The Items That Dominated Our Instagram Feeds in 2018

Of the 12 fashion items you’re about to see, I personally only bought into seven this year. Not bad, I guess, seeing as not every trend is for everyone—right? Although, if we’re going off of Instagram, it really did seem like these pieces were literally everywhere and, in fact, on everyone (else). From the Réalisation skirt heard ’round the world to the resurgence of hair clips that was too easy not to try to By Far’s debut bag collection, which seemed like the biggest launch of the last six months, to the many It items and trends that came and went in 2018, certain ones just really stuck, making their mark on both the fashion world and the internet at large. Just keep scrolling to see what else made the list—and of course shop all 12 while you’re at it.

Saks Potts Coats

Who could resist these beauties?

PVC Bags

In all shapes and sizes.

Bike Shorts

And not really for exercise purposes.

Metal Belts

One of my personal favorite trends to come back this year.

Dad Sneakers

The (comfortable) gift that keeps on giving.

Rixo Dresses

We can spot their playful prints from a mile away.

Crystal Earrings

I think we have Alessandra Rich to largely thank for that.

Belt Bags

I procured at least two this year but might even be forgetting one.

Réalisation Skirts

Especially in leopard!

Hair Clips

Everyone got back into kindergarten hair accessories this year—even Gucci.

By Far Bags

The brand's handbag debut made quite the splash.

Super-Skinny Sunglasses

It was a big year for small eyewear.