Missoni etc.
Colourblock – Rag & Bone, Msgm, Max Mara, Leonard Paris, Hermes, Giamba, Creatures Of The Wind etc.

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Flower – Orla Kiely, Emanuel Ungaro, Dolce & Gabbana, etc.
Buckles – Giambattista Valli, Aquilano.Rimondi, Christian Dior, etc.
Bow – Mother Of Pearl, Vivetta etc.

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Boots

Ankle boots, low heel boots, lace boots and even combat boots. Fashion designers – Vetements, The Blonds, Genny, Mary Katrantzou, Greg Lauren, Fausto Puglisi, Etro, Andrew Gn, Celine, Marissa Webb, Fay etc.

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Colours

Red – Agnes B, Antonio Berardi, Arthur Arbesser, Daniela Gregis, Iceberg, Sibling, Naeem Khan etc.

Blue – Aigner, Salvatore Ferragamo, Ermanno Scervino, etc.

Orange – Talbot runhof, Rick Owens, Oscar de la renta, etc.

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Flats

A lot of flats on the runways – ballet flats and flat sandals especially. There were also a few flat slip -ons. Derek Lam, Byblos Milano, Bottega Veneta, Blugirl, Aquilano.Rimondi, Emilio Pucci, Emporio Armani, J. Mendel, Laura Biagiotti, etc.

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Lace up

Pretty and girly lace up shoes stole the show during the spring and summer 2016 fashion week. Almost every fashion designer had this style of shoe in their collection – Balmain, Blugirl, Chloe, Cristiano Burani, Issa, Oscar de la renta, Sophia Webster, Salvatore Ferragamo, Ralph Lauren etc.

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Gladiators

These shoes which are low cut and have an open front are a must have for this season. One of the most sort after trends of last two seasons, it is also back as one of the most trending this season. Angelo Marani, Aquilano.Rimondi, Rebecca Minkoff, Giambattista Valli, Leonard Paris, Les Copains, Missoni, Roksanda, Rick Owens, Indian fashion designer Shivan & Narresh, Temperley London etc.

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Pointy toe shoes

Pointy toe shoes have dominated the other shoe styles for sometime now, and its growing stronger. Flats sandals, mules, ballet flats and of cause high heels. Fashion designers – Erdem, Mary Katrantzou, Valentin Yudashkin, Sophie Theallet, Paco Rabanne etc.

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Wedges

Wedges are one of the most important shoes for any spring and summer season. a lot of strappy styles, clog styles and even Shiatzy Chen embellished  sole wedge. Other fashion designers Monique Lhuillier, Sophia Webster colorblock, Sportmax, Vanessa Seward, Agatha Ruiz de la Prada, Agnes etc.

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Platform

Fyodor Golan, Holly Fulton, Louis Vuitton, Yerse, Naeem Khan sexy metallic type, Orla Kiely etc.

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Print

Most dominant were the animal print shoes but mixed print and pattern shoes were also seen on the catwalks, so…….. get the one you love most. My best is the gold and black stripe killer high heels from The Blonds. Bottega Veneta, Anna Sui, Erdem, etro, lanvin, Laura Biagiotti, Louis Vuitton, Mary Katrantzou, Opening Ceremony, Ppq, Roccobarocco, Vivetta etc.

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Embellished shoes

A lot of studded shoes walked the spring and summer 2016 runways. dolce and gabbana and a few other designers made use of crystals. Bottega Veneta, John Richmond, Paco Rabanne, Paul & Joe, Shiatzy Chen etc.

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Metallic

The Blonds as usual showcased very high embellished metallic shoes as well as Saint laurent, Sophia Webster and Shiatzy Chen. Other fashion designers include Jenny Packham, Lela Rose, Luisa Beccaria, oscar de la renta, Paul & Joe, Philipp Plein, , Sophie Theallet, Yerse etc.

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Colourblock shoes

This season has one of the most coloured blocked shoes ever. Manish Arora, Monique Lhuillier, Opening Ceremony, oscar de la renta, Peter Pilotto, Prada, Salvatore Ferragamo etc.

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Spring and Summer 2016 Hairstyle & Hair Accessory Trends

Headbands

Mutiple headbands are also trending this season. Chanel, Dolce & Gabbana, Antonio Marras, Marchesa, No. 21

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Ponytail Hairstyle

The twist ponytail, braided ponytail, high and low ponytail are all trending this season. Fashion designers  – Alice Olivia By Stacey Bendet, BOSS Hugo Boss, oscar de la renta, Salvatore Ferragamo, Vanessa Seward etc.

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Scarves

Gucci, Missoni, Marumasu, etc

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Hair flower

Moncler Gamme Rouge, duyos, Agnes, anna sui, dvf, Marchesa, Marina Hoermanseder, rodarte etc.

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Sleek, Smooth & Gelled Hairstyles

David Koma, Francesco Scognamiglio, Hannibal Laguna, Carmen Marc Valvo, 3.1 Phillip Lim, Salvatore Ferragamo, Rag & Bone etc.

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Hair Crowns

Many fashion designers bought into the Hair crowns idea for spring and summer 2016. We already know how much Dolce & Gabbana loves this trend, so they are definitely not left out. Saint Laurent, Bora Aksu etc.

Chignon & Bun

Bun hairstyles are very good for the warm season and it makes one look very sexy and girly especially when some few strands are left unpacked ( a bit messy) as seen on the catwalks of indian designer Ashish N Soni, Dolce & Gabbana, Emilio De La Morena and Etro. Others –  Alena Akhmadullina, Marchesa, Marina Hoermanseder, Monique Lhuillier etc.

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Bangs

  1. side swept bands – Giorgio Armani, Marni, Hugo Boss, Alexander Wang etc
  2. blunt bangs – Daizy Shely, Dimitri, Philipp Plein, Shiatzy Chen etc
  3. parted bangs – Vivetta
  4. fringe bangs – Blugirl, Vera Wang, Thomas Tait, Philosophy Di Lorenzo Serafini, Francesco Scognamiglio, Fay, etc.

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Braids

For braids for this season there is the dutch braid, the milkmaid braid, the regular three strand braid, etc. Some fashion designers who made the hair of their models into full braids or partial braids are Valentino, The Rebel, Lilly Ingenhoven, Pascal Millet, Victor Alfaro, Kookai, Desigual, Herve Leger, Louis Vuitton etc.

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The wind blowing effect

Tousled hair, a little bit more scattered but still beauty just like when the wind blows your hair. Alberto Zambelli, Gucci, msgm, Philosophy Di Lorenzo Serafini, Giamba etc.

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Windy effect

Center part

This hairstyle is very well known. You can wear your’s neatly parted or a bit messy especially with the curly hair making you look really sexy. Philipp Plein, Philosophy Di Lorenzo Serafini, Marchesa, Les Copains, John Richmond, Jean-Pierre Braganza, J. Js Lee, holly fulton, giamba, Francesco Scognamiglio, Ermanno Scervino, Costume National, ppq, Roksanda, Ralph lauren, Vivetta etc

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Center-part hairstyle

Curls

Burberry and Bottega veneta went for the 90’s curly hairstyle while Fay and Jasper conran went for the 70’s look. Aigner, Les Copains, Elisabetta Franchi, Ermanno Scervino, Ewa Herzog Show, Msgm, Nanette Lepore, Gucci, Thomas tait, Issa, Blugirl, Anna sui, Philosophy Di Lorenzo Serafini, Rohit Gandhi + Rahul Khanna etc.

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Side part

Most fashion designers went for the sleek and smooth side – part hairstyle like Anya Hindmarch, Ewa Herzog Show, Cividini. other fashion designers include Marni, Laura Biagiotti, Arthur Arbesser, blumarine, Byblos Milano, Alena Akhmadullina etc.

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Side part hairstyle