2020 was a happening year for the fashionistas. The year saw the fad of some outlandish dresses as well vintage clothes. The logo mania remained on the scene with clothing that featured custom patches of big brands. It was also the year when plaid made a resurgence and became a popular print on clothing.
As we are in 2021, we will be looking forward to some great fashion trends that will be ubiquitous in the fashion world. This article will take a look at some of the prevalent fashion trends that will define the year 2021. Here we go:
1. Bamboo Bag
If there is one fashion item that will rock this year, it will be the bamboo bag. Pinterest reported a significant increase in searches for the bamboo bag. This fashion accessory is made of the bamboo sticks which give it a unique look and add to its style. Apart from being exceptionally stylish, this bag can contain everything from a makeup kit to phone accessories. 2020 will see a rise in women sporting this chic bag.
2. Animal Prints
Animal prints are everywhere. Gone are the days when you have to think twice wearing the animal prints as they would not look cool at that time. But today, they are the hottest trend in the sartorial choice of women. So make this year a time to wear some good animal prints. The snakeskin is the safest bet as more people are sporting this print with custom made patches of famous brands.
3. Oval Sunglasses
Oval Sunglasses were a rage during the 1980s, and Kurt Cobain made them even more famous during the 1990s. They made a comeback in 2018 when celebrities like Selena Gomez and Bella Hadid started wearing them in public appearances. The increasing numbers of searches of oval sunglasses prove the popularity of this eyewear, and we can expect that it will grow even more in 2020.
4. Puff Sleeves
Puff sleeves are a favorite for the style nerds these years. The clothing brings back the old days of 80s fashion when puffed sleeves were in fad. They got a break during the 1990s when fashion reverted to the minimalist style. Thankfully, they are back now. Now that they are in the trend, you can wear them with a cinch-waist cut and a pair of heels.
5. Tie-Dyed Clothing
Hippie popularized the tie-dyed prints in 1970s, and they are back in the scene. The only difference is that now you can wear them in a plethora of prints and bold colors. And you can wear them over a range of clothing pieces that didn’t exist at that time. 2020 will see more people donning tie-dyed garments than before.
6. Cargo Pants
Cargo pants were a hot trend during the 1990s. They became more popular in the mid-2000s and eventually faded out in 2010s. But they were too stylish and functional to remain out of the fashion world for too long. And now that they are back in the scene, we will see them everywhere from street fashion to social events and ramp shows and the fashion stores.
7. African Prints
Also known as Ankara prints, the African print got its name from West Africa where it is worn over different fabrics. Celebrities like Michelle Obama, Beyoncé, Rihanna, and Gwen Stefani popularize this prints which led to an increase in sales of this print in the previous year. As we are in 2020, we will see more people wearing African prints in their daily lives and social events.
8. Puffer Jacket
Everybody seems to be in love with puffer jacket as it looks cool in every season. And since it is winter, you have the legitimate reasons to wear this jacket. From celebrities and politicians to media personalities and laymen, everyone loves draping themselves in this comfortable clothing item, and it will grace their wardrobe in 2020 as well. And what about you?
9. Statement Sneakers
Statement sneakers made it to the fashion runways of the autumn/spring fashion weeks of major brands. They come in different colors and patterns with custom sew on patches. So you are making a statement by sporting the logos of famous brands like Adidas, Puma, and Rebook.
Statement sneakers are a modern variation of dad shoes, and they look even more elegant for your day look. They don’t look like the old sports sneakers, so you will not appear like a fitness freak.
10. Tortoiseshell Earrings
Tortoiseshell earrings are ubiquitous in everyday fashion. In 2020, they have officially arrived as the new ornament for women to drape the ears. According to Pinterest, the searches for tortoiseshell earrings were up 679% in 2018. The good thing about tortoiseshell earrings is that they go with almost every piece of clothing whether you are wearing a jumpsuit, skirt, or a robe dress.
11. Sustainable Fashion
Sustainable Fashion is an old topic. In the past, companies like ESPIRIT and Patagonia have made efforts to curtail the environmental impact of clothing by employing eco-friendly policies in their business. Today, sustainable fashion has become a part of the apparel industry, and people prefer wearing clothes that pose little to no danger to the environment. Clothes like organic cotton, linen, recycled fabrics, and biofabricated leather are now the talk of the town for the fashionistas.
12. Pleated Skirt
Pleated skirts got their name in fashion dictionary during the 1920s. They were in and out of the trend throughout fashion history. But it was in 2014 when they made a strong comeback in the fad. Pleated skirts are comfier than pencil skirts that hug the lower body and restrict the movement. With a pleated skirt, women have a more free-flowing dress that not only looks fantastic but also offers them more freedom of mobility. 2021 will see more women wearing the flyaway pleated skirt on street and social events.
13. Wrap Dress
According to Pinterest, the searches for Wrap Dress saw an uptick of 689%. Wrap dress has a particular liking among women for its easy-to-wear style and elegant look. Wrap dresses are available in a variety of colors, patterns, and fabrics. And boy, they look equally fabulous on the women with any body type. In the running year, we will see more women wearing wrap dress for the day look.
These are some of the best pieces of clothing that will grace the women in 2021. We wish that 2021 proves to be an excellent year for your style affairs.