Fashion: What to Watch For In 2006

The coming year promises to usher in fresh trends in fashion, food, tech and travel. Our take on the new and noteworthy

DESIGNER EYES Tom Ford Eyewear debuts this month with the slick Jennifer model. The former Gucci guru, who has a special love for sunglasses, clearly sees bigger as better. TATTOO YOU Body art is back in fashion as brands like Ed Hardy T shirts and A & G cashmere flaunt tattoo motifs. Even Balenciaga designer Nicolas Ghesquière is selling tattoo-style T shirts.

NUDE IS THE NEW BLACK Designers have embraced a palette that's as fresh as a compact full of face powder. Makeup colors like ivory and blush dominate spring collections and have even infiltrated Burberry's shoes.


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