Maximalism is king this season. Designers have rejected ‘Less is more’ and have gone all the way on showcasing statement accessories that are sure to make your minimalistic outfit add an extra touch of cool and edgy. Switching between belts, hats, scarves, bags, necklaces and earrings, designer runways brought their A-game this season for street style fashion and evening wear. FE Picks and predicts the Top 5 Trends that are sure to be staying in FALL 2018:
1. THE BAKER BOY
Bella Hadid brought this style back with her quirky and versatile street style looks at the beginning of this year when she was seen coming out and about wearing a variety of them. Models and friends Kia Gerber, Hailey Baldwin and Kendal Jenner along with her sister Gigi Hadid have all been seen embracing the Baker Boy. The baker boy style was popular on the runways end of 2016 and remained a favourite this season with designers such as Miuccia Prada who created knitted ones for Fall Prada 2017 and furry ones for Miu Miu while Saint Laurent and Dior offered the classic French cover up; black leather beret. 2018 winter is said to be one of the coldest ever, giving us a chance to fully embrace the baker boy and beret’s. We see this trend spilling over on to street style looks for FALL 2018.
2. TASSEL EARRINGS
When it comes to jewellery an eclectic vibe can be felt with dangling earrings being on top of the must-have list. Both the high-street shops and high-end designers’ boutiques to runway designers are basking in styling their looks with tassels earrings. Introduced in 2016 on the runways of YSL, the tassel earrings quickly became a favourite in eastern and western catwalk shows and streets.
For many seasons now the 90’s style has slowly been creeping in. They get the maximalist makeover with being covered in pearls , made out of oversized chainmail or incorporating crystals. The refreshed and re-vamped choker was spotted at Alexander Wang , Alexander McQueen and Oscar de la Renta. Not to mention super models and Celebrities Kendall Jenner, Bella Hadid, Karlie Kloss, Rihanna and Gigi Hadid have been spotted promoting the 90’s choker on and off the duty. This trend is definitely here to stay this winter.
4. WHITE FOOTWEAR
Designs are influenced by winter, introducing a cold colour palette reflected in footwear by the resurgence of white. A statement item which will draw attention with any outfit whilst blending with the fairy-like background of the holiday season .
5. SUITCASE / STRUCTURED BAGS
A structured bag is a must of Autumn. Designers know what their powerful and strong business women want and they cater for their desires. These needs have been translated into clean silhouettes of medium to large proportions that can literally fit your whole life inside them, especially your laptop.