Summer is nearly here and we’re so ready to embrace the biggest fashion trends of 2017.
The cold shoulder trend still remains huge with deconstructed shirts; 80s party wear and the slogan T-shirt will be your new go-to wardrobe essential. But will you be brave enough to try the full-on florals and the ruffles?
We’ve curated 10 catwalk trends that will most influence your wardrobe choices (and bank balance) this year. Which looks will make the biggest impact on your wardrobes this summer?
See the 10 trends everyone will be wearing below:
’80S PARTY STYLE
Think metallics, disco leggings and the one-shoulder dress – the ’80s is back, everyone! This is pure night-time attire – short minis and neon spandex. It’s definitely not for the shy types.
Spotted at: Marc Jacobs, Kenzo, Gucci, Isabel Marant, Balenciaga
Fashion with function is all the rage for 2017. Designers have cottoned on to the fact that we have shit to do, so we’re workwear inspired pieces were big on the catwalks, with relaxed shapes and muted shades.
Spotted at: Stella McCartney, Chloe, Vetements, Kenzo and Paul Smith.
SLOGANS & LOGOS
So wrong yet so wrong, the slogan tee is here to stay! T-shirts with a political stance (as seen at Dior) are all the rage – it’s time to let your T-shirt do the talking.
Spotted at: Hood By Air, Moschino,Gucci, and Christian Dior
THE DECONSTRUCTURED SHIRT
Hallelujah, the trusty shirt isn’t going anywhere. On the contrary, it’s getting even more interesting. The off-the-shoulder trend is still going strong, but now we’re getting ruffles, over-sized sleeves, peek-a-boo cut-outs and even cropped shirts hit the runway. It’s official: Shirts are not boring for 2017.
Spotted at: Joseph, Michael Kors, Alexander Wang, Rag & Bone, and Prada
RUFFLES. ALL THE RUFFLES.
Basically if you’re not wearing ruffles on, you might as well stay indoors. And don’t be scared – it’s not all girly – we caught a glimpse of black leather ruffles at Alexander McQueen, and punky ruffles at Preen.
Spotted at: Erdem, Mulberry, Marc Jacobs, and Dries Van Noten.
CLASH YOUR COLOURS
This isn’t for the shy types – the spring/summer 2017 trends included lots of colour, but went one step further by clashing to the max. Think bright blue and grass green, pink and yellow, blue and red, purple and pink… the choice is endless.
Spotted at: Balenciaga, Celine, Givenchy, Topshop Unique and Sportsmax.
Statement stripes were spotted everywhere during the shows – if you’re not into florals, perhaps we can interest you in a full-on striped ensemble, because that’s the thing, these stripes aren’t subtle – they’re full on.
Spotted at: Balmain, Barbara Bui, Nina Ricci, Victoria Beckham Sonia Rykiel
Head-to-toe florals were huge during the shows. It turns out florals for spring are groundbreaking after all. Basically, if it’s covered in florals, you’re on to a winner.
Spotted at: Chloe, Coach. Dolce & Gabbana, Miu Miu and Victoria Beckham.
Sports luxe isn’t going anywhere, folks. Think anoraks and tracksuit tops with crystal embellishment, leggings and drawstring-pulled nylon. Warning: We even spotted cycling shorts.
Spotted at: Alexander Wang, DKNY, Christian Dior, Versace and Stella McCartney.
GO BIG OR GO HOME
Exaggeration was a key trend for summer 2017. Think shoulder detailing, cinched it waists and oversized shirts.
Spotted at: Balenciaga, Gucci, Isabel Marant, Giambattista Valli and Acne.