10 Street Style Moments That Changed The Way We Dressed This Year


The trickle-down effect is real, my friends. But not from where you think. Catwalks no longer dictate trends, it’s street style that has proven more influential than ever. And 2018 was one hell of a year for it. Below, 10 looks that changed the way we dressed this year.

 

10 Street Style Moments That Changed The Way We Dressed This YearNo debate, ugly sneakers took over this year. Take the Balenciaga ‘Triple S’ or the resurgence of Skechers ‘Stamina,’ the normcore trend got an upgrade in the form of extreme dad sneakers.  

 

10 Street Style Moments That Changed The Way We Dressed This Year 1Yep, it was the year of the fannypack, alright. Equal parts fashion and function, the hands-free accessory was seen on almost everyone this year.

 

10 Street Style Moments That Changed The Way We Dressed This Year 8New neutrals: This year, the street style set mastered monochromatic layering in soft pastels and vibrant hues – a far cry from the “greige” obsession of years past.

 

10 Street Style Moments That Changed The Way We Dressed This Year 2Almost every brand released a transparent PVC iteration of their classic accessories this year. And almost everyone went crazy for Celine’s chic takeaway version.

 

10 Street Style Moments That Changed The Way We Dressed This Year 10Animal prints rose in popularity like never before this year. From leopard to zebra, everyone was wearing a piece of this wild print.

 

10 Street Style Moments That Changed The Way We Dressed This Year 5Logomania is showing no signs of stopping. Dior’s saddlebag made its way back into our repertoire with supernova speed and Fendi’s signature print was seen from dresses to boots to coats.

 

10 Street Style Moments That Changed The Way We Dressed This Year 4The most hotly debated item on the streets: bike shorts. Though 90s at its core, the bikeshort is actually pretty easy to make modern. Case in point the blazer-bikeshort combo we saw literally everywhere.

 

10 Street Style Moments That Changed The Way We Dressed This Year 9Fluorescents were a-frenzy all year long, likely inspired by Balenciaga’s allover neon looks from SS17.

 

10 Street Style Moments That Changed The Way We Dressed This Year 7The most utilitarian trend of the year? Puffer coats. Winter streets were full of statement making puffers that trickled down into the high street.  

 

10 Street Style Moments That Changed The Way We Dressed This Year 11The hypebeast was the most influential figure of 2018. This logo-loving fashion fan has a voracious appetite for everything new and piles it on like there’s no tomorrow.   

 

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