You Shouldn’t Be Afraid to Try These Trends

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Fashion week always leaves us rife with inspiration, vaunting cutting-edge style pairings, fresh seasonal hues, up-and-coming prints and audacious fabric usage. However, for some, inspiration is all it is – which is fair. Fresh off the runway trends can definitely be intimidating at times. But, does that mean you should doubt your ability to nail them IRL? Absolutely not! Leave the reluctance at home and stop second-guessing your fashionable nature. We’ve compiled a list of ‘bold’ trends for you to tackle for spring/summer 2017.

Floral

This year the flower power takes a bolder approach with vibrant color clashes against dark backdrops and plenty of  blossoming 70’s vibes. It’s flirtatiously kitsch and a great way to step out of your print comfort zone.

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Credit: Sandra Semburg

Tangerine

Spring is lookin’ sweet indeed! Pops of toned down neons brightened up the runways and are now making street-style statements, with the tangerine shade reigning supreme. Designers like Roberto Cavalli really took advantage of the fresh hue, sending out an assortment of tangerine colored ensembles for spring ’17. This color’s ‘IT’ status has been solidified now, and for months to come! 

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credit: Yannis Vlamos / Indigital.tv

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Bra Tops

Taking the crop top to its presumed conclusion, bra tops made their 2017 trend debut at shows like Alexander Wang, Victoria Beckham and Oscar de la Renta. Paired chicly with slouchy suit separates, evening skirts and cropped jeans, this bold style oozes extreme confidence.

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credit: Alexander Wang F/S; Luca Tombolini / Indigital.tv

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Strappy Heels

Don’t get us wrong, we love the appeal of a simple heel, but even an avid minimalist should step outside the box and experiment. Strappy heels bring an added stylistic element that’s both contemporary and feminine.

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credit: Thierry Chesnot/Getty Images Europe; Imaxtree

 

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Halimi is AKIRA's Copywriter & current Editor/Blog Coordinator of blog.shopakira.com. When she's not developing creative content at work, she enjoys hanging out with friends, live music, Netflix and traveling whenever possible.

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