1. Colour of the Year - Ultra Violet
Pantone like to give colours fancy names, basically it’s a medium shade of purple. This colour is super versatile and suits most skin tones.
2. Fun Prints
Prints are great for introducing a bit of personality to any look. This year you'll find plenty of quirky animal and fruit prints such as birds, cats, pineapples, watermelons and cherries.
3. Checks, Stripes and Spots
Classic black/navy and white spots from small to large. Stripes run horizontal and vertical, these are great for a professional wardrobe.
4. In a Knot
Tie up and knot front tops, shorts, skirts and dresses. These work well for a variety of body shapes, it can help rectangle body shapes to create the appearance of a waist. (This trend brings attention to your tummy, if this is an area you are trying to hide avoid this style)
5. Natural Fibres
Cotton and linen blends in tops, skirts, shorts and dresses. These are the perfect fabrics for warmer climates.
6. Show off your shoulders
Off the shoulder, cold shoulder and one-shoulder styles in tops and dresses will still be popular in 2018. These are great for all shapes, these work especially well to balance out triangle/pear. (Check out my 60 second trick to stop off the shoulder styles from slipping up onto your shoulder)
7. Boho Vibes
Tassels, pom poms, and embroidery details. These are easy additions you can combine with any outfit for a relaxed feel.
8. Wrap It Up
Wrap styles in tops and dresses, these work well for creating a curvy shape. Look for flattering styles that wrap around the smallest part of your waist.
9. Run Around
Yay for comfy flats! These are in a variety of styles from slides to sandals. Stylish sneakers and walking shoes are also a great option and can be worn with dresses, skirts and shorts. These looks best when the skirt and dress length is at or above the knee.
10. Metallics and Shine
Gold and rose gold are still a big trend going into 2018, you can add touches via jewellery and accessories such as shoes, bags and belts. For those that love bling you can wear sparkly embellishments such as sequins day and night.
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