Spring / summer 2012 trends

summer spring 2012 fashion

In this section we will indulge in the shows, fashion and trends of Spring and Summer of 2012. Read about the latest and best trends for women over 40, my picks of the Spring couture shows in New York, Paris and Milan and highlights of my favorite trends like graphical prints and black and white. Enjoy!

How to wear floral pants over 40

In my 2012 Spring / Summer Trend report I identified floral pants as one trend that I will probably skip. But I must admit that I have warmed to this trend and have been tempted to succumb to it. It’s totally in line with my ‘as you get older, you need to get wilder‘ mantra and they are basically a lot of fun!

I have seen some fine examples in shops and on people and I may just snap them up in the sales. I still feel that this is a very fleeting trend, so any pants I will buy definitely need to be cheap. [click to continue…]

colourful summer dresses

Many of you are now experiencing summer days! And what could possibly look better on those hot days than a beautiful summer dress. So I went shopping online and created a selection of great summer dresses that I think are perfect for women over 40!

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Asia Fashion Exchange Singapore

You may not be aware of this but exciting things will be happening in Singapore next month, as from 14-20 May Asia Fashion Exchange will take place. The Asia Fashion Exchange consists of 4 main events:

  1. The Audi Fashion Festival with shows from Mugler, Raoul, Aldressedup and Roland Mouret to name but a few.
  2. The Asia Fashion summit where you will find many keynote speakers speaking about the business of fashion.
  3. Audi Star creation, which showcases young designers and a hosts a competition for best designer.
  4. And finally there is Blueprint, a trade show where international and Asian emerging designers can showcase and sell their collections.

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Spring 2012 trend black and white

 1. Milly 2. Donna Karen 3. Kate Spade 4. Sam Edelman 5. vintage dress

From all the 2012 Spring and Summer trends, I feel that the black & white trend has been a bit over shadowed by all the bright colours this season. This is a good thing of course as you all know how much I believe that we should all wear more colour. But let’s face it, you can never really go wrong with a good black & white ensemble. And if you are aiming to be chic and timeless, then these outfits may just take your fancy. [click to continue…]