Happy New Year! Out with the old, in with the new – hello 2013! Did you make any fashion resolutions this year? It’s a great chance to upgrade your closet. With just a few choice pieces you can spruce up your wardrobe in no time.
According to Pantone, the color of 2013 will be emerald green. Expect to see key pieces in this lovely hue from coats to dresses and even accents.
For spring, think pink! From colored denim to blazers, pink will be a focal point of the coming season. Also, mint green will abound – look for it in sheer tops and even shoes. Patterns will be back from animal to tribal, especially in bright colors.
As far as accessories go, I’m going to be bold and suggest raw agate jewelry. I’m a huge fan of it myself, and I’ve been seeing more raw stone jewelry popping up in stores. Also, expect to see more art deco retro pieces. Flats, riding boots and platform heels will still be around as well.
When it comes to cuts and styles, grab up cropped pants as well as higher waist jeans. Pencil skirts are leaving the office and making a chic debut as happy hour attire when paired with a fun scarf and boots. But, at the same time, full skirted dresses will make a come back in fun floral and 60s-influenced patterns.
My best advice, as always, is to hold on to key pieces as they never go out of style – a well fitting pair of jeans and solid basics like tees and tanks.