One way to see what’s truly trending at the moment is to take note of the standout styles off the catwalk during fashion week season. Here are some of the key trends that many ultra stylish fashonistas were caught out and about in during New York, London, Paris and Milan fashion weeks of late.
A trend that’s been around for a while now but on the street we saw check prints a plenty. Pops of check in the form of coats, skirts and accessories to full on check with matching co-ords and two-pieces.Topshop Gingham Top and Trousers $152.00
Go for all-over check with this cute gingham print sleeveless shell crop top and matching peg trousers. This outfit also comprises textured finishes and monochrome hues for a true standout take on this trend.
Add a pop of check in this boxy style knit with cute button-down back detail. Work two trends at once by pairing this stylish piece with a midi skirt.
Sweater/Midi Skirt Combo
The sweater/skirt combo made an impact during fashion week season last year. This time round we saw lots of pairing of the go-to sweater with a midi-length skirt. A-line, bodycon or pleated styles, anything goes, to dress up a casual sweater in style.Nasty Gal Old School Midi Skirt $52.00 and Lucca Couture Loopy Fringe Sweater $30.00
This classy high-waisted midi skirt comprises vintage-inspired plaid print meaning that yet again you can work two-trends at once. Paired with this comfy chunky knit it adds glamour and edginess to an otherwise simple and casual piece.
An asymmetric cut midi with a mix of floral and geometric motifs. Floaty, flattering and perfect as we head into Spring. The pairing of this gorgeous cornflower blue sweater co-ordinates perfectly.
So demure and so elegant, the ultra stylish worked office chic in luxe wide leg pants, that never fail to create a smart, effortless look.Asos Pants in Wide Leg $52.69
Classic black, comfortable fit with chic wide legs. High-waisted so they look good paired with a crop top to add a little sexiness to an otherwise demure look.
Standout in brightly patterned wide-leg pants. Pair with a plain and more subtle-hued top so as not to create pattern overload. Co-ordinate with the vast array of color choices from within the pants.
At last on-trend heels that are comfortable. Pointed pumps, sandals, Mary-Jane’s to name a few were spotted all with a classic, conservative and demure midi-height heel.Modcloth Laud and Cheer Heel $29.99
Add a bight pop of color to your outfit with these eye-catching pink faux-suede pumps. Comprising a midi heel and cut out detail they’ll add a statemented sophisticated edge to your look.
Not content with one color, opt for on-trend color-blocking on your feet, with these bright slingback beauties that ooze elegance.
We were given another incentive to look forward to Summer (as if we need one). Pair with socks until we manage to combat this post-Winter chill for ultimate girly chic.Forever 21 Sleek Ankle Strap Sandals $29.80
Sleek is the most apt way to describe these faux-suede sandals with buckled ankle strap and luxe metallic strap across the front.
Go for print, floral print is a good choice as we head into Spring, to brighten up an outfit. These sandals comprise a buckled ankle strap, open toe and a little added extra luxury with a neat gold trim around the sole.
Get your fringe benefits. Fringing on bags, booties, necklaces, belts, almost anything really was seen to add texture and to help get us in the mood for Summertime festival season.Free People Fortune Fringe Crossbody $395.00
A convertible cross-body/fold-over clutch that screams boho with its khaki hue, suede finish and fringe and studded embellishment.
Opt for fringing around your neck with this ultra-glam Swarovski embellished piece. With cascading gold-plated chains spread across your collarbone and shoulders you’ll feel as elegant as you look.
The effortless bangle but why stop at one. Cuffs were stacked for ultimate arm candy that definately turned heads. The perfect way to accessorize.Nasty Gal Five Points Cuff $15.00
This abstract cut-out patterned wide gold cuff will start off your collection of stacked cuffs nicely. Team with thinner or even thicker cuffs to create enviable arm candy.
Create the illusion of multiple stacked cuffs with this singular piece that comprises an edgy gently hammered texture.
Bucket Drawstring Bags
The cutesy little bag with useful drawstring detailing to keep all your valuables safe was seen on the arms of the ultra stylish.Asos Quilted Duffle Bag with Chain Handle $33.87
This useful drawstring has a Chanel feel to it with its quilted design and chain handle strap so you can add a designer feel to your look for a fraction of the price.
Opt for actual designer luxury with this red leather drawstring that has a choice of handles and the label’s iconic gold lettering.
As we head into Spring it’s time to exchange those warm Winter coats for something more lightweight. A cover up is still essential as there can be a slight chill in the air. Some of the versions seen out and about were just sublime.Forever 21 Bold Houndstooth Coat $34.80
Make a statement with a patterned cover up. This bold lightweight woven jacket with oversized houndstooth pattern will do just that.
A classic trench that never dates, this will act as the perfect pop on during Spring, easily taking you through to the wet months of Fall.
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