summer fashion trends 2012

Shades Of Khaki The New Grey?

Shades of khaki like sage, army and olive green may have the feeling of fall because they’re so earthy, but summertime is the perfect time to wear khaki as it flatters skin with a summer glow. The khaki look on the Givenchy Spring 2012 runway stood out among a sea of pastels and candy hues as one of the most chic shades. The key to wearing khaki is to keep it glam, and we’ve got the pieces you need to do just that.

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Winning Gold, Silver And Bronze Looks To Wear Now

As the London Olympic Summer Games approach, we know you’ll be rooting for gold for your country’s athletes. Whether or not you’re going to be glued to the Olympics, you can still rock out in one of our favourite summer trends- metallics in shades of gold, silver and bronze- just like the medals our Olympians are aiming for.

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Five Accessories You Need This Summer

These five pieces are every girl’s ticket to an enviable summer wardrobe. Summer fashion is all about effortless style with no sweat and low maintenance, and the best way to achieve a trendsetting style without weighing yourself down is through your accessories. Your bare necessities are all in one place right here, as we show the five essential summer 2012 accessories.

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What To Wear To A Summer Barbecue

This J. Crew spring 2012 look may be straight from the runway, but it’s perfect for heading straight to the summer barbecue. June means the start of summer, and the start of summer means summer food- delicious fresh fruit, corn on the cob, yum! But it’s all about firing up the grill, and filling your evenings with barbecue parties and cookouts with friends.

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Fashion Makeover: Turn Your Sheer Blouse Into A Hot Summer Coverup

We say the quickest and cheapest way to update your wardrobe for summer is to work with the great pieces you already own. This time, we show you how to revamp that sheer button-front blouse that was your staple for the past few seasons. Instead of wearing it buttoned up with skinnies or a skirt like you’ve done before, it’s time to work it into a glam poolside look as a cover-up for your sexy swimwear.

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Two Brand New Ways To Wear A Sporty Jacket

With sports inspired styling heating up fashion radars, one of the trendiest pieces to transform your look is a lightweight, sporty anorak jacket. These waterproof jackets in splashy bright hues made waves on the runway, and we love these looks from Isabel Marant’s Spring 2012 collection. If you’re dying to wear a bright, fun athletic jacket but aren’t sure how to translate it to dressy, fashion-forward looks, we’ve got your answer.

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How To Wear The New Summer Short Suit

What to wear to the office during the summer heat waves can be a sticky situation for fashion forward career women, but we have the perfect short suit look inspired by the Givenchy Spring 2012 runway collection. With monochromatic blush pink tones, you will be on trend in head-to-toe pale shades, and still work appropriate in classic tailoring.

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Designer Picks: Lucian Matis Talks Spring/Summer 2013 Must-Haves

Canadian designer and past Project Runway Canada competitor Lucian Matis knows just what every fashion lover needs this summer. We have the exclusive on Lucian’s summer style tips and trends, the all-important base for under any look, and what trend he just is not falling for this season.

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