There’s no doubt about the power of Instagram to make fashion trends go viral. Just look to Réalisation’s leopard slip skirt, which was one of the most photographed pieces of the summer and sold out more times than I can count. That’s just one example, though. There were countless other trends and outfits that went viral this summer and caught our attention.
All of this got me thinking about which outfits and which trends have that same viral potential for fall. Scouring Instagram and the street style scene, I looked to the buzziest fashion girls to spot exactly what they’re wearing and some of the common fashion themes that are beginning to emerge as we move into fall.
I’ve narrowed in on the trends and outfits that are at a tipping point and I’m predicting will be everywhere next season. Ahead, find out which pieces will be the most in demand and get ideas for how to style them to achieve the very best outfits for fall.
Cat eyes and '90s oval shapes have been wildly popular, but the next big sunglasses trend has arrived. Prepare yourself for sporty mirrored styles.
Are you brave enough to try these?
Yes, the next wave of athleisure has arrived. This time, break out your gym shorts and wear them in place of a skirt or jeans.
Take a styling note from Pernille Teisbaek and wear yours with an oversize button-down.
One of the biggest trends that will be sweeping fall is nouveau cowboy boots, which take the Western shoes and add some modern touches like sleek lines and silhouettes.
This editor has her eye on Isabel Marant's western-inspired boots that debuted at the designer's F/W 18 show in Paris.
While sorbet shades and pretty pastels might seem like colors reserved for spring, they will be everywhere for the season ahead.
Take a look at Staud's fall arrivals. Their collection is stocked with cool sorbet shades.
Puffy-sleeve tops and dresses have been around for a while now but they've been taken to the extreme level for fall.
The bigger, the better.
Animal prints are everywhere for the season ahead—even in the denim department. Swap out your regular blue jeans for the cool printed style.
These are destined to be a French-girl fall staple.
Faux snakeskin is one of the most luxe trends for fall—and we're so here for it. This editor's favorite way to wear it? A miniskirt.
Get this affordable style before it sells out.
Bright, bold shades of neon like hot pink, electric yellow, and acid green will be on the street style scene in a huge way.
Opt for loud, vibrant shades.
"Dad" sneakers were the silhouette last season, but now they've been taken to a new level with chunkier silhouettes and more exaggerated proportions.
Wildly popular among the fashion set.