The northern hemisphere is only just revelling in the start of spring 2013, and to those in the southern hemisphere warm weather seems a distant dream. But fashion is ever looking ahead. It’s never too early to be informing yourself about the looks that will influence 2013′s fashion trends, especially where key investment pieces are concerned. And so, without further ado, we bring you a preview of what you can expect to see trending come spring / summer 2013.
Forecasting agency Mpdclick predict that 9-5 wear will borrow its vintage sentiments from the Mediterranean, lending a feminine softness to careerwear that will also extend to daywear more broadly.
A renaissance of art and culture point to the Mediterranean for exceptional creation and style, visual references from the destination combine with an old-school chic styling ethos for spring / summer 2013.
Moving away from corporate looks for the office, spring 2013 offers up the belted floral dress as a 9-5 staple. Expect a feminine, cinched in shape and longer hem (think above the knee to midi length). Work-appropriate it may be, but we expect to see the ladylike belted floral dress worn for many occasions through the season.