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Spring 2015 Runway Trends: Cat Lady

Spring 2015 Runway Trends: Cat Lady via Aaryn West

Novelty prints are having a major moment right meow. So much so that it was a little difficult deciding which ones to report on. From common favorites like birds and butterflies, to the still-going-strong selection of tropical fruits (pineapples and bananas, anyone?), conversationals are a hot commodity for Spring 2015. Cats make for a relevantly quirky choice because they satisfy not only the ‘cute animal’ category, but can also merchandise well with the tropical themes that will no doubt dominate the season. Here Kitty, Kitty!

Giles, Alice + Olivia, Libertine all via Style.com
Background print © Aaryn West

Posted by:  aaryn
In:  Trends
08 Oct 2014

Resort 2015 Runway Trends: Folk Fairytale

Resort '15 Print Trends: Folk Fairytale via Aaryn West

Here’s a transitional print concept that spills over from Fall 2014, but with a lighter, more springlike color palette. One part floral, one part Ukrainian embroidery, with a dash of fairytale whimsy thrown in for good measure, these prints bring a fresh, bohemian take on a trend your Grandmother would likely adore. To keep things really authentic, make sure to include references to traditional embellishment techniques such as cross-stitch or beading.

Alice + Olivia, Valentino all via Style.com
Background print © Aaryn West

Posted by:  aaryn
In:  Trends
28 Aug 2014

Resort 2013: Skin City

Resort 2013 Recap: Skin City - Fashion Trends via Aaryn West

Animal prints continued to be a popular theme in many Resort collections, perhaps being used in even more adventurous ways than the previous Fall season. Stick to the basic skins [jungle cats, the occasional zebra] and update by using fun colors, or combining with pretty much any other type of print out there, with florals and baroque being among the most popular. Of course a classic skin is never a bad idea, either.

Resort 2013 Recap: Skin City - Fashion Trends via Aaryn West

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Posted by:  aaryn
In:  Fashion
04 Sep 2012

Kitty Cat Coat: Fall 2012 Trends

Fall 2012 RTW - the Leopard Coat - via Aaryn West

Several trends are evident after seeing the Fall 2012 RTW runway shows, and faux animal skins, big cats in particular, seem to be a popular choice for outerwear. Whether your wardrobe is simple and sleek or full of colors prints, a jacket with an animal print may fit in rather nicely.

Fall 2012 RTW - the Leopard Coat - via Aaryn West
Fall 2012 RTW - the Leopard Coat - via Aaryn West

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Posted by:  aaryn
In:  Trends
26 Feb 2012