Spring 2009 Fashion Week Trend: Ombre

September 10th, 2008

Spring 2009 Fashion Week Trend: Ombre
Photo Credit: NYMag.com
Ombre at Herve Leger, Jonathan Saunders, and Lela Rose.


Style tip?  Ombre has to be one of our favorite trends, right up there with Dresses with Pockets.  It’s such a soothing design detail - reminiscent of seascapes, sunrises, and sunsets, depending on the color palette.  Wear your ombre dress, top, or skirt proudly - show off this gorgeous gradient!


What do you think?  Would you wear ombre?  Share your thoughts in the comments!

Entry Filed under: Runway Reviews, Runway Reviews, Trend, Trend Predictives, Trendscape, Trendscape, What's In and What's Out, Women

4 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Jessica  |  September 10th, 2008 at 5:58 am

    I love love LOVE that Herve Leger look. I like the skirt in the Jonathan Saunders but I think it just doesn’t fit with the top at all…

    I’d wear ombre. It also seems like you could use it for figure flattery (darker in the areas you’re not as comfortable with) if you found the right piece.

  • 2. JJP  |  September 10th, 2008 at 9:46 am

    Ombre has been around for a couple of seasons, it has been everywhere; dress, skirt, shoes, bag, so…
    I’m not considering wearing it and would never invest in serious ombre clothing…

  • 3. Mimi  |  September 16th, 2008 at 9:46 pm

    Sometimes it crosses into tie-dye. Not my favorite look, not again.

  • 4. Trisha  |  September 18th, 2008 at 9:57 pm

    I’m a yes on Ombre, but a no on Tie Dye…but it’s not for everyone :)

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