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Summer Fashion Trends 2017/18

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Customer Happiness Team

November 19, 2017

Australian summer 17/18 is just around the corner and already we have caught a glimpse of some ready-to-wear trends emerging fresh from the catwalk. Take the fashion plunge and go bold this summer season with a number of fashion styles guaranteed to hit the fashion spot and make you stand out from the crowd.


Image source L-R; pinterest.comWe’ve got it all in the one place for you so you can stress less about what to wear to your next fabulous summer function. Get effortless inspiration with luxe colour pop gowns, crisp linen button shirt dresses, oversized statement earrings or even a revamped glam 80’s look and you’re bound to feel more in vogue than ever. Read below and you’ll be blown away by the top fashion trends coming your way this Spring/Summer 2017 season!

  1. Cut-out Colour Brights
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  2. Colour pop brights are set to be all the rage this summer and we predict that this super hot trend will be a favourite amongst fashionistas especially during the festive season. Get inspired by lush crimson red, ocean blue and vibrant yellow tones and complete the bold look with peek-a-boo cut out features. Stand out from the crowd at your next formal evening function in this gorgeous trend and channel ultra-glam confident womanly vibes!
  3. Celebrity Sighting / Emily Ratajkowski
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  2. Midriff Crop Top
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  2. The humble crop top has now been making the fashion rounds for a few years running and doesn’t show any signs of slowing down anytime soon. This should really not come as a big surprise, as the crop top is super easy to wear and adds a youthful appeal to any look in a matter of minutes. Pay homage to the 90’s with a crop at your next celebration, perfect for that effortless summer holiday vibe. Go plain like Kim K or take it next level by experimenting with floral patterns as seen on catwalks recently.
  3. Celebrity Sighting / Kim Kardashian
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  2. Colour Block Stripes
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  2. This colour blocking trend is a great way to subtly introduce a little colour pop to your fashion repertoire this coming summer season. Get a little playful by adding stripes for the perfect balance between sharp colour and shape that will work in harmony to accentuate all your womanly curves. This is a great transitional style to take you from day-to-night so don’t be afraid to give it a go at your next semi-formal event.
  3. Celebrity Sighting / Yara Shahidi
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  2. 80’s Glam Revamp
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  2. The 80’s are making a comeback, which means we can indulge in some puffed sleeve magic and feel marvelous in metallics. Bold scalloped plunging necklines are set to take centre stage in this contemporary revamping of 80’s glam. Get excited for luscious metallic fabrics, bold shapes and exaggerated forms. For the perfect look at your next fun girls night out on the town, try a more eccentric style and make an undoubtedly epic statement!
  3. Celebrity Sighting / Hailey Baldwin
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  2. Button Shirt Dress
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  2. The oversized shirt dress has to be the most versatile trend of the season and is great if you’re looking for something a little effortlessly edgy this summer party season. Give off girl boss vibes in a super crisp white linen shirt dress, warranted to make you feel as fresh as can be. This outfit choice is flattering for almost all body types and can be dressed either up or down depending on your occasion. Try this look and you’ll achieve maximum impact with minimum effort!
  3. Celebrity Sighting / Rihanna
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  2. OTT Statement Earrings
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  2. The statement earring always seems to be the go-to summertime accessory, based on the fact that you can always count on a elaborate earpiece to spruce up your outfit in an instant. This trend gives a slight nod to the 80’s revamped style, with bold and over exaggerated forms and shapes. This season, try the earring trend to add to your fun summer frock is all about heavy metal hardware finishes, playful pom-poms or tassel teardrops. The over the top embellished earring is great for helping you achieve an intriguing va-va-voom statement.
  3. Celebrity Sighting / Selena Gomez
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  2. Floor length Florals
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  2. Feel as pretty as an eye catching bouquet this summer with a fabulously feminine floor length floral gown. It’s probably no shock to hear that florals have been spotted amongst the catwalks as being the next big trend for summer. These revamped bold blooms are the perfect adaptation of classic elegance. Delicate lace embroidery and lush printed silk will work fluently to create an alluring Parisian chic style. Energise your formal look and aspire to be the belle of the ball with a floral masterpiece, a great choice for your next formal function.
  3. Celebrity Sighting / Hailee Steinfeld
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Tips for Acing your 2017/18 Summer Fashion Look!

  1. Select bold bright colours that work well with your skin tone.
  2. Make sure your crop top isn’t too tight to avoid any unflattering bulge.
  3. Choose a wide stripe print for a more figure flattering look.
  4. Opt for high shine fabrics to recreate your modern 80’s look.
  5. Elevate your shirt dress look by adding drama with a statement belt.
  6. Select large earrings that are lightweight to ensure all day comfort.
  7. Keep florals dainty and girly by going with a sheer based fabric.
  8. Keep your makeup look fresh and neutral, let the trend speak for itself.
  9. Keep it realistic, pick a style that works well with your body type.
  10. Have fun and experiment, be trend-tastic!

So get ready to thrill this upcoming season with one of our summer trend picks, assured to have you racking in all the social media likes. Be inspired by colour pops, bra tops and sheer florals captured from the runways and ready to add to your summertime style. Feel fashion relevant and bold with these trends at your next glamorouscevent.For more tips to help you achieve the perfect summer look, read our blog post. Five Spring Makeup Looks To Inspire You.

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