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2018 fashion predictions

En vogue fashion trend predictions for spring and summer 2018.

These fashion predictions were based off of the 2017 fall and winter fashion weeks. Whether shopping for one item or a whole new closet, keep these looks in mind to keep your style fresh and on trend.

Bright colors

Anjali Huynh
Online feature editor Sophie Stephens ’19 sports a salmon cardigan along with a white shirt and jeans, just one example of how bright colors can be incorporated to spice up a simple outfit.

 

Say goodbye to rose gold and baby blue. New York Fashion Week 2017 declared that this season is all about bright colors like hot pink and neon yellow, such as these colors named Pantone’s fashion colors of the year.

 

Tied shirts

Anjali Huynh
Tying up a shirt is an easy way to make an outfit more stylish without needing to purchase anything new.

Details are everything this season, like shirts that are knotted, tied or twisted at the bottom.

 

Sleeves

Anjali Huynh
Stephens pairs a pink top with puffed sleeves with jeans to create an outfit to match newly popular styles found in this year’s clothing.

Statement pieces have transitioned from big necklaces to big sleeves. From bell to puff to stacked, a unique sleeve is going to be all the rage this season.

 

Mixed prints

Anjali Huynh
Mixing different prints, like floral and stripes, has been a popular trend in the latest 2018 fashion movements.

Flowers on stripes, polka dots with filigree patterns and mixed animal prints are making waves this season from high fashion runways to commercial shops alike.

 

Outerwear

Anjali Huynh
Adding a bomber jacket to an outfit not only helps accessorize simple clothing, but also serves to provide warmth during colder winter months.

Bomber jackets, anoraks, military jackets and windbreakers will be all over the biggest companies to keep you warm and chic.

 

Scrunchies

Pareen Mhatre
Scrunchies are making a comeback in 2018, whether it be a simple accessory or a hair fashion statement.

80’s fashion may be laughed at now, but it’s coming back, just like the effortless scrunchie trend.

 

Flared pants

Anjali Huynh
Flared pants are a blast from the past that are making a comeback this fashion season.

Wide leg jeans, mom jeans and palazzo pants will be all the rage with celebrities and designers this spring and summer.

 

Look out for these trends as New York Fashion Week, London Fashion Week and Milan Fashion Week come in early February.

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About the Contributors
Sophie Stephens, Online Managing Editor

Sophie Stephens is a senior at West; this is her second year on staff and her second year as an editor. She is the managing editor for the website and...

Anjali Huynh, Print Managing Editor, Co-Copy Editor

Anjali is a senior and third-year staffer on West Side Story. She is the Print Managing Editor and Co-Copy Editor. When she's not complaining about Oxford...

Pareen Mhatre, Photo Editor, Online Managing Editor










Pareen Mhatre is a senior and she is the Photo Editor and Online Managing Editor. This is her second year on staff. In her free time,...

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One Response to “2018 fashion predictions”

  1. Maria Vincent on August 4th, 2018 5:11 am

    Hello there girls,

    thanks for this awesome blogs! I really love it. I think this I don’t have to worried about my style this fall or summer anymore. Thanks again and hope we get more like soon.

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