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Stylist Mindset: How to Rock this Spring's Top Trends
Written by Crystal Carson   

Produced & Styled by Crystal Carson
Photographed by Aaron Aubrey
Hair & Makeup Artist: Jen Tioseco using Charlotte Tilbury
Stylist Assistant: Chelsea Langenstam
Location: Courtesy of Nick Neacsu & Hillside Developments

woman wearing trousers and bomber jacket

TREND: WIDE LEG PANTS

The Trend: One of my favorite trends to come out of the spring collections this year is the wide-leg trouser. This style is in tune with the '70s trend headlining for Spring 2016.

HOW TO WEAR: Reach for a high-waisted style. Opt for a cropped style for a night out. Pair fluid ankle-length trousers with a pair of strappy heels or sandals.

 

The Perks: This cut will show off your shape by elongating your legs and accentuating your waist.

Bomber Jacket by Sanctuary (Nordstrom) / Pants by Missoni (BluBird) / Purse by Marc Jacobs (Mine & Yours) / Heels by Stuart Weitzman (Mine & Yours) / Rings by Birds of a Feather

shirt by Alexander McQueen (Holt Renfrew) / trouser by MARNI (Holt Renfrew) / Heels by Stuart Weitzman (Mine & Yours) / Bag by Mine & Yours (Mine & YOURS)

woman wearing floral dress and red jacket

Trend: Fiesta Red + Abstract Floral Prints

Fiesta Red The Trend: The high energy Fiesta Red is a harbinger of excitement. A vivid, fiery, yellow-based red, the Fiesta provides a stark contrast to the calming, softer nature of this season’s palette.

HOW TO WEAR: Wear it in prints, accessories, and switch up the little black dress to red this spring.

The Perks: When you wear this colour, all eyes will be on you. Who doesn’t want to be the lady in red?

Jacket by Brogden (BluBird) / Dress by Nicholas (BluBird) / Clutch by Mine & Yours (Mine & Yours) / Platform Heels by Saint Laurent (Nordstrom)

woman wearing red floral robe jacket

Trend: Abstract Florals

The Trend: Cue The Devil Wears Prada quote: “Florals for Spring? Groundbreaking.” New interpretations of floral prints are a little more abstract than their traditional predecessors. Forget polite and pretty—these blossoms have been exaggerated, stretched, and distorted.

HOW TO WEAR: Update your look with statement floral accessories, like oversized floral patchwork handbags, statement earrings, and print shoes.

The Perks: Easily make a fashion statement. The all-over print keeps eyes moving away from problem spots of wearer’s body. For the less adventurous, try floral patterns on a black background, with the colours muted and flattering against the tanned body.

Robe Jacket by Marni (Holt Renfrew) / Slip Dress by Mine & Yours (Mine & Yours) / Bag by Saint Laurant (Mine & Yours) / Shoes by L.A.M.B. (Mine & Yours) / Ring By Nordstrom (Nordstrom)

PURSE BY MICHAEL KORS PURSE BY HERMES VERSICOLOUR LIP STAIN IN “FOREVER DARLING” by MAC COSMETICS Nail Lacquer in “Have or Have Not” by MAC COSMETICS Charlotte Olympia Collection BRACELET BY HERMES SCARF BY TED BAKER FLATS BY PRETTY BALLERINA RING BY KENNETH JAY LANE (Available at Hudson’s Bay) Purse by Ted Baker

pajama daywear

Trend: Pajama Daywear

The Trend: Designers this season have put a modern twist on a nighttime classic with chic ready-to-wear pajamas to take you from day to night.

HOW TO WEAR: Instead of a jacket, opt for a kimono-style robe. Choose a pair of shoes that looks decidedly not like slippers when rocking a pajama set on the street.Try to avoid looking completely like you did when you rolled out of bed

The Perks: Pajama party, anyone? This laid-back look wins for over-the-top comfort with lightweight fabrics keeping you cool in the summer heat.

TOP & BOTTOMS BY OLIVIA PALERMO FOR CHELSEA28 (NORDSTROM) / PURSE BY REBECCA MINKOFF (MINE & YOURS) / HEELS BY IVANKA TRUMP (NORDSTROM) / NECKLACE FROM ARGENTINA ANTIQUE MARKET



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