STYLE REPORT: TOP 10 TRENDS FROM NYFW SPRING 2014

1. Midriff

Keep up with that core conditioning ladies, the midriff baring crop top is here to stay for spring.

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2. Midi Statement Skirt

Next spring will be all about the midi skirt, from high slits to a-line volume, a shin grazing skirt will be the main focus of ensembles.

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3. Sheer Sport

A sport influence continues to be a major trend for spring, especially sweatshirts and tees lightened up with sheer elements.

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4. Lighter than Air Ruffles

From necklines to hemlines, ruffles in a chiffon-like material will be a popular addition to tops and dresses alike.

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5. Pleats

Pleating was all over the runways during new york fashion week, from the detailing on tops to sporty mini and midi skirts.

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6. Pastels

Color is going to be of a pale variety this spring, from sky blue to powder-y pink.

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7. Metallic

Heavy, shiny materials were evident at fashion week, including a crop top from Proenza Schouler resembling mid-evil armor.

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8. Fringe

Fringe will be the adornment of choice next spring, from hemlines to entire coats and dresses.

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9. Laser Cut

Intricate laser-cut patterns will be making their mark this spring in the form of sweet seperates.

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10. Burning Man

A bohemian trend in the form of a desert warrior was evident at several shows, including cocoon dresses and distressed leather accessories.

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Images via Style.com

By Kasha Cabato

Kasha Cabato is a fashion industry professional who specializes in marketing and social media. She is a graduate of Parsons The New School for Design and lives in Los Angeles, CA.

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