Jan 15, 2010

Spring/summer 2010 fashion and beauty trends

By: Elle Canada

Marcio Madeira Author: Elle Canada Credits: Marcio Madeira

Jan 15, 2010

Spring/summer 2010 fashion and beauty trends

By: Elle Canada

Spring/Summer 2010 trends

Spring 2010: 10 most wanted fashion trends
Trends are fleeting, yes, but do you really care when faced with these inspired options? Ladies, pull out your Visa's...

Spring trend: Silk and Satin
Shiseido's spring 2010 collection has dreamy textures and dreamy colours that are must-haves.

Spring/summer beauty trend: Wavy hair

This spring/summer beauty staple gets an update with very soft, loose waves at Stella McCartney and Valentino, lots of texture at Proenza Schouler and even some extra kinks at Dian Von Furstenberg.

Spring/summer beauty trend: Pulled back hair
From the slicked back bangs at MaxMara and Dries Van Noten to the windswept updos at Lanvin and tight buns adorned with flowers at Marc Jacobs -- if there's one beauty look you get this season, it's pulled back hair away from the face.

Spring/summer beauty trend: The nude lip
Models at Stella McCartney, Gucci, Celine and Burberry wore a bevy of nudes and sheer pinks on the lips, keeping warm weather beauty simple and chic. Slick on a pale pink gloss or dot a beige lipstick on your pout for the hottest beauty trend this season.

Must-have spring/summer trend: Military
Combat chicks stormed the runways in officer's jackets, camo prints, cargo pockets, brass buttons and a desert-hued palette of khakis.

Must-have spring/summer trend: Colour
Bursting reds and fiery oranges – vermilion, blood orange, persimmon, salmon, cantaloupe and coral – remind us of a summer sunset.

Must-have spring/summer trend: White

Hit the ivory coast with an all-white palette of romantic and immaculate looks in everything from softly tailored pantsuits to whipped-up, airy little dresses.

Must-have spring/summer trend: Ruffles and pleats

From fluttering frills to pleating, twisting and draping, celebrate spring's hottest details.

Must-have spring/summer trend: Micro-mini
Optimism reigns, hemlines rise and legs are the new It zone in mini, micro or all-out traffic-stopping lengths.

Must-have spring/summer trend: Prints and sparkle
Ornamentation on even the most basic tee and bold prints in splashy colours will liven up your party attire for spring.

Spring 2010 fashion trends

The Spring 2010 runways are a study in contrasts. Models were a walking contradiction: sleek minimalists at Celine, embellished beauties at Lanvin. What woman will you be this season?

Spring/Sumer 2010 trends report
Which side are you on? This season is a sartorial standoff between soft romance and serious sexappeal. Ladies, assume your positions.

Spring trend: Pretty nails
Perfect shades that will take you from winter through to spring.

Spring trend: Denim on denim
Once regaled as a major fashion faux-pas, this nostalgic nod to the '80s is making a comeback for Spring. Here's how to shop your closet to modernize the trend.

Spring 2010 fashion trends: Minimalism

No fuss, no muss is the minimalist's mantra thanks to this season's visionaries: Celine and Yves Saint Laurent.

Get all our spring fashion trends here

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Spring/summer 2010 fashion and beauty trends