Lindsey Gathright, W’s Market Editor, highlights her favorite trends from the Spring 2012 collections.
Theyskens’ Theory The tweed jackets are smart and cool, and I want all of the pants from this collection in my wardrobe for spring.
Borrowed from the Boys Menswear designers Patrick Ervell and Alexander Plokhov both introduced women’s pieces into their collections for the first time.
The New Modernist A fresh take on vintage silhouettes with bold designs and mixed textures from Derek Lam and Proenza Schouler.
Nude Basics A nude dress is the perfect foundation for spring’s best jackets and accessories.
Stripes Black and white stripes on jackets, pants and shirting.
Super Prints Especially the prints at Thakoon, where western met Maharaja.
Miami Pastels Strong separates in frothy pastel colors.
Sheer layers Light knits at Sophie Theallet and the minimal sheers at Calvin Klein.
Swim-Inspired Swimwear silhouettes intended for the street.
Sporting Alexander Wang’s motocross jacket and Rag & Bones sporty, soft layers prove the sports trend is here to stay.
All photos: CNP Montorse