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Standout Fashion Trends From Spring/Summer & Pre-Fall 2018

If we’ve learned anything from 2017’s wild and wacky fashion, it’s to expect the unexpected…In 2017 austere minimalism went out the window in favor of glitz, glamour, and granny-chic style.

Now, Spring 2018 is all about this Millennial Pink-adjacent hue, industrial-grade rubber, and a bag you denied your whole life…

Read the condensed version of  VOGUE, WWW and ELLE’s 2018 Fashion Forecast

Standout Fashion Trends From Pre-Fall 2018

RUBBER

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RUCHING

Source ELLE.com

Fabric gets pushed around this

spring with DIY pull-through details.

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FANNY PACK

Source ELLE.com

  We can deny it no longer: the fanny pack

is here to stay. No matter your aesthetic, there’s a hip-slung bag for you

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 TRANSPARENT

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 Go clear this season with all your favorite designers.

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 LAVENDER 

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This soft purple hue is the next it-color,

making a turn in knits, suiting, and whimsical formal wear.

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WHITE SUITING

Source ELLE.com

 If fall suiting belonged to gray plaid,

then spring is all about a clean slate.

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DARK DENIM SETS

Source ELLE.com

Heading to the top of the trends list this season are total denim looks. Dark denim is seeing a resurgence. Matching sets in general: Speaking of head-to-toe dressing, matching print sets abounded on every catwalk.

 

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 X-GIRL SUNGLASSES

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 The ’90s sunglass shape is back. It comes in the

form of razor edges and a fearless experimentation with color.

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 BLACK & WHITE POLKA DOTS

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 The print was spotted everywhere. A simple but effective motif, polka dots. Use and abuse on one condition: stick to black and white.

most notably as a monochrome colorway.

Tommy Hilfiger Velvet Dot Burnout Dress. Orig. $129.50

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Polka Dot Silk Skinny Scarf | Ann Taylor $19.99 – Org. $29.50 Click here

 

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 FEATHERS

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A flirty look that takes flight next season

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 SQUARE NECKLINE

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A neckline subtly throwing it back to the Renaissance

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  WHITE TANK TOP

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 The basic white tee is key. This Spring season,

however, belongs to the white tank top.

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 PUFFED SHOULDERS

Source ELLE.com

The delicate puff shoulder trend

went high fashion this spring.

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ALL CLEAR

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 Bare it all this season with underwear meant to be seen

and all clear transparent fabrics.

 

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RAINBOW

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Florals, stripes and color blocking with a hippy vibe. A mature, and most importantly, chic way to wear the rainbow.

Tommy Hilfiger Striped Sheath Dress Now $50.93 – Orig. $129.00

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PINK & RED
 

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More so so if you wear it with a pop of rouge.

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HAUTE PERFORMANCE

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Nylon parkas/the windbreaker

is getting the high fashion treatment.

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STATEMENT STRAW HAT

Source ELLE.com

We’re still obsessed with the straw bag,

Next spring you’ll be able to wear it with  the statement straw hat.

 

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FRINGE

Source ELLE.com

Fringe made its way in all forms this season,

shredded tees s, strips of sequins and statement earrings

 

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EMBELLISHED STRAPS

Source ELLE.com

Who needs a basic spaghetti strap when your shoulders can be decorated in rhinestones and pearls?

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Even in this time of change, Vogue predicts these trends will dominate fashion in 2018. And if they don’t, well, don’t worry—they’ll be the first to tell you.

ACCORDING TO VOGUE…

 SCRUNCHIES are the new dad hats

The scrunchie. Seen in Balenciaga and Mansur Gavriel’s recent collections, the chunky hair accessories are poised to become a popular post-ironic piece of flair among twentysomethings.

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CARGO PANTS are the new jeans

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 Loose, or fitted cargo pants in camouflage, khaki, and army green have been spotted everywhere…

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JOLIE-LAIDE SNEAKERS are the new Stan Smiths 

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Now in style, “fugly chic” shoes are comfortable and can balance more voluminous clothing styles.

The so-wrong-it’s-right heel

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Mixing and matching unexpected pairings of prints, materials and tones.

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MULTICOLORED FUR

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GRAPHIC STRIPES

GUESS Printed Bodycon Dress $44.73 Orig. $148.00 click here

 

Graphic stripes atop daytime silhouettes proved to be one of the more striking trends of the Spring/Summer and pre-fall season 2018.

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MASHED-UP PRINTS are the new shocking pink

Source VOGUE.com

We’ll see a new trend emerging: Ultra-clashing prints in a range of bright colors.  Mashed up florals and plaids. And florals-on-florals. Pre-fall season 2018.

Aurelia Velvet Floral Kimono Org. $138.00 Now $89.95

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THE MICRO PURSE is the new fanny pack

Source ELLE.com

These teensy totes are so small you can barely fit a credit card inside. They’re called “the carry-nothings”.

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ANIMAL PRINTS

Animal prints: Leopard, and snakeskin printed outerwear are a couple of fall wardrobe staples. Designers cut them loose to allow for easy layering underneath.

Calvin Klein Printed Sheath Dress $38.96 Orig. $129.50 Click Here

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THE TRENCH COAT

Transforming wardrobe staples into items of pure beauty continues apace. This year, it’s the turn of the trench coat, originally developed as an alternative to the heavy greatcoats of the First World War.

Michael Kors Petite Waterproof Trench Coat $104.99 Orig. $220.00 Click Here

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There you have it: The biggest trends for the seasons ahead. Choosing Wisely before adding trendy pieces to your capsule wardrobe is key… If you’re constantly shopping for items to add to your capsule, perhaps you should just call it what it is: a wardrobe.