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Summer 2009 Fashion Trends
Posted on May 22nd, 2009

Fool Proof Style Guide – Summer 2009

Oh fun! Summer is here and we get to play dress up once again! We all want to be part of the cool crowd, and that includes being fashion current. No need to worry, we’ve done the research for you and have taken the guesswork out of what to buy. Simply take our list on your next shopping extravaganza and you’re all set.

Summer 2009 Fashion Trends

It’s Halloween in June! The new trends invite cowgirls and princesses… tribal queens, school girls and Greek goddesses, as well as 1980’s rock chicks and hardcore safari bitches to party with us this summer. Keep a look out for these themes in magazines and stores.

Now that you have an idea what directions the new themes are taking, let’s clarify how to pair the silhouettes up, what colors to choose and what details to hunt for…

SILHOUETTE:
  1. Long cardigans and blazers (pair with 5,6,7,9)
  2. Boxy cropped jackets (pair with 4,5,6,7,8,9,10)
  3. Off-the-shoulder oversized tops (pair with 4,5,9)
  4. Short shorts (pair with 2,3)
  5. Leggings and skinnys (pair with 1,2,3)
  6. Harem pants (pair with 1,2)
  7. Blousy pants (pair with 1,2)
  8. Jumpsuits and rompers (pair with 2)
  9. Pencil skirts (pair with 1,2,3)
  10. Long skirts (pair with 2)

COLORS AND COLOR COMBINATIONS:
  • Tonals (same color, different levels of dark and light)
  • Navy with gold
  • Black and white
  • Nudes beiges and khakis
  • Neons and Citrus colors (orange green yellow)
  • Gold accessories
  • Pastel pink

FABRICS:
  • Geometric prints
  • Lace
  • Wrinkled and light weight
  • Shiny lame
  • Sheers
  • Acid wash denim

DETAILS:
  • Geometric folds and shapes
  • Asymmetric necklines
  • Hats and head scarves
  • Powerful yet sexy pumps
  • Color blocking
  • Ribbons
  • Ruffles
  • Cut-outs
  • Oversized earrings and necklaces (tribal chunky ornate gold)
  • Feathers
  • Fringe
  • Intricate tailoring
  • Pleats
  • Layering

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