Whats Trending? Winter 2018

Although we may not have attended any runway shows this season that doesn’t mean we can’t stay up on the trends. We love admiring runway fashion but it can be so hard to tackle high fashion trends in everyday life. Through lots of trial and error we have found a few ways to keep on trend without breaking the bank and without compromising personal style. To make it easier to navigate the world of fashion trends this season we’ve put together some of our favourite runway looks for Winter 2018 paired with examples of how to make them wearable. Let us know what you think and tell us your favourite 2018 trend so far in the comments below!

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A Warmer Winter: Lookbook

Echoic clacking of heels dispersing flurries around the pavement, the only accompanying noise is the breeze sending hollows through drainpipes. This colder season has proven to be more inviting this time around, with rain replacing the much-debated snowfall of last winter. With the darkest day of the year behind us, we can look forward to cozy knitwear without the bulk of a puffy jacket.

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Our Favourites of Fall

 

Vancouver has been a bit of a mystery this year, abandoning our Three Seasons of Rain agenda for prolonged winters, humid summers, and an almost nonexistent autumn. It seems as though the leaves had just begun to fall when the flurries of frozen rain decided they wanted to fall too. Luckily, fall fashion (the most wondrous and cozy styles of the year!) is made for such uncommitted weather.

 

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Creating an Aesthetic: Minimalist Fashion

            Simple, neutral, sometimes a bit avant-garde. Minimalism is dominating our social media screens, and shaping our creative outlets to redefine what constitutes as artistic. Art can now take the shape of a lonesome footstool by a sheet of white walls and be understood as a concept. As a result of the popularization of the neutral aesthetic, minimalist fashion has been allowed to diverge into multitudes of style variations and continue to be understood as minimalism. I have defined this typology into four categories: High Street, Active/Casual, Posh, and Artist; however, these categories are just a loose reference to gain a better understanding of the variety!

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Wedding season

If I’m being perfectly honest, I’ve never actually attended a wedding. However, after all my years working retail and helping countless women find outfits for different wedding related events, I consider myself fairly knowledgeable in the wedding wear department. Going to a wedding doesn’t mean you need just one dress for the ceremony anymore, depending on your relationship to the bride you may need to attend multiple pre wedding events, all of which need a different outfit.

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