Handbag Trends for Fall/Winter 2017/2018

Fur bags

Bags completely covered with fur, or partially covered with fur and combined with other materials, like leather, brocade & there is a lot of color blocking. Fashion designers include London designer Alessandra rich, Alice and Olivia, Altuzarra, Anya hindmarch, Blumarine, Custo Barcelona, Dolce and Gabbana, Fendi, Spanish designer Ion fiz, La Perla, Max Mara, Miu Miu, Pascal millet, Tod’s, Tommy Hilfiger, Tory Burch, Milly, etc.

Pouches

A lot of pouches on the runway, mostly embellished. They are really good for the evening ocassions, parties and weddings. Lanvin, Marc Jacobs, Molly Goddard, See by Chloe, Tod’S, Zadig Voltaire, Giorgio Armani, etc.

Round bags

They were one of the most loved handbag shapes for fashion designers last season and for this season, it just got better. Coming in different sizes, textures, shapes making it suitable for work, parties, mall etc. Aigner, Delpozo, Mulberry, Olympia le tan, Colectivo diseno mexicano, John Galliano & Giorgio Armani.

Embellished bags

I noticed that this season came with a kind of specific embellishments- pearls, crystals, studs and beads. Zac zac posen, Toga, Valentino, Prada, Les copains, Delpozo, Alexander wang, etc.

Bucket bags

Bucket bags have been in existence for like ages, there are very tiny ones for evening events, the large ones for putting as many things as your want and the medium size ones like that of Balmain for not too large things. Annakiki, leonard, Books brothers, Paco Rabanne, Xu zhi, etc.

Unusual bags

Cupboard shaped bag from Dolce & Gabbana, trash cans from Moschino, rockets, camera, fish, dogs, a leaf. This is the first time am seeing so many fashion designes adopting this unsual bag trends in one season. Thom browne, Manish Arora, etc.

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This season’s best trends

Skirts

A lot of ruffled and layered skirts coming in sheer and lace, and along with the visible zip style which comes at the front of the skirt, tube skirts, slit skirts, pencil and circle skirts do top the list when it comes to skirts trendy for this season. There is also, asymmetric, gypsy and pegged skirts.

Big Brows

Thicker eyebrows always seem to come back in style, and I am so………… happy. Scrawny eyebrows are really horrible from my own point of view.

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Dress Styles

A lot of turtle neck dresses, shirt dresses, asymmetrical hem dresses and tired dresses were seen on this season runways and a handful of corset and off the shoulder dresses.

Pink Lipstick

A lot of pink lipstick shades to chose from this season. Pick the one that will flatter your skin tone the most.

Fall/Winter 2017/2018 Shoe Trends

Buckle shoes

Blumarine, Mary Katrantzou, Tod’S, Adeam, Prada, Christian Dior, etc

Boots

knee length boots- Dries Van Noten, blugirl, Hermès, Isabel Marant, Maison Margiela, etc.
Thigh high boots- Christian Siriano, Custo Barcelona, Andrew Gn, The Blonds, Fendi, Prada, Balmin, Christian Siriano etc
Calf boots – Trussardi, Chanel, Marc Jacobs, etc

Pointy shoes

Ruban, balmain, Altuzarra, The Blonds, Thierry Mugler, Alexander Terekhov, Rochas, Prada, Roland Mouret, Chistian Dior, Saint Laurent, etc.

Lace up shoes

Blugirl, Custo Barcelona, Cristiano Burani, Moncler Grenoble, Giambattista Valli, Carolina Herrera, Antonio Marras, Altuzarra, Alberto Zambelli, Daizy Shely, tod’s, Trussardi, Erdem, etc

Embellished shoes

Embellished shoes are also beautifully adorned, studs, pearls, crystals, stones and even pins. Fashion designers – Alexander Wang, Custo Barcelona, Altuzarra, Mary Katrantzou, Dolce & Gabbana, Rochas, Alexander McQueen, Isabel Marant, Prada

Colourblock shoes

Aalto, Concept Korea, Custo Barcelona, Christian Siriano, Daizy Shely, Rochas etc

Fall/Winter 2017/2018 Hairstyles

Crowns

Dolce & Gabbana one of the chief designers of crowns, always having a crown in their collections are definitely not left out this season. But Teresa’s mini crown is really nice. It remained me of a mini crown made of pearls that was trending sometime back in Nigeria.

Short Hairstyles

Pixie, Bob, completely shaven ( no or little hair), any one you choose. Akris, Alexis Mabille., Angelo Marani, Blugirl, Chloe, Cushnie et Ochs, Each X, Leitmotiv, Libertine, Marni, Paule Ka, Proenza Schouler, R13, Talboth Runhof, Tod’S, Toga, Brock etc.

Embellished hair accessories

Not all crowns, hair clips, hair pins, hair bands and other hair accessories are embellished. So, for this season, crowns are embellished with sparkling stones and antique looking stones, hair pins with crystals and hair bands with studs and pearls.

Afro Hairstyles

This is mostly associated with Africans or mix race and it was a huge trend lat season and so it is for this season. Brock, Calvin Klein, Christian Siriano, Desigual, Diesel+Black+Gold, Msgm, Paco Rabanne, Philosophy Di Lorenzo Serafini, Proenza Schouler, Tanya Taylor, Theirry Mugler, Zuhair Murad etc.

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Bangs

Side bangs, blunt bangs, curly bangs, center part bangs, angled bangs, layered bangs and shaggy bangs. Daks, Chloé , Chanel, Blumarine, Blugirl, Angelo Marani, Tadashi Shoji, R 13, Paskal, Masha Ma, Lanyu, Each X, Dries Van Noten, Desigual, Dion Lee etc.

Pony tail accessories

After pulling your hair back, take some strands and bind the hair together securing with pins. Or, you bind with a leather hair band or ribbon.

Curls

Beach wave, finger wave, loose curls, bohemian and Afro curls. Desigual, Chloé, Christian Dior, Christian Siriano, Concept Korea, Creatures Of The Wind, Blumarine, Badgley Mischka, Akris, 3.1 Phillip Lim etc.

Center part

Whether a clean cut or messy one, long, fringes, any style, this trend is a must do. Diesel Black Gold, Chloé, Christian Wijnants, Céline, Alexander McQueen, Alberta Ferretti, Talboth Runhof, Temperley London, Tory Burch, etc.

Blond

When it comes to hair colour, Blond is the most used by fashion designers for this season, also it was huge last season.

Spring and Summer 2017 Handbag Trends

Strange bags

Bags shaped like cupcakes, cameras, kettles, tablets (drugs), cars, houses etc. fashion designers: Junko Shimada, Charlotte Olympia, Jeremy Scott, Issey Miyake, Chanel, Dasha Gauser

Trapezoid bags

Clutch

Need to go for a party or an event or tired of carrying a big bag, these clutches can help.

Big Bags

It’s summer in some places right now and others in monsoon or rainy season. You can put your umbrella, rain coats, sweaters, and for summer, we all know we do need a big bag for a vacation.

Bucket bags

It’s a very very big trend for this season and next and it comes in different sizes and design.Fashion designers – JULIANA JABOUR, Olympia Le Tan, Cristiano Burani, lanvin, Toga, Simone Rocha, Cividini, Jil Sander, Jill Stuart, Chiara Boni La Petite Robe, Altuzarra, Elisabetta Franchi, Giorgio Armani, Ralph Lauren, Elie saab etc.

Flower bags

Flower-shaped adornments were present on a lot of handbags this season. Fashion designers showcasing this trend – Luke Leandro Cano, Sonia Rykiel, Yde, Sonia Rykiel, Chanel, Lanvin, Charlotte Olympia, Monique Lhuillier, Coach, Kate Spade New York, Fendi, Miu Miu etc.

Colour block bags

Colour block bags are pretty and you can pair them with almost every colour of apparel. Mulberry, Roksanda, Vanessa Seward etc.

Backpack

I never did like backpacks but am loving this season backpack trend – any size, embellished, different materials like lace, leather and can also double as an handbag. Absolutely cool. JULIANA JABOUR, Maison Margiela, Paul Costelloe, No. 21, Moschino, Paul Costelloe, Trussardi, Phillip Plein, Etro, Antonio Marras etc.

Woven and Straw bags

Very beautiful and sophisticated. Daniela Gregis, Charlotte Olympia, Alice Olivia By Stacey Bendet, Kate Spade New York, No. 6, Vanessa Seward, Michael Kors Collection,etc.

Embellished bags

All kinds of studs, crystals, letters, beads and feathers were used to beautify bags this season. Every part of your handbag can be embellished. Naming a few fashion designers – Valentine, Ralph lauren, Christophe Guillarme, 3.1 Phillip Lim, Coach, Dolce and Gabbana, Nicole Miller, Philip Plein, Diesel Black Gold, Wanda Nylon, Carven, etc.

Box bags

Box bags are a huge trend for this season. Marni, Hermès, Balenciaga, Wanda Nylon, Mulberry, Rebecca Minkoff, Alice Olivia By Stacey Bendet, Kate Spade New York, Bella Potemkina, Alexandra Vanushina, Chanel, Elisabetta Franchi etc.

Print and Pattern bags

Animal print, Flowery print, and even different kinds of patterns – stripes etc. Dolce & Gabbana, Agatha Ruiz de la Prada, Fendi, A LA GARÇONNE, Altuzarra, Tory Burch, Alice Olivia By Stacey Bendet, Xuly Bet, Prada, Blugirl, Gucci, Wanda Nylon etc.

Round/ Semi Round bags

It has an unconventional shape and draws a lot of attention. It can be paired with any fashion style of yours. Dolce & Gabbana, Mary Katrantzou, Erin Fetherston, Elenareva, Kate Spade New York etc

Same as your Apparel

Having your handbag to be the same colour or material as your apparel is one of the most dominant handbag tends for this season. So many fashion designers had this trend in their collection. Agatha Ruiz de la Prada, Giorgio Armani, Miu Miu, Chanel, Christopher Kane, Custo Barcelona, Akris, Kristina Ti, Jasper Conran, Aigner, Barbara Bui, Dolce and Gabbana, Michael Kors Collection, Lucio Vanotti, NóLó, Nina Ricci, Christian Siriano, Kate Spade New York, etc.

Spring and Summer 2017 Hairstyles and Accessories

Curls

Curly hairstyles do make quite a number of people look every sexy and classic especially when worn down. Anna Sui, Erin Fetherston, Chiara Boni La Petite Robe, J.Crew, Rebecca Minkoff , Desigual, Topshop Unique, Saint Laurent, Akris etc.

Short hair

I guess everyone is much aware of the Pixie Cuts, the bobs are also a trend for this season.

Fausto Puglisi, Francesco Scognamiglio, Emilio Pucci, Roberto Cavalli, Jil Sander, Moschino, Prada, Salvatore Ferragamo, etc.

Center part

Center part hairstyles with a clean cut down the middle of your hair kind of has a slimming effect but not always, cause I tried it on recently and it didn’t just work. Anyways, the clean cut is not the only style trendy for this season, you can make it a little messy.

Rebecca Minkoff, tibi, Francesca Liberatore, Naeem Khan, etc.

Blond

One of the hottest hair colours for this season and its so beautiful. Am kind of hooked, it looks good on every skin tone, just choose the one that suits you most. Prabal Gurung, J.Crew, Nicole Miller, Rebecca Minkoff, Francesca Liberatore, Francesco Scognamiglio, Krizia, House Of Holland, Hellessy etc.

Barrette

This hair clip beautifully holds your hair in place and also acts as an ornamental hair adornment. You can wear the plain type with no decorations or the heavily embellished type (flowers, rhinestones etc). Francesca Liberatore, Custo barcelona, Bottega veneta, Marchesa etc.

Side part hairstyle

Sexy wavy side part, smooth and sleek pulled back side part, bob side part etc can be worn for this season. Cushnie Et Ochs, Prada, Salvatore Ferragamo, Teatum Jones, Roksanda, Pringle Of Scotland, Narciso Rodriguez, Balmain, Pascal Millet etc.

Flowers

Wearing flowers in your hair can really look good if worn well. The Bohemian style is not really on trend for this season. Luke Leandro Cano, Sonia Rykiel, etc.

Long hair

Long, gorgeous and healthy tresses is a major hit for this season. I guess a lot of hair extensions or a wig for those not have having long hair. Fashion designers – J.Crew, Nicholas K, Fausto Puglisi, Mary Katrantzou, Dolce & Gabbana, valentino, belstaff etc.

Face caps

Face caps were one of the most dominate hair accessories on the spring and summer 2017 runways, mostly embellished. Vetements, Elie Saab, Agnes, off white, Desigual, Charms, Channel, Phillip Plein, Moschino, Vikki etc

Buns hairstyles

It is always Classic and Timeless, whether it is wavy, braided, twisted, a side bun, high bun or low bun. Ruban, Zang Toi, Milly, Pamella Roland, Teresa Helbig, Jasper Conran etc.

Scarf

Alice+Olivia, Lela Rose, Charlotte Olympia, Sophia Webster, Miu Miu, Hermès, Rossella Jardini, Brooks Brothers, etc.

Bangs hairstyles

Side bangs, blunt bangs, Choppy bangs, and also parted bangs. Fausto Puglisi, Pringle of Scotland, Mary Katrantzou, Nicole Miller, 3.1 Phillip Lim, Coach, Proenza Schouler, Anna Sui, etc.

Spring and Summer 2017 Accessories

Fringe earrings

It’s everywhere, on our clothes, shoes, bags, beddings etc. why not on our ears. The crystal one by Elisabetta Franchi, is still going to be on trend for next season because a lot of crystal accessories were seen on the fall/winter 2017/2018 runways.

One earring

I would not be caught dead wearing this trend but if you think it’s cool, I guess you can give it a try. Fashion designers – Sharon Wauchob, Mary Katrantzou, Arthur Arbesser, Stella jean, N21, Marco De Vincenzo, Roberto Cavalli, Tibi, Paul & Joe, Olympia Le-Tan, Chanel

Chandelier earrings

I use to be crazy about this earrings (2003-2006), but they are really beautiful and charming. Anyways, if get one now you should be wearing it till March 2018. They come in crystals, pearls even chains. Naming a few designers – Gucci, Delpozo, daks, Sophia Webster, Jasper Conran, Dsquared2, Giorgio Armani, Gucci, Jil Sander, Creatures Of Comfort, Ralph Lauren, Tory Burch, Josie Natori etc.

Loop earrings

Perfect for both day and night events. it comes in different lengths and designs. Fashion designers- Lisa Perry, Emporio Armani, House of Holland, Christophe Guillarme, d ng, fautso puligsh, House of Holland, Marques Almeida, Cushnie Et, Acne Studios, Roksanda, Arthur Arbesser. Anteprima, Philip plein, Juan Vidal

Chain & Something

Charm bracelets are already a huge trend for this season but the chain & something, you can add your name as Dior or pass a scarf through it or add anything you want.

Belts

Embellished belts – Whether it be crystals or studs.

Folded belts – If you have a very long belt, don’t keep it away or get it cut. This style for this season will help you take care of that.

Metallic belts – Any colour of metallic would do.

Print and Pattern belts

Big belts

Buckle belts – A lot of buckle belts were seen on this season runways.

Arm jewelry cuff

Grecian and Egyptian dressing styles are going to be a huge hit when considering accessories for this season.Not every designer went with this trend but Balmain, Vix, Nicholas K, Ashish and a few more designers went with it.

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Bangles

A lot of bangles, bangles and bangles for this season. if you aren’t having any bangle among your accessories, am guessing you should get one asap because it’s more than a most have. Most of them are metallic, huge and more ancient looking. Jeremy Scott, Pamella Roland, Salvatore Ferragamo, Etro, Dsquared2, Daks, Paul Costelloe, Ashish etc.

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Charm bracelet

Mix things up, medallions, pearls, beads, colourful tassels etc with your chain bracelets, its does look pretty. Mila Schon etc.

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leather bangles

Leather cuff bangles and leather bangles with studs

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