Fashion Outfit Inspiration: 6 Trends, 12 Great Looks By InStyle Editors InStyle Editors Facebook Instagram Twitter Our editors and writers comprise decades of expertise across the beauty, fashion, lifestyle and wellness spaces in print and digital. We prioritize journalistic integrity, factual accuracy, and also having fun with every story we share. InStyle's editorial guidelines Updated on February 12, 2010 @ 12:37AM Pin Share Tweet Email Trending Videos Photo: Axel Schmidt/AFP/Getty Images, C.M. Wiggins/WENN Outfit Inspiration: 6 Trends, 12 Great Looks 01 of 06 Go Softly Splash News, Entertainment Press/Splash News The key to looking modern in pastels is to choose a simple, fuss-free silhouette. Kristen Bell (left) and Kerry Washington (right) looked effortlessly feminine in short, draped designs. 02 of 06 Gray for Day, Silver for Night Picture Perfect/Rex, Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic A single tone goes from A.M. to P.M. with the addition of metallic shimmer. Eva Longoria Parker (left) looked ultra sophisticated in three different tones of gray, while Charlize Theron (right) glowed in a lace-trimmed silver dress. 03 of 06 Mad for Prints Bill Davila/Startraks, Jerritt Clark/WireImage An abstract and artful print is enough to build an outfit around. Sienna Miller (left) added T-straps to overprinted polka dots, while Leighton Meester (right) paired edgy booties with a green and red number. 04 of 06 Peepshow Demis Maryannakis/Sipa, Patrick Rideaux/Picture Perfect Get a touch of the boudoir (without revealing your cup size) by looking for lace accents or overlays. Blake Lively wore a sexy but structured minidress, while Carrie Underwood exposed her style smarts (but not her bod) in a netting-topped nude design. 05 of 06 Short Takes Jordan Wolf/Broadimage, Wendell Teodoro/WireImage Got legs? Draw the eye downwards with a gam-baring piece worn with a loose-fitting top. Rihanna (left) legged it in a bandage miniskirt, while Whitney Port played up her enviable stems in roomy hot pants. 06 of 06 Trekker Chic Axel Schmidt/AFP/Getty Images, C.M. Wiggins/WENN This season, safari goes glam with the addition of crafty, embellished touches. Diane Kruger gave her cargo shorts a global spin with a lace top and a leather shoulder bag, while Beyonce dressed up khaki harem pants with a jeweled obi-style belt.