Spring 2012 Trend Guide
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January 30, 2012
Spring 2012 Trend Guide

If the economy (or the end of the world) concerns some in 2012, it doesn’t seem to worry designers. There was an overall uplifting spirit to the Spring collections, seen in playful, retro-Americana details, exuberant garden-party florals, and modern twists on traditional, swooning romantic looks. But of course, there is no light without dark, and a bit of gloom did creep onto catwalks in the form of a subversive, neo-goth theme. A good reality check, in case the euro actually does collapse, or Nostradamus proves right in the end. Click through to see all the coming season’s trends.—Romney Leader and Joanna Rodger

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Photos: Courtesy of Style.com