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Trendstop’s catwalk experts bring you the must-see ready-to-wear apparel and accessories styles fresh from the SS18 international Fashion Week events. These key seasonal pieces will be essential in impacting the womenswear market into Spring/Summer 2018 and beyond. Our comprehensive catwalk show coverage and accompanying galleries evaluate each trend’s commercial value and longevity, giving you the best possible basis for your decision making.
This week, FashionUnited readers get an exclusive look at three influential silhouettes from the SS18 collections. The Raw Denim Crop Jacket combines a streetwear silhouette with a minimalist finish for a highly contemporary take on casual classics. The Masculine Shirt Dress illustrates the continuation of the masc/femme aesthetic with a twist on tailoring techniques while The Hip Bag taps into the ongoing 90s revival with a modern update on an iconic accessory style.
The Raw Denim Crop Jacket
The classic denim jacket is given a contemporary twist for SS18. Youthful, cropped silhouettes with boxy, boyfriend fit proportions come in raw denim finishes in saturated indigo tones. Double denim styling enhances a a look that fuses clean-lined minimalism with a subtle streetwear aesthetic.
The Masculine Shirt Dress
Daywear dresses put a feminine twist on masculine dressing for SS18. Man-tailored shirting is reworked into midi length dresses with crisp collars and starched pleating while softer look is achieved through asymmetric hems, subtle a-line silhouettes and gentle spring colour-ways.
The Hip Bag
The utility hip bag makes a comeback for SS18 with a sporty aesthetic that references it's 90's roots. Zip styles in athletic colour-blocked panelling are detailed with contrast mesh and accent trims for a high performance feel while small scale styles on ribbon waistbands offer a more feminine take on functional accessories.
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Images courtesy of Trendstop: Colovos, Tibi, Tom Ford, Margaret Howell, Preen by Thornton Bregazzi, Victoria Beckham, Marc Jacobs, Public School, Fenty x Puma, all Spring Summer 2018