Fashion fades, but style is eternal. 2017 saw a few heads turning with over-arching style statements that were carried onto the following year. The runways witnessed models adorning some convention breaking style statements that seemed to transcend time.
Here are the 8 most popular fashion trends / styles from 2017 that have us hooked.
The pant suit
The women’s pant suit became a wardrobe essential during fall 2017, a way of reversing gender roles and promoting gender neutrality; pant suit became the most stylish yet comfortable pick of the stars.
From Kerry Washington’s floral three piece to Hailey Baldwin’s sky blue suit sans pants.
These stars definitely turned heads on the red carpet. This look was mostly taken up by corporate women ditching their pencil skirts and replacing them with pants. Comfort and elegance was 2017’s key fashion rule.
While everything denim was still in from 2016, denim jackets and bottoms saw a ton of quirky gradation with prints, embroidery and embellishments.
From flower prints to patch works, designers filled the runway with fresh yet funky denim makeovers. Apart from just that, as much as we love our skinny jeans, street style 2017 played quite a bit with our basic denims.
We saw ruffled cropped jeans, flared bottoms, Kardashian inspired knee length denim pants and so much more being experimented with.
One of the most outstanding and stark trends of 2017 that changed the top wear game was statement sleeves. Off-shoulders, cold-shoulders, bell sleeves, billowy, ruffled sleeves, there were so many interventions, making casual clothing so much more fun and stylish.
Every variety imaginable coursed down the runway, with plenty of references to the Romantic periods reworked for the modern era.
Comfort was 2017’s key fashion trend, not just restricting to clothes but in the area of footwear too.
Fall collection last year saw an abundance of production and sales of block heels in various forms curated for every possible occasion, from block pumps to boots , brands like Chloe, Gucci, Prada showed a variety of block heel styles on the ramp.
The best part about block heels is that it can be dressed up or down and can possibly be worn anywhere without sacrificing on comfort.
The runway this fall was lit up like a disco ball! Literally! Sparkles, glitters, sequins became closet must haves, from bedazzled skirts to all glitter boots or even sequin bags, bling was big this season.
Chanel’s space age go-go pair sold on no.1. Also how can we forget Rihanna sashaying around with her Saint Laurent boots on and shining bright like a diamond.
Scaling back to the 2000, wide waist belts made their comeback this season, and in all the right proportions. Strap in for fall with options from Isabel Marant, Monse, and Brock Collection.
This waist accentuating accessory has hit the popular market with good numbers, heavily promoted by the hourglass trend. Though its slightly more glamorized on the ramp, wide belts have become a go to option for simply revving up a basic tee-jeans look or to dress up a LBD with some thigh high boots.
While trench coats have been a staple of chic street style stars for years, there’s a reason this transitional piece keeps coming back.
This season’s upgrade on the classic includes everything from puffy sleeves, like the ones we saw at Tibi, to wide belts and asymmetrical finishes, such as the classic Michael Kors coat.
Spring showers are a perfectly valid reason to splurge on a new coat, right? If it’s one of these trench coats—simple in color with a timeless silhouette—the answer is yes, and you’ll wear it for years to come.
High Waisted Bottoms
Whether it’s a paper-bag waist pants or just simple super high waisted skinny jeans, bottoms above the belly-button made a huge contribution to 2017 street style.
It’s chic, minimalistic and effortless to pair these bottoms with anything. Take, for example, the outfit Sienna Miller was recently spotted in: Her oversized trousers made a major statement paired with a plain black sweater; you just can’t take your eyes off.
From textures to tones to patterns, runway fashion changes every season but some statements are here for longer than just spring, summer or fall. These 8 trends have definitely paved their way into 2018 and are seemingly here for quite some time.
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