The top 8 trends you need to know about Written by Parissa Venturini
The top 8 trends you need to know about
Written by Parissa Venturini
Ice-cream inspired hues are a must for your 2018 wardrobe. This may not be not a ground-breaking spring trend, but it’s definitely an eye-catching one, especially when pretty pastels are worn head-to-toe.
As seen at: Hermès, Chanel, Giambattista Valli, Helmut Lang, Alexander McQueen
Tom Ford, Chanel, Giambattista Valli
The Nineties throwback sees no end as oversized jackets, low-slung pants and cut out bodysuits populated the SS18 shows. Underwear worn as outerwear is also having a renewed fashion moment, with bra tops dominating both casual and elegant outfits on the catwalks.
As seen at: Tom Ford, Helmut Lang, Victoria Beckham
Helmut Lang, Tom Ford, Tom Ford
The bold and the beautiful. Fiery reds, hot pinks, blazing oranges and psychedelic greens are set to be everywhere this season, especially when styled together to form daring rainbow ensembles.
As seen at: Marc Jacobs, Marni, Roksanda, ACNE Studios
Acne Studios, Roksanda, Ralph Lauren
NEW FINISHING TOUCHES
Playful trimmings and feminine details take shape in the form of feathers and fringes, adorning not only skirt hems but also collars, shoes, and gilets. Full blown feather dresses were also spotted at Salvatore Ferragamo and Céline.
As seen at: Nina Ricci, Balmain, Margiela, Sonia Rykiel, Saint Laurent
NEW FINISHING TOUCHES
Nina Ricci, Acne Studios, Saint Laurent
Shorts dominated the SS18 fashion shows, stealing the spotlight from mini-skirts. Designers experimented with different styles and shapes, ranging from long tailored cuts to be worn with blazers, to the sixties-inspired leather shorts at Paco Rabanne.
As seen at: Chloé, Saint Laurent, Louis Vuitton, Valentino
Louis Vuitton, Paco Rabanne, Christian Dior
The slip dress has come a long way since its return on the runway a few seasons back. This time around, designers have reinvented the classic ‘negligee’ by adding crystals, sequins, tulle, contrasting colours and patchwork.
As seen at: Diane Von Furstenberg, Dries Van Noten, Tory Burch, Coach, Oscar de la Renta
Tory Burch, Alexander Wang, Coach
Get ready for a bright explosion of sunshine this coming spring. Fashion month saw the runways dotted with different shades of yellow, as designers experimented vamping it up with different textures and distinctive colour combinations.
As seen at: Carolina Herrera, Simon Miller, Ralph Lauren
Marc Jacobs, Simon Miller, Ralph Lauren
Fashion’s alluring invitation to ‘dare to bare’ comes in all shapes and sizes, sharing this season’s trend: see-through materials. Transparent veils and sheer dresses were spotted everywhere displaying a confident idea femininity. Time to invest in some beautiful lingerie!
As seen at: Dolce & Gabbana, Christian Dior, Jil Sander, Miu Miu, Fend, Ralph&Russo
Ralph&Russo, Jil Sander, Dolce&Gabbana