Some of the most inspiring things are just outside your own window, which is why we're looking to all things in nature for this installment of Currently Trending. From painterly florals to waves to earthy textural elements, there are so many ways to incorporate the great outdoors into your style — this was a theme we saw on the runways at Michael Kors and Preen. Watch on and get inspired by everything around you for this season!
Leather is mainly reserved for cooler months, but for Spring and Summer 2013, designers displayed loads of leather on their runways in varying shades and styles. On that note, we're giving our leather jackets a rest for now and reaching for sumptuous leather shorts, vibrant circle skirts, and buttery shell tops that can be worn for both work and play. Click on for this episode of Currently Trending and start slipping into leather right now.
With SXSW under our belts, we're officially in music festival mode. With Coachella weekend two on the horizon — and since fashion has become almost as prominent as the music at the fairgrounds — we're styling up our bohemian best before we hit the desert. Watch today's episode for outfit inspiration — four ways — then, check out our music festival must haves. Shop the outfit looks below!
Blue is easily one of the colors we are most excited about wearing this season. Many designers looked to the water and sky for inspiration this season and translated these themes onto the runway with pretty cloud prints, varying shades of blues, and fluid fabrics. We're giving you an inside look at our process — from how we spot the trend on the runway to the moment the trend comes to fruition on our shoot. Watch on and enjoy today's installment of Currently Trending. On Allison McNamara: Club Monaco top, Forever 21 pants, Target belt, Rag & Bone booties.
Ruffles can be beautiful and feminine, but they can also come off as really young-looking, too. Translation: we're culling inspiration from the Spring '13 runways — think Chloé, Givenchy, and Saint Laurent — to ensure that when we take on this season's ruffles, it looks sophisticated and fresh. To prove our point — and show you how to do it — we've got four different ruffled-up outfits to wear now. Watch on for all the details!
Black and white is a timeless color combo that's also right on trend for the current season. Designers took a more modern approach with the color combination for Spring and Summer, drawing inspiration from black and white photographs. In this edition of Currently Trending, we're showing you our interpretation of this classic pairing. From on-trend striped pants to a flirty and feminine look fit for your next date, we've styled up four outfits we think you'll love — see them all now! On Allison McNamara: BCBG dress, Fallon jewelry.
Stripes are a frequent go-to for the fashion-conscious set, and for Spring and Summer, designers pushed the boundaries when it came to this staple pattern. From thick vertical stripes to different sizes, colors, and directions, stripes covered everything from skirts to trousers. Hop on the trend early with these inspiring looks, and keep your eye out for all things stripes this season. On Allison McNamara: Cut25 dress, Heather Belle cuff.
Fact: we reach for denim on a daily basis. So for today's episode, we challenged ourselves to create outfits with our go-to jeans, dresses, and chambray tops with a fresh set of eyes for Spring. Whether it's styling up an all-white look for work or trying out denim-on-denim looks in the same wash, use this as an inspiration to push your denim styling to new heights!
Windowpane prints and checker prints are among Spring's biggest trends. Street-style stars and celebrities alike have already jumped on standout prints that we saw on the runways at Marni and Louis Vuitton, and in today's edition of Currently Trending, we're showing you four different ways to incorporate the trend into your own look. Watch it all right here, and tell us what you think!
Valentine's Day is this week — do you know what you're wearing to celebrate? Dressing for a date can be tricky. First, you have to take into consideration the place and location. Is it fancy? Casual? Once you've got the dress code down, it's time to incorporate your personal style, after all, you want to look like yourself. Whether you're spending the day exploring your local museum, or are heading out for a night on the town, use today's outfits as inspiration for your next date. On Allison McNamara: Prabal Gurung dress from Rent the Runway. Hair and makeup by Kasia Bohos.