Spring 2013 trends from the runway

The spring 2013 shows have ended and New York, London, Paris and Milan have left fashion fans around the globe eager for spring 2013 to begin hitting store shelves. The new warm weather season gave the world many new trends for spring 2013 as well as continuing trends from the spring 2012 season.
Here are a few trends, old and new, spotted on the spring/summer 2013 runways in New York, London, Milan and Paris which we can look forward to early next year.


1)      Flat soles

2)      Statement platform soles

3)      Sculpted heels

4)      Strappy styles

5)      Color blocking

6)      Pastels, bright colors and neutral tones

7)      Black and white



1)      Bright colors

2)      Medium and small satchels

3)      The hobo handbag returns!

4)      Color blocking

5)      Plastic handbags

6)      Geometric patterns

7)      The shoulder bag returns!

8)      Clutches stay strong



1)      Big and bold

2)      Bright colors

3)      Floral designs

4)      Plastic materials

5)      1960’s influence

6)      Pearl and circle inspiration



1)      Stripes

2)      Bright colors

3)      Longer hemlines

4)      Geometric patterns; i.e blocks, squares on Louis Vuitton runway

5)      Color blocking remains

6)      Neutrals: light beige/tan, whites

7)      Black and white

8)      Pastels

9)      Soft, flowing fabrics paired with structured handbags

10)   Ruffles

11)   Sport trend continues

12)   Florals continue

13)   Peplum continues

14)   Pencil skirts continue.

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