Before we get ready to bid adieu to the blissful summers, fashion connoisseurs are set to sail into the winter with bustling runways as they roll out their respective collection for the season. While we still await the festivities and cosiness of the winter season, new trends anticipate to take over your wardrobe. With no colour too daring and no silhouette left untouched, the season is set to witness the emergence of new set statements as well as iterations of a few classics. Let’s take you round the global fashion circuit to see what’s new on the radar to offer you this season.
Animal prints made a major comeback on international catwalks this year. If Victoria Beckham’s wildlife inspired trench coat or Tom Ford’s top-to-toe snakeskin piece are anything to go by, animal inspired prints are going to be the season’s trend. So, if you’re the rebel one who walks the wild side away from the pack, it’s your time to roar. Think bold colours, printed overalls as well as monochromes to re-adapt to the trend with a new spin.
Now that metallics have been in the run for a while, designers give the trend a psychedelic slope. Shiny & reflective, the unicorn palette sheen might seem like a foil to you but it wouldn’t let you go unnoticed certainly. Block it strictly for rad party looks. A psychedelic feminine bustier works wonders for starters. Build up the statement with a hallucinogenic pencil skirt for a full-fledged proceed with the trend or simply give it a nod by incorporating the uncanny sheen in chic accessories.
Closer home, a set of designer’s brigade is flourishing with the resuscitation of ethical fashion concepts. Heirloom khadi pieces in linear refineries and hand weaved trench coats, capes and jackets at AIFW Autumn/Winter ’18 shows boasted chic urbane gears for the season, while autumnal palette customized in luxe organic fabrics spaned a mix of versatile high street style separates.
Synonymous with the summers, tropical prints made its room in the Autumn/Winter 18 sartorial lists as well. An amalgamation of forestry tropicals and chintz art with fluid silhouettes dipped in warm tones was introduced at the AIFW runway while bold florals in dark palette gave the perfect wintery update to the softer version. As the mavens point out, switch to darker shades to embrace the trend.
A sleeper hit from the 90’s, turtleneck trend is back with a kick. Moreover, it also goes sheer this season to make a strong case. The style falcon Alexander Wang gave the classic turtleneck a see-through flimsy feel with added layering dimensions. The winter chills certainly wouldn’t let you do it otherwise. Swap your regular tank tops with layer-worthy turtlenecks teamed with jackets, sweater dresses, jumpers and plunge neckline tops to add a sophisticated accent to your winter layering.