Spring 2009 Fashion Trends

This segment aired on Great Day Houston on February 17, 2009. To watch the segment, click on the link at the bottom of this post.

Spring 2009 looks are classic and wearable. The trends are a continuation of everything we loved from Spring 2008. I brought along some outfits from Dillard’s to show you some examples of the hottest trends.

Trend 1 – Luxe Lady – Hollywood inspired glamour from the 1940s features very tailored pieces, dainty gloves, daring shoes, pearls, floppy hats and round sunglasses.

    • Look 1 – Ralph Lauren brown and cream dress ($199), Carolee pearl jewelry ($48-$150), Preston York Hat ($58), J.Vincent shoes ($138) and Calvin Klein clutch bag ($178)


  • Look 2 – Jones New York classic tailored black uit jacket ($199) and flat front slacks ($99), no iron white blouse ($69), Gianni Bini patent pumps ($89), and Carolee jewelry ($48-$150)


Trend 2 – Future Fashion – Flashback to the 1980s. Think updated Cindy Lauper with geometric designs, banding and bright colors.


  • Look 3 – New Arrival – Peter Nygard navy and white geometric cropped jacket ($138), clacks ($88), pink knit top ($68) Donald Pliner handbag ($280), and BCBG bright pink pumps ($99)



  • Look 4 – Peter Nygard (exclusive to Dillard’s) cropped yellow jacket ($395), sleveless paint brush silk dress ($148), black clutch ($99), Gianni Bini black strappy stilettos ($99)



  • Look 5 – Amalphi paint brush top ($99), Michael Kors pima welesly capris ($89), Marchan sunglasses ($90), AK silver jewelry, Donald Pliner yellow handbag ($425)


Trend 3 – Garden Glamour – This trend features feminine ruffled pieces and garden-inspired prints with butterflies and flowers in pinks and greens.


  • Look 5 – Lilly Pulitzer Newbury floral tunic ($225), white denim capris ($148), sandals ($138), go with the flo straw bag ($248) and vittadini earrings ($59).



  • Look 6 – Ralph Lauren ruffle floral dress ($199), Makowsky green handbag ($298), Rachel Reinhardt bangles ($45 each), Melani Sandals ($99)



Trend 4 – Life Exotic – This trend is a continuation of the safari trend we saw last spring. Animal tribal motifs, fringe, bohemian styles, gladiator sandals, and Asian and African beading.
    • Look 8 – DKNY black ikat jersey dress ($295), J.Vincent shoes ($150), kate landry zebra flap clutch ($45), ABS gelometric necklace ($125).


  • Look 9 – Nuchael Kors knit flutter sleeves top ($89), Ikat jacket ($179), natural denim pants and belt ($129), barse tumble necklace ($250) and earrings ($100), and Gianni Bini slides ($99).



  • Look 10 – Reba leather jacket ($348), Studded kint top ($58), dark denim ($78), Barse turquoise necklace ($210), Gianni Bini brown strappy sandals ($99)


What’s Sarah wearing? Alberto Makali purple print dress (http://www.dillards.com/ $178), Enzo brown suede platform boots ($150), gold tone necklace (JS Collections, Harwin St. Houston, $5)

For more about the outfits in the segment, go to http://www.dillards.com/. Here’s a link to watch the segment on Great Day Houston http://www.khou.com/greatday/video/?nvid=332951&shu=1

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