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Five trends spotted at Paris' Spring/Summer fashion shows

By Veronica Linares Contact the Author   |   Jan. 28, 2016 at 11:47 AM

PARIS, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- While the East Coast continues to deal with the remnants of snow left behind by a historic weekend blizzard, fashion designers jumped to a warmer season in this week's 2016 Spring Summer Haute Couture shows in Paris.

Below, we dissect five ubiquitous trends that will dominate the runway and street styles in the coming months.

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1. The Choker

These tops and dresses remove the need to accessorize the neck by incorporating a necklace-type detail.

Loris Azzaro Fashion in Paris
Loris Azzaro's collection at Paris' 2016 Spring Summer High Fashion shows. Photo by Maya Vidon-White/UPI
Loris Azzaro Fashion in Paris
Loris Azzaro's collection at Paris' 2016 Spring Summer High Fashion shows. Photo by Maya Vidon-White/UPI
Antonio Ortega Fashion in Paris
Antonio Ortega's collection is seen during Paris' 2016 Spring Summer High Fashion shows. Photo by Maya Vidon-White/UPI
Loris Azzaro Fashion in Paris
Loris Azzaro's collection as part of the 2016 Spring Summer High Fashion shows in Paris. Photo by Maya Vidon-White/UPI
2. The layered look

Both the men's and the women's shows featured looks comprised of multiple light layers, perfect for crisp spring days and breezy summer nights.

Ilja Fashion in Paris
Ilja's collection as part of the 2016 Spring Summer High Fashion shows in Paris. Photo by Maya Vidon-White/UPI
Issey Miyake Fashion in Paris
Issey Miyake's collection as part of the Haute Couture shows in Paris. Photo by Maya Vidon-White/UPI
Antonio Ortega Fashion in Paris
Antonio Ortega's collection as part of the 2016 Spring Summer High Fashion shows in Paris. Photo by Maya Vidon-White/UPI
3. The anthropomorphic accessories

Once a childhood favorite, anthropomorphic bags, charms and shoes are now a high fashion staple.

Antonio Ortega Fashion in Paris
Antonio Ortega's collection as part of the 2016 Spring Summer High Fashion shows in Paris. Photo by Maya Vidon-White/UPI
4. The short front long back look

The asymmetrical style that dominated red-carpet looks all throughout 2015, returns in this year's Summer/Spring collections in airy fabrics.

Loris Azzaro Fashion in Paris
Loris Azzaro's collection as part of the 2016 Spring Summer High Fashion shows in Paris. Photo by Maya Vidon-White/UPI
Julien Fournie Fashion in Paris
Julien Fournie's collection as part of the 2016 Spring Summer High Fashion shows in Paris. Photo by Maya Vidon-White/UPI
Issey Miyake Fashion in Paris
Issey Miyake's collection as part of the 2016 Haute Couture shows in Paris. Photo by Maya Vidon-White/UPI
Ilja Fashion in Paris
Ilja's collection as part of the 2016 Spring Summer High Fashion shows in Pari. Photo by Maya Vidon-White/UPI
5. The sheer fabrics

A warm weather favorite, designers incorporated sheer touches to many of their looks to evoke a flowy-feminine look.

Loris Azzaro Fashion in Paris
Loris Azzaro's collection as part of the 2016 Spring Summer High Fashion shows in Paris. Photo by Maya Vidon-White/UPI
Ilja Fashion in Paris
Ilja's collection as part of the 2016 Spring Summer High Fashion shows in Paris. Photo by Maya Vidon-White/UPI
Loris Azzaro Fashion in Paris
Loris Azzaro's collection as part of the 2016 Spring Summer High Fashion shows in Paris. Photo by Maya Vidon-White/UPI
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