It is time to stash away the woollens and the furs from your wardrobe.

As warm weather is round the corner, designers around the world are busy experimenting with their creativity to present the best in short dresses, evening gowns and party dresses.

Vibrant colours like reddish orange, blue, purple and ensembles of soft hues like yellow-green, blue–green, pinkish lilac are here to dictate the ramps and party scenes in 2012.

Italian, German and French designers at the Spring- summer 2012 fashion show in Paris which started on Monday showcased some of the best cuts and designs for the season.

Take a look at the neat cuts and timeless styles presented by fashion houses like Versace, Christian Dior and Chanel at the Paris fashion week: