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
Fabric gets pushed around this
spring with DIY pull-through details.
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
Go clear this season with all your favorite designers.
This soft purple hue is the next it-color,
making a turn in knits, suiting, and whimsical formal wear.
If fall suiting belonged to gray plaid,
then spring is all about a clean slate.
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.
The ’90s sunglass shape is back. It comes in the
form of razor edges and a fearless experimentation with color.
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.
A flirty look that takes flight next season
A neckline subtly throwing it back to the Renaissance
The basic white tee is key. This Spring season,
however, belongs to the white tank top.
The delicate puff shoulder trend
went high fashion this spring.
Bare it all this season with underwear meant to be seen
and all clear transparent fabrics.
Florals, stripes and color blocking with a hippy vibe. A mature, and most importantly, chic way to wear the rainbow.
More so so if you wear it with a pop of rouge.
Nylon parkas/the windbreaker
is getting the high fashion treatment.
STATEMENT STRAW HAT
We’re still obsessed with the straw bag,
Next spring you’ll be able to wear it with the statement straw hat.
Fringe made its way in all forms this season,
shredded tees s, strips of sequins and statement earrings
Who needs a basic spaghetti strap when your shoulders can be decorated in rhinestones and pearls?
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
CARGO PANTS are the new jeans
Loose, or fitted cargo pants in camouflage, khaki, and army green have been spotted everywhere…
JOLIE-LAIDE SNEAKERS are the new Stan Smiths
Now in style, “fugly chic” shoes are comfortable and can balance more voluminous clothing styles.
Mixing and matching unexpected pairings of prints, materials and tones.
Graphic stripes atop daytime silhouettes proved to be one of the more striking trends of the Spring/Summer and pre-fall season 2018.
MASHED-UP PRINTS are the new shocking pink
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.
THE MICRO PURSE is the new fanny pack
These teensy totes are so small you can barely fit a credit card inside. They’re called “the carry-nothings”.
Animal prints: Leopard, and snakeskin printed outerwear are a couple of fall wardrobe staples. Designers cut them loose to allow for easy layering underneath.
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.
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.