The thing about most fashion trends is that while they're fun to lust after, they can be more difficult to pull off IRL. Case in point: Thigh-high boots are having a huge moment right now, and they look ultra-fab in photos—but how realistic are they for women with real jobs, families, and lives to tend to?
As real women ourselves, we think it's helpful to pare down the big wide world of current fashion trends to a select few that real ladies can wear in the real world. These are all ultra-current, easy-to-wear trends that will instantly elevate your look and make all the people in your life go, "Damn, girl, you're looking good lately!"
Keep scrolling to learn how you wear five easy trends that real women can totally pull off!
Ever since Dior's So Real sunnies (pictured above) hit the scene earlier this year, brow-bar sunglasses have been having a big moment in the spotlight. Countless designers have created their own versions of the look, and we don't see them going away anytime soon—they make you look instantly cooler, and the best thing about them is that they go with everything.
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Since New York brand Mansur Gavriel initially launched its bucket bags, the accessory has become the must-have basic among fashion girls everywhere. A myriad of similarly inspired bags are on the market, and we're particularly into this trend because it's functional: You can just dump all your stuff in it and go.
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To whichever celebrities initially made the classic white sneaker a cool-girl staple, we owe a huge word of thanks. The comfortable footwear trend is still going strong and shows no signs of stopping, and it's also incredibly versatile: The shoes look cute with dresses, jumpsuits, athleisure gear, and just about everything else.
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A chic camel coat is all you really need to elevate an otherwise fairly basic outfit. Toss it over your shoulders when you leave the house to run errands in a T-shirt, jeans, and sneakers, and everyone will think you look so dressed up!
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The '70s-inspired skinny scarf is another trend that's really easy to just throw on and go—and which instantly dresses up your look. A classic all-black skinny scarf will make you appear as though you put a lot of effort into whatever you're wearing—even if you (probably) didn't.
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Which is your favorite current trend to try in real life? We're super into sneakers. Tell us yours in the comments below!