Fashion

Five Trends From Paris Fashion Week To Wear Now

October 18, 2018

Fashion month has come and gone leaving landmark industry moments: jaw-dropping collections from Prada to Off-White C/O Virgil Abloh, incredible streetstyle, and Hedi Slimane’s controversial debut for Celine. But with a new season comes a new set of trends to follow, styles to try, and lust-worthy items to add to your cart. This season’s collections oozed femininity, bringing back styles like embellished headpieces, statement shoes, flowing silhouettes, and ladylike pearls in highlight collections like Alessandra RichMiu MiuLouis Vuitton, and designer-on-the-rise Jacquemus. Take note of this season’s most popular trends seen on and off the runway, and for those who can’t wait for next season, get ahead of the game with items you can shop right now.

Headbands 

MIU MIU, ALESSANDRA RICH

Hair clips, embellished pins and thick velvet headbands were major finishing touches on the runway this season. Miu Miu showcased an edgy take on accessories with dark oversized sunglasses and rhinestoned hair pieces, while Alessandra Rich took an elevated vintage approach with girly sparkling pins paired with matching earrings. Think Middle School hairstyles, but in 2018.

Try:

Vara Bow Headband, $180, SALVATORE FERRAGAMO

Sculptural Heels

Rochas, Jacquemus

Architecture-inspired shoes walked this season’s runways with geometric shapes and chunky heels from Rochas and Jacquemus. For the sneaker obsessed, Off-White C/O Virgil Abloh revealed their latest collaboration with Nike showing bright hued sneakers and even a heel/sneaker hybrid shoe.

Try:

Gilda 95 leather glitter crystal mules, $1,320, AMINA MUADDI

Billowing Sleeves

LOEWE, LOUIS VUITTON

Big shoulders and billowing sleeves were this season’s most popular silhouettes in collections like Louis Vuitton and Loewe. From mini dresses to statement blouses, the bigger the sleeve, the better.

Try:

Delicia Embroidered Velvet Mini Dress, $2,265, ATTICO

Pearls

CHANEL, @ALWAYSJUDGING IN Y/PROJECT

Consider pearls the fall/winter version of summer seashells. This ladylike accent was seen on both the street and the runways. Chanel revealed their latest iteration of their classic pearls layered on top of two crossbody bags. Bring out your vintage pearl earrings, or try something new with embellished undergarments layered with a blazer seen on Courtney Tropof Always Judging.

Try:

Josephine Hoop earrings, $490, AGMES

Snakeskin

OFF-WHITE, SAINT LAURENT

Snakeskin, a fashion neutral, was shown as one of the most versatile and easy prints to wear this season on everything from neon pants at Off-White to bold handbags. Get ready for fall with a snakeskin trench coat or even knee-high boots like shown at Saint Laurent.

Try:

Peggy snakeskin print trench coat, $2,074, PREEN BY THORNTON BREGAZZI

 

**This article was originally published for Forbes.com

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