Fashion trends change so rapidly these days that it is hard to keep up with what is a suitable now look and what is so last week. For spring and summer, a very feminine and retro look is in. Skinny pants, ruffles, polka dots and animal prints dominate. Sheer and opaque fabrics are everywhere, with layer upon layer of ruffles. The fashionable colour of the moment is magenta, which suits and flatters all skin tones. Polka dots are paired up with stripes and look fantastic together as long as they are in matching colours. For evening wear the little black dress has been replaced by the little white dress.1960s retro floral dresses are a strong feature and are updated with wide belts with large ornate buckles. Black handbags are out and replaced by colourful totes, which look great when colour coordinated with feminine sun dresses. Tailored skinny pants feature front pleats and skinny jeans tucked into long boots are great for both day wear and informal evening wear. For those whose figures are not suited to the skinny look, relaxed fit pants in the form of harem trousers worn with heels and slim fitting tanks are part of the spring and summer look. The classic rain coat has been updated by designers such as Tommy Hilfiger and produced in light weight silks and satins so that they are dressy enough to be worn with evening and party dresses. Ripped jeans are a big feature in casual wear this spring and summer, especially paired with animal print shoes or boots. Shoes feature Bohemian fringing and purple tones are a dominant colour. Peep toes and square toes have arrived, with chunky or stiletto heels. Animal prints have continued to be popular this season, with many designers carrying this theme into their jewellery and handbag ranges. .

Accessories are an important in creating the new spring style. Bib necklaces and long, overstated earrings that touch the shoulders are hot this season. Hairstyles for spring and summer are long and sleek, with the tousled touch. Bedhead styles are also in, as are ultra short bobs with severe fringes and side flicks. Red tones are part of the look and range from pinks to stronger copper tones. Updos look great with additional bows or intricate braiding detail. For the ultimate rock chic image, the rock and roll quiff is dramatic for both short hair and long hair that is tied back.

Make up trends include smoky eyes in smudged charcoal or lilac with white eyeliner to define the eyes and shimmering pink cheekbones for a fresh summer look. Neutral colours and light foundation tones accentuate the natural image, which can be combined with startling red lips. For evening and formal occasions, glittering eye liner and shimmering eye shadows in a metallic finish can be combined with high gloss lips.

For exciting and colourful tee shirts to finish off that look buy womens animal clothing that leads the way in casual chic. From High Street brands to famous designers, the spring and summer fashion trend is very distinctive, fresh and feminine.

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