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fall 2013 trends

Leather sweatshirts trend fall-winter 2013

According to the biggest online fashion forecaster Trendstop, the reinvented winter sweatshirt is one of the top trends for this season, keeping its “dna” the simple crewneck silhouette and the rib-knit collar and cuffs while changing the traditional cotton jersey with modern materials: leather, fur and textured wool.

Leather sweatshirts trend fall-winter 2013

Denim trends: patchwork, decorated, distressed

A striking, more “rebellious” approach in denim trends is the patchwork style, introduced in fashion by Chloé spring 2010 runway show (a pair of patched blue jeans teamed with a denim shirt) and made popular by Isabel Marant’s fall-winter 2011 collection with her denim mélange pieces. For spring 2013 Phillip Lim continues this trend 'with three wardrobe staples: the jeans, the shirt and the short summer dress. The smooth finishings make these denim pieces look more like color-block prints. Paris-based creative studio Surface to Air also hop on this trend with more subtle pastel hues.

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Denim trends: from bleached to indigo

Resort 2014 collections show a wide range of denim pieces; resort fashion season is known for displaying wearable clothes, but it’s still a surprise that this universal fabric is considered so hip. The trends of 2013: double denim looks, bleached denim, denim work shirts are still going strong. Designers use more and more softer fabrics with denim appearance: chambray, lyocell and even silk at Jason Wu.

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