Among the sea of diaphanous, dreamy frocks, we've pinpointed the most stylish and leggiest silhouettes to emerge from the Spring '12 collections. Of course, not all of us were born with Gisele gams, but these tailored cuts and inseams should flatter just about any form. First up: textural twists on your classic black pant. If you're going to stick to a monochromatic palette, you may as well have a little fun with it. Black's sleek and slimming effect will remain intact as you experiment with different textures. Grab a pair with leather panel detailing, a slick shiny finish, or woven side seams. Click through to see more of Spring's most wearable pant and trouser styles — and find out how they'll work their way into your wardrobe.
We've already covered the best colors and most flattering silhouettes from the runways to try come Spring, and now we're weighing in on the prettiest tops and blouses to get into for the season. We all wear them — so why not make sure you're wearing the freshest cut? First up: the flirty floral top. There was an explosion of gorgeous floral patterns on the runways for Spring, and it makes a great option for pairing with jeans or brightening up a solid skirt. Click through to see more of Spring's best blouses, and get tips on how to try them yourself.
When canvassing the Spring '12 runways, it can be tough to pinpoint the most complementary and standout hues, especially when you also take into account that most of us are not flaunting supermodel body types. We're not going to let that stop us from wearing the prettiest, brightest, and most flattering shades for our shapes. We've culled the most universally versatile and real-life wearable colors for you to try on for size. First up: pops of purple. The cool undertones of violets, lavenders, and mauves bring out the warmth of your skin tone and eye color, while the ultra feminine shade instantly injects a girlie vibe and slimming illusion. Click through to see more of Spring's color palettes and find out how they'll work their way into your wardrobe.
Let's be real: the body types that walk the runway aren't necessarily the ones that walk the streets — so it can sometimes be daunting to find fashion trends that will actually work for your figure. Luckily, Spring's runways showed some universally pleasing trends that have the potential to suit any shape — and there are surprisingly easy ways to make them work for your real life. First up: cutout shoulders. There's really no easier or faster way to show off toned arms and lend a bit of sex appeal to your look. Click through to see more of Spring's most flattering silhouettes, and get tips on how to try them yourself.
Spring '12 is filled with a range of bold trends to try out this coming season, but sometimes, the designers make it look a lot easier to wear them on the runway than the streets. To make your life easier, we culled five chic and wearable trends for you to breathe new life into your wardrobe. First up are peplum details; this embellishment is not only flattering, but also adds just the right amount of femininity to just about any look. Just click the slideshow to see more easy Spring trends and how you can easily translate them into your current style profile.