The Best (and the Worst) 2017 Fashion Trends
One thing I love about fashion is that every trend and style comes back full circle. In 2017, we saw the revival of several 70s and 90s inspired trends that made me feel nostalgic, excited, and sometimes repulsed. Today, I will recap the best and worst fashion and beauty trends of this year.
Holographics were very popular this year. Holographic fingernails and accessories were a fun pop of color but holographic clothes and hair were just a bit too much for my taste. I did not get the chance to venture to holographic lip glosses or eyeshadows but I have seen a few beauty gurus really pull off the look.
Revlon Holochrome Nail Enamel Collection | Charlotte Russe Holographic Choker Necklace | MAC Grand Illusion Glossy Liquid Lipcolor | Era Home Silver Faux Leather Holographic iPad Envelope Clutch | HOLOGRAPHIC Twosie Long Sleeve Crop and High Waist Circle Skirt Matching Set
Sock boots are a popular 2017 Fall/Winter fashion trend. I love sock boots because they perfectly fit my feet and make a sleek outfit look even chicer! Sock boots come in a wide variety of colors and fabrics but look especially amazing in vibrant colors such as pink, blue, or red with a satin finish or velvet finish.
Chokers were an extremely fun accessory I enjoyed experimenting with this year. Once I tried a choker on, I could not get enough of them! No outfit was complete without the perfect choker. While I love the simple velvet and fabric bands, I am especially in love with the beautiful, colorful handmade African and Caribbean chokers that I have been finding on Etsy.
Mini backpacks are having a comeback once again. Back from the 90s and 2000s, this quirky and cute accessory boasts 2017’s trendiest fabrics: velvet, suede, satin, and patent leather. I absolutely love these backpacks because I can free up my hands instead of carrying a purse.
Off the shoulder tops and dresses are my absolute favorite fashion trends of 2017. I often say, shoulders are the new cleavage! I loved the off the shoulder pieces that were popping up all summer allowing us to show off our glowing skin.
Embroidery was another hot 2017 fashion trend that I quickly fell in love with. Anyone who knows me knows that I am in love with florals so when I first started seeing embroidered clothing, I jumped on the trend! Although it became a bit overdone, I hope embroidery stays for a while.