Trend Report SS2013: Structured Volume
They might look rather futuristic at first sight, yet structured looks are conquering the catwalks. Sweaters, skirts, jackets; they’re all getting lots of volume. Around the collar, in the shoulders, around the waist and near the hemline. Unfortunately not a very wearable look for everyone, but we spotted countless petite fashion week visitors pulling off this trend. On the streets we mostly spotted those Balenciaga space sweaters. Next year, though, it will be a whole different story. As the new ruffled/structured Balenciaga, the strong shouldered Balmain and the voluminous Burberry collections hit the streets. Those tiny editor/blogger figures will be fully covered by blow up designs, with only two slim legs appearing from underneath it giving away their tiny frames. Streetstyle photogs will have their hands full capturing all structured styles and the front row will be even more packed now that outfits take up so many extra space. Welcome to the future.