Michael Kors Spring 2015
Another spring look from Michael Kors 2015 runway this week that hits one of fashion’s current trends — perforated. I like the way this perforated skirt is reminiscent of eyelet without the extra dose of sweetness. You’ll also see this trend on handbags, tops, sleeves and shoes.
Elliot Lucca bucket bag $98
Just yesterday the Nordstrom catalog landed in the mail showing this yellow Elliot Lucca bucket bag ($98). This perforated little number ticks two trends in one bag, because the drawstring bucket bag is everywhere right now. If you have the slightest weakness for this shape, this is your season to grab one. I had one years ago (probably 20+ years) in tan that I adored and wore all the time until a pen leaked in the bottom and ruined it. Clearly I’m still a bit traumatized over it.
But, back to the matter at hand. Here are some more outfit ideas that incorporate the modern perforated look.
Natalie Off Duty
I’ve already purchased a perforated grey belt and am likely to grab a pair of flats for this summer. What do you think of the trend? Are you more likely to skip or shop something perforated this season?
“Sweet life continues in the breeze, in the golden fields.” ― Jack Kerouac
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Tagged 2015, bucket bag, eyelet, handbags, Michael Kors, perforated, Spring, Street Style
Swingy skirt + tee
Wearing: Levi’s t-shirt / striped scarf (similar) / Anthropologie chambray skirt (similar) / Joan & David espadrilles / Francesca bubble dot bracelet / Swatch watch
Happy May Day!
“Spring is the time of plans and projects.”
― Leo Tolstoy from Anna Karenina
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Tagged 40+ style, Anthropologie, Casual, Chambray, Espadrilles, full skirt, Levi's, personal style, scarf, Spring, weekend casual
It’s maddening to buy clothes that have a one-season shelf life. We spend a lot of time shopping for clothing, that we might only wear for a short amount of time. I’m always interested in getting more mileage out of things, even trendy items, which by their very nature are short-lived (maybe 2-4 seasons, i.e. all-white has been going steadily for about 3 seasons and is heading into 2013 as strong as ever).
With the Spring 2013 runway collections wrapping up in Paris, next year’s trends are already starting to crystallize. Since most of us are still shopping for this season, why not kill two birds with one stone? You can add a few forward-looking trends to your closet right now, that will have you ahead of the curve come March.
Les Copains, Spring 2013
Gucci, Spring 2013
Balmain, Spring 2013
Dries Van Noten, Spring 2013
Thom Dolan, $350
I got a kick out of the Dries Van Noten spring collection this year. He makes me want to pick up some plaid and relive the 90s. His layering techniques and materials are masterful. Click the link above and see how he turned grunge into a posh affair.
My Spring Fashion Pinterest board is up to 141 looks. If you want to see what else is trending, go take a look and get ahead on your shopping.
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Tagged Anthropologie, Balmain, Dries Van Noten, Fall Fashion, Gucci, Les Copains, Marc Jacobs, plaid, Runway, Spring, stripes, Transitional dressing, vertical stripes, Yellow