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New Year, New Accessories: Top 2018 Trends

This weekend was blissful. The weather was amazing considering its end of January. But come today, we have major snow! It’s incredibly dark outside and it’s only 3 pm. So if you’re like me and reside in a city/country where snow and rain are inevitable, cheer up. Spring trends are hitting stores 🙂 I can’t wait to bring out brighter hues and of course some ultraviolet (which I’ll transition more into lavender). Taking inspiration from my favourite fierce females, I’ve rounded up some of the most popular 2018 trends.

Top fashion 2018 trends

Baker Boy Hat

The page boy/newsboy hat was first seen on Bella Hadid and since then has been spotted on a number of fashion bloggers. Back in high school, I owned a powder blue baker boy hat from Le Chateau. I tried to incorporate it into my style but maybe because it was too big – it never looked good. However, give it a try before you reject it. Pair the hat with a white tee and jeans for an instant upgrade to a basic look. Go for a black faux leather or felt one for this winter-ish weather. If you grow to like this 2018 trend, get a brightly coloured or printed one for the spring.

 

Teeny-tiny Shades

Yup, Matrix-inspired sunglasses are definitely becoming a thing. Winter sun glare is also a thing but I doubt these will actually cover anyone’s eyes, especially mine. My face is on the smaller side but I prefer medium sized sunnies, so I’m passing on this 2018 trend. What do you think, yay or nay?

 

Kendall Jenner Thin Sunglasses 2018 Trends
Kendall Jenner, photo via Pinterest

The Brooch

This is the unexpected accessory that you need. It adds a touch of charm to your outfit, much like motifs on a sweater but you don’t have to commit to it this particular embellishment. Brooches are also a great way to show off your personality. Having recently heard about The Pin Project, I’m waiting for my ideal brooch to arrive in April. However, that won’t stop me from picking one up in the shops or DIYing it.

Brooch 2018 trends
Photo via Olivia Johnson

Fanny Pack

I’m undecided on the 80s fanny pack trend. Some people can pull it off while I think my inner grandma will just come out. Maybe because I still have the mental picture of it being used to hold up your boobs. But I’m sure if you scroll down, and think about it being worn more as a belt with the pack off to the side, it can instantly look more luxe.

 

Sheer Socks 

In no way is this 2018 trend practical, but it looks hella cool. I love funky socks and showing them off. We saw a lot of fishnet stocking/socks paired with boots last year but to update the look get yourself a pair of sheer socks. They come in a variety of styles with embellishments and prints so there’s really something for everyone. Get some ideas from my Pinterest board on this sock trend.

Sheer socks with converse 2018 trends
Photo via Karen Yeung

Some of the trends from the 80s and the 90s are definitely making a comeback this year. Which ones will you be styling?

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