Upcoming Fashion Trends for 2018… Straight from the Runways

November 17, 2017 by Charles Omedo

With fashion weeks winding down for the year, upcoming fashion trends for 2018 are already taking shape across several fashion houses. Paris, Milan, London and New York Fashion Weeks have come and gone. But, fashion editors and designers are already tasking themselves with fashion outlooks for the coming year.

Get Yourself in Gear for These 2018 Upcoming Fashion Trends

Runways are gearing up for next years’ various fashion displays. Upcoming 2018 fashion trends are beginning to materialize as we enter the 2017 holiday season. Here are some of our favorites:

Upcoming Fashion Trends for 2018: Americana

Next year, you will able to choose from unique styles made from uncommon fabrics and rare creativity. Designers have tasked themselves with designing tons of stripes and stars dresses of all shades for 2018.

Americana Stripes and Stars Outfit
Americana Stripes and Stars Outfit. Image Source: The Sims

So, be sure to save up for next year’s new wardrobe, because it promises to be real fashion fun. There’s no time like the present to use your fashion sense to show off your American pride.

2018 Upcoming Fashion Trends: Anoraks

Next year will be full of quality windbreakers and parka and anorak jackets. You will be able to access super casual wears, as well as more formal designs. Anoraks will be making serious fashion statements that will be the awe of lovers of old-school fashion.

Womens Classic Anorak Jacket with Hood and Waist Drawstring
Womens Classic Anorak Jacket with Hood and Waist Drawstring. Image Source: Amazon

In 2018, anoraks will be packed full  of unique fashion wears just for you. Fashion designers such as Public School and Oscar de la Renta have already began releasing new anorak jackets to the mix.

Upcoming Fashion Trends for 2018: Haute Denim

Denim jeans fashions have been in featured in Vogue for decades. And, don’t expect them to go into retirement anytime soon. The all-American staple has made the creative juices of top fashion designers flow in the right directions for 2018.

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Fashion designers paired these haute denim jeans with evening attires and even affixed pearls in many others to get them suitable for gala nights among other social occasions throughout 2017. And, the trend continues…

2018 Upcoming Fashion Trends: Saturated Colors

If you are a fashion trend-setter, then you can look forward to a colorful 2018. Expect to enjoy bright colors, saturated hues, spring palette and other chromatic colors that will get you noticed.

Saturated Colors are one of the 2018 upcoming fashion trends to expect.
Saturated Colors are one of the 2018 upcoming fashion trends to expect. Image Source: The Style Note

You can also look forward to having colors that suit every occasion and season throughout the year. Simple blacks, grays and browns simply won’t do for fashionistas next year.

Upcoming Fashion Trends for 2018: Transparencies

It’s not only women who love transparencies when it comes to trendy fashion. You may be surprised to know that men love looking at transparencies too!

Transparencies Clothing Trends for 2018
Transparencies Clothing Trends for 2018. Image Source: Glowsly

These are transparent dresses that leave little to the imagination. So, men find them awesome on women. They’re cut in sophisticated styles that leave men drooling at the mouth.

2018 Upcoming Fashion Trends: Mixed Prints

A lot of people love mixed prints when it comes to fashion trends. You can expect to see a lot of floral designs and polka-dotted fashion among other mixed prints in 2018.

Mixed Prints for 2018
Mixed Prints for 2018. Image Source: Glowsly

Designers have been hard at work rolling out clothes featuring bold pattern play as well as those with pattern knits. Fashion lovers will be able to choose from subtle, casual variations, to evening wear that suits most social events.

Upcoming Fashion Trends for 2018: Pastels

If you love unique clothing designs that are delicate and pale in color, you won’t be disappointed as we step into 2018. You are certain to enjoy vibrant and saturated hues throughout next year.

Pastels & Palm Prints from Michael Kors for 2018
Pastels & Palm Prints from Michael Kors for 2018. Image Source: Forbes

Depending on your personality and personal preferences, you can look forward to softer colors with pastel and dusty tones. We saw these romantic shades all over the Red Carpets in 2017, notably at the shows of fashion designers Emilia Wickstead, Peter Pilotto and J.W. Anderson.

2018 Upcoming Fashion Trends: Satin and Shine

Evenings gowns and women’s formal dresses are often created with satin fabric because of its shine. These types of satin dresses are usually very comfortable to wear all night long.

Justin Alexander Spring Wedding Dresses. White satin will still be the wedding dress trend in 2018.
Justin Alexander Spring Wedding Dresses. White satin will still be the wedding dress trend in 2018. Image Source: Pinterest

Plus, they make the wearer sexy to behold. These satin dresses are light and fluid, making the wearer comfortable, while looking exquisitely elegant.

Charles Omedo

The Pearl Source Blogger at Content Marketing Geek Corporation
Charles Omedo has worked as a newspaper/magazine reporter and editor for many years. He enjoys writing daily news articles and blog posts for various niches, including celebrity news, style and fashion. Charles currently writes as a blogger for The Pearl Source through Content Marketing Geek.