Top fashion trends for 2016

Over the past couple of years, there has been a steady increase in the popularity of fashion shows, blogs and other forms of entertainment. Fashion has become a way of life for many young people with many of them opting to start their own blogs and display their innate personal style. People follow these blogs and try to ape the style of their favourite celebrity of style blogger so as to look good and presentable.

What are the top fashion trends 2016?
What are the top fashion trends 2016?

Trends in fashion continue to change with every season with designers looking to bring something new to the ramp. Some of the top fashion trends for the coming season are as follows:

Patchwork speaks: Patchwork was one of the leading trends during the Spring/Summer 2015 fashion shows and looks like it will continue to be popular through 2016. Designers are incorporating patchwork prints into everything from buttoned blouse o maxi dresses and miniskirts. Pair a patchwork piece with a plain piece for a fun and edgy look.

All wrapped up: Love wearing skirts? Well why not try the wrapped skirt trend? It’s great for when the weather warms up and looks perfect with all kinds of tops. It can be dressed down with a loosely tucked shirt or go for a more polished look with a stunning pair of heels and silk blouse.

Shirt Dress: Love dresses? Love shirts? Well why not try an outfit that combines the best of both worlds? The shirt dress can be both flattering and stylish on all body types and is perfect for the warmer weather. You can also dress it up with heels or boots depending on the occasion and give it a bit of structure by adding a statement belt. However you choose to wear it, it is a great piece to have in one’s wardrobe.

Pretty prints: prints have been a mainstay in fashion pages and blogs since forever and continue to rule the roost with designer incorporating funky edgy prints on a wide range of fabrics and textures. Pair a printed piece with a muted shirt or pant for a simple and stylish look or if you are after something bold, go print on print but remember to keep the prints in the same colour family.

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The LWD: The little black dress has been a wardrobe staple for as long as anyone can remember. Now it’s time for its counterpart to take over for the moment- say hi to the LWD or the little white dress. Similar to its darker counterpart but more fresh due to its vibrant hue and lighter texture it’s the ideal piece for the warmer months.

Crop that: Cropped pants are one of the most popular style staples of the year and look like they will continue to be that way throughout the New Year. Although they are easy to wear and extremely trendy, it’s important to pair them with the right pieces to ensure your style is on point.

Now that you know the top trends for the next season, why not head out to your favourite store and book one of the stunning pieces in time for the festive season?

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