Top 5 Fashion Trends of 2013

By on December 31, 2013

From class to stage, these were the top 5 trends heating up dance floors across the nation in 2013.

Not only are these looks the best sellers and most popular of 2013, they’re the ones we predict will still be going strong in 2014.

With style, energy, and attitude to spare these are the style knockouts you loved the most.

Click any photo to shop the trend!

#5 Black & White

From color blocking to graphic prints, the classic black and white color combo was everywhere!

black&white

#4 Heavy Metal Details

2013 was all about adding a little edge to your look and dancers just couldn’t get enough exposed zippers, studs and spikes!

heavy-metals

#3 Combat Boots

In 2013 the world went gaga for combat boots and all high top shoes with a boot silhouette. Dancers were literally pairing combat boots and boot top shoes with everything: shorts, leggings, harem pants- and yes, even tutus.

combat-boots

#2  Print Leggings

Oh the fantastic prints! Stripes, metallic leopard, rainbow cheetah, galaxy, graffiti… it goes on and on. Leggings are such a staple of the dance wardrobe that adding a print is the perfect way to shake up your wardrobe and try something new without sacrificing function.

print-leggings

And drum roll please…..

#1 Sheer Mesh Cutouts

sheer-mesh

Next to black & white, this is by far the easiest of the trends to pull off in any style of dance from classical ballet to crunk. It’s simultaneously daring and reserved, sophisticated and edgy. Dare we say mesh cutouts are the new strappy back? Maybe…

 

About JoJo Mrgich

JoJo Mrgich began studying modern dance, musical theater jazz and choreography in college and now, 10 years later, she is part of the Marketing and Social Media team at DDS. In addition to working as a choreographer to local colleges and theaters in her spare time, she has also served as Director of Dance and Costume Mistress for local non-profit theaters in her community.

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