Saturday, 30 March 2013

Shopping with a Planning Guide

JoyD's Fashion Trends 2013 Closet Planner Chart

If you used this chart in Spring 2012 then you have a list of the items you purchased and can see what you can salvage from last year's trends. Or start anew this weekend when you go shopping.

Specific 2013 Trends

Classic Pieces (with trendy suggestions):

Pants (wide leg)
Capris Shorts
Skirts (pencil, mini, airy maxi - in 2013 structured)
Dresses (floral prints, lace - same advice as 2012)
Blazers/jackets (fitted; tuxedo-style)
Clothing Trend Design:

The following have been retrieved from Elle and Harper's:
Cut outs (arms, midriff, back)
Leather (boxy jackets but not blazers, tops but not pants see the Harper's slides)
Florals, especially pants
Prints mixed with graphics 
Checkerboard, graphic designs and stripes v-necks
tailored shorts
Structured skirting and continuation of the peplum 
head to toe colour
"Cage" graphics
"Eastern" print "Statement" ruffle or frill
Black for formal wear

Stacked bracelets, bangles and cuffs with colourful gems for Spring 2013 
Add a large watch to the stack
Drop earrings (long)
Gypsy-style (folksy with tassels) chandelier earrings
Statement necklaces (oversized pearls a la Chanel)
Large metal chain links
Rose Gold
Statement sunglasses
"Fringe" necklaces & bracelets

Shoes & Bags:

Contrasting black & white elements/sections
Tote/shopping style bags
Transparent inlays for shoes and see-through bags
Gladiator style sandals, shoes & boots
Stacked chunkier heels 

The colour names indicated in this chart were retrieved from the Panetone website on March 30, 2013. The linked page displays the colours for women's and men's apparel for Spring, 2013.



Emerald (Panetone 17-5641) - named colour of the year

Grayed Jade (Panetone 14-6011)

Dusk Blue (Panetone 16-4120)

Tender Shoot (Panetone 14-0446)

Lemon Zest (Panetone 13-0756)

African Violet (Panetone 16-3520)

Linen (Panetone 12-1008)

Monaco Blue (Panetone 19-3964)

Poppy Red (Panetone 17-1664)

Nectarine (Panetone 16-1350)

Make a copy for your personal use but remember copyright applies to  JoyD's Fashion Trends 2013 Closet Planner Chart created for the Closet Fashion Content Analysis blog by JoyD, April, 2012 and it is illegal to reprint it for use commercially in any way except with the permission of the author. Contact

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