Looking at the street style trends of London fashion week 2016 have us feeling inspired! The following are a few of our favourite trends seen on the streets of London this past week, and we hope you will feel inspired too. Whether you go all out and mix these trends for entire outfits, or simply implement some of them into your wardrobe, we are here to guide and help you look your chicest self this Spring.
1. 70ies Denim
The 70ies inspired style has been a big trend in 2015, and it continues into 2016. Denim being the focal point of the style, a modern take on the trend is displayed in cute button down skirts, with a great silhouette which flatters every body shape. Soft denim dresses and the classic subtle flare jean are a must.
Des Petits Hauts, Olivette Skirt, Indigo £115 – MiH Jeans, Angie Dress, Blue Chambray £265 – MiH Jeans, Bodycon Marrakesh, Lupin £235
2. Navy Monochrome
Navy is chic, polished and the perfect transition colour from black. As one of the most important colours right now, using this colour for a trendy monochrome look is exactly what will have heads turning your way. Mixing textures makes this outfit even more interesting.
Penelope Chilvers, Carmen Velvet Boots, Sapphire £275 – MiH Jeans, Bonn Jeans, Neo Navy £165 – Wyse, Juliet Jumper with Pink Metallic Elbows, Navy £170
3. Intricate Detailing
Ruffles, tassels, lace, fringe and lace cut outs in all shapes and sizes is what adorned the garments on the streets of London during Fashion Week. Whether they are small and almost secret, or big and eye catching this trend spices up any wardrobe.
Custommade, Gizem Blouse, Grey £130 – Autumn Cashmere, Fringe Navajo, Cream £200 – PK. Berry, Elena Blouse, Ivory £140
4. Patterns and Embroidery
Printed patterns, large and small, as well as embroidery predominated the #ootds (Outfit Of The Day-s) of London Fashion Week. Delicate stars, flowers or geometric shapes, macro floral, as well as stripes and Moroccan patterns are only but a few of the styles spotted. Go for what suits your style, be that pastels or stronger colours, many or few.
Pyrus, Duma Embroidered Jacket, Black £280 – Marais Fur, Boho Luxe Gilet, Cream £295 – Custommade, Elektra Dress, Navy £215
5. The Sweater Dress
The sweater dress, either knitted or woven is the perfect way to wear a dress in these last few weeks of Winter transitioning into Spring. They keep you warm, and look super trendy and fabulous with tights and a pair of cute boots.
Madeleine Thompson, Ariana Dress, Charcoal £280 – American Vintage, Lika Dress, Ecry Raye £75 – Chinti and Parker, Horizontal Rib Dress, Grey £295
6. Sporty Bomber
The bomber jacket had a massive come back in 2014, and it has stayed. Giving a sporty vibe, whilst keeping you warm, makes it the perfect jacket to chug on for quick errands. If sporty is your thing, you can even rock it with your favourite pair of stylish trainers for an easy shopping or weekend outfit.
Harris Wilson, Malick Jacket, Marine £108 – Essentiel, Londonette Top, Purple £110 – Paige, Edgemont Ultra Skinny, Black £248
7. Quirky Graphics in Bright Colours
Contrasting to the feminie boho, floral print and monochrome is the pop art inspired fashion. Quirky sayings and everyday objects are printed, embroidered or knitted in strong contrasting colours. This style is fun and chic when styled the right way.
Soludos, Espadrille, Pineapple Black £55 – Bella Freud, Oh Jumper, Blue £275 – Bella Freud, Rock Dreams Jumper, Black £280
The feature picture displays a mixture of these trends, styled with items available at Katie&Jo. The blouse is from Custommade, the skirt is Des Petis Hauts and the booties are Penelopy Chilvers. Staying monochrome in single hue blue is spot on trend right now. Mixing different textures such as denim, velvet and chunky knit, gives the outfit an interesting twist. The contrast between the heavy knit and the feminine skirt is what it is all about this late Winter, early Spring season!
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