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Net Assets

Watching movies, old and new, is a terrific way to spot trends. I saw the dress below in the 1972 Academy Award-winning film Le Charme Discret de la Bourgeoisie (The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie) that I think is very now. A nude-colored, netted number likely cut very wide at the bottom, like a swing dress.

Since fishnet tights became popular a few years ago, it’s no surprise that netting, along with its fabric cousin mesh, appears in clothing these days. I think we’ll probably see more of this trend, thanks to it’s transparency, geometry, and playfulness. Here are some examples.

Racerback Net Romper from Nasty Gal

RodeArte Top

American Apparel Nylon Spandex Stretch Lace Diamond Grid Long Sleeve Button-Up

Luisa Beccaria Coat via http://www.style.com

DimePiece Designs Cat Scratch Hoodie

We Love Colors Fishnet Mini Dress

Tadashi Shoji Origami Dress from Neiman Marcus

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A Spring-Time Shirt in a Flirty Fabric: Organic Cotton!

Aventura Clothing Remi Organic Cotton Shirt

Just in time for spring, this organic cotton shirt by Aventura Clothing reads timeless. Light and airy, the material on this piece creates a playful effect thanks to rows of tiny eyelets. Worn by itself or with a bright tank underneath, you’ll be ready for that first picnic in the park.

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