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Remember putting on a pair of skinny jeans after a decade of bootleg? Or how about colorblocking for the first time? Though these trends might seem like no-brainers now, it took a bit of guts back then to try 'em— and these eight spring '13 trends will require you to muster that same chutzpah once again.
Though you may have sworn you would never wear certain items, we're asking you to lay down your prejudices for this slideshow and come at it with an open mind. With the right styling, the appropriate pieces, and an infectious confidence, you could be the first among your friends to wear a detachable peplum, a cropped palazzo, or — yes, gulp — even a Birkenstock-style sandal. Click through, if you dare!
There are more designers and brands participating in pre-fall than ever before, and this season alone saw hundreds of collections. Did you scroll through all of them? No? You don't have a spare 20 hours to Insta-shop for the future? Well, luckily you know someone whose job it is to get through the lot and find what's read
Our New Year's resolutions tend to revolve around the gym. For 2015, though, we're just committing to dressing like we're going to the gym. The trend du jour is athleisure — spearheaded by Alexander Wang, endorsed by Rihanna, and kept alive by all of us. Traditional athletic brands are taking note, catering to read