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Bold prints and stripes for spring 2020 from New York Fashion Week

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Chiara Boni le petite robe spring 2020 New York Fashion Week

Get ready to take center stage! There is nothing like an eye catching print. If you love bold, big, and bright, then the spring 2020 season is for you. Designers at the New York Fashion Week favored bold, bright, and dazzling prints, patterns, and stripes for the upcoming warm weather season; and no one will be able to fade into the background while wearing them.

Are you an animal print girl? Chiara Boni le petite robe will be your go-to designer for spring 2020. Prefer giant stripes? Cho Cheng and Noon by Noor have you covered. Looking for a pattern or print no one else has? Look no further than Custo Barcelona and Chiara Boni.

Chiara Boni

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Indonesian Diversity

Kyle Richards

photo credit: courtesy of Kyle & Shadida PR by Andrew Warner

Noon by Noor

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Cho Cheng

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Custo

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photos courtesy of Custo Barcelona PR

It’s going to be a dazzling season next year. What do you think of bold prints, patterns, and stripes for spring 2020? Which do you prefer? Bold prints, or wide stripes?

Thanks for stopping by!

XOXO
Cathy


Asymmetrical plaid and mis-matched sneakers

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wearing: earrings / sunglasses / lipstick / plaid and black dress / black handbag / nail polish / Gucci sneakers /

Plaid is a huge trend this fall 2019 season, so I knew it was something I wanted to rock at New York Fashion Week. I didn’t want to do wear a menswear look, or attempt to wear plaid pants; which make me look fat-let’s just admit it. So, when I spotted this comfortable yet very plaid dress, I knew it was the perfect way to rock the plaid trend without adding girth to my frame.

This dress turned out to be so comfortable! The top is a cotton blend which is soft and breathable; perfect for New York’s humidity. I loved the layered plaid fabric, and pretend arm tie around the waist. I decided to give it some fashion week, street style edge, by pairing the dress with sneakers. Now, this is fashion week, so I wasn’t going to pair it with my cardio kickboxing sneakers, oh no, these sneakers had to be fashion week appropriate. Enter Gucci. . .

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Sitting front row at Spring Studios with my friends Belle Haute and Fashionality.nyc / switched bag and earrings during the day: Cross body bag (sold out-similar here) / scarf tied on bag / hoop earrings /

So when I spotted this pair of fall 2019 Gucci sneakers, I knew they would be my workhorse shoe of fashion week. It’s always good to have fashionable, yet comfortable, shoes on hand for busy days of running to shows. These sneakers encompassed two fall 2019 shoe trends; lug platforms, and mis-matched. Yes, you read that right, mis-matched.

There is a huge trend right now to wear mis-matched shoes. People around the globe are wearing the same shoe, in two different colors. I am not sure if they come like that, or if people are buying the same shoe in two colors; nevertheless, mis-matched feet were everywhere on the streets of New York Fashion Week. My version of the trend was a bit more, shall we say, understated?

These Gucci sneakers had one green back, and one red back. That’s all. Nothing crazy. Just a tiny touch of a crazy trend. I don’t think anyone who saw my shoes even noticed the backs were different. Haha

I wore these sneakers almost every day. They were really comfy, and kept my feet happy throughout fashion week. Love that!

Stay tuned to seeing more of this dress as fall progresses. I plan to pair with boots and a jacket. It’s my favorite dress of the season!

Shop my plaid New York Fashion Week look:

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XOXO
Cathy

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Vintage inspiration at New York Fashion Week spring 2020

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Cho Cheng NYFW spring 2020

The last model has walked off the runways of New York Fashion Week, and we are left with so many trends to get excited about for next year. One of my favorite trends every season comes from vintage inspiration. It is always amazing to see which decades inspired designers for the season.

For the spring/summer 2020 season, designers were in love with the 40’s, 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s. We saw a lot of Hollywood glamour, sparkle and shine from the Studio 54 era, feminine touches from the 50’s, sleek and chic 40’s looks, as well as playful and fun 60’s styles. Here are a few highlights from some of the New York Fashion Week runways I attended reflecting the spring 2020 decades of inspiration:

Cho Cheng 60’s

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Taoray Wang 40’s and 70’s

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(photos courtesy of Taoray Wang PR-mine came out overexposed and blurry)

Hanh Merriman 70’s

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Son Jung Wan 70’s

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Indonesian Diversity 50’s

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Which one of spring 2020’s decades of inspiration inspire you? I am definitely feeling the 40’s and 70’s, although, I am forever feeling the 70’s, so that’s no surprise. Haha

Thanks for stopping by!

XOXO
Cathy