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Spring 2020 Trends, A Look Ahead in Fashion

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Floral prints, puff sleeves and mixing patterns and prints were among the spring 2020 trends seen on fashion runways. Knowing the trends-to-come isn’t just useful for resort season fashion. You can get a jump on things by getting on-trend clothing for the upcoming spring and summer months at a discount as retailers clear their inventory. Plus what fun it is to look at the new designs from fashion week runways that will inevitably reverberate to main street/high street fashion.

In the following video, WWD Style Director Alex Badia and Market Editor Emily Mercer cover highlights from New York Fashion Week and the trends you’ll likely see on racks and shopping sites for spring. Before the video, a list of trends covered by Badia and Mercer and after the video, photos and examples of the trends.

A quick rundown of things to come according to New York Fashion Week runway designs.

  • Volume
  • Floral Prints
  • Puff Sleeves
  • Print Mixing
  • Tailoring
  • Color

Collectively, the looks from the fashion designers ranged from clothing inspired by the past to designs that had a forward-looking, futuristic vibe.

Some collections featured leg-of-mutton and puff sleeves and the voluminous skirt silhouettes of the 19th century or looks inspired by the 1960’s, 70’s and ’80’s.

Other collections anchored the aesthetic in the present with geometric, minimal, and modern clean lines while some designs looked ahead with garments constructed from fabric that had a metallic sheen for a futuristic feel.

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Christian Cowan

Color and floral prints were trends seen at NYFW for spring. This is so fitting because beautiful, bright colors and blooms are hallmarks of that season. Mixed prints and patterns, another runway trend, can also be reminiscent of the medley of nature’s colors and patterns in spring and summer.

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Carolina Herrera
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Naeem Khan
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Anna Sui

Floral print and mixed print designs from the New York Fashion Week runway.

Construction elements – volume in sleeve style volume in silhouette, tailored looks.

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Anna Sui
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Marc Jacobs
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Peter Do

New York Fashion Week runway designs, volume and tailoring in construction.

The floral print and volume spring 2020 trends are a plus for the romantic at heart. The puffy sleeves and floral motif, can be combined for a soft, romantic look.

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Prabal Gurung

Photos: Pinterest, Vogue

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