The Top Five Trends To Incorporate Now from Paris Fashion Week Spring 2016

The Top Five Trends from Paris are sure to have you thinking about tweaking your closet this season for an added sense of savor faire.

And that right there is the takeaway of paying attention to runway trends. How can you update your look to present the best you? By paying attention, not too much, but just enough to know what’s current.

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Here’s a look at the Top Five Trends from Paris Fashion Week Spring 2016 to update your look with right now. Consider it your cheat sheet & take note!

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Seen at: Lanvin(left), Rochas(right), Dries Van Noten, Sonia Rykiel

Make it yours: Leave it to Paris to produce everyday go-to’s with a decidedly glamorous appeal. Sure, there may not be many a day where you get or need to flaunt  glittery pieces, but, when you do want to surprise, why not go all the way? From blazers to cowboy shirts, seeing classics get the gilt treatment looked effortless – and so will you if you don pieces that are standard but drenched with sequins on special days.


Seen at: Celine(right), Alexander McQueen(left), Comme Des Garcons

Make it yours: What started at Dior last season made it’s way round from city to city. Loose interpretations of classic Victorian/Edwardian silhouettes and shirting brought back a sense of femininity to many real world collections. Go for pleats, ruffles and the ilk, just keep it grounded in neutrals as above.

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Seen at: Hermes, Nina Ricci(right), Vetements, Comme Des Garcons Comme Des Garcons(left)

Make it yours:  Apron like dresses and tops made for savvy layering pieces and are sure to deliver year-round wear. Think of it this way, take a simple halter neck top or dress and layer away underneath as temperatures drop.

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Seen at: Balenciaga(left), Kenzo, Celine, Veronique Leroy, Loewe(right)

Make it yours: Sure, earrings are a mainstay, and yes, it might sound ridiculous to say they are back. And while true, they were deployed to punctuate many a look. Just think about it, earrings are akin to red lipstick. They brighten your face and make it pop. No need to go basic though, why not try a conversation starter?

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Seen at: Stella McCartney(left), Issey Miyake(right)

Make it yours: Deceiving micro pleats that add the look of texture to even the simplest of garb made an appearance on almost every major runway from New York to Paris. Best of all were pieces that boasted color blocking, giving further depth. Even if it’s a basic t-shirt, be on the look out for pleated pieces to elevate any look.

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