Fashion Forecast: Flower Power

By Jill Slattery on
Katy Perry, Jessica Alba, Scarlett Johansson, Emma Robert, Dianna AgronSpring has officially sprung! Starlets everywhere have been stepping out in bold floral prints of all shapes, sizes, and colors, and we're loving the fresh, fun girliness of this latest trend. Katy Perry rocked Coachella in a sequined rose mini and Dianna Agron was spotted in sunflowers in New York City, but the flower craze hasn't just been limited to dresses. Blossoms are popping up on pretty much every piece of clothing...Read Full Story

Fashion Forecast: Matchy-Matchy Prints

By Tanya Leigh Washington on
Olivia Palermo, Miu Miu, DVF, DKNY (Getty, Imax Tree)Once upon a time (and in fashion that means approximately three weeks ago), mixing and matching was the new hip thing to do. Bloggers have given many lessons on how dressing to impress means making the most unexpected outfit combinations possible. Can you wear overalls with pink pumps? Certainly! Can leopard print be paired with neon? Duh. But lookout cool kids, there's a cooler kind of cool in town. Welcome to a place where denim on denim...Read Full Story

Fashion Forecast: Sci-Fi Fantasy

By Tanya Leigh Washington on
Jennifer Lawrence (Getty), Peter Pilotto, Thierry Mugler, Chanel (Imax Tree)As always, fashion is looking forward, but not merely into the near future. Designers are now turning to digital prints, gleaming metallics and angular cutouts to create pieces that appear to be circa Fall 2090. And right in time, too, with the dystopian Hunger Games frenzy in full force. Jennifer Lawrence, the HG heroine herself, has already shown how to rule the futuristic trend on the red carpet and even Taylor...Read Full Story

Fashion Forecast: High-Low Hems

By Tanya Leigh Washington on
Miley Cyrus (Getty), J. Mendel, DKNY, Vera Wang (Imax Tree)Debating between a long or short dress? Looks like the fashion wizards have come up with an easy fix. Turns out you can have it all. Formally known as a fishtail gown—and less formally (but way more cleverly) referred to as a mullet dress—the ingenious design manages to show some leg while maintaining the elegant fun-factor of a train. Win win.Love it or hate it, this polarizing trend has infiltrated a multitude of runway shows and...Read Full Story

Fashion Forecast: Eastern Empire

By Tanya Leigh Washington on
Diane Kruger, Zac Posen, Proenza Schouler, Armani Prive (, Imax Tree)Designers leaned toward the East for Fall 2012, their inspiration manifesting itself in the form of rich brocades, obi belts, and painterly florals. Interpretations ranged from Jason Wu's grandiose tongue-in-cheek Chinoiserie to Proenza Schouler's sporty kimono jackets.As always, Hollywood's leading ladies were the first to try the new trend, with stars like Jessica Alba and Taylor Swift showing us...Read Full Story

Fashion Forecast: Sky-High Slits

By Tanya Leigh Washington on
(Getty, Imax Tree)Angelina Jolie's right leg has started a revolution. It's only a matter of time before people flock to gowns with up-to-there slits to get in on the sexy (but oh-so-tasteful) trend. Getting to flaunt your quads AND your fancy footwear while still looking like a classy high-fashion baller? Genius.Let's delve into some runway inspiration and check out how queens of drool-worthy style like JLo and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley are getting a leg up on the red carpet.(Getty)Let's...Read Full Story

Fashion Forecast: Provocative Pleats

By Tanya Leigh Washington on
Emma Stone, J. Mendel, Christian Dior, BCBG Max Azria (Getty, Imax Tree)You might typically associate pleats with school girl uniforms and modest librarian-esque attire, but accordion folds are in the midst of a revolution. The classic detail has swept the runways and red carpet in in the form of sheer chiffon, iridescent silks and revealing new cuts.From Victoria's Secret Angel Miranda Kerr to vetted style pro Olivia Palermo, stars have been quick to join the whimsical apparel movement. With...Read Full Story

Fashion Forecast: Velvet Vigor

By Tanya Leigh Washington on
Jessica Alba in Armani, Badgley Mischka, Tadashi Shoji, Gucci (Getty, Imax Tree)Velvet is back with a vengeance. The Fall 2012 runways proved the fabric is no longer reserved for regal costumes and '80s theme parties. Instead, it's making its triumphant return in the form of backless curve-hugging silhouettes, saucy cocktail dresses, and even statement suits. As always, Hollywood is on top of the trend (heck, Angelina Jolie has been hitting up velvet for days! Remember this perplexing glove...Read Full Story

Fashion Forecast: Wrapped Up With a Bow

By Tanya Leigh Washington on
(Bauer Griffin, Imax Tree)Remember those plastic bow hair clips you wore in elementary school? The cute ribbon-adorned dresses and bow-print shirts that made you feel oh-so-pretty? Good news, girly-girls: The versatile detail has transcended youthful whimsy to become wrapped up in the grandeur of high fashion.In other words: bows are officially cool. The proof? Aside from the domination of this ladylike runway look, a slew of today's favorite fashion leaders are embracing the charming trend...Read Full Story

Fashion Forecast: Athletic Allure

By Tanya Leigh Washington on
(Getty, Imax Tree)Move aside, feminine frivolities, it's game time. A handful of designers are shaking things up with sporty racerbacks, bulky zippers and loads of mesh. If you thought these elements were strictly for the track, you're sorely mistaken. From the street to the red carpet, celebs are already dashing out to try the athletic style. (Getty)Breakout style star Miranda Kerr sexied up the trend—as she tends to do—with this peplum Peter Pilotto dress (say that 10 times fast!). The...Read Full Story