By Joseph DeAcetis Published: October 3, 2023
Stylelujo.com is pleased to present our top picks of the latest spring summer fashion trends and the new collections for the season. Our team reports here about the spring summer 2024 fashion trend forecasts including colors, fabrics, silhouettes, patterns, style and even tech and sustainability – for the upcoming season. And the timing is just right. New data from the Pew Research Center reveals that women now account for record shares of Fortune 500 CEOs and board members in the US.
Despite the numerous unwearable looks that paraded down the runway, out team of experts filtered the selections presented to us and focused on looks that fit a modern women’s need with dressing for success in mind.
Reducing fashion to the silhouette, focusing on the outline, playing with the sections, altering the proportions. A wardrobe in perspective: tall and vertical, for a stringent proposal of daywear. A pragmatic one. Pockets and slits allow the body to assume certain postures, and the items to be defined by gestures.
LOUIS VUITTON –WOMEN’S SPRING-SUMMER 2024 SHOW
“Consciousness is the radiance of one soul which gives us awareness. It’s like the sun that gives light and life to all we know.” Alan Finger. For Creative Director Gabriela Hearst, consciousness is the fourth andfinal ingredient to achieving climate success. For the Chloé Spring-Summer 2024 (SS24) collection, Gabriela explores the power of individual action as a form of environmental advocacy. The literal translation of ‘Chloé’ in Greek is ‘young green shoot; SS24’s refined botanical-inspired silhouettes are emphasised by a focused color palette, which represents clarity, with bursts of marigold, coraland silver for enlightenment. The zygomorphic shapes of orchids are mirrored in the delicate, curved seam work, cutouts, balloon sleeves and plunging necklines.
Pierpaolo Piccioli showed a dazzling, pristine collection of Valentino ideas for summer at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris. “We have to keep women’s freedom to express themselves, to express their bodies in a very free way,” says Piccioli. The collection was full of a generous variety for different styles, sensibilities, moods, and cultures. But the riveting headline idea he showed was a quite ravishing innovation: dresses made from a cut-out embroidery technique that created a kind of caged effect, made up of linked flower, bird, vine leaves, or pineapples.
Maria Grazia Chiuri continues to place her attention of the rebel feminine who have asserted their independence – restoring the idea of body/clothing relationship that is set to coexist in the context of modern times.
Focusing on the house’s rich archives, and channeling Pierre Balmain’s architectural mastery of sculptural shapes and precision tailoring, Olivier Rousteing and the Balmain team focused on the strongest elements of designs from the 1940’s and the early 1950’s
For Spring-Summer 2024 Givenchy’s art director Matthew M. Williams reflects on a collective comprehension of elegance and contemporary glamour.
The spring-summer 2024 collection, imagined by Jean Claude Jitrois, was a sensory ode that both pay tribute to the brand’sDNA while focusing on the needs of the contemporary world. This collection represents a fresh perspective on fashion and society, seamlessly merging practicality, durability, aesthetics, positioning itself as a pivotal milestone in current trends. This SS24 collection is a celebration of the house’s values: freedom, self-expression, love, community, creativity, and joy.For Spring-Summer 2024, Jean-Claude unveils a bold vision that blends voluptuous elegance with refined provocation. The SS24 collection revolves around five distinct themes. The Biker evokes adventure and freedom, while the stretch leather, a timeless signature, offers pieces that become a second skin, combining functionality and elegance.
Australian designer, Christopher Esber has debuted his Spring Summer 2024 collection on schedule at Paris Fashion Week at Cité de l’architecture et du patrimoine. An encounter with materials and their interaction with the body. Fluid silhouettes are dissected, draped, and reconstructed.; an accentuated point that features throughout the collection.
Dries Van Noten:
Dries Van Noten womenswear Spring / Summer 24 develops a continued conversation, exploring
the tension of contrasting ideas coming together to create something spontaneous
and free-thinking. The codes of sports attire applied in unusual ways. A rugby stripe motif recurring across asymmetric dresses, tennis scarves as knitted tops or reworked into the drape of a skirt.
Graphic racer checks, contrast club blazers with grosgrain trims. Dries Van Noten womenswear explores different stories and opposing sentiments coming together
to find a common language.
Designer Minh Le presented her Spring/Summer 2024 collection of her couture line, 831MINHLE. This season’s pieces showcase chic styles by way of bold, bright tailoring with delicate feminine silhouettes. Keeping sustainability at the forefront, Minh Le utilizes vibrant colors in a range of designs to fit the needs of modern women. Minh Le showcases the strength and beauty found in the diversity of women. With her roots in Vietnam, Minh Le began her career by helping women. She taught the artistry of sewing to women in Vietnam to help them support their families and has continued to build her brand around women’s empowerment. After moving to the US in 1994, Minh began creating her own unique designs women can enjoy, enabling them to be confident and independent.
Faith Connexion presented the Spring/Summer 2024 collection during Paris Fashion Week, showcasing a collection that captures the authenticity of the streets and mixing it irreverently with a strong dose of old-school French savoir-faire. In this collection, Faith Connexion unveils a captivating array of see-through fabrics and transparency. A group of body-hugging dresses comes in various shades of pastel colors, exuding confidence and independence.
Showcasing a mix-and-match of fabrics, and sportswear-inspired elements, the collection bursts with a palette of colors evoking the nostalgia of carefree summer days. Technical fabrics, including shiny nylon, lend a sporty edge to the genderless designs. The juxtaposition of a lace top, casually paired with a military-style embroidered belt layered over a pair of jeans, seemingly thrown together with ease, encapsulates the very essence of this collection, as if the model effortlessly grabbed whatever was at hand before leaving the house.
The Spring/Summer 2024 Miu Miu collection by Miuccia Prada explores a rationale of beauty today – exploding, redressing. This collection is a search for a reflective definition, a reactive address of beauty for modern times. These garments devised for specific purpose, functions and events are remixed in
unanticipated combinations. Their juxtapositions convey a modern style that, in turn, is a mirror of
different lives, the multiplicity of contemporary identity and the positivity of the
endless possibilities of today.
Paraded through the formal gardens of the Chiostro di San Simpliciano in Milan, the Spring/Summer 2024 collection designed by Simone Bellotti displays the brands craftsmanship infused with pragmatic luxury since 1851. From the streets of Zurich to its alpine landscapes, the Swiss identity is manifold. There lies a purity within, and a playfulness that leans subversive, scholastic, essential.
Placing classical design principles in new contexts for contemporary living, the collection departs from a place of sober elegance towards the spirit of Monte Verità, a utopian haven of alternative intellectuals and creative souls who settled in Ascona, Switzerland at the turn of the 20th century. Today, Bellotti evokes this bohemian élan through the bespoke sounds of DJ Leo Mas, whose Balearic sounds marked Ibiza’s Summer of Love in 1987 with the same carefree abandon. The Spring/Summer 2024 collection embraces a concept of duality, inspired by Bellotti’s vision of a brand with layers, a reflection of our human nature-explosive volumes, of discreet charm – are abundant yet light to the touch, in dry cotton and ripstop, poplin, jersey, taffeta, pointelle and polished leathers.