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Posted Jan 04 2013 4:07am
2012 is finished, kaput, all wrapped up. And so are several well-intentioned but ultimately distasteful fashion moments. Think over-the-forehead headbands, granny-chic gray hair and specs, and “meggings” (thank you, Russell Brand and Justin Bieber for trying to update ballet tights). Was there any trend as overplayed as peplum Girls, do we really want to cushion our waists and hips with extra fabric “It makes you look like you have junk in your trunk, ” says Alyssa Titus, owner of Azura Clothing in Rehoboth. Along those lines, even J. Lo looks isabel marant frumpy in wide and baggy harem pants. For Titus, neon was the top 2012 disaster. It’s fine on a belt or on a flashy pair of pumps, but head-to-toe day-glo orange “is not flattering if you’re over 25, ” she says. Frankly, head-to-toe anything (ahem, animal-print jumpsuits) screams adult onesie. Bright whites, stripes and shorts suits in 2013 We’re not going to lie. Some trends in 2013 look downright scary (e. g., channeling “Fifty Shades of Grey” with corset-style leather harnesses that attempt to straddle feminine and dominatrix). On the opposite end, oversized sportswear and Bermuda shorts aren’t exactly universally appealing. One cutting-edge color getting a lot isabel marant sneakers of press is emerald. Color authority Pantone named it the 2013 color of the year. This jewel tone is downright enchanting on a beaded shirt by Free People, paired with wide-leg cream trousers, according to Titus. Black and white has been a closet staple for years, but designers like Marc Jacobs and Michael Kors continued to experiment with mod stripes and graphic prints in their spring 2013 collections. Stripes are “really preppy and always look clean and crisp and classic, Isabel Marant Boston Suede Wedge Sneakers Black ” Titus says. Plus, white no longer comes in just winter white or summer barbecue white. Designers are adding visual interest by slashing necklines, adding eyelets and inserting sheer on sheer overlays. Finally, the shorts suit. Show some leg, stay cool and persuade your manager to let you wear comfortable shorts to the office. They’re versatile and so Annie Hall Isabel Marant Bird Wedge Sneakers Gold.