Tuesday, 24 April 2012

Splash Styling SS12 Trends

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By Tasha Leslie of Splash Styling.

Tasha Leslie, founder, creative director and fashion stylist for Splash Styling gives us her perspective on the latest SS12 trends. Showcasing a mix of up and coming and established brands.

With Splash Styling named after the movie Splash and mermaidesque gowns ruling the runway in Armani and Alexander McQueen collections, Splash Styling adds an aquatic twist on a vintage inspired concept. As well as the oceanic influence in SS12 trends Splash Styling also depicts 1920s and 1960s style. Reproducing runway trends 21st century Gatsby, sports luxe, pretty pastels, colour blocking and print clashing.

With her creative mind and innate sense of style, Tasha has selected fashion forward and bespoke designers to collaborate with. The success of Splash Styling attributed to her creative team and the relationship she has with her clients. Tasha says 'Splash Styling is a family and all my clients are considered friends not business partners'

Agi and Sam –Having worked for designers such as Alexander McQueen and Karl Lagerfeld Agi and Sam put their stamp on menswear fashion with a new and exciting menswear brand. With a strong emphasis on entirely bespoke print and humour Agi and Sam designs show fearlessness as they push the boundaries with their bold, vibrant contemporary SS12 collection recently showcased at London fashion week.

Mrs J- One of Britain's most creative designers famed for her unique pop star creations for Kylie Minogue, Rihanna and Madonna to name just a few. Her highly desirable high end street wear designs boost a new commercial collection which is extravagant, unique and about to hit the mainstream.

Vicky Martin –Vicky Martin designs are for the young, confident and stylish woman. Her Designs offer an alternative to mainstream fashion and bespoke service on request. You get a real sense of quality, personal style and elegance with each garment. Her designs worn by our very own UK celebrities, Kym Marsh, Michelle Heaton and TOWIE cast.

American Apparel – Established high street brand. If you're a conscious fashionista who likes to have fun with fashion and want to look on trend, this is your one stop shop. The new SS12 collection offers a great range for both men and women with bold colours, retro prints, chiffon's, pretty pastels and dance wear.

Bl^nk – A widely stocked luxe brand with delicately crafted accessories, exquisite evening wear and crafted complementary day wear pieces. Its base inspiration being drawn from 1920's Hollywood with a contemporary twist meant it was the perfect marriage for Splash Styling vintage concept.

Shirt: American Apparel £65
Trousers: American Apparel £57
Bow tie: American Apparel £16
Belt: Vintage £35
Socks: Vintage £28

Dress:Vicky Martin £85

Dress: Vicky Martin £175

Shirt: American Apparel £65
Trousers: American Apparel £57
Bow tie: American Apparel £16
Belt: Vintage £35
Socks: Vintage £28

Necklace: Kleshna £84.95
Skirt: American Apparel £40

Blazer: Agi & Sam £575
Shorts: Agi & Sam £320
Shoes: Agi & Sam £320
Sunglasses: Marc Jacobs £180
Socks: Vintage

Hat: Bellapacella £130
Shirt: Vicky Martin £95
Skirt: American Apparel £51
Shoes: Sam Edelman Kate Kuba £125
Socks: H&M £3.99
Handbag: Juicy Couture Kate Kuba £130

Dress: Bl^nk £240
Shoes: Alejandro Ingelmo £527
Necklace: Bl^nk £402
Headband: Bellapacella £30

Jacket: Mrs J £85
Skirt: American Apparel £68
Shoes: Chloe Kate Kuba £285
Socks: H&M £3.99
Bikini: Bl^nk £81
Necklaces: Broken Fab £165
Cuff bracelet: Bl^nk: £221

Headpiece: Culietta £280
Bodysuit: American Apparel £40
Collar Clip: Culietta £125
Trousers: Mrs J £125
Shoes: Alejandro Ingelmo £493