Fashion

Trend Report: Hottest Trends to Rule the Fashion Radar in 2018

Ladies, the New Year has just begun and it’s about time we take a look at the hottest trends to rock in 2018.

Here, feast your eyes:

Shine Bright

Sequins, glitter and sparkles have been reigning over the fashion radar for quite some time, and these beauties are certainly here to say for designers have made them a hugely dramatic aspect to light up our cocktail evenings and even our contemporary casuals in 2018.

From the gorgeous looks showcased by Gucci and Chanel to the timeless classics of Dior, Marc Jacobs and Tom Ford, this year, you get to rock sequins for every single occasion, be it a daytime event, a cocktail party or even a casual day at work. You can style up your sequined staples with your sweatshirts and maxi skirts to give them a comfy and casual longevity that will last throughout the day.

Dramatically, Ruffles

Ruffles are a timeless fashion trend that can simply never go out of style for it adds such a beguilingly feminine and flirtatiously romantic sensuality to any and every silhouette. This year, we see designers, including Alexander McQueen, Erdem, Valentino and Givenchy, adding up dramatic layers of artfully cascading ruffles to haute couture, formals, contemporary wear and even casuals. This is an amazing trend that you can even flaunt at work just to give your boring office wear a bold touch of modest femininity.

Pastel Fever

Pastels have emerged as the serenest and prettiest colour palette on the fashion radar, and whether its pastel blue, pink, lemon or lilac, it’s about your start stocking them up in great abundance. These delicate and subtle ice cream hues have a powerful flair of femininity, which strikes all the right chords of sensuality and elegance. These colours are super functional, and you can stock them up for work and for play!

Go Sheer

Ladies, risqué appears to be most powerful theme on the fashion radar this year, and we have feasted our eyes on an audaciously bold abundance of drop dead gorgeous sheer ensembles. Now, if you believe that sheer silhouettes and staples can only be flaunt at night, girl, I’ve got news for you: this year, get ready to flaunt your sheer staples any and every time of the day.

You can pick out the flirtatiously sexy maxi skirts by Dior, the voluminously beautiful dresses by Molly Goddard, or even the elegantly playful delights showcased by Prabal Gurung. Ladies, sheer, mesh and all other translucent fabrics are a definite must-have this year, and you can also pair them up with a skimpy slip dress or a sexy bustier and sleek leather pants for a guaranteed styling success.

Ultra Violet

Ultra violet has emerged as the Pantone Colour of the Year 2018, and this serenely beautiful shade of purple is just what you need to experiment with your look and cast an effect of utter enchantment. This striking shade offers such powerful versatility, and designers, such as Voltaire, Rochas and Zadig, seem to be adding to everything, from contemporary casuals to floor-sweeping haute couture gowns. This is definitely one colour you need to stock up in abundance for its going to be everywhere in 2018.

Fringe Festival

Fringing is back babies, and it has created quite the glamour frenzy on the fashion radar this year. Ladies, be it a festival or a regular day at work, fringes are just what you need strike all the right flirtatious magic of the roaring ‘20s into your regular outfits. The fringed silhouettes showcased by Bottega Veneta, Saint Laurent, Loewe and Celine are downright empowering with their bold glamour and sophisticated appeal. You can even shop this trend in boots and handbags.

Balloon Statements

Super-sized balloon sleeves are an infectiously voguish fashion trend retained from last year, and these voluminous 19th century-inspired sleeves are all the rage in 2018. Balloon sleeves add such a powerful glamour to our blouses, dresses and other silhouettes, and you can pick out some of the hottest picks of the season at Louis Vuitton, Burberry and Nicholas Ghesqui`ère.

Checkmate

Heritage checks are a definite must-have for 2018, and if you want to indulge in some Clueless-inspired styling fun, these delights are just what you need. Checks have been revived in such gorgeously bright and summer-friendly colours, along with being added to contemporary casuals, formals and of course, sharply structured ankle-grazing coats with a floaty femininity. We couldn’t help but adored the modern yet traditional elegance showcased by Balenciaga, Sonia Rykiel and Victoria Beckham.

Age of Plastic

If you adore super-slick silhouettes, coats and accessories, ladies, Calvin Klein has revived the age of plastic and other designers seem to falling captive to this glamorous fashion trend that became a huge hit during the heyday of The Matrix. Be it cocktail dresses, pencil dresses, haute couture numbers, coats, moto jackets, trenches or even bottom wear, plastic is definitely here to stay and slay!