I've been scouring fashion magazine web sites, trying to figure out ways to incorporate trends into my wardrobe without looking like a fashion victim or looking overstyled or spending too much money. I'm attempting to work with the wardrobe I already have and buy some new pieces that I can wear for years. Barring weight loss or gain, there is no reason to completely replace your wardrobe every year (or every five years) if you shop wisely.
I'm a big-busted curvy girl, and there are plenty of things that look absolutely ridiculous on me. Empire waists and anything that lacks structure completely hide my figure and do nothing to flatter the curves. Clothes like that flatten everything out to the widest point on my body. Since my chest is the widest point on my body, it starts there and falls straight down. Not a good look for me.
That being said, I am really digging some of the trends for Spring this year. Others, not so much.
Glamour's trends for 2011 include:
In the interest of (some) brevity, I'm going to break this into several posts. Be back soon!