But where does Chloe Chic fit into the looks that framed this year’s Fashion Week? Let’s take a look at some of the trends for spring 2012…
Chloe Chic’s Sophie’s Dream dress is not only a perfect dress for spring, but it also incorporates the nature-inspired looks from this year’s fashion week. While bright birds serve as the focus of these two designers, the Sophie’s Dream dress offers a unique and garden-like tranquility, remaining true to Chloe Chic’s soft and ultra feminine feel.
While I am so excited for spring fashion (and weather!!), I often find the transition from winter to spring tricky. How can one jump from burgundy and grey to bright yellow or pastel colours? What I’ve discovered while working in retail, moving through the winter to spring displays, is that there can be ‘transition’ colours. Cool mints and blues morph winter colours into spring. The Partially Cloudy dress from Chloe Chic is a wonderful example of a transition piece. The grey-lavender colour isn’t quite full bloom spring, but the shape and cut of the dress isn’t winter. This dress could be worn as early as March (with a cropped cardigan or blazer on top) right through until the summer. The yellow detail at the bottom gives the dress that fashion forward spring appeal. This simple and sweet dress is definitely one of my favourites at Chloe Chic!
While fashion week in the spring allows for top designers to showcase their collections for the upcoming fall, it allows fashionistas to prepare their spring wardrobes. Clearly, Chloe Chic’s dresses—Sugar Baby, Pink Lemonade, Sophie’s Dream, and Partially Cloudy—mirror New York Fashion Week’s trends for spring 2012.
By Nicola Rothery
Photo credits for New York Fashion Week 2012 (runway shots): Elle.com