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Girly and flattering, pleats started popping up on skirts and dresses in the latter half of 2011 and will likely find their way into many more Hollywood closets – including – in 2012, whether on maxis or minis.
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LITTLE RED DRESSES
set off this sizzling trend, swapping basic black for stop-sign red. A slew of stars also gave the eye-catching color the greenlight, and if the runways are any indication, red is definitely the new black.
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Who says sweats are for slobs? When featuring interesting graphics, crystals or detailing and paired with tailored bottoms or shorts – as seen on – snazzy sweatshirts say “casual Friday” instead of “out of clean clothes.”
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MAXI SKIRTS AND BUTTON-DOWNS
shows off another way to wear maxis, inspiring us to wear them even when temps drop. A crisp white button-down is all that’s needed to take the look from relaxed to rich.
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The nautical trend, of which Miranda Kerr is a fan, isn’t going anywhere in 2012. Expect to see stripes getting bigger and bolder and appearing on unexpected pieces like jackets, skirts and even pants.
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This hue looks good enough to eat, and the sunny dress proves that citrus isn’t just good for your body, it’s good for your closet too!
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Always elegant, structured one-shoulder dresses – like Grecian confection – made their way down runways last fall, reinvigorating our love of the asymmetrical silhouette.
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She’s totally a trendsetter, so seeing Rosie Huntington-Whiteley in second-skin green leather leggings makes us certain we’ll spot many a fashionista in variations of the look in the months to come.
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Can’t decide between a tea-length or a knee-length? You can have both, thanks to the newest hemline, modeled by Glee’s Heather Morris. Shorter in front and longer in back, the skirt is seriously flattering when paired with heels.
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isn’t the only star taking a walk on the wild side: We’ve seen several celebs strut their stuff recently in jungle-inspired leggings that make basic outfits look anything but.
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Playing a game of fashion peekaboo, and subtly show off their legs – and a fresh look – in sheer skirts that allow for some fun with hemlines.
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Black, brown and gray are no longer your only options when it comes to tights. Make a dreary winter day more cheery, as does, by adding a pop of color to your outfit with technicolor tights, which are just starting to surface on runways and in stores.
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