Are you one who loves keeping up with the latest and hottest fashion trends every year? Then chances are your browsing history are filled with searches that tell you what to wear to look fashionably cool. It is worth knowing which statement pieces need to stay deep in our closets, and what to wear in public.
While there are items considered as a staple no matter the year is, every fashion girl knows there will come a time when kissing some pieces goodbye is essential for the sake of fashion. But what are the things you should shove in the back of your wardrobe, and which ones deserve a spot in the front seat?
These are the outdated fashion tips you should stop wearing this 2018 and what to wear instead.
What’s Out: Bomber Jackets
They may have been an enormous hit last 2017, and many men, women, young or old welcomed this trend whole-heartedly before, but bomber jackets are a fast-fading trend. Because of the presence of too much bomber jackets in the market in all sorts of colors, prints and variety, people were quick to get tired of them. This is evident in the continuous discounts and saturated percentage of reduced price as the retailer’s tactic to try and save the trend.
What to Wear Instead: Blazers or Suit Sets
Blazers can transform any outfit into a work-appropriate, and fashion-friendly OOTD no matter what time of the day. As blazers and suit sets tend to be a functional piece, investing in a good one will take your 9-5 day job outfit into an extended fun and creative style you can wear outside your work schedule.
What’s Out: Off-shoulders
For many years now, designers and retailers bombarded the market tons of off-shoulder pieces. Be it tops, dresses or jumpsuits, there will always be those who are cute and sexy off-shoulder items we can’t help but notice and admire. It may be excellent in creating q sexy and alluring outfit, but it’s time to take a break from the cold-shoulder look.
What to wear instead: Ruffles
Ruffles are making their way into the fashion scene again thanks to the appeal of these extravagant frills. Whether you choose one with nice and big ruffles or those that are small and in disarray, they will give any attire just the right amount of elegance and sophistication.
What’s Out: Tights
Before anyone appeals that tights are still fashionably cool this season, let us clear something first. Tights worn as pants is the trend that one needs to throw out of the window ASAP. Tights should be worn under shorts and dresses – not as pants.
What to Wear Instead: Boyfriend Jeans
You may be in love with your skinny jeans, jeggings, and tights for that matter, but boyfriend jeans have taken the fashion world by storm. And the best part about it? Nothing can stop it anytime soon. You can wear on during the lazy days by pairing it up with a cute t-shirt and your favorite sneakers or have fun with a sexy vibe by pairing it up with a classy top and pumps.
What’s Out: Chokers
Chokers were a big hit in the 90s and made their way back into the spotlight in 2016. But did you know that the choker trend dates way back when the Princess of Wales used it to match a scar on her neck in the 1800s? Unfortunately for these nostalgic neck accessory, a new trend arrived to take the crown.
What to Wear instead: Layered Necklaces
Layering necklaces took the center-stage thanks to its unique yet gorgeous styling. They are cute, classic and not to mention, gives your OOTD an effortlessly chic appearance. So go ahead and wear those neck-revealing outfit of yours and don trendy layered necklaces for an effortlessly cool accessory to match.
What’s Out: Peep-Toe Stilettos
If there is one fashion code royals need to abide when it comes to shoes, it will be the fact that they are not allowed to be seen wearing peep-toe pumps. We need to say goodbye to these type footwear not only because are they considered informal and inappropriate for formal occasions. Also, the fact that they have been outdated for a very long time now makes it a must to clean your shoe racks and closest place clear of these peep-toes.
What to Wear Instead: Slip-On Wedges
Wedge heels are cute, sexy and flattering, not to mention versatile and extremely fashionable. Opt for slip-on wedges that are cool and comfortable when worn. You can always find one that is perfect for every occasion – be it a formal gathering or a casual one.
What’s Out: Counterfeit Handbags
Not everyone can afford branded items, but it should not be an excuse in buying counterfeit bags. Not only are these bags a total rip-off of original and famous brands, but they are also damaged easily. The worst part? You can very well be contributing to child labor, human trafficking, and other crimes.
What to Use Instead: Unbranded Fashion Bags
It would be better to settle on bags that have no famous logos or names in them than spending money over rake replicas or imitations of your favorite brand of bag. The same goes for other shoes, accessories, and clothes. You can always find many fashion bags that are durable, cute and trendy despite not having a well-known name stamped across your bag.
What’s Out: Ear Cuffs
If you’re into funky accessories that give you outfit an edgier feel, then you might very well own ear cuffs of different sorts. However, it is high time to ditch those piercings and settle to something you can wear in casual settings of formal events.
What to Wear: Dangling Earrings
Dangling earrings are flattering, cute and sexy all at the same time. No matter the occasion or type of clothes you plan on wearing, you can easily find a dangler to mix and match with your OOTD. The best thing about these earrings is that you no longer need a necklace when wearing a gorgeous pair.
There you have it! Some of the cringe-worthy fashion tips you need to steer clear from and what to wear instead. Which of the items included in the list are you still guilty of doing? What do you think deserves to be included in the list?