- 2018 world fashion trends
- 2018 African fashion trends
The hottest fashion trends 2017 combined practicality and convenience. Latest fashion trends 2017 also introduced patchwork, combination of textures, embroidery, floral, and ethnic prints. The collections we already saw on the catwalks of autumn and winter 2018 showed no one is going to give up this trend.
2018 promises to be bright and catchy, but at the same time comfortable and practical. Recently, designers value the latter more than decorations. At the same time, wide belts and embroidery on denim are welcome. We gathered 18 latest fashion styles so you can keep up with the hottest trend.
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2018 world fashion trends
Jeans, shirts, overalls, dresses – everything looks great in denim. You are not limited in color options. Still, dark blue, gray, baby blue, and black are in the list of top choices. It is even okay to wear both denim jeans and top of the same or different colors.
If coziness is what you like most about nice outfits, get a some dresses, jackets, skirts, sweatshirts, tops or costumes made of knitted fabric. Designers offer interesting options with minimum of decor. The highlight is simplicity and comfort.
Polo-neck tops and dresses are in the list of basic items of your wardrobe. Despite simplicity, they help to create original everyday outfits. You can wear it with jackets or vests, with jewelry and original accessories.
#4. All black
Black color is associated with sexuality, grace, and luxurity. This year it is not only in the list of latest fashion trends for women, but on the peak of popularity.
#5. Waistline accents
A simple wide belt made of faux, genuine, patent leather or chamois-leather will visually emphasize the wasline. Coarse military-style clasps do not go out of style either. Together, they are a real hit of the season.
#6. Pants with cuffs
You can combine this kind of trousers with sneakers, flats, or high heels. They will look awesome with every kind of footwear you find comfortable. Choose light and soft textiles. Bell-bottomed trousers models and baggy pants look good in ethnic patterns. If you like casual city style, pick some for you.
#7. Bright tights and stockings
Whether you prefer thick or transparent tights, pick something colorful to create the original and creative look. This is a flashback to the 70s, the era that is so trendy this season. They match perfectly with dresses, tunics,long T-shirts,especially of neutral colors.
#8. Shirt dresses
Designers found the way to keep your hands off your boyfriend’s or husband’s shirts. These dresses look pretty good, combining strictness and femininity.
#9. Casual style.
As soon as fashionistas noticed that oversized clothes can look impressive, they started using it for creating bright and trendy looks. This is a perfect option for a meeting with friends, shopping, or a day in park.
Lace elements are used for decoration of dresses, trousers, shorts, and even bathing suits! Such outfits look light and simply amazing.
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2018 African fashion trends
Global fashion always influences local trends, but does not define it completely. So what about the latest fashion trends for ladies in Nigeria? If you pick Nigerian fashion dresses and everyday outfits judging on the trends mentioned above, you’ll do it right.
African ladies have even more space for impressive outfits.
#1. Lace & floral print
This summer, lace will be the element of dressy and casual outfits. It is esay and light to wear or incorporate with other textures. Just keep the balance and mind the colors. Floral prints with lace are the best way to refresh your image.
If you look for the prettiest dress to wear this summer, you know what to get. Traditional Japanese dress came a long way to Africa. Today, you can find kimonos of different length, patterns, and even textiles. You can wear it as a dress or combine with jeans, leggings, and shorts.
#3. Off the shoulder
Off the shoulder tops and dresses are the sensation of this summer, as well as asymmetric cut. Summer is a fun season, so make sure to add some fun clothes to your wardrobe. This comeback from the 80s will keep all eyes on you.
#4. All white
This year, you are not limited in color options. Bright clothes are welcome, black are trendy, and, surprisingly, white ones are too. White outfit is clear and simple; it is the best way to refresh the casual or dressy look. If you do it right, you’ll look elegant and sophisticated.
#5. Bright colors
This is the most favorite Nigerian trend, which is really timeless. Bright colors are about freedom and exploration. It is the perfect way to express your individuality. Although colorful outfits may be tricky to style, do not be afraid to experiment with mix and match ideas.
#6. Statement sleeves
One more summer spotlight is going to catch everyone’s attention this season. Girly and sophisticated, these bell-shaped and ruffle sleeves will look original even with the simplest outfits. Keep the clothes minimalistic, and the sleeves will do the rest.
#7. Print clashes
Break the rules and rewrite them. Use prints and colors to combine them in a fun way. Instead of mixing plain colors, start with patterns. Such outfits will look bold and truly original.
Add the final touch – some refined accessories. In fact, African accessories are the next big wave. What Europeans and Americans find exotic, Nigerian women find familiar but still awesome. Neckpieces and bracelets will place the accents on the outfits of simple cut. The trends do not interfere other trendy ideas.