As we all know, most trends come and go almost as quickly as an average runway show lasts. To ensure that your closet isn’t full of unwearable items in a few months’ time (oh hey, neon pink satchel), we’ve made predictions about the current trends that have the most staying power and which ones equal more bang for your buck. Read on and let us know how you feel about our predictions in the comments!
Graphic Black And White
You’ve got to love a trend that works for any occasion and looks great on everyone. A graphic black and white pattern is the perfect way to make a subtle statement. Plus, you’ll be able to pair it with most of your wardrobe for seasons to come.
On Emma Stone:
Saint Laurent Spencer Leather Lapel Jacket ($2,793) in Black; Saint Laurent Signature Lavalliere Shirt ($1,290) available in Black; Rag & Bone Skinny Jeans ($176) in Coronado; Christian Louboutin shoes.
Zara Printed Top ($70) in Black/White
Style this boxy graphic shirt with a cobalt pencil skirt or slim black pants.
Loeffler Randall Lock Clutch ($277) in White/Black
Update your clutch collection with this lattice stunner.
Tibi Summer Stripe Shorts ($265) in Black Multi
If you get one pair of new shorts this season, make it this Mod pair. They’ll never go out of style, trust us.
Embellishment has the ability to make an otherwise ordinary item special. Don’t be surprised if this elegant trend is around for seasons to come.
On Kate Bosworth:
Giambattista Valli S/S 14 Couture dress.
Tibi Beaded Stretch A-Line Dress ($550) in Pale Blush Multi
We’d happily copy Kate Bosworth in this feminine, embellished peach sheath.
ASOS High Waist Denim Shorts With Turquoise Stone Embellishment ($67) in Blue
Affordable denim shorts that exemplify off-duty embellishment are a must.
Needle & Thread Embellished Threadwork Top ($229) in Pale Nude/Black
This intricately beaded shirt is bold yet soft, thanks to the gauzy fabric.
We’re pretty sure that when this trend first emerged, our boyfriends were hoping it would be a flash in the pan. But boyfriend jeans are now a denim staple, and one of our favorite styles.
On Poppy Delevingne:
sass & bide The Rock Steady Jeans ($270) in Indigo; Jimmy Choo Candy Clutch Bag ($995) available in Black Glitter with Gold Stars; Jimmy Choo shoes.
Rag & Bone/JEAN Marilyn Crop Jeans ($297) in Acid Wash
We think these boyfriend jeans are insanely cool, thanks to the subtle acid wash and slim, streamlined fit.
J.Crew Broken-In Boyfriend Jeans ($125) in Ecru
You’ll reach for these slouchy, creamy boyfriend jeans season after season.
Gap Sexy Boyfriend Jeans ($42) in Calvind Wash
Every girl needs this affordable, perfectly slim version in her closet.
What’s better than a deceptively roomy bag that can hold our entire life in it? Nada. That’s why you’ll have to claw this on-trend bag style out of our hands!
On Emma Roberts:
Loeffler Randall Industry Bag ($295) in Black; Charlotte Olympia Kitty Embroidered Velver Slippers ($495) in Black.
Stella McCartney Falabella Printed Crossbody Pouch ($1120) in Black
While certainly a splurge, the neutral color palette of this chic pouch ensures a low cost per wear.
Mum & Co. Bucket Bag ($120) in Pink
We love the unique shape of this petal pink bucket bag. And the price!
Mango Contrast Bucket Bag ($60) in Beige
If you’re looking for a bag that you can wear with practically everything, this Mango bucket bag is it.
Pink will make your skin glow, and it’ll make you smile. Plus, it pairs well with so many hues on the color wheel, making it extra versatile.
On Emma Watson:
Narciso Rodriguez S/S 14 shirt and skirt; Stuart Weitzman Nudist Ankle-Strap Sandals ($395) in Fawn
Joie Mehira Blazer ($278) in Picnic Pink
We’re adding this perfectly pink blazer to our work wardrobe wishlist.
Alexander Wang Sara High Heel Sandals ($595) in Gummy
Q: How do I wear pink shoes without looking like Barbie? A: These heels.
Want to add instant cool factor to your outfit? Go for a bomber jacket. Want a jacket that will go from day to night seamlessly? Try a bomber jacket. Shopping for a jacket with endless pattern and color options? Check out a bomber jacket. You get the point.
On Jessica Alba:
Aqua Looking Glass Silk Bomber Jacket ($198) in Blue Ice/Pink/Black; NIC+ZOE Easy Street Pants ($118) in Black Onyx; Celine clutch.
Club Monaco Vienna Bomber Jacket ($249) in Fern
There are so many outfit-making possibilities with this shiny, cropped bomber.
Equipment Abbot Snake-Print Washed-Silk Bomber Jacket ($320)
Go ahead and consider this perfect bomber jacket a neutral.
Cloth & Stone Chambray Bomber ($118) in Blue Chambray
This chambray bomber would be a sleek update to your denim jacket collection.
Photo:Getty Images for Tommy Hilfiger
In case you haven’t caught onto our jumpsuit obsession yet, it’s real, and Jordana Brewster nails the look in gorgeous gray. How could a trend this effortless and cool go away anytime soon?
On Jordana Brewster:
vintage Halston jumpsuit.
Madewell Indigo Linen Jumpsuit ($128) in Blue Frost
You’ll want to wear this jumpsuit every single weekend.
Parker Liv Jumpsuit ($297) in Jagged
Try this jumpsuit for your next night out, and you’ll surely stand out from the crowd.
Rachel Zoe Rayder Jumpsuit ($395) in Soft White
We can’t wait to wear this crisp jumpsuit with delicate gold jewelry.
Our feet have never been so happy. Even heels-loving girls who never thought their arches would touch the ground have embraced sneakers in every shape and color. Trends of this scale aren’t usually quick to fade.
On Hilary Rhoda:
Levi’s Authentic Trucker Jacket ($58) available in Rosebud Blue; A Fine Line Mona Sweatshirt ($138) in Leopard Print; Helmut Lang Stretch Leather Pants ($920) in Black; Soludos Raffia Lace Up Shoes ($65) in Natural Black; Rag & Bone Keaton Sunglasses ($350) in Black.
Tory Burch Caspe Quilted Leather Sneakers ($195) in Platinum
Quilted items are a huge trend for F/W 14. Get a head start!
Nike Internationalist Sneakers ($85) in Red Blue
Wear this bold, sporty pair with sleek separates for an unexpectedly chic look.
Marc by Marc Jacobs Spotted Calf Hair 10mm High Top Sneakers ($318) in Tan/Black
We’re obsessed with animal print. And sneakers. And now these shoes.
The hottest skirt trend this season is equal parts flattering and adorable. Depending on the length, pattern, and material, it can go from ultra-sweet to ultra-fun. And we’ll add any skirt that Miranda Kerr loves into our rotation!
On Miranda Kerr: Acne Tag Vintage Denim Jacket ($290) in Vintage Blue; Valentino Rouge Absolute Patent Scallop Pumps ($895) in Scarlet; Chanel bag; Celine Thin Preppy Sunglasses ($257) in Black.
ASOS Pleated Midi Skirt ($67) in Berry
ASOS’ swingy skirt in a gorgeously rich berry is sure to reach staple status in your wardrobe.
RED Valentino Pleated Point D’esprit And Satin Skirt ($495)
This ultra feminine skirt paired with a black crop top and statement heels equals outfit perfection.