Spring 2013 Trend Report

A round-up of our favorite runway trends to try next season.

Celia L. Smith Sep, 26, 2012

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For Spring, prints continue to make their mark from head to toe. From floor sweeping gowns to two-piece suits, this trend will transform the wall flower into a statement maker.

Mara Hoffman Spring 2013 runway show.

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TIffany Amber Spring 2013 ARISE Magazine runway show.

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Rachel Roy Spring 2013 presentation.

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Marimekko Spring 2013 runway show.

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Gerlan Jeans Spring 2013 runway show.

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Tracy Reese Spring 2013 runway show.

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From mellow yellow to sunny shades, this was a dominant, cheerful hue on the runway.

Lelia Rose Spring 2013 runway show.

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Gerlan Jeans Spring 2013 runway show.

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Chado Ralph Rucci Spring 2013 runway show.

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Richard Chai Spring 2013 Runway show.

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If you dare to wear see-through pieces, work them tastefully. For Spring 2013 there are plethora of classy options, from delicate long layered sheers to sexy see-through button-up blouses and skirts. Try the trend by leaning more toward subtle statements with peek-a-boo panels or see-through slivers.

Mara Hoffman Spring 2013 runway show.

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Maki-Oh Spring 2013 Arise Magazine runway show.

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Tiffany Amber Spring 2013 Arise Magazine runway show.

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Whites neutralized the bold color on the runway for a crisp and clean alternative. So next season, work your whites even after Labor Day!

Cushnie et Ochs Spring 2013 runway show.

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Rebecca Taylor Spring 2013 runway show.

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Leila Rose Spring 2013 runway show.

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Richard Chai Spring 2013 runway show.

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In-your-face brights were exciting eye candy on the runway. Bold colors on the simplest styles like shorts or coats were transformed when paired with complementary pop-colors. Try the trend by taking your brightest solids and piling them on, it's just that easy!

Diane von Furstenberg Spring 2013 runway show.

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Alexandre Herchcovitch Spring 2013 runway show.

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Tracy Reese Spring 2013 runway show.

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Next level gowns with dramatic color details are key. Play belle of the ball next season in a statement piece - it's a must-have item.

b michael AMERICA Couture Sring 2013 runway show.

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Tsemaye Binitie Spring 2013 ARISE Magazine runway show.

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Nzinga Knight Spring 2013 Harlem's Fashion Row runway show.