Seasonal Must-Have: Figure-Flattering Neoprene

Posted Friday March 14, 2014 9:17 AM GMT

Rain boots aren't the only rubber essentials you'll need this spring — there's another man-made fabric striking a fashionable cord for the season ahead: Neoprene.

From the red carpet with Khloe Kardashian to the runways of Nicole Miller and Proenza Schouler — this stretchy synthetic style has been spotted everywhere as of late.

Now, the trendy textile, typically used to construct scuba suits, is turning up on warm-weather silhouettes perfect ladies like us — and the haute-er days to come.

Thanks to its ultra-flattering fit, neoprene delivers a figure-perfecting effect on a variety of clothing, including jackets, dresses, skirts and pants. To further its appeal, handbags and shoes have also been given the structured treatment for spring.

Can't wait to slip on this former surf-only trend? Us either!

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