19 Chic Trends To Try In 2019
Whether you’re fashionably daring or stylishly shy, there truly is something for everyone in 2019.
The announcement of Raf Simons departing Calvin Klein spread like wildfire just days before Christmas, so if you didn’t ask Santa for some Calvin Klein by Raf Simons, be sure to keep your eye out on his final collection early this year.
Available at Matches Fashion
No, we’re not talking about your standard, perfectly round pearls. It’s actually the ones that are organically shaped and imperfect that caught our attention.
Try baroque pearl earrings or layer on pearl necklaces from the likes of Timeless Pearly or Alighieri for a fresh take on a classic look.
Available at Alighieri
We’ve seen them on street style stars just as much as we’ve seen them on the runway, but these mirror-lensed racing sunglasses aren’t going away for spring/summer 2019.
Available at Moda Operandi
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A palette that was once reserved for '80s aerobics has resurfaced on recent runway shows in the world's fashion capitals. We’ve spotted it everywhere from Louis Vuitton and Gucci to Off-White.
Can you count the number of pairs of sunglasses or glasses you’ve misplaced or left behind?
If you’re sick of losing your spectacles, sunglass chains are a trusty accessory you will grow to love, especially if it's stylish piece by Frame Chain.
Available at Frame Chain
These beautifully crafted Shrimps handbags caught our eye last year, and there are plenty of other great beaded bags by brands such as Cult Gaia and Rosantica.
It may prove too chilly for a basket bag in the winter months, but throw on a fuzzy coat and a beaded bag and you’re all set combat the cold in a chic way.
Available at Shrimps
Mixing gold and silver jewellery
Forget the rules of not mixing gold and silver when it comes to jewellery.
We love the stackable rings from Los Angeles label Spinelli Kilcollin, which proves a that everything's better when you can mix it up.
Available at Spinelli Kilcollin
These aren’t your classic trench coats, but actual vinyl or plastic rain jackets. These stylish raincoats prove that gloomy or rainy weather won’t dampen our fashion spirit.
Case in point: Uma Thurman rocking an anorak over a satin and brocade gown on the Miu Miu resort runway.
Available at Miu Miu
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A long forgotten fashion favorite makes a comeback this season.
Cute and chic, Mary-Janes were spotted in the Chanel Cruise collection as well as Gherardo Felloni’s debut collection for Roger Vivier.
Available at Roger Vivier
A trend that's not for the faint-hearted, patterned tights and leggings are back in a big way.
Versace styled their looks with top-to-toe (quite literally) Medusa heads and Baroque prints, while labels such as Marine Serre and Virgil Abloh’s Off-White offer a streetwear approach to the rising trend.
Available at Versace
We saw the revival of biking shorts thanks to the Kardashian clan, but for those who may find the trend too daring, the pedal pusher silhouette (which hits right below the knee) is a great alternative.
Available at Chanel
Not content with limiting your prints to leggings? Go all out with a printed look from head-to-toe.
Leopard’s been a longstanding favourite of the industry, and this daring look by Victoria Beckham is just so right.
Available at Victoria Beckham
We’ve spotted crystal-encrusted Ziploc and market bags on Alexander Wang’s runway a few seasons ago, but he’s taking bedazzling to the next level with window envelopes (for evening clutches) on his website.
Available at Alexander Wang
What do labels Gucci, Loewe, Richard Quinn and Preen by Thorton Bregazzi all have in common? Homeware collections.
Gucci's webstore includes everything from an impressive array of wallpaper, armchairs to candles.
Available at Gucci
Fiorucci from the '60s and Jordache from the early '80s—these are just a few jean labels that have re-emerged in recent seasons. Might we see more? Only time will tell.
Available at Browns Fashion
Put your rubber bands away, toss the phone-cord-like hair tie and top off your top-knot with a scrunchie—the '90s icon is, dare we say, in.
Available at Net-a-Porter
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Moncler Genius collaborations
Alpine sports may not be your thing, but don’t let that stop you from exploring the Moncler Genius collection.
Available at Moncler
Is it a sneaker or is a boot? Louis Vuitton says it's both.
Pair these with mini skirts or over long hemlines with slits for an added edge in 2019.
Available at Louis Vuitton
Beachwear in the city
Resort collections are a warm reminder of sunnier days spent on the beach.
Hark back to summer months with ikat prints and tie-dye from the likes of The Elder Statesman and Altuzarra, reminding us that warmer weather will be upon us soon.
This article first appeared on hk.asiatatler.com.