Spring Fashion Trends for 2018
What are the spring fashion trends for 2018? We are finally seeing signs that Spring has sprung here in Northeastern Ohio! Fashionistas of all ages are itching to change over their wardrobes and pack away their winter duds! The days are getting longer and the sun is beginning to peek out more often.
Top designers and stylists have chosen the 1980’s as their decade of choice this season. Here is a look at what hit the fashion runways in Paris, London, Milan and New York:
1. Color Palettes
Bold bright colors are back, and can be seen in every category of the fashion industry, with shades of lemon yellow, robin’s egg blue, lilac and pink as common color palettes for the spring lines.
2. Design Details
The overall silhouette is one that includes over-exaggerated shoulders and ruffles, which are paired with a well-defined higher waistline, giving the appearance of longer legs. The tailored power suit is back in full force but with fun color and textures. Abstract art prints, polka-dots, checkers, and vintage floral prints are proving to be prevalent. Over the top glitzy glam is softened a bit making room for the use of ultra-sheer fabrics, lace, fringe, and sequins to add interesting detailing to party garments. Other spring fashion trends for 2018 include the use of layers of transparent materials, such as silk and tulle, leaving little room to the imagination when it comes to skin-revealing designs that you will find in both casual daytime pieces and evening gowns.
3. Accessories Trends
So, what’s on the list of must haves in beauty products and fashion accessories? Jeweled hair clips, printed handbags, backless mules, and pointy pumps are obvious 80’s throwbacks. Not into the high stiletto heels? You’re in luck as the kitten heel is making a comeback this season. Do you covet handbags? Over-sized bags, shoulder totes, cross-body bags and even the micro-mini clutch are accessory items that are not going anywhere soon and made it onto the list of spring fashion trends for 2018.
4. Health & Beauty
The demand for quality at home skincare regimes and beauty products are continuing to be a focus for many women. Another important factor for shoppers is the number of companies that are striving to use all-natural ingredients as well as implementing cruelty free procedures in their manufacturing processes. Bare Minerals, Smashbox, Stila, Tarte, Anastasia Beverly Hills and Urban Decay are among the top picks. These lines can be found at retail locations such as Ulta Beauty and Sephora.
Watch for these key spring fashion trends for 2018 to appear in your favorite stores, have fun and don’t be afraid to step outside the box onto your own runway this spring!