I, like I’m sure many of you, have been spending the last month in sweats. As much as living in sweats and pajamas sounds like a dream scenario I would’ve wished for this time last year, the fashion girl in me is begging to put on real clothes. I spend some days trying on my favorite spring outfits, wishing I had somewhere to wear them. But for now, sweatpants it is.
The good news is that this won’t last forever. As scary and uncertain as the world is right now, there is a light at the end of the tunnel—and we will dress to impress once more. I don’t know about you, but as soon as quarantine is lifted I am going to be rocking fun outfits every day. For now, we can prep our closets for the biggest trends that you’ll be seeing once students are back on campus again.
- Tie Dye
If you’ve spent any time on Instagram this month, it seems like everyone is wearing tie dye. From matching sweats (see next trend) to DIY t-shirts and everything in between, the fashion scene can’t get enough of this trend. The print has me reminiscing on summer camp nostalgia—in the best way possible.
- Matching Sweats
This quarantine-cozy look isn’t going anywhere, because everyone has realized that it’s comfy and fashionable at the same time. Rock your set everywhere from running errands to hanging with friends. You can find them everywhere from Target to Free People.
- Puffy Sleeves
This dramatic sleeve style is perfect for adding some pizzazz to an outfit—just what we need right now. Go subtle in a slight puff on your t-shirt, or go all out with an ’80s inspired puff-sleeve mini. Get ready to rock your boldest silhouettes when we’re all out and looking to have some fun with our style.
- Sultry Slips
While the slip dress is nothing new, the 2020 take on the style is a lot more boudoir-inspired. Think feminine lace in soft colors, like baby pinks and creams. These lingerie inspired pieces were seen on the runways of designers like Bluemarine and Gabriela Hearst and should definitely make their way into your closet. They’re super glam, and the silky material and loose shape makes them just as comfortable as your quarantine pajamas.
Blazers are a work wardrobe essential in my opinion. They go with everything and are the easiest way to elevate an outfit from the classroom to the boardroom. At this point, everyone is getting tired of their working from home outfits (that consist of a nice top and PJ pants), and can’t wait to break out their favorite workwear pieces.
One-shoulder tops and dresses are the new version of your favorite off-the-shoulder pieces. The style is fresh and subtly sexy. Pick up a basic black one (Urban Outfitters, $29) for your new go-to piece. Pair it with boyfriend jeans and strappy heels for a night out or with denim cutoffs and sandals for brunch with the squad.
While some trends we may not continue with post quarantine (#PillowChallenge, I’m looking at you), many of the looks we’re loving during quarantine will definitely carry over.
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