Diversity Arriving to Fashion in a Multitude of Ways

If there is one theme that is taking over in fashion, it is diversity. There is a lot of diversity that is coming to fashion. Diversity is also being promoted. For one thing, designers are beginning to realize that there are a multitude of tastes in the fashion industry. There are also many different sizes in the fashion industry. Many designers and fashion shows are thinking about bringing forth models of different sizes. This makes it a lot more inclusive for people that are looking to upgrade their wardrobe and feel better about themselves.

One of the best things about runway shows thinking about using models of various sizes is that it is breaking open the modeling industry. For one thing, the industry has always been using extremely thin models. Often times, this brings forth unrealistic standards of beauty which can bring about discouragement in individuals. Fortunately, runway shows are going to show models that are bigger and in different physical shape. This coupled with the fact that more designers are making clothes for larger people is a hopeful sign that fashion is starting to become all inclusive for people. After all, a large chunk of people are outside of the current size limits.

To make things even better, diversity is coming in the designs to menswear. As designers experiment with items for men, they are bringing forth some interesting results. Admittedly, this change is being met with some resistance in the form of social media. However, there are people that are on board with the change. It is only a matter of time before society sees such a change in the world where people are encouraged to be who they are and express themselves with fashion in the way that they want to express themselves without worry of any backlash.

Pantone Released the Color of 2017

Pretty much everyone can agree that 2016 has been a very rough year for the world. Between politic strife, bombings and the loss of incredible entertainers, this year has been a doozy. However, the sun will still rise, and Pantone has released a new color for 2017.

 

Every year, the company takes part in this tradition, which gives us a way to focus upon the trajectory of humanity while also staying stylish. Simply by being anointed the year’s most relevant color, this hue will undoubtedly be included in more fashion lines and paint schemes. This year’s color is Greenery, which is a spunky shade of green with a hint of yellow thrown in. It’s meant to evoke rejuvenation and spring, heralding a new season. With so many people on the planet looking forward to the new year, it certainly seems appropriate.

 

Pantone has been tracking trends within the past year, and Greenery definitely stands out as a rebellious choice that defines the need for awakening. The color definitely captures a certain kind of passion for nature, as well as the joy of a new year. Since it is such a bold shade, experts are betting that Greenery will show up mostly in workout clothes and swimwear this year. Fashionistas will most likely use the color to accent their more neutral wardrobe choices, so don’t be surprised if you see a lot of handkerchiefs and scarves in this remarkable shade.

 

Reappearing Trends of 2016

There are some trends that have reappeared in the past year or so, that originated in the seventies: right around the time when many of our mothers were teenagers or growing up. Like most other trends, its normal for them to make a comeback, though funny to be wearing clothes similar to our mothers in a completely different time. Listed below are some of the trends you’ve probably seen before- in old photos of Mom!

The first one noted is high-waisted jeans. Whether it’s on you, or your favorite celebrity, these have made a HUGE comeback. Taylor Swift is one celebrity known to rock this look with a crop top. Also, wide legged pants can be found in many retail stores. They are comfortable and can be dressed up or down. It’s no mystery why this trend is reappearing again.

One huge trend this year is off the should maxi dresses. Well, this is certainly not new! Mom probably rocked this way before your time, and it’s not surprising they’ve come back. They are comfortable, vibrant and feminine, coming in many patterns and colors. The denim dress is one that makes comebacks fairly regularly. This simple stated look is perfect in the spring and summer time- simply timeless.

Let’s not forget about the infamous suede skirts in the seventies. Well, this is one trend that you may have not foreseen making its way back into the fashion industry, but it certainly has! Opposite of suede, there is lot’s of lace going on in fashion today. Lacy tops and dresses all started long ago, but certainly make quite the statement today. To read more about these comeback styles, go to: https://brightside.me/inspiration-girls-stuff/11-items-from-your-mothers-wardrobe-that-are-making-a-comeback-today-215855/

Re-Emerging Fashion Trends

If you’ve seen old photos of your mother when she was your age, you’ve probably let out a few laughs. Trends were so different in the sixties and seventies, but what’s surprising is that most of these styles have made a comeback at some point within the past couple of years. In a recent article, it discusses a few specific trends that are popular in womens fashion currently and how many mothers were sporting those same exact styles years ago.

For example, the article discusses the importance of off-the-shoulder maxi dresses in fashion. While maxi dresses emerged last year, the off-the-shoulder trend is one that was popular in the late seventies. These flowy, soft and feminine dresses are easy for dressing up or down and come in awesome patterns. Patterns, themselves have made a comeback this year. Whether it is zig-zag or floral, patterns are a huge fashion statement in 2016, and it’s likely you’ve seen your mom wearing some of those same patterns.

Along with maxi’s comes denim dresses. This timeless style has re-emerged several times, thanks to its comfort, and ability to be versatile. You really can’t go wrong with a denim dress, and this will always be a part of current trends. Denim is very important in fashion. Right now, high waisted jeans have made their comeback. You’ve probably seen Taylor Swift rocking some high-waisted jeans. Well, it’s likely your Mom did way before Taylor, that’s for sure.

These are just a couple of the trends that have made huge comeback this year. You can read more from the recent article to see what else has made their way back into the fashion world here: https://brightside.me/inspiration-girls-stuff/11-items-from-your-mothers-wardrobe-that-are-making-a-comeback-today-215855/