Spring summer 2016 fashion trend: cold shoulder

Introducing the Australian fashion trend set to blow up the style scene this spring summer 16/17.

Off the shoulder styles have quickly become a cult worthy trend that seems to stick around season after season. Featuring ruffles, a slew of prints and styles, we’ve never had a better excuse to give the cold shoulder this Australian spring summer 16/17.

Collarbones do the talking

We can’t deny that collarbones are possibly one of the sexiest parts of the body to flaunt. Not only do off the shoulder styles highlight this area, but through clever bodytouring you can really make them pop, which makes you look slimmer. The magic of contouring, right.

One off the shoulder, countless of options

What’s so lust worthy about this Australian trend is that its chic style means that it can be effortlessly dressed up or down for any occasion. Simply pair with sparkling jewels, a billowing skirt and your favourite heels for the perfect evening look. Or tuck in to your favourite denim shorts, and pair with sunglasses and sandals for everyday wear.

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Play up textures

It’s no secret that lace is going to continue its dominance well into spring summer 2016. Lace off the shoulder pieces will give the ultimate touch of irresistible femineity to your outfits, or you can pair them with grungy denim pieces for an edgy aesthetic.

Introducing the Australian fashion trend set to blow up the style scene this spring summer 16/17.

The small details

It’s easy to think that a simple off the shoulder look would just come in just one style. Wrong! All the details lie in the sleeves, whether that’s a fitted belle sleeve, cascading waterfall or simple short ruffle. The sleeves take centre stage to adding detail and interest to your outfit.

All in the waist

This spring summer fashion trend comes in an abundance of styles, including crops, dresses and oversized shirts. However, it’s easy for unstructured designs to drown your body. Pairing your pieces with high-waisted skirts, pants and jeans, or cinching in your dresses with a belt will bring proportion back to your look. Cropped off the shoulder pieces are our favourite for this spring summer as not only do they team effortlessly with high-waisted pieces, but they make your waist look itty-bitty.