The Modekarusell turns back. New York to London was 2012, the summer fashion. The focus: Sporty chic and trendy prints.

In New York, the designers competed with striking prints in extraordinary variations. Colorful it was, sunny colors and neon yellow, printed with all kinds of animals, plants and graphic motifs. color blocking , a trend last spring, will continue in fashion summer 2012. The thematic spectrum is wide: from great movie themes on borrowings from Pier Mondrian to associations with race track. Jumpsuits remain current, presented by several designers and line in fantastically feminine. Since we can only hope that the trend will quickly find their way across the pond.

Tommy Hilfiger – in large checkered preppy style

Karos allover and to a bold color blocking – this is the collection that truly worthy costumes and short coats in sixties style and large area-colored poncho-shirts. Just over sized sections alternate with narrow lines. The typical college style largely determines the image. Colored leather jackets and neon yellow ocher to brown brick emphasize the sporty character. Stripes in different variations and camouflage colored reinterpreted set fresh accents pattern. Shirtwaist dresses, elegant jumpsuits and long, silky ponchos complete the collection.


Michael Kors – Everywhere is Africa

Safari look reinterpreted – that’s the essence of the extensive collection of Michael Kors. Africa meets the public in an explosion of batiks, imitation fur, printing, coarse knit and crochet. Leopard and Zebra to snake from desert colors to yellow-red tie batik, from olive jungle-shirts to one-shoulder Ponchos and artfully cut swimsuits under wide Trapper coats. The ethnic look is rounded off with feathers, jewelry and belt with pockets.

Alexander Wang – Fashion Run Your Race

Beach flair or racing course? The summer is sporty, floral jumpsuits with straight into a dark hole mesh fabric or white silk knee-length, short or smart. Bright fine tendrils on dark ground recall Hawaiian print, with pouch pockets are therefore close-fitting clothes. Racing to the scene racing helmets fit in matching patterns. Light-dark contrasts define the collection. Only occasionally pastels be used very sparingly. A little accent on the edge: Pretty jazzed fashionable shoes Mary Jane style.

Marc Jacobs – Elegance, Flower power and bold colors

Cheerful bird prints on dark-ground ladies’ dresses, color contrast black with pink, peach, light green and blue and perfect new sporty, elegant variations on the catwalk. In between, a bit of blue and red check in the men and strip for the ladies. The ladies sections vary: from over sized to feminine plume of dresses, jumpsuits, and bathing suits. To switch from elegance and sporty accents. In the men, there may be with flower prints and polka dots on pants carding very fashionable. The trend toward more color in menswear continues: Men’s suits are bright green, bright red or orange.

DKNY – Swinging Street Style

Blue – Red-black – white are the predominant colors in young label DKNY. In straight over sized slices wide silk dresses swinging on the catwalk. Young business look presents wide, transparent blouses and pencil skirts. For the chic street style striking contrast graphic pattern mixes are on tight pants suits and curve-hugging skirts. An extravagant blend for women who want to be the focus.