Many ’70s, ’80s, ’90s, and even new millennium trends have disappeared from the fashion sphere. You may not miss some of them, like trashy exposed thongs or huge shoulder pads, but there are other style ideas that are so cute they should definitely make a comeback this year.
Whether you’re a trendsetter in search of style inspiration or a tech-savvy entrepreneur who plans to sell clothes online, it’s always a good idea to stay updated on the latest trends in the fashion world. Here’s a list of some of past trends that should reappear on the runway in 2018.
1. Track Jackets
Athleisure is rising in popularity, all thanks to style chameleon Rihanna and supermodel Gigi Hadid, who look effortlessly hot strutting in clothes and seemingly straight from a good workout. Track jackets would be right at home in today’s sports-meets-high-street-fashion landscape. This outerwear can instantly transform feminine dresses into something more casual.
Available in various materials and styles, chokers are a versatile piece of neckwear, which is why they should be a style staple this year. Channel Fifty Shades of Grey with a studded leather choker, or evoke eighteenth-century romance with a beaded velvet neck piece.
Steve Jobs wasn’t just a game changer in the tech world. He made fashion history with his iconic uniform, made up of a monochromatic turtleneck and jeans. Take a cue from this genius by bringing classic turtlenecks back on trend this year. You can mix and match this top with all kinds of bottoms from pants to pencil skirts.
Denim overalls probably remind you of Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie doing farmwork in their reality television series, The Simple Life. Follow the cheeky example of these socialites, and make overalls a part of this year’s wardrobe. This item is a unique mix of cute and sexy, which makes it a fashion must-have this year.
5. Tube Tops
Tube tops bring to mind teeny bopper Britney Spears in the 1990s, and although they can be tricky to pull off, they are pretty versatile in that you can style them in different ways. Pair them with leather jeans and stilettos and go for a rock-star look on your next night out, or wear a blazer over it for a more off-key yet still sexy outfit.
6. Flared Jeans
Not everyone looks good in skinny jeans, and this type of pants can be very uncomfortable to wear. Enter flared jeans, the perfect combination of style and comfort. This trend looks flattering on most body types and is way more comfortable than skintight pants are.
7. Wedge Sneakers
Wedge sneakers capture the playful and sexy vibe of the Spice Girls, and like the legendary girl group, these should return to the spotlight this year. This unique footwear combines the best of both worlds: the comfort and casual look of sneakers and the height-enhancing power of high heels. What more can you want for in a shoe?
8. Thick-Framed Glasses
In the past, thick-framed glasses were nicknamed birth-control glasses because they looked unattractive and dull. Fortunately, thanks to the hipster culture and a host of celebrities like Kate Winslet, Kim Kardashian, and Charlize Theron, this type of specs is getting a new reputation. It’s time to get a pair of full-framed glasses and show the world why smart is the new sexy.
Keep in Mind
Being fashion-forward doesn’t necessarily mean looking for futuristic clothing choices. Combining the aesthetics and sensibilities of present and previous fashion eras is still a good way of cultivating your own fashion sense. More than that, though, dressing for comfort should always be on top of your considerations.