Trend the sporty-chique look
How do the designers get inspired for their collections each season? For this SS12 trend it might be possible they were inspired by the most significant sport event in the world, the Olympic Games which will be organized in 2012. The trend we’re talking about is the sporty look. On the runways we saw a lot of references to sports. From very sporty, like leggings, sweatpants and hoodies till designs with a sportive twist like the use of neon colors, stripes, netting, figures, zippers and buckles processed in the garments. The appearance of this sportive look and feel is created by the use of materials a lot of designers chose for their collections. Airy, breathable fabrics, made from the latest digital technology: lightweight, super strong and water resistant. The collections of Givenchy, Jil Sander, Vera Wang and Hermes consist for SS2012 of a lot of these airy, breathable fabrics which ensures sportive, clean, chic but elegant look. Alexander Wang and Rag & Bone asked their models to come to the show directly after the gym. Streetwear is the key word from their collections. Nylon, leggings, netting, and athletic parkas passed the runway. The hunters can identify their style with this trend, it is a kind of a challenge to create despite the comfortable fabrics a dressed and fashionable look. The secret of wearing this trend in the right way of styling. You can wear a sweatpants to the office, but combined with high heels, a dressed blouse or a blazer. The hoodie is recognized if you wear her with a skirt from a luxury fabric. Don’t forget the accessories and the use of make-up, they are important for the finishing touch of this look.