Spring 2015 Fashion Trends That Everyone Will Be Wearing

Spring 2015 Fashion Trends That Everyone Will Be Wearing

We know that spring seems so far away (sob!) but trust us, the time will go by quickly. (And in the meantime, ease the pain of the cold months with these chic winter accessories!)

However, stores are already trying to get rid of their winter stock to make room for the spring 2015 fashion trends that everybody and their cousin will be wearing.

Fortunately, plenty of 2014’s fashion trends will still be wearable come next spring. Think more crop tops, logo sweaters, sheer and ’70s influences.

So, without further ado, here are the 10 spring fashion trends that you’re gonna want to get your hands on in 2015:

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Boho Everywhere

Ditch your mini-skirts and tank tops for something a bit more romantic (and comfortable). The new boho look for spring 2015 comes courtesy of designers such asVera Wang, who sent soft floor-sweeping dresses down the runway; Dries Van Noten, who got creative with funky prints; and Tommy Hilfiger, who dressed his models in hippie looks with a twist.

Bridal White

For all you brides-to-be who are getting hitched in 2015, this is your lucky year. The spring/summer 2015 runways were filled with a variety of gorgeous white hues on everything from mini-dresses to Victorian-era looks with a modern edge. Designers such as Louis Vuitton, Erdem and Givenchy gave the spring hue new life in their collections.

Fresh Florals

“Florals? For spring? Groundbreaking.” Yes, we’ll never get tired of listening to Miranda Priestly chastise a Runway minion, but she does have a point. Fortunately, designers such as Chanel, Marni and Miu Miu offered thoroughly modern florals for the thoroughly modern woman. Think big, bold and unabashedly feminine. Florals: they’re here for good.

The New Crop Top

And we can’t stop…and we won’t stop (wearing crop tops, that is). Sure, Miley Cyrus made crop tops the uniform of 2013 and 2014, but the revealing outerwear of 2015 turns it on its head. Think ladylike and elegant (as seen at Oscar de la Renta), as well as boxy (at Marc Jacobs) and even brunch-worthy (as seen at Michael Kors). Crop tops are for everyone in 2015.

Sheer, Sheer And More Sheer

Let’s face it: sheer fabrics are never going away and thank goodness—not only do they jazz up tops and dresses but they make us feel like we’re wearing nothing, which is pleasing. But of course, designers wouldn’t be designers if they didn’t mix things up, which is why labels such as Ports 1961 and Roberto Cavalli led the charge with daring and outrageously feminine sheer looks on the spring 2015 runways.

Gingham Is The New Black

There’s no doubt about it: gingham is a bold look, but it wouldn’t be spring if we weren’t ditching our cold winter colours for a bright print. Luckily, there’s a gingham for everyone come spring 2015, in the form of Swinging Sixties mini-dresses, crop tops (see above), power suits and adorable shorts.

Flats And Sneakers

Long live flats! Long live sneakers! The spring/summer 2015 collections basically said that heels are dead (RIP) and resurrected flats and sneakers as the go-to shoe of the season. Labels such as Chanel and Peter Som paved the way with their chic and comfortable footwear. (It’s about time.)

Restructured Denim

Listen up, Canucks: denim is not just used for a Canadian tuxedo, ok? Ok. So, designers got to work at creating denim looks that were thoroughly cool and modern, including bedazzled pants (at Dolce & Gabbana), asymmetrical dresses (at Bottega Veneta) and comfy jumpsuits (at Chloé). You guys, denim is hip again!

Polo Shirts

Remember those Ralph Lauren polo shirts everyone wore in the ’90s? Well, they’re back and better than ever (and honestly, we’d never thought we’d say that). So yes, Polo Ralph Lauren sent his iconic shirt down the spring/summer 2015 runway butthis variation was bright and paired with a maxi skirt, ensuring that you’ll literally be the most comfortable person on Earth. Other designers got in on the classic look too, including Alexander Wang and Tory Burch.

Leather

Like florals (and apparently polo shirts), leather is here to stay. Designers such asSaint Laurent and Isabel Marant made us realize that none of us have enough leather in our wardrobes (as we look at at least 10 leather pieces in our closets) with fun pieces such as shorts, wide belts and the cutest jackets. We love you, leather.

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Curiously, the peridot is one of the very few gemstones that come in only one colour.

What is a Peridot

Many people ask, what is a peridot? The peridot is not a gem stone that you see much written about. It has had a sort of sleepy life until recently when it has started to become popular again.

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The Peridot has been used primarily as jewelery through the ages. The first recorded use was in Egyptian jewelery from before 100 years BC with stones from an island in the Red Sea off the Egyptian cost being used at that time. Since then it has also been used in Rome, Europe and gained much popularity during the baroque period for a short while. Recently, in Kashmir, stones of exceptional quality, color and transparency have been found and have helped to make the peridot more popular again.

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This gemstone has garnered three names in its life. ‘peridot’ or ‘chrysolite’, from the Greek. ‘Gold stone’, and ‘olivine’. The peridot is a form of the mineral olivine. In the gemstone trade it is called ‘peridot’, derived from the Greek word ‘peridona’, which means ‘to give richness to’.

Curiously, the peridot is one of the very few gemstones that come in only one colour. This is caused by very fine traces of iron contained within the stone. The degree or intensity of the color is caused by how much iron there is in the gemstone. So, although there is only one color the quality and depth of the color can vary. Peridot is also not very hard, like a diamond, but softer, being only 6.5 or 7 on the Mohs scale of hardness where diamond is a ten and talc a one. Nevertheless it is still a robust little stone and fairly easy to look after if treated well.

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Some of the best stones come from the border area of Pakistan and Afghanistan but peridots can also be found in Africa, Australia, China, Myanmar (East Burma) Sri Lanka and the USA among others.

Cutting a peridot can be difficult as it cracks easily. It requires some study first to find the coarser inclusions and remove them. Once this is completed the stone is then very stable and can be worn without any special care other than the normal standard care given to any valuable jewel.

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Interestingly, peridot is the only gemstone that has been found in meteorites, giving rise to the idea that some gemstones may originate somewhere out there. Whatever the case, to know what a peridot is, is to like and enjoy peridots even more

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Iolite and its Properties

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It is commonly believed that the healing properties of iolite can cure some nervous diseases, even mental disorders of varying severity. Most lithotherapists recommend admiring the stone and its iridescence in lamplight daily for 10-15 minutes.

This practice will help alleviate excessive nervous tension and get rid of unreasonable fears and obsessions. If an insomniac puts any piece with iolite at the head of the bed for the night, it helps them fall asleep quickly and produces beautiful sweet dreams.

Iolite set in silver aids in disinfection of drinking water. By putting the stone into a glass filled with water for the night, you can get a really healthful drink that will grant you with courage and good mood during the day.

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The mineral is a real family peacekeeper. The magical properties of iolite are able to prevent from any family row coming up rather than letting it turn into a serious argument. The stone can ignite the spouses’ passion and save their mutual love protecting it from misconduct.

Iolite benefits all signs of the zodiac; however, Libra, Gemini and Aquarius are especially recommended to wear it.

The mineral can be used as a talisman or amulet. As such it provides its owner with comfortable home life, others’ sympathy, peaceful relationships at work and the superiors’ favor. Besides, the stone can protect its owner from slanderers, enviers and haters.

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Fire Opal

Fire opals are unique in the lush world of the opals.

They were already admired as symbols of the most fervent love in ancient times, in India and in the ancient Persian kingdom, and among the peoples of Central America and the Amerindians.

It was believed that a gem that bubbled over with vivacity to such an extent as the fire opal could only have been created in the waters of paradise.

The Mayas and Aztecs loved this gemstone and liked to use it in mosaics and for ritualistic purposes.

They called it quetzalitzlipyollitli, the ‘stone of the bird of paradise’. Yet one day, the gemstone knowledge of Mexico’s natives, which had been handed down from generation to generation, somehow sank into oblivion for a long time … … until, in or around the year 1835, the fiery treasures hidden in the Mexican highlands were remembered, and work was gradually begun on the systematic mining of the places where they had been found.

Today, the fire opal is regarded as the national gemstone of that country.

It is in Mexico that the most significant fire opal deposits in the world lie. Rock strata containing opals run through the Mexican highlands, with their many extinct volcanoes. With a few exceptions, the gemstone, which lies hidden in cavities and crevices, is extracted in open-cast mines, the work giving rise to impressive canyons with walls up to 60 metres high and labyrinthine passages which wind their way through the mining areas.

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Sometimes, these orange-red gemstones are also found in other countries, in Honduras or Guatemala, in the USA, Canada, Australia, Ethiopia and Turkey, but these are mostly sites of little or no economic significance. With Brazil it is a different matter. Several years ago, in an agate mine near Campos Borges in the South Brazilian State of Rio Grande do Sul, fire opals coloured yellow to orange were discovered. They distinguish themselves by their beautiful colour, often with slight clouding, but without play of colour. Their warm, expressive orange comes in all varieties from yellow to light red, sometimes with a brownish undertone. What is particularly remarkable is the sheer size of the raw stones. Some of them are as big as a man’s fist, which opens up completely new possibilities in the way they can be worked. Today, these Brazilian fire opals are setting new trends in the fascinating world of gemstones.
A powerful gemstone with a vivacious colour

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The fiery, warm glow of the fire opal beguiles jewel enthusiasts the world over. This radiant orange simply cannot be overlooked! The fire opal, which, like the other opals, consists of silicic acid with a relatively high water content, was named for its colour. The colour itself comes from fine traces of iron oxide. With a hardness of between 6 and 6.5 on the Mohs scale, however, the fire opal is among the somewhat sensitive gemstones which require a protective setting, especially when worn as a ring stone.
Not all fire opals are the same. We differentiate between the common fire opals, which, depending on their quality, are either faceted or cut into cabochons, and the especially valuable ones, which, in addition to their vivacious colour, also have the gaudy play of colour typical of opals. But with or without play of colour, the fire opal plays its part as a top quality gemstone to perfection.

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Even those who prefer not to subscribe to the energies in gemstones and the forces which emanate from them will undoubtedly get a feeling of warmth and well-being when they look at a fire opal. In gemstone therapy, opals are generally regarded as gems which people choose intuitively when they are working on a particular aspect of their personality. Seen like this, the fire opal is a good means of helping to make feelings flow and resolve blockages. Connoisseurs say that fire opals bestow courage, stamina, will-power and energy on the wearer. Thanks to their force they disperse old, long outdated ways of thinking and make room for new ones. The warm, fiery orange-red has a positive effect on the psyche and conveys a profound sensation of warmth, peace and harmony. The fire opal is the lucky stone of those born under the sign Aries.
The drier the place where it is found, the more durable the fire opal
Fire opals are either faceted – that is, as far as their transparency allows – or cut as a cabochon, since this is the shape which best brings out the rich glow of this orange jewel. It is the oval which is regarded as the classical shape for valuable fire opals. Brazilian raw stones, however, are also cut into many other imaginative shapes, their sheer size giving cutters and gemstone designers almost unlimited freedom for both work and play.
In spite of their relatively low hardness, opals are not actually that easy for the cutter to work with. When setting up the cut, he must pay attention to the direction in which the stone shows its play of colour to the best advantage. When working on the raw stone, the cutter – and later the setter – must take care to ensure that the gem does not come into close contact with great heat, since the water content of the fire opal is unevenly distributed and the stone can crack if dried artificially. Indeed, when the raw stones are found, many fire opals are covered in a chalky white weathering crust, a sign that the stone has aged through loss of water and become cloudy and cracked. Whether and to what extent a fire opal is susceptible to this ageing process is not only dependent on how it is handled, but also has to do with its origin. But an experienced gemstone specialist can judge by where it was found whether a fire opal is going to be durable or not. Having a very precise knowledge of the places where their stones are discovered, opal specialists are able to answer for their durability. One rule of thumb goes: the drier the place where it was found, the more durable the opal.
The tolerance of the fire opal to extreme heat is just as poor as its resistance to acids, alkaline solutions and sharp objects. Very unfavourable conditions compel the opal to surrender its moisture, which can make it cloudy and cracked. Like all opals, it should not be exposed to intense light over long periods. However, it loves to be worn a lot, since this enables it to maintain its water balance, using the moisture of the wearer’s skin and that of the air. Having said that, it should be protected against contact with cosmetics. Fire opals which have become matt through being worn a great deal can be repolished.
A gemstone for people with a positive approach to life
Play of colour, body colour and transparency are the three criteria which determine the price of a fire opal. The more transparency and ‘fire’ it has, and the more intense the deep red of its body colour, the more valuable it will be. The rarest, and thus the most highly esteemed, is the intense red-orange fire opal from Mexico with its strong play of colour. A higher value is placed on fine cabochons with the much loved typical play of colour of the opals than on good, faceted fire opals. These gems, which glow from orange to red, are treasures which appeal most of all to active people with a positive approach to life. Their warm, fiery colour gives us vigour, fills us with the joys of life and opens our senses to the beauty of Nature. After all, fire opals are themselves a piece of Nature in its most beautiful form.   ASKING PRICA $1,295.00

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