Wednesday, 12 January 2011

New Nude

We all remember the notorious 'naked dress' from Sex and the City worn by Carrie - a simple nude coloured slip dress that, in the words of Miranda, made her "look like sex". Well ladies, here's a treat, for spring/summer 2011 we have every excuse to go out and get our very own sassy number as nude is the new neutral to be seen in.

© crushable

Nude was awash the runway for SS11. Chloe brought through the soft knife pleats emerging this season in the form of a sheer silk dress that is so delicate and light. It's asymmetrical neckline and skinny waist belt are also SS11 trends to keep your eyes peeled for. Similarly, Max Mara embraced the return of the 70's silhouette in the form of wide legged trousers and boat neck lycra jersey - all very streamlined and understated.

© Chloe / © Max Mara

Lanvin played with drape with a knee-length dress that wrapped around the neck creating an asymmetrical, almost wind-swept, creation while Versace chose a body-con silhouette with panelled features and fish-scale textures.

© Lanvin / © Versace 

To see how the high-street have started to translate this trend, I turned to leading brand Topshop. Going top to bottom: 

© Topshop

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