Slogan T-shirt was bold and popular. Flatforms were ‘ugly’ and flaunted our shoedrobe. As were stripes, dressed-down suits and mules. 2017 was the year of basics, that corrected fashion industry’s Foucauldian-based theories of embodiment, and created a ‘true to yourself’ form of expression –inspired by women, pariahs and transgenders. Our top pick for 2018 is to search for the equations, trends, insights, and styles that will shimmer on the runways and serve as a standing testament for fashion. So what will be the trends for 2018?
Inventive and imaginative –Pantone; It is the colour of the year and already had their presence felt on the 2018 Spring/Summer collections at shows like Voltaire and Gucci. Pantone’s colour of the year is “truly a reflection of what’s needed in our world today.” –Laurie Pressman, Vice President of the Pantone Color of the Institute.
Back to classics. This year, hit refresh button on your wardrobe as prints are peppered all over the social media as fashion inspirations. With intricate designs and innovative equations, get ready to embrace that bold prints.
This season light shades are going to be your go-to dress. This ice-cream hue is everything in SS18. From Victoria Beckham to Chanel, high street fashion has paved the way for it.
Another classic requisitioned from the 90s-style bike shorts. Dubbed as inescapable trend of 2018, shorts were all over on the runways, recently worn underneath a voluminous ball gown at Saint Laurent.
Christopher Kane and Roksanda Illincic agreed on this one: Bolds are going to be the primary colour on the runways this season. Can be paired with the pastel trends.
Stonewash denim never gets old. With Tom ford and Fendi leading all the way on the runways, denims are here to stay. A timeless trend, it is still on as Kendall Jenner and Alexa Chung makes their case.