Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Trendspotting: Golden Globes Style

Did y’all catch the Golden Globes last Sunday?  Apart from Tina Fey and Amy Poehler’s hilarious one-liners, J.Lawr’s incredibly endearing acceptance speech, and Robert Downey Jr.’s sexy arrogant appeal, I’d say this year was a total BUST in terms of entertainment shock value.  At least the stars still came correct in fashion forward style truly indicative of what’s on my radar for both interior design and home decor this spring.

The trends:

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Colorblocking:  Color blocking is not new to any fashionista’s vocabulary yet when designed with like-minded colors can send this tried-and-true trend into a tailspin.  Rich, elegant tones of similar hues have a soothing effect on the eyes even when using bold and saturated shades.  Keep accessories to a minimum since the color is clearly the star.

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Graphic Black and White:  Escape to modernism with simple silhouettes and strategic contrasting.  I love how these designs keep the shapes streamlined while allowing graphic elements to steal the show.  An embellishment here, a cutout there makes a statement with minimal color and one major detail.

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Primary Colors:  Nothing stands out in a sea of black and white like a spectrum of vibrant color.  Here, sun-soaked shades of turquoise, coral, and citrus call to mind winters spent vacationing in the tropics while most of the world is still freezing their bums off in the cold.  I love how color can have such a transformative quality allowing viewers to be instantly swept into another world.  Blues call to mind the calming sea, reds fiery disposition dares for an adventure, while yellows simply mellow in a cheerful, chirpy way.  Whatever your mindset, make like these starlets and immerse yourself in a world of color.

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Art Deco:  Last Fall’s art deco trend is still going strong for the upcoming spring season.  Designs with glitzy elements of sparkling metallic zig zags call to mind old Hollywood glamour of the Gatsby era.  Repetition of geometric diamonds and chevrons are key features of this trend so don’t skimp on the decorations here.  A completely maximalist approach to design and decorating for all you David Hicks fans out there!  Present company included :D

What did you think of red carpet fashions at the Globes?
Which of these trends will you try rocking for the upcoming season???

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Denysia Yu said...

I really love the black and white combo! :)

xxDenysia Yu

Ice Pandora said...

I love checking out the red carpet
looks c: Nice inspiring interior
as well! Xx

Shannon Boyce said...

I love colour blocking. It is such a fun way to use colour in a fun way.

Dani Acevedo said...

woooo i never saw a blog like yours. i love it!! and i love the post

María Rubio said...

Great post =)


ChristelPaola said...

Lovely looks! and great way to transfer them into interior design


Lusting for Leather said...

Thanks for your comment on my blog. I LOVE leopard and red too, as you can see. Such a great combo.

This is a very cool post. Really interesting to discuss fashion trends and interior design together.



CDS said...

There were some great dresses! :)

Putri Valentina said...

super beautiful interior!
love the monochrome color :D


Christina said...

Lovely post!

Kristi said...

Love this post! Great looks and the Art Deco images are to die for!!

Glühwürmchen said...

love this post!!
adoring the inspo :))


Teeney said...

i LOVE all these references!! i love Catt Sadler's dress <3!!




Tallia said...

Amy Adams looks absolutely riveting!

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jackie jade said...

great way to translate the styles into home décor looks. the color-blocked home looks here are all gorgeous!
-- jackie @ jade and oak

Maggie Adofo said...

As much as I love black and white. I seriously ADORE color as well especially bright almost in your face color.

Maggie A

Krysta said...

Very awesome spaces! I am really into art deco right now! I just found a vintage chandelier just like that one in the first art deco photo.

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