Now that we’re emerging from a global financial crisis we’ll be greeting the new year with the newest of trends. The colours for winter 2009/2010 consists of midnight blues, purples and violets, deep pinks, earth tones and charcoal greys. Brown with tones of green create a stunning combination. Scarlets and oranges with greys is another powerful combination this year. Some of the trends for winter include: draping and layering, cloaks, print leggings, one shoulder tops and dresses, over the knee boots, animal prints, leather, military jackets and the big shoulders are back! Black and white is always a safe bet and never out of style.