Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Spring 2009 Trend Alert: Part 1

ITS ABOUT THAT TIME!!!!! In less than a month, your favorite retail stores will be flooded with spring merchandise - so I'm going to let you in on the must haves for Spring 09.

This blog will be written in 4 parts - footwear, apparel, handbags and accessories.

First up is: "Check my footwork, check my footwork":

1.  Gladiators are back, everyone who ran out and purchased replicas (or real) of "Carrie's" (SATC) gorgeous pair of Dior's, you are in luck, you can drag those babies back out of the closet. The big trend this year however, is the flat studded gladiator

Tory Burch Briza Gladiator Sandal $265 (saks.com)

Dolce Vita Studded Gladiator $158.00 (revolveclothing.com)

Guiseppe Zanotto for Balmain $1075.00 (intermix.com)

Decor Suede Gladiator $22.10 (gojane.com)

2. The Fringe - Either you love it, or you hate it! Pick one, because you will be seeing alot of it.

DV by Dolce Vita Dante Fringe Thong $92.00 (shopbop.com)

Christian Louboutin Short Tina Fringe Pump $1095

Jessica Simpson Geni $98.00 (zappos.com)

Steve Madden Rubii $87.79 (zappos.com)

3. The Cut-out sandal/bootie - NOW THIS IS WHAT I'M TALKING ABOUT!! The amount of hotness that comes in this category is truly sick!! I am literally having a shoegasm just looking at them.

This is one of the hottest pair of shoes out there right now - huge demand for these 
Yves Sain Laurent Cage Ankle Boot $1590.00 (saks.com)

Loeffler Randall Neve Perforated Platform Booties $595 (shopbop.com)

Lamb Tammy Heels $370.00 (revolveclothing.com)

Pour La Victoire Bianca $275.00 (revolveclothing.com)

4. The Needle heel - (sorry I just cant do it - lol although they are lovely, I will refrain from, dying by heels)

Guiseppe Zanotti Laser Cut High Heel Zip Back Bootie $875.00 (shopbop.com)

Jessica Simpson Angeline $98.00 (jessicasimpsoncollection.com)

5. Python Print -(me no likey this trend too much) Big, Big, Big this season, also in handbags, and accessories 

Jeffrey Campbell Python Heel $69.00 (revolveclothing.com)
Nine West Adaira $150.00 (ninewest.com)

Coach Jenkins Pump $328.00 (coach.com)

Gucci Python/Suede Sandal $1475.00 (saks.com)

Those are the top 5 trends in footwear for Spring.. 

stay tuned for Part 2, where we will showcase apparel trends for spring.

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