Your 2016 Shopping List: 17 Trends to Try This Year
Get fun and flirty with a little flounce. Trade in your shifts and pencil skirts for something ultra-feminine with ruffles.
Buy It! H&M Paisley Dress with Flounce, $34.99; hm.com
AKA, the style blogger shoes. Add some interest to your classic pumps (or any shoe for that matter — even your flats!) with lace-up detail around the ankle.
Buy It! Nine West Ebba Lace-Up Pumps, $109; macys.com
Truth: You can never have enough denim, but rotate a denim skirt or dress in with your go-to skinnies.
Buy It! Loup Indigo Carrie Skirt, $152; louponline.com
The lady-like silhouette is back and updated. Classy and fun, the color-block detail and graphic prints have given these bags some outfit-making power.
Buy It! Dune London “Delaney” $89; dunelondon.com
Square Toe Shoes
No, Don’t store your pumps just yet, but do check out the square toe and short block heel for a mod throw-back feel. Try a metallic pair — the ankle strap and gold metallic adds an extra layer of fun!
Buy It! TOPSHOP Josephine Flare Heeled Leather Shoes, $110; topshop.com
A little stud accent takes a classic black bag from basic to bomb.
Buy It! ZARA Mini Leather Tote with Studs, $69.90; zara.com
From Spanish to Asian influences seen on runways, this spring will be all about the global fashion takeover. A floral flowy dress is such a fun and easy way to try the trend.
Buy It! Lulu's Peony Earned Black Floral Print Midi Dress, $54; lulus.com
Replace those studs and make a statement with some shoulder dusters — the druzy stones make these danglers the perfect dressy touch for a more casual look.
Buy It! Baublebar Loa Druzy Drops, $34; baublebar.com
Don't let the name intimidate you. This trouser is super slimming with any type of blouse or sweater tucked in.
Buy It! TOPSHOP Pinstripe Paperbag Trousers, $75; topshop.com
Don’t believe the myth — suede is not a fabric reserved for cold climates! A bold '70s shade (like this burnt coral!) is super on trend, but classic enough that it works 365 days a year.
BuyIt! Forever21 Faux Suede Top, $19.90; forever21.com
For all you ladies on the go, slide into a flat (and comfortable!) mule to make any outfit instantly chic.
Buy It! Urban Outfitters Violet Mule, $59.99; urbanoutfitters.com
Nothing feels more feminine than cream lace. A lace top with your favorite pair of jeans is the perfect way to rock the vintage-inspired trend.
Buy It! Modcloth Delicate Diner Jacket, $64.99; modcloth.com
Metal detail is everywhere right now, but if you’re not feeling edge-y enough to rock it on your clothes, try a classic chain-link necklace.
Buy It! Sole Society Basic Chainlink Necklace, $29.95; solesociety.com
Knits can be a tricky item to transition from winter to spring, but a marled knit is the the perfect combination of cool and cozy. The knit top and skirt set is a comfy yet chic alternative to your classic pencil skirt and blouse.
Buy It! Lulu's Nook and Corner Grey Marl Two-Piece Sweater Dress, $120; lulus.com
A pleated dress or skirt is an easy way to add some interest to a simple look. Pair it with a print for some extra flair.
Buy It! Boohoo Nina Suedette Pleated Midi Skirt, $20; boohoo.com