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Fashion forward: 10 top trends for 2014

With 2014 fast approaching, we have compiled a list of the top fashion trends to look out for.

Cape- £90, Topshop

2014 will see new trends being introduced and old trends re-emerging. Here is our top 10.

 

1. Feathers

Feathers will be big in 2014. There are many ways to wear feathers, from statement pieces to simple feather hairclips. This cape (Topshop, £90) will add drama and glamour to any outfit and will be right on trend in 2014.

 

2. Quirky Prints

Already emerging in 2013, unusual prints-especially animal prints, will be all over the high street. This sweet giraffe print dress is from Asos, costing £38, and will be a zany alternative to the lbd.

3. Fringing

As Spring and summer approaches, bohemian style comes back into fashion. Adding some hippy-chic fringing to your outfit will be perfect if you're heading to any festivals this summer. Top- £58, Topshop.

4. Bermuda Shorts

One to try as it gets warmer, these mid-length shorts (worn by Miley Cyrus and Rhianna) are predicted to be huge in summer 2014. Paired with a vest, or for the daring, a crop top, this could be part of the perfect holiday outfit. These shorts are part of the Rhianna for River Island range, £15.00.

5. Embellished Sweaters

Making wrapping up glamourous,  bejazzled sweaters will be filling shops in 2014. Comfy and sparkly, these are perfect for the transition between winter and spring. Sweater- £25, River Island.

6. Graphic Prints

Bold, graphic prints will be must-haves in the coming year. This colourful Egyption inspired dress from Urban Outfitters will help you to stand out at a party. (£48)

7. Slogan T-Shirts

Slogan T-shirts will be making a welcome return back into fashion. From the cheeky to the cute, these tops are a fun way to make a statement while still being casual.  This cute 'Wild at Heart' t-shirt is from the website Truffle Shuffle, £24.99.

8. Sheer

Big in 2013, sheer will continue to remain popular in 2014. Sometmes a daring and sometimes a romantic trend, sheer can bring the wow factor to your party dress. The dress above is £27.50 from Lipsy.

9. Menswear for Women

With button-up shirts and blazers appearing on the catwalk, the tailored menswear trend looks set to return. This burgundy boyfriend blazer would look great teamed with a lace dress, providing a contrast with the delicate lace. Blazer- £29.99

10. Rucksacks

Becoming popular this year, these practical bags will continue to be fashionable in 2014. with a wide range of patterned and printed bags out there, backpacks are longer just functional; they are a style statement. Bag- £24.99, New Look

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