Move over, pantsuit, there's a new suit in town. The shorts suit has quickly become one of our Summer go-tos, thanks to runways like Prabal Gurung, Jenni Kayne, and J.Crew. At first, the thought of a matching printed shorts and jacket combo might sound tricky, which is why we're styling the shorts suit three totally different ways in today's installment of Currently Trending. And after this, when it comes to wearing a shorts suit this season, think "yes you can!"
With SXSW and Coachella under our belts, we're officially in music festival mode. And with Bonaroo 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, then check out our music festival must haves. Shop the outfit looks below!
It's pool-party season, which means it's time for lots of fun in the sun. And that begs the question: how do you dress when you're hitting the pool scene? Every girl wants to look stylish without trying too hard, so with that in mind, we've put together three inspirational outfits just for you. On Allison: StyleMint top, BCBG Max Azria skirt.
Move over LBD, we're all about a good LWD this season! The little white dress is our Summer staple, and we plan on wearing our LWDs everywhere, from the streets to a day at the races. Watch today's installment of Currently Trending to see how we're styling the perfect white dress right now. You'll want to pick up your own stat!
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.
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.