During Fashion Week, the street is just as much a runway as the top designers’ catwalks. Influencers, models, press, bloggers, and designers all attend fashion shows in carefully selected outfits. Each hopes to catch the eye of famous street photographers like Vogue’s Phil Oh. Their outfits touch on the current trends, but also bring in elements that will soon flood stores nationwide. New York Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2017 ends this Thursday, but the trends that appear there will continue to grow in popularity among the masses all year. You can expect to see more of these 5 trends in 2017.
Big, bold, and red. People are looking to take a stance with their look after months of dreary winter. From puffy jackets to patent leather boots, everyone is looking to paint the town red.
The days when sweatshirts were reserved for slobs, children, and athletes are long gone. Even the most fashionable influencers are embracing the comfort, ease, and warmth a soft sweatshirt provides. Young A-Listers, like Bella and GiGi Hadid, have been embracing the casual look of oversized sweatshirts and knee high boots for a few seasons now. It seems all ages have jumped on board. New and exciting combinations keep appearing on the sidewalks of the United States. Time will tell if the trend carries across the pond to London, Paris, and Milan.
Leopard print in every color, shape, and size! Abstractions and literal translations of the world’s most popular animal print are hitting the streets for New York Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2017. If you aren’t searching for a leopard coat, now is the time to start!
Embroidery isn’t just for your grandmother anymore! From sew-on patches to ornate detailing, custom stitch work is making a comeback. Roses and wild animals seem to be the theme within the fashion insider circles.
Pantone certainly hit the nail on the head with their 2016 color of the year choice: Rose Quartz. The soft blush has lasted through multiple seasons and doesn’t seem to be letting up yet. Many are treating this soft color as another neutral.