Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Spring/Summer 2013 Fashion Trend: Asian Influences


Asian-inspired apparel is going to be big this Spring and Summer.  Asian prints were featured prominently on the SS2013 runways (see above: Emilio Pucci; Etro; Prada) and have been slowly making their way into retail stores.  If you are looking for an interesting Asian-inspired printed piece of clothing, below are some options to consider:  Foley + Corinna vintage kimono for $195 on; alice + olivia "Brooke" poof skirt for $330 on; ASOS PREMIUM embroidered shirt for $110.21 on; Carmen Marc Valvo brocade dress for $395 on; Citron "Ramie" jacket for $138 on; Genetic Denim "The Brooke" cropped cigarette jean for $242 on; Glamorous bomber jacket for $59.34 on; Nanette Lepore "Breakbeat" top for $298 on; Oasis silk dress for $127.16 on; Rachel Zoe "Sabrina" kimono top for $325 on





The Asian-inspired apparel that appeared on the SS2103 runways was not limited only to Asian prints.  Rather, a lot of kimono shaped jackets were featured on the runways as well (see below: Emilio Pucci; Etro; Haider Ackermann).  


If you are liking this trend and can't wait to get your hands on a kimono-style jacket, below are some options to consider:  "Dotty" floral kimono for $110 on; Tory Burch "Ninian" jacket for $795 on; "Shatki" lace kimono blouse for $158 on; Josie Natori mandarin collar jacket for $550 on; Frenchi jersey kimono cardigan for $44 on; "A Weat" printed kimono for $46.63 on



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