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Local designer Abi Ferrin is about to make the leap into retail, with a new space set to open in the West Village at the end of this month. What better time, then, to ask the multitalented soon-to-be shopkeeper about trends she sees for this spring? Head below for a gallery of her top three trends, or click the Polyvore set above to shop some more looks.
- "It is all about the whites, on white, on white," says Ferrin. "Mixing textures and shades of white within the same look is huge this season."
- "It's also a softer spring in terms of more pastels, soft pinks, soft blues, like Lupita's flawless Oscar look. Our Lane dress shows that we are right on track here!"
- "We are also seeing prints combining pastels with unexpected color combinations and pops of brightness, like this dress with orange and purple contrasting back to white and soft aqua all on the same canvas. There are also great graphic prints with a soft