Summer’s Top 10 Hottest Trends The Hottest Trends That Have Gone Viral

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Yellow Dress

Want to know what’s hot this summer?  The 10 trends listed below are popping up all over the internet as the ones to watch.  All of these trends have gone viral as the trend of “right now” and summer has just begun!  It’s time that you get a head start on these trends and don’t get left behind!

 

Yellow Dresses
Yellow dresses were all over the runways and red carpets during awards season.  Think Cate Blanchett in Valentino, Rosamund Pike in Alexander McQueen and who can forget RiRi’s imperial yellow, fur trimmed number at the Met Gala.  You, too, can find that perfect hue for your hair and skin type and look awesome in yellow this summer!
Oversized Denim Jackets
Swap out your run-of-the-mill denim jacket for an oversized straight cut version. The relaxed boyfriend fit will give you that effortless model-off-duty look à la Gigi Hadid.  This jacket is perfect for cooler climates where the warmer weather subsides some in the evenings and a jacket is appropriate.
Floral Maxi Dresses
Take on the rising temperatures with this effortless wardrobe staple!  From colorful patterns to off-the-shoulder styles, you’ll want to include several of these dresses as your “go-to” for special occasions or just for a night out.
Red Swimsuits
Follow the trend that Eva Longoria was seen rockin’ in Mexico this year!  Red swimsuits are everywhere and they look HOT!   You can find them in a variety of styles to fit your body type.
Mini Dresses
While the midi skirt length dominated much of the SS17 runways, the mini dress and skirt certainly made its triumphant return.  Show off those legs (and your hard work in the gym) by wearing one of these mini dresses out for the night!
Cropped Hoodies
Many designers like Vetements and Tommy Hilfiger included cropped hoodies in their SS17 collections.  They are very versatile and can be paired with a variety of looks as seen here.
Adidas Superstars
 Everyone’s new favorite “it” shoe is the Adidas Superstar!  Check out how these celebrities are wearing them!
Denim Jumpsuits
 Denim jumpsuits come in all varies from pants to culottes.  They are very much on point for the SS17 season and can be found in a variety of different stores and online!  You can dress them up with heels or down with your favorite pair of sneakers (maybe the Adidas Superstars, a trend from right above).
Bucket Bags
According to Elle Magazine, Bucket Bags are considered less a trend now and more of a wardrobe staple.  If you haven’t added one or more to your handbag/purse wardrobe yet, this is the season to do so!
Silk Dresses
Silk dresses have been a hit on the runways for SS17.  In particular, Gucci adorned many of its models in silk dresses that were just stunning. The fabric is light, breezy, and flows well.  It’s perfect for summer!
Summer's Top 10 Hottest Trends

Guest Post: What is the Key to a Defined Personal Style? Guest Post Author: Sophia Smith

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In our attempts to establish our personal style, we often find ourselves at sea, and that is completely normal. If you feel that way, you are not alone. On this journey, you might experiment a lot before you find the right one. There are times when you fall prey to current trends simply because you see certain items being worn by everyone. That is ok, too, we all make mistakes.

However, precisely because you are not alone, we are here to lend a helping hand and guide you towards building a wardrobe that will speak to you; the kind of closet that will have you beaming with glee at the sight of it.

Take a Peek Inside

The first step towards a style that suits your personality and conveys to the rest of the world exactly who you are, you need to take a peek inside and pinpoint the essence of you. Are you classy and polished? If so, perhaps minimalism is the style that best speaks to you. You might be a free-spirited girl, the one who loves nature and craves adventure, in which case bohemian style is your spirit animal. Cool and casual perhaps? Ok, there is a whole range of cool and casual garments there.

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The important thing is that you discover who you are and that will lead you to the wardrobe that best suits your personality, lifestyle, and body type – clothes in which you feel like yourself. Once you have done that, you are already halfway there.

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Embrace Certain Trends

If you have difficulty figuring out what it is you like, you can always look for inspiration elsewhere. Pay attention to the way your favorite fashion blogger dresses – you know, the one who you’ve always admired or take a page out of your celebrity style playbook. When in doubt, start by copying, and before you know it, you will be like a bird ready to flow out of the inspirational nest and create amazing outfits without searching for inspo anywhere.

While the fact that succumbing to every trend will only confuse you and lead you astray from the right style path, it is completely natural, if not encouraged, to embrace certain trends. If there is something new out there that you truly like, do not stay away from it just because it is trendy. There is no need to be exclusive. By embracing certain trends and incorporating them into your wardrobe in a way that still reflects the real you, you are actually letting yourself evolve.

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Always wear your clothes, never let them wear you.We are all constantly growing and changing, evolving if you will, and it is completely normal that your style evolves with you. For as long as you live, you will learn and improve yourself, and hopefully, your clothes will be there right by your side to show exactly where you are in life. For example, with the turn of the season, the trend of white dresses is on the rise, especially those romantic ones with lace, ruffles, and embroidery. You can find wonderful lacey blouses and dresses online, just make sure to incorporate them in your outfit in a way that still feels and looks like YOU even from a mile away.

Signature Pieces

Blake Lively is known for her gorgeous hair, Kate Middleton for her elegance and sleek, well-tailored dresses, Jennifer Lopez for her curve-enhancing, form-fitting outfits, Zooey Deschanel for her preppy, quirky style and her bangs.

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Most of our ultimate style icons have signatures that you can spot a mile off, so find your signature, something you will be known for, whether it is eyewear, your impeccable taste in bags, your love of hats and fedoras or your collection of amazing footwear. It really does not matter what it is, as long as when people see an item they can say ‘oh that is so you’.

Cleanse and Restock

The golden rule of a great, compact closet is – every item you have not worn in the past year should go. There might be items you like but simply never wear because they are so difficult to combine with everything else. These, too, should go. Donate those items and make a fresh start.

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The next step is investing in timeless pieces, high-quality garments that you will not only wear forever, but that are easy to combine and suitable for any occasion. A little black dress, a gorgeous trench and winter coat, a pair of black pants, patterned-leather pumps, and the unforgettable white blouse/shirt should always find their place in your heart and your closet. Even style guru Tim Gunn says so. No matter what your sense of style is, these items can always be combined in a way that they express your style and never look dull.

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Sophia Smith is Australian based beauty, fashion and lifestyle blogger. She is very passionate about latest fashion trends, DIY projects and organic beauty products. Sophia writes mostly in beauty and fashion related topics, mainly through blogs and articles. She is regular contributor at High Style Life.

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The Key to Defining Your Personal Style