This Year's 20 Biggest Trends
Classic men’s fabrics like wool plaids and checks get a thoroughly feminine take in flirty dresses on , and Debra Messing.
, and put the focus on their legs with intricately patterned hosiery.
The classic chino makes a casual cool comeback with a slouchier fit and rolled-up hems on , and .
FORMAL SHORT SHORTS
No, it’s not an oxymoron. , and show off their gams in cropped black shorts on the red carpet.
, and put a feminine spin on the ’80s throwback with lace and mesh patterns.
THIGH-HIGH BOOTS AND JEANS
, and kick up the sex appeal of their skinny jeans with mid-thigh black boots.
We can thank über-stylist Rachel Zoe for re-popularizing the fuzzy vest, as seen on , Amerie and .
Distressed denim takes a punk turn with bold blue and white splotches. Singers , and Ciara rock out in the hot summer look.
No messengers here! , and sling their purses across their stylish outfits.
BLACK LEATHER PANTS
Even with temperatures rising, , and Taraji P. Henson rock out in their second-skin leather pants.
Hilary Swank, and put a modern spin on traditional pearl necklaces with oversized shapes and varying hues.
JEAN JACKETS & MAXIDRESSES
Estelle, Nicole Richie and Jessica Simpson lend a casual touch with their denim toppers to their flowing, printed dresses.
Summer shoes get a boho-chic vibe with taupe suede sandals featuring layers of fringe, as seen on , Jennifer Love Hewitt and .
CROPPED HAREM PANTS
The City star Olivia Palermo, and Diane Kruger take a shortcut to one of summer’s hottest trends, cutting their harem pants off at the knee.
The ’80s staple make a stylish comeback on , and .
Not for the weak of heart or the modest, black tops and dresses reveal peekaboo skin on Ali Larter, Kate Hudson and Hayden Panettiere.
GRAY LEOPARD PRINT
Rachel Weisz, Demi Moore and Scarlett Johansson take a more muted approach to leopard print with shades of gray and black.
RIPPED BLACK JEANS
Gwyneth Paltrow, Hilary Duff and Fergie take a page out of the punk playbook in their inky, distressed skinny jeans.
Gwyneth Paltrow, Victoria Beckham and Selita Ebanks add a touch of the ’80s to their blazers with extended, sharp shoulders.
Reese Witherspoon, Gwyneth Paltrow and Rumer Willis give their shoulders a lift with full short sleeves.