Some of the most important spring/summer 2014 trends are perfectly suited for winter wear as well. Start sporting the new trends right now if you want to impress your fashion forward friends, and shine at every holiday party.

Discover the most important 2014 trends you should wear right now, and decide how to fit them into your wardrobe before your next shopping trip. At the very list, pick up at least one trendy item for yourself that’s both suited to the newest trends and comfortable to wear right now.

Menswear Inspired Fashion

Two important spring 2014 trends have one thing in common: they’re inspired by menswear without looking too masculine. The first trend you can start sporting right now is the power suit. 

Masculine Inspired Spring 2014 Trends

If you love pants and a nice tailored blazer, go for it in bold colors. You can also channel the Ralph Lauren spring collection with a more muted tone. Blouses inspired by men’s shirts are also a hot trend, especially with collars in shades that create a strong contrast.

Wide-Leg Pants
Wide Leg Paints Runway 2014

If you love wearing pants, you’ll definitely enjoy one of the biggest 2014 trends you should wear right now. Go for a wide-leg pant and keep it fitted up top for a trendy look. Get inspired by the Stella McCartney spring collection, and don’t go too far. Palazzo pants may be appropriate for spring, but the trendy look isn’t as wide.

Trench Coats
Trench Coat Spring 2014 Trends

Returning with a vengeance, trench coats will be all the range this spring, so there’s no reason to ignore them for different outerwear this winter. Fitted may be the classic fall look, but if you’re looking for a new one, oversized and slouchy is the right way to go. Colorful prints are also in when it comes to trench coats. Another cool outerwear trend include collarless coats and with the right scarf you can also rock them this winter.

Full Skirts
Full Skirt Spring 2014 Trends

Another entry in the list of 2014 trends you should wear right now, full skirts also give extra volume, so the best way to wear them this winter is with a fitted and slim coat. Get out your favorite boots and your sexy tights and start rocking this trend even before the first signs of spring.

Pastel Colors Spring 2014 Trends

For the first time in recent memory, pastels are a must even for the colder months. If you don’t like to wear too much color before spring hits, look for the right accessories that can easily make the seasonal transition. Whether you’re more into pink or green, don’t avoid pastels this winter.

Mesh Spring 2014 Trends

Layering is a functional necessity during the winter, but you can turn it into a fashion plus by adding a purely decorative layer of mesh. Netted fabrics that can go well over slim sweaters right now will also transition to the spring, when you can wear them over monochrome tees or blouses. Keep mesh in mind as one of the 2014 trends you should wear right now, even if you’ll only try it once before spring.

The Wow Factor
Holographic Spring 2014 Trends

Fabrics with holographic effects or a more subdued iridescence are shaping up as one of the most important 2014 trends, as showcased by Marc Jacobs and Phillip Lim. Your best chance to be fashion forward this winter is to go for this trend with a truly stunning dress for nightouts or parties.

Geometric Prints
Geometic Prints Spring 2014 Trends

If you’re crazy about prints, you can go all out even before the weather starts getting warmer. Geometric prints are one of the coolest 2014 trends you should wear right now, as seen on the runway in Fendi and Carolina Herrera collections. Go for simple geometric shapes, and you’ll be truly fashion forward this winter.

Pleated Skirts
Pleated Skirts Spring 2014 Trends

At the opposite end of the spectrum from the menswear inspired trend for spring/summer 2014, pleats bring a little softness and feminine charm. Whether it’s soft pleating or accordion skirts, check this trend off your list in your holiday shopping ASAP.

Black & White
Black And White Spring 2014 Trends

Contrasting black and white can help you achieve a bold look this winter, and the color combination has also been featured in many spring collections, including Helmut Lang. This combo is definitely one of the 2014 trends you should wear right now, but if you’re not really into it, simply stick to white blouses with a little dark detailing.

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