As resort 2018 comes to a close, making way for spring 2018 menswear, there is so much to reminisce upon. From the brilliant fiery red that crops up in every line, followed closely by a variety of pinks, to the mythology inspired lines and collections that come straight out of the 1940’s, this season has been an assortment of vivacious and bright designs. Take a look at the trends that topped the runway this resort season.
Everything can be made dramatic with a cape. Evening gowns, cocktail dresses, overalls, and even pantsuits! This year, capes that drape of their own accord were sported alongside capes built into dresses, adding mystique and glamour to resort wear everywhere.
Cape crazy? Create with these fabrics:
Nothing says fashionable like fur, except maybe faux fur. The designers this season showed that fur goes with anything, whether you’re leaning against a car in the middle of the desert, or going to an important business meeting. Resort may be a summer line, and fur may sound like a winter style, but they have merged to create a classy collection.
Get fur real about fashion with these fabrics:
Fringe is a fun and funky trim that designers have been utilizing on a variety of garments. From belts of fringe to fringe lined skirts and shirts and jackets fashioned from fringe, designers have designated this resort season year of the fringe. Fringe adds flavor to any fashion, whether that be evening attire or golf garments.
Tabula Rasa | Resort 2018Have fun with fringe and take home these trims:
Although form fitting will always be in fashion, lately models have been adorned in loose clothing and baggy garments. The flow of this freeing fashion is found in every step a model takes, as their garments grasp at the subtle gust of wind their struts have turned up. This style isn’t just for relaxing at home, but works well in business settings, at brunch, and even evening attire.
Are you into oversized? Overextend with these fabrics:
Resort ruffles result in a regal look, adding sophistication to simple dresses and skirts. Casual wear benefits from ruffles on the sleeves, while ruffled arm holes add a fun and fabulous touch to tank tops. Dresses made entirely of ruffles are perfect for date night, and skirts of tiered ruffles are fantastically flirty.
Romanticizing ruffles? Have fun with these fabrics:
Tassels are one of the top trends this year, regardless of the season. In resort 2018, tassels have been seen adding drama to jackets, dresses, and even jewelry. Casual tassels draped around your neck are an excellent necklace alternative, while tassels hanging freely from a skirt, similar to Marc Jacobs’ pink resort skirt, exude a sense of sophistication. Wear tassels on a night out on the town, or adhered to a boho beach cover up.
Tantalized by tassels? Tackle these trims:
Two Piece Sets
Whether it’s a crop top and some culottes or a skirt and sweater set, matching two piece garments are in style this season. This looks gives the appearance of a jumpsuit or dress, but breaks up the monotony of those garments with a strip of skin. This casual look transitions into evening wear easily, as Johanna Ortiz’s ruffled skirt and crop top set exemplifies. Celebrate with sensual sets, or get comfortable in cool, casual pairs.
Take home a two piece with these fabrics:
What’s your favorite trend this season? Your least favorite? Let us know in the comments!