One of the most anticipated shows, if not the most anticipated one, for Spring/Summer 2019 has had to be Hedi Slimane’s high-profile debut for Celine (yes, that’s Celine without the accent). After a decade as creative director at the storied French house, Phoebe Philo vacated the position to make way for Slimane. Philophiles were up in arms when they saw the skinny silhouettes that Slimane sent down the runways, with many fashion insiders, including Diet Prada, accusing him of allegedly plagiarizing himself at Saint Laurent.
Drama aside, the clothes put out by the many designers are anything but boring. From sexy lace to striking prints, here are 10 trends you might want to incorporate into your wardrobe his season.
A perennial favourite with many designers, the polka dot never really went away. Instead, it’s reincarnated in various shades and sizes. Pick one that suits you because size matters after all.
Feathers & Fringe
Forget boring and subtle. It’s time to go big or go home with feathers and fringes. Not for the faint-hearted, this trend is all about strutting down the hallways like a superstar: Stylish and impossibly glamorous.
Who’d have thought the bicycle shorts/tights trend would seep into the consciousness of the big fashion houses? This season, Chanel, Prada, Fendi and Roberto Cavalli are bringing this activewear back. It’s time to step up your style game.
Possibly one of the sexiest trends this season, lace continues to rule the runways of Coach, Dior and Burberry, only this time, it’s reworked and updated to give out a more romantic vibe.
Another trend that has endured over the years, the boho theme makes for romantic dresses that’s suitable for both day and night.
Again, this is not for those who want to remain as a wallflower. Think floral, animal skin, stripes, checks and every print imaginable. Only this time, it’s all about wearing prints on prints, clashing artfully or unintentionally.
There’s no stopping girl power. Suits are tailored sharp yet feminine at the same time. The best part? It comes in a myriad of popping colours. Time to re energize your wardrobe.
They are everywhere this season from Marc Jacobs to Miu Miu, Valentino to Erdem. Whether hanging off your neck oversized or as a delicate pussy bow, it’s a look that’s feminine and flirty at the same time.
Call it what you want: Beige, nude, sand. This is the shade you want in your wardrobe this season. The best part? It works well with most skin tones. Time to lighten up and stay neutral.
There’s a reason why the boiler suit is one of the ‘it’ items to own: It marries style and function perfectly. This season, this utilitarian-inspired trend is rendered in various hues, adorned with fringes and in billowing sleeves.