Saturday, April 2, 2011

Spring Preview Fashion Sneak Peek

Happy Saturday! :D

I initially planned to do this post when Spring started, but I was sick and got busy, and you know the rest... ;)

Spring means a whole different wardrobe from Winter. I need to start taking out my Spring clothes sometime soon. Have you started taking out and adding onto your Spring wardrobe?

If you already did or still have to do so, here are 6 Spring trends to try, and 1 tricky trend to think about:


1. Classic YSL - emphatic color, elegantly cut jackets, and full shapes

Bright Colors

I loooooooove bright colors! During the Winter, I do tend to dress more in neutral colors, but I always make sure to add a pop of color - like a bright colored scarf, shoes, beret, or bag. :D

2. Trousers - the high-waisted pants


These look fantastic! I love the look of high-waisted pants. I'm not too sure if I can pull it off, though.

Do you guys have tips for petite girls who want to wear these? Would using high heels do the trick?

3. Wedges - strappy, sporty, colorful, etc.


When I was younger, I had such a hard time wearing wedges. But now that I try to use pumps and high heels more, I appreciate wedges. They give me height, while still being comfortable.

I think these would look great paired with shorts - they would really elongate your legs. :)


4. Fringe - ivory-tasseled jackets, suede-trimmed shawls, fringed vests, pants, and gowns


This is one trend I've never tried. I think it's time I get some fringed items for my closet. :)

5. Exotic Florals - dresses, shorts, skirts, shoes...


I loooooove florals! I have quite a few floral dresses in my closet, so that's good. :)

I want some floral skirts and shoes, though.

6. Long and Loose - relaxed silhouettes

Long and Loose Dresses

Another look I love, but not sure if my petite frame can pull off.

Any tips?

Tricky trend: Studded Biker Jackets

Studded Biker Jackets

I don't have one because I don't think it goes with my personality. But when worn with the right pieces, I think it would look good. Do you have a studded biker jacket?

What do you think of this season's trends? Are you already sporting any of them?

I hope all of you are having a fantastic weekend! :D

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  1. I love trousers and yes, being only 5 ft and maybe 2 inches it can be tricky to pull off but with a pair of uber high heels they can be worn.

    I love wedges they give you the height without hurting.

  2. Mimi, you have such an amazing blog! I honestly enjoy it very much especially these fashion posts, Anyways, I hope you have a wonderful weekend :D

  3. I'm petite myself, and I wear long and loose dresses. They actually make me look taller. I'm sure you will not have a problem wearing these types of dresses. I have a couple of wedges, and I have to agree, I love how they give me a little bit of height.

    Hope you are doing well!

    Unopened Letters to the World


  4. love this post! =) Haven't wore a high-wasted trousers.. I might try it... =) I love florals too! =D

  5. this post is great, good pictures and i like it :)

  6. great recap love the color blocking and the wedges been looking for some and just started buy the long skirts =) excited for the fashion no for the sunny days =( I like winter and cold

  7. Wonderful colors and beautiful outfits.
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  9. Trousers and Wedges! Oh my! Thanks for your comment. Love the bright colors, too.

  10. I'm not wild about florals but I do like trousere pants.

  11. There are so many things I LOVE this Spring. I love the florals, the long skirts/dresses and the wedges. Im also glad that fringe is back. And I am in desperate need of some cute trousers!

    <3Chelsea Elizabeth

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  14. I absolutely love bright colours at the moment, wish I had more of this trend in my wardrobe. I'm really not looking forward to the colder weather here, I can already notice the nights being cold now but I am trying to look forward to the chance for a different season of fashion.

  15. Great post! Makes me excited for Spring which still hasn't sprung where I am : (

  16. nice post!
    really loving all these trends, I want to try them all!

  17. Nice post, Mimi!:D

    I love YSL - always elegant. As for high-waisted trousers, I always wear wedges with them.:D

    I like all these but I will be skipping the last one, it's just not right for the weather here in SoCal.:D

    Have a great week, Mimi!:D

    ***** Marie *****

  18. hi everyone, thanks for your comments! and i'm so happy you guys love this post! have fun trying these trends! :D

  19. Im totally in love with the pants and the adorable florals:) Hope you had a great weekend, sunshine

  20. The Derek Lam trouser jeans are TDF. I need a pair. STAT.

    Melanie@Unravelled Threads
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  21. Wedges, wedges, wedges! I have been sporting them since the weather warmed up - love, love, love!! :)

  22. oh my I want a pair of high waist pants soo bad, everyone's wearing them now haha, and some hot colorful wedges too :D love the picks you made in this post!

  23. This is so amazing!


  24. me gusta mucho tu blog,
    las fotos son muy bonitas!! todos los colores de la nueva temporada son preciosos!!


  25. Im loving all the seventies style dresses coming back and the bright colors. XOXO

  26. I'm so happy it's time to think about Spring clothes! I definitely need to find more fringe-y things for my closet, I'm on the hunt for a suede fringe jacket this season!


  27. Love this list. Thanks for all of the Spring inspiration for my closet. I am so needing some high waisted trousers.

  28. Diana-- i hope you had a great weekend too!

    Melanie-- me too! haha. ;)

    Erika-- i started wearing my wedges too!

    Pop Champagne-- thanks, glad you love them! i knoow, everyone's wearing high-waisted pants. ;)

    Dylana-- thanks!

    elba-- gracias! :D

    Venus In Virgo-- :D

    Ashley-- i need to get some fringed items as well! :D

    Sunny&Star-- you're very welcome! :)

  29. so many fun trends here for the all the color and the high waisted pants

  30. Bright colors, florals, and more wedges please!!!

    Chic on the Cheap

  31. Hey Mimi Girl! Hope you are having a wonderful Monday!
    Oh, I love color, so yay for that!

    I also love wedges :)
    Great post Girl!
    gi gi

  32. definitely looking to get more colorful pieces into my spring wardrobe. love those grey wedges and the floral shoes too.

  33. i'm really liking the fringe and studded trend!!! Many celebs have been sporting them lately. i'm definitely going to make sure to buy my some fringed vests and studded jackets next time i go shopping. :D


  34. naina-- i looooove the high waisted pants!

    LyddieGal-- :D

    gi gi-- thank you! i hope you're having a lovely week!

    Cheryl-- the floral shoes are something else, huh? :)

    Carrie-- i need to get some fringed pieces too!

  35. Love Wedges! So comfy!
    I'm also liking the Fringe and Florals.

  36. i've gotten my spring clothes out! unfortunately, the weather has been so back and forth lately, i can't put away the winter clothes quite yet! thanks for stopping by my blog!

  37. I love bright colors and florals!:)

    I'm currently really into the color Coral. It's so Spring!

    xoxo, Bree

  38. Sundresses and Smiles-- i haven't put away my winter clothes either - the weather is crazy!

    Bree-- coral is a beautiful color!

  39. I think I can only pull off number 4,5 and 6 lol... I cant doo those huge wedges i will definitely trip and break something!!...and the biker studded jackets are soo cuteee.. I think that's easier to pull off than the high-waisted trousers and my friend has one and I think it's pretty cool looking =]

  40. ThisIsAlx-- haha, trust me, you'll get used to wedges! practice makes perfect. :D