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25 Fashion Predictions for 2014

To kick off the new year we have put together a list of top styles to watch out for in 2014. Let’s start by taking a look back – in 2013 it was all about geometric prints, nautical stripes, and the comeback of the crop top. There was a move toward grunge and bohemian, with oversized tops, sweaters, and a messy hair don’t care attitude.

Now that we are in 2014 things seem to be shifting. Don’t be surprised if you see rich colored floral prints this spring –  radiant orchid is the pantone color after all.   The grunge of 2013 is now getting a glammed up makeover with leather and metallics. Details and embellishments will also be making an appearance on tees and blouses, and the boyfriend look is getting a touch of feminine chic.

Check out all our 25 Fashion Predictions for 2014 here…

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  • Collarless Jackets 2 of 26
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    A light collarless coat can be worn all year long.
    Buy it for $350 at JCrew.

  • Wide Leg Trousers 3 of 26
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    Bring out a pair of wide leg trousers to wear with flats.
    Buy it for $58 Anthropologie.

  • Lace 4 of 26
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    Lace is a must of 2014. Pair this dress with beautiful earrings.
    Buy it for $99.99 Maggy London.

  • Boxy Silhouettes 5 of 26
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    A shirt with the boxy silhouette style goes great with skinny jeans.
    Buy it for $185 at Ace and Jig.

  • Boyfriend Shoes 6 of 26
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    Check out these adorable Keaton shoes. It's all about low heels and round toes to achieve the boyfriend shoes look. Wear it with a cute dress or pastel colors. 
    Buy it for $188 at Madewell.

  • Orchid 7 of 26
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    This cozy sweater is a wonderful shade of orchid.
    Buy it for $24.99 Old Navy.

  • Modest Necklines 8 of 26
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    Wear this chiffon shirt with Peter Pan collar to achieve the modest necklines trend of the year.
    Buy it for $27.99 at May Kool.

  • Cut-Out Tops 9 of 26
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    Watch out, cut-out tops will be making a scene as soon as the weather warms up.
    Buy it for $39 at Urban Outfitters.

  • Pleats 10 of 26
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    Show off your pleats on a skirt or dress.
    Buy it for $428 at Macy's.

  • Metallics 11 of 26
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    There are sure to be quite a few metallic accents this next year.
    Buy it for $55 at Madewell.

  • Blush 12 of 26
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    Add a little blush touch to your outfit by pairing this sweater with skinny jeans.
    Buy it for $99.99 at French Connection.

  • The Midi Skirt 13 of 26
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    This plaid skirt is a perfect example of the new style length.
    Buy it for $43 at LuLu*s.

  • Velvet 14 of 26
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    Velvet is back. These overalls are perfect for 2014.
    Buy it for $268 at Anthropologie.com.

  • Feather Details 15 of 26
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    Create the ultimate outfit with this Chiffon Feather Skirt.
    Buy it for $79 at Piperlime.

  • Logos 16 of 26
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    Logos and text are making their mark across tops this year.
    Buy it for $36 at Topshop.

  • Embellishments 17 of 26
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    Simple embellishments like jewels, glitter, or distressing can make a big statement. 
    Buy it for $79 at Urban Outfitters.

  • Glam Grunge 18 of 26
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    Think leather and flannels to get the glam grunge look. This Zara jacket is a great start.
    Buy it for $59.99 at Zara.

  • Over-the-Knee Boots 19 of 26
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    Your legs will look fantastic with these thigh high boots.
    Buy it for $598 at Nordstrom.

  • Pale Color Bags 20 of 26
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    Out with the bright bags and in with the soft romantic colors. This Tory Burch bag is a great example of the soft colors.
    Buy it for $495 at bloomingdales.com.

  • International Prints 21 of 26
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    Be inspired by different prints from around the world to show off this spring or summer.
    Buy it for $148 at Anthropologie.

  • Bomber Jackets 22 of 26
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    Bomber Jackets arent going anywhere this season.This is a great jacket to add to any wardrobe.
    Buy it for $239.95 at Anthropologie.

  • Leather 23 of 26
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    Leather, especially leather dresses, are going to making their way into fashion.
    Buy it for $450 at Madewell.

  • Skinny Sweats 24 of 26
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    Sweatpants are getting a little tighter this year. These are comfy and stylish lounge pants to wear.
    Buy it for $69.50 at J Crew.

  • Jewel Tone Florals 25 of 26
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    Rich colored floral prints were all over the runway. Show them off this spring.
    Buy them for $395 at Anthropologie.

  • Mules 26 of 26
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    These mules will look great with a baby doll dress.
    Buy it for $51.99 at modcloth.com.

Jaime Morrison Curtis is author of the bestselling book Prudent Advice: Lessons for My Baby Daughter (A Life List for Every Woman), follow up fill-in journal My Prudent Advice, and founding co-editor at Pretty Prudent, the premier design and lifestyle blog providing inspiration and instruction to help anyone create beautiful things, food, and experiences for their friends and family.

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