8 Fashion Trends to Get Excited About In 2018
You don't need to have spent too much time (as in, literally a few hours) in the new year to know what fashion trends are going to dominate 2018. The writing's been on the wall: Designers, influencers, and all the incredibly stylish people you see on the street seem to be on the same page about a handful of trends—a certain type of coat, a particular kind of sleeve. Before you know it, those trends will be at your neighborhood purveyor of fast-fashion; and from there... You won't be able to go anywhere without noticing them. So, before they reach that level of pervasiveness, brush up on the eight fashion trends we're betting on big for 2018.
Pantone announced 2018's Color of the Year to be Ultra Violet, "an enchanting purple shade that offers designers versatility of expression," per its press release. The shade represents "our shared desire for deeper understanding in an increasingly complex landscape, and our eagerness to experiment to reach that level"—and it's one that's already had a presence on the Spring 2018 runways, at shows like Rochas and Zadig and Voltaire. Except to see the saturated purple hue everywhere in 2018.