It's been said that art influences life and vice versa.  I'm sure you'd agree that this is true, especially with how much Hollywood influences fashion.  What the stars are wearing is constantly reviewed, rated and reworked for us, non-celebs to wear.  In this particular case, I'm referring to the much anticipated movie release of "The Hunger Games" (out March 23).  If you're wondering what that is, I'm not talking about an eating contest, and I suggest you check out the book.  (Warning:  Read at your own risk.  You won't be able to put it down.)  

Main character, Katniss Everdeen, played by Jennifer Lawrence, volunteers to take her sister's place in a fight to the death.  This fight against 23 other teens is televised for all of Panem to see.  My prediction is that Katniss' style will influence fashion, at least street fashion as the movie approaches.  Thank goodness her down-to-earth, comfortable, casual style is attainable: riding boots, earthy tones, utility or military jackets, and minimal/natural makeup.  In addition, braids are having a moment, and they're featured a lot in this movie - so get your french, side, or fish tails ready!  When Katniss gets made-over in the
                                                                                         Capitol, her style gets a little more edgy and glamourous, but more on that later.  
                                                                                                                                                    Until then, may the odds be ever in your favor,