Giorgio Armani, Altuzarra, Versace, Elie Saab, Carven, Anna Sui
A-line skirts, pencil skirts and straight models of any style and length, from extreme mini to maxi are in vogue. For narrower and straight models very relevant is asymmetric cut «on one leg» and any other options of deep cuts: on the sides, back or front. You can select either a skirt with a set at the waist and on the hips.
Christian Dior (1,2), Etro, Giorgio Armani, Alexis Mabille, Custo Barcelona
Tulip skirt has become one of the trends of the new collections. Various styles and length are in fashion; skirts with the wrap over and the pucker at the bottom are popular. For these models designers select dense and lightweight fabrics, particularly interesting and fresh are tulip skirts made of fabric with glitter– one embodiment of the fashion trend « candy wrapper».
Dolce & Gabbana, Alexander Wang, Christian Dior, Calvin Klein Collection, Michael Kors
Another popular fashion trends spring-summer 2014 is – pleated skirts. In this direction relevant are models with soft and formed folds of various depth, very actual are accordion pleats - pleated skirts are found in nearly every collection.
Diane von Furstenberg, Badgley Mischka, Giorgio Armani, Michael Kors, Dolce & Gabbana
Flared skirts with the set at the waist are also in fashion. There is also a wide choice: length – from midi to maxi, material – from chiffon to jacquard, flare - up to the full «sun». Some designers add a wide belt to the flared skirt to accentuate the waistline.
Alexander McQueen, Dolce & Gabbana, Alexis Mabille, Balmain, Victoria Beckham
Many designers offer skirts with an emphasis on the hips: flared and pleated models, as well as various options for fit-and-flare skirts. Such styles make a figure slimmer, and the image will be feminine and more interesting. Taking into account the sculptural form of the most of these skirts, it’s better to choose for them the fabric that keeps the shape well.
Donna Karan, Altuzarra, Bottega Veneta, Christian Dior, Iceberg, Victoria Beckham
Asymmetrical cut is still very relevant, especially in combination with unusual solutions. Trendy is the original design, cutouts on the hips, layering - all that can make a skirt unique.
Balmain, Burberry Prorsum, Celine, Christian Dior, Jason Wu, Vivienne Westwood
Fully transparent skirts are – rather ambiguous, but a very popular trend of the season. For them the designers use chiffon, including the pleated one, mesh, lace, organza, woven and knitted fabric, materials processed by laser cutting and any other fabrics that can provide maximum transparency.
Dolce & Gabbana, Dries Van Noten, Michael Kors, Christopher Kane, Nina Ricci, Badgley Mischka
As for the used materials, fashionable skirts spring-summer 2014 fully correspond to the current «3d» trend, which can be expressed in different ways: a relief pattern, arrays of frills and fringes, voluminous figured elements of fabric, applique, embroidery with floss, sequins and crystals.
Christian Dior, Ralph Lauren, Christopher Kane, Burberry Prorsum, Stella McCartney, Chanel
The color palette of fashionable skirts of the season covers neutral shades – black, white, beige, wide range of pastel and saturated colors. Especially popular are pink, purple, all shades of blue, bright red, gray-green and celadon. Still very actual are gold, silver and other «metallic» colors. The fashionable prints are – stripe, animal, abstract and floral prints, ethnic and floral ornaments, suprematist graphics.