What are the fashion pieces which willgive 2021 its rhythm? Here is a summary of the major trends that we'll be seeing everywhere in 2021.
Colourful velvet pants, slit dresses, 'bamboo' skirts... 2021 will be bright in terms of fashion. In the midst of a health crisis, the times will obviously be less extravagant. For inspiration, we're looking back to the nineties and its minimalism. Lines are striking and clean, see through clothing are in and the volumes were brought back down. Fashion upholds its one mission: to make us dream thanks to the way it never fails to innovate.
2020 has been a tough year, all thanks to the coronavirus. No more parties, no more weddings no more receptions... No suitable event to wear our favourite dresses. Here's hoping that in 2021, dresses will make their grand comeback. Starting with a dress perfectly cut close to the body, slit at the thigh. Resolutely sexy, it showcases a fluid silhouette with every movement. The slit dress was first spotted during the Jacquemus Spring/Summer 2021 show.
The oversized winter pullover sheds its sleeves to turn into a preppy style. Available in all colours, sizes, and more or less warm, the sleeveless pullover will be crucial this season and it intends to cast some shade on the classic sweater. Brought up to date by a handful of cunning labels such as Lacoste, Acne Studios and Lanvin, it brings character to a classic outfit. It is worn with a white t-shirt or a striped shirt, with tailored pants and a bag.
Back to our childhood days! Reminiscent of the 1990s, we've been seeing headscarfs appear on the heads of every Instagrammer. Just as effective as a cap but more trendy, in 2021 the headscarf is tied in the hair... Spurred on by houses such as Chanel and Dior, it's become the must-have accessory for celebrities. At the beach or in the city, this is the piece we would bet on to enhance any look this year.
Elected best print ot 2020, the tie & dye will still be ubiquitous in 2021. While last summer it was more commonly found on t-shirts and skirts, this year, it'll best find its place on sweatshirts and hoodies. Although it's generally favoured in tiny amounts here and there to bring a sprinkling of originality to the silhouette, you could also brave a total look, with a jogging. Whatever happens, this print will always be on the cutting edge of fashion.
Generally considered to be the opposite of sexy, velvet will be glamorous in 2021! In a spirit of ultra-luxury, and thanks to the Acne Studios brand, velvet can be an option for both day and night. Smooth or ribbed, the total velvet look is a sure bet. For the more cautious? Opt for velvet pants, a black turtle-neck and a long coat. The secret is to shape the entire velvet look with accessories, such as a pair of black sunglasses, golden necklaces or military rangers.
Watching fashion shows, scrolling through our Instagram feeds or observing fashionistas in the street, one trend jumped out at us: crochet! Dresses, tops, or even skirts—it's everywhere. It's worn in small doses, in a bohemian-chic style. This year, we are setting our sights on the crochet skirt, also called 'bamboo,' which will be our best ally for music festivals.
The Peter Pan collar makes a noticeable return in 2021. In an oversized version and adorned with embroidery, this autumn's fashion trend promises to win back the hearts of fashion enthusiasts. Having emerged in 1905 and first manufactured by the costume designer for Peter Pan, today, this piece is reviving the schoolchildren in all fashionistas. For a casual look, wear it with jeans and sneakers.
The polo keeps coming back to the forefront of the fashion scene. Originally invented for athletes, it remains the trendy piece of today. Even if there is no reneging on its sportswear origins, the polo shirt is now worn off the courts. For a cutting edge look, it can be assorted with high waist pants (or a pleated skirt) and sneakers. In the evening, why not even be tempted by a pair of pumps. The specificities of the polo in 2021? It's viscose and worn close to the body.
With its white and coloured checks, the gingham print can be spotted from anywhere. Associated with a certain spirit of know-how in the 1990s, today this pattern seduces all fashionistas who give a twist on pants, tops and vests. Vintage-inspired, we abandon the total look for fluid pants, that we combine with flat sneakers and a small black leather perfecto jacket, and above all, we like it oversized with XL squares.