The cold season has barely passed and already magazines are showcasing trends for Spring. Harper's Bazaar UK has perceptively selected key looks from top designer collections off the Spring/Summer 2014 catwalks. These are the themes and trends that will navigate what we are going to wear next season. Top French model Julia Frauche is lensed by Tom Allen in this insightful editorial, entitled 'The Collections'.
|Spring is hailed in with a myraid of brights, in this colourfully printed tweed jacket with asymmetrical neckline and matching skirt by Chanel. Julia also wears the same leather and wool sock boots as on the runway.|
|Julia is pretty in a sheer lavender lace pencil skirt and organza shirt by Burberry Prorsum, superbly teamed with a grey cashmere cardigan, pink rubber heels and a leather clutch.|
|Bringing a light and airy ambiance to Spring 2014, Chloé presents a white georgette dress with tie-up sleeves.|
|Already proving to be a popular collection for SS14, the blonde, blue-eyed beauty wears Miu Miu's cream silk printed high-neck dress, styled with a red leather cuff and handbag.|
|Dior combines a lush orange silk top with a blue pearl textured neck piece & silk petal pink tulip pleated skirt.|
|Easy glamour is instantly attained with Michael Kor's Spring/Summer 2014 range. Julia is pictured in a khaki linen dress printed in white florals, accessorized with a leather belt and wooden platform sandals.|
|Prada's quirky and slightly offbeat Spring range is represented with a olive and apple green bikini print dress and blue face-motif skirt. The look is given sporty styling with woolen leg warmers and suede shoes.|
|Saint Laurent glams up menswear for Spring 2014 in this seductive black silk jumpsuit with tuxedo collar and low V-neck. Julia wears a leather belt and silver ankle boots with her look.|
|On the other end of the spectrum, we have Tom Ford with this tough caramel leather quilted jacket and skirt.|
|Julia wears the tribal trend in this sienna and sand printed silk kaftan dress by Donna Karan, complimented with a brown leather belt, studded sandals and chunky leather necklace.|
|Gucci conveys their regular brand of modern luxury in this sheer black georgette dress with burgundy and gold interwoven panels, chicly worn with a pair of black trousers.|
|Julia shows us the prettier side of Spring 2014 in Giorgio Armani's carnation pink and mint jacquard cut-out floral swing dress.|
|The 24-year-old model is decked in a neutral Salvatore Ferragamo palette featuring a cotton bomber jacket, cream jumper and pleated skirt. Buckled leather heels complete this ivory outfit.|
|Taking a graphic turn for Spring 2014, Ralph Lauren incorporates a dizzying grid print into this monochromatic three-piece wide-legged suit, refined by a floral tie and white shirt.|
|Colourful graffiti is splashed across Céline's Spring 2014 collection in their playful attempt at womenswear. Julia wears an oversized collared shirt and jazzy silk printed skirt with leather shoes.|
|Valentino plays a folksong with this forest green lace maxi dress, decorated by a florid tapestry of red and gold. A brass necklace, studded headband and metal cuff polish off this ethnically imperial look.|
Which of these Spring/Summer 2014 trends appeal to you most?
P.S. I'm away for a mini-break, chat back to you next week.