The fashion industry is filled with many talented and innovative designers, brands and retailers but when a fashion designer and/or brand and a retailer pair up, it is pure bliss to fashionistas around the world. In essence, designer collaborations bring high fashion to mainstream and it brings the inspiration of fashion from our Vogues, into our sartorial hearts as our closets can now be filled with designs by fashion designers that we covet. Alas we're moving into August which means Summer will soon be over. But before Fall, arrives we've reviewed some of the top Spring/Summer 2013 designer collaborations just for you.
1. Levi & Liberty Collaboration
As the saying goes, it takes two to make a thing go right. In the case of a pair of shorts by Levi and Liberty, it takes denim and floral to create a fashion masterpiece. A risky design, these 501 Jean Shorts have a classic denim silhouette and a British floral print that combine two of the Spring/Summer 2013’s omnipresent trends: denim and floral. Would you wear this look?2. Melissa & Forever 21 Collaboration
A fashionable pair of summer sandals are a must-have and these pair of sandals from the “Mel for Forever 21” collection are “it”. The lineup of colorful jellies includes thong styles as well as more traditional gladiator versions in slick red, navy, black, and white. Aside from the fabulous array of colors, these shoes are super affordable since they’re paired up with affordable retailer, Forever 21.
3. Lulu Frost & J.Crew Collaboration
What is an outfit, without a statement necklace? Hitting the jewelry market by storm, the statement necklaces in this collection are to-die for. Truly, you will create an impression in any environment with a statement necklace like the one featured above. This collection has prices ranging from $98 to $278 and no matter the statement necklace, it will turn heads wherever you go.
4. Preen & Aldo
A girl always loves her pair of shoes, and the shoes from the Preen and Aldo collaboration scream “Wow!”. The London-based label has teamed up with Aldo to create a lineup defined by bold pops of color and reptilian prints, all priced at $155. Featuring a pointy toe, asymmetrical vamp and ankle strap with square lock closure, this statement leather pump turns runway
5. Eddie Borgo & Dr. Martens
The Eddie Borgo and Dr.Martens collaboration brings you coolest pair of lace-up boots you've seen in a long time. Pricey but chic, these boots are perfect for that edgy look that you’ve been wanting to rock. When you wear these boots, pair them with black leggings or shorts so you can show off the boots exquisite details.