Ladies, so have you started to update your closet for spring summer 2014 yet? If not, don’t worry as it’s not too late to start refreshing your wardrobe now. With so many key trends happening for the new season, it’s important that you get it right, and what’s better than going to Net-A-Porter for guidance. To make sure you’re bang on trend for SS14, let’s explore the new season with the world’s premier online luxury fashion destination, Net-A-Porter.
The brand has gathered together some of the SS14 key fashion trends for their trend report, and we’ve picked out some of our favorite items from each theme, so you could not only look good for the new season but you’ll definitely be on trend.
SS14 brings with it the spirit of adventure. Designers have taken inspiration from the Middle East countries, Etro played with Eastern detailing and wrapping while Valentino and Chloe found influence in the rich colors of Morocco. Luxe Traveller is the perfect for the well-traveled and the exotic dreamer.
This boxy silk jacket is fully lined for a soft finish and it’s open front design makes it easy to just slip it on. Designer Marco Zanini had the shores of New England in mind when he designed the crustacean prints for Rochas’ Resort ’14 collection.
Exclusive to Net-A-Porter. Designer, Maiyet has used the ancient Indonesian handcraft of batik to create this intricately patterned dress.
This dress is cut from airy silk-chiffon with fluttering drapes through the split skirt and moves elegantly as you walk. Included is a matching slip for added coverage.
Exclusive to Net-A-Porter, this knitted cotton-blend crop top features woven gold foil threads, and is fully lined for a smooth feel.
These feminine yet stylish sandals feature alluring lace up ties, and are stamped with the labels’s signature brand of modern glamour.
This loose-fit silk-crepe dress is subtly printed with tonal hues to create the illusion of texture. Finished with delicate lace panels and ruffled trims.
The leather shoulder bag is expertly woven using the label’s signature intrecciato technique and lined in soft suede. For extra room, expand the sides by loosening the tasseled drawstring tabs.
An oversized blanket coat woven from a blend of cotton with a touch of wool for warmth. Black trims and deep slant pockets add to the casual appeal of this mid-weight cover up.
The gold-plated bangles are designed to mimic the appearance of bamboo. Layer all three or wear them separately.
As long as it shines, any color goes. Metallic’s are one of the main trends this SS14, the shiny garments and accessories stole the spotlight on the runway. Team them with basic grey or white separates.
This metallic brocade dress is intricately embellished with beads, sequins and crystals and features a flattering, slightly loose shape. Fully lined with silk, this gorgeous dress looks perfect when paired with flat sandals.
This gold-sequin and crystal-embellished silk-organza top is completely sheer at the back, and could easily add a touch of glamour to your outfit.
These beautifully crafted metallic gold leather pumps are designed with a sleek pointed toe and flattering D’Orsay-style sides.
This luscious gold kimono-style gown is the epitome of laid-back gown. The shimmering lame gives the gown a liquid-like fluidity, while the wrap-effect front and waist ties gives it a flattering fit.
The full taffeta skirt by Tome is a fantastic piece for elegant day-to evening looks. This A-line style features a soft sheen and elasticated waistband to ensure a comfortable fit.
Hand-finished Espey clutch is designed with a concealable shoulder strap, and lined in the brand’s signature brocade and comes with a matchbook sized notepad.
This oversized sweater by Stella McCartney comes with a silver coating giving the cream cotton-blend fabric a light-catching finish.
These soft black stretch-suede pants are coated with a blue cracked sheen, along with a skinny high-rise fit for a flattering fit.
The emphasis on the waist remains, while beckoning hemlines fall below the knee. It’s all about the prom-inspired skirt and narrow pencil skirts. Team them with fitted shell tops or cropped jackets.
This calf-skimming skirt sits at your waist and is cut from a lightly structured crinkled cotton-blend. Wear it with the top tucked into the skirt, so the pleated fan rosette remains centre of attention.
This stretch-mesh bustier features a flexible style that is lightly boned for a figure-flattering effect and comes with adjustable straps for the perfect fit.
This Adam Lippes grey midi skirt is crafted from chic leopard-jacquard for a voluminous, full silhouette that still accentuates your waist.
Fitted at the bust and flares slightly at the hem for comfort, the ecru lining on this elegant top brings out the intricacy of the crocheted cotton-lace.
This modern ladylike cropped style boasts a sleek, collarless silhouette and fastens with a row of silver turn locks through the front.
Exclusive to Net-A-Porter, this midi skirt is constructed from a heavily embroidered sheer organza and pleated for a full silhouette. Style it with a tucked-in top to emphasize the waist.
A classically tailored black cary jacket features a detachable collar embellished with multicolored beads and crystals.
Pistachio, rose, lemon and lavender are the main pastel colors you need to be rocking this spring summer 2014.
Vionnet’s pale-aqua silk skirt beautifully epitomises the Parisian brand’s fluid approach to cut. It sits at the waist to maximize the below-the-knee drape.
For a relaxed fit, this super soft cashmere sweater by Equipment is cut for a relaxed fit in a flattering light-blue hue. It’s perfect when styled with boyfriend jeans and skirts.
This mid-weight, satin-trimmed style coat looks just as chic for the evening as it does with relaxed separates for the day.
The PS11 Proenza Schouler shoulder bag features polished silver hardware, removable shoulder strap and a selection of pockets.
Miu Miu gives the classic pencil skirt a new-age makeover with smooth vinyl. Team this structured piece with an oversized coat and a cute cropped top.
Expertly crafted in Italy, these pastel pink pointed heels looks super chic with jeans and pants as well as skirts and dresses.
Roksanda accentuates the train of this beautiful lavender skirt with a mint-green stripe, the lightweight silk-crepe fabric creates dramatic movement as you walk for an elegant look and feel.
These cool mint colored textured-leather pumps by Alexander Wang are offset by the buckled black ankle strap, while the crinkled foil-covered heel adds a flash of on-trend metallics.
Designers are breathing new life into the era’s fashion signatures, such as shoulder-padded mini dresses complete with lip patterns as well as gold buttons and chained pieces.
Balmain’s tuxedo jacket features the brands signature silhouette-transforming shoulders making it instantly recognizable. The cotton and silk-blend pique piece is trimmed in satin and adorned with gold buttons that emphasize the sharp, slim fit.
These sleek biker pants by Saint Laurent are crafted from the finest Italian leather. Completed with asymmetric zips and quilted panels that streamline your figure for a flawless silhouette.
This Isabel Marant fuchsia silk-jacquard jacket is quilted to emphasize the boxy, cropped shape. Wear it with a white top to make this striking piece pop.
Versace’s fine-knit cardigan has a silk front printed with the brand’s signature baroque scrolls.
These pumps are crafted from a glamorous combination of gold leather and black-patent leather. The pointed toe and low-cut inner side have an elegant, leg-lengthening effect.