Spring is one of our favourite times of the year. It is the time of renewal and fresh starts. It is filled with the scent of blossoms and warm sunshine. In anticipation of the end of the cold winter, we have listed our favourite new trends for this Spring. Welcome the season with one or more of these 10 Spring trends
This Spring the colour trend is towards pastels and more pastels. But our pick of the range is Pink Lavender. Lavender jackets, lavender blouses and dresses. Lavender hues are also exploding onto walls and accents in homes. The shade is whimsical and fresh and just looks great. We have seen it paired with a classic mint green and we love the combination.
- Polka Dots
We are going dotty over the new Polka dot trend that has been showing up in celebrity wear and on runways lately. These black and white spots are fresh and fun in skirts, chiffon blouses and dresses.
- Back to the 80s
Yes it is time for this era to revisit. The spring silhouette is going all nipped waistlines, strong shoulder and long lean legs. Think Princess Diana style mixed with a Joan Collins Dynasty Glam. There will be lots of bling, sequins, power suits and asymmetrical necklines. While we don’t wish for a total recall of the 80s, we are enjoying seeing an updated less fluorescent version this Spring.
- Going Green
We can’t get enough of the fresh green accents that are showing up in home décor this Spring. There are so many ways to add some green to your living space with framed pressed leaves, leaf print fabrics, and patterned leaf indoor pot plants. If you are not up for a total interior renewal just add a large vase of Spring flowers or pastel coloured blooms to instantly Springify your space.
- Bright Coloured Doors
Front doors are going bold this season. Bold reds, blues, greens and lavender doors are featuring everywhere. Pick your favourite colour and amp up the intensity with extra gloss to welcome visitors to your home with a great first impression.
Move over juicing, souping is the new way to get your goodness in liquid form. Pinterest is filled with new recipes for us to try as we turn our hand to making soups again. Our favourites are a Spicy Carrot Thai Coconut Soup or a traditional Dutch Split Pea and Vegetable Soup. These soups are perfect for those Spring days when the weather is still a little chilly outside. Serve with hot toast and indulge!
- Moroccan Spices
Spring is all about trying new and fresh things and North African flavours are popping up in recipes everywhere. Cumin, Coriander and Cardamom are trending large this Spring and we love the smell of them cooking. Try a Moroccan Chickpea and Couscous salad or a Spiced Moroccan Wrap to warm you from the inside. Serve with Greek yoghurt and freshly cut mint.
- Alternative Holiday Destinations
This Spring the travel trend is for more authentic travel in destinations a little out of the ordinary. Morocco, Dubai, Croatia, and Mykonos are our top Spring choices for a break this year. Lisbon, Melbourne and Miami are also trending high as cities to spend a few days in and enjoy some great shopping with warm weather!
- Dairy-Free Desserts
Healthy living allows indulging sometimes. According to Pinterest, searches for vegan and dairy-free desserts are at an all-time high this season. And with great recipes and mouth-watering photos, it is no wonder we are all keen to jump on this trend. Our favourites are No-bake Raspberry Chocolate Tarts or Banoffee Cheese Cake that are vegan, sugar-free and gluten-free. Indulgence without guilt?! Count me in!
- Super Coffee
No longer content with our simple java fix in the mornings, the new trend is for super coffees. Basically, a coffee fix with superfoods added for an extra kick of health. Check out this super coffee recipe with coconut oil, cacao and turmeric for a Spring boost in the morning!
1 cup freshly brewed coffee
1 cup almond milk
1 teaspoon raw cacao powder (optional)
1 teaspoon matcha powder
1 teaspoon coconut oil or butter
1 teaspoon raw honey
1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
Pinch of cayenne pepper and vanilla (both optional)
Shake of cinnamon to serve
Enjoy! After all, Spring is in the air and we are all ready for a boost after a cold winter.