The Style Bible: How To Dress Up Like Millennial
It’s official: Millennials are now the biggest generation of today, which covers up to 80 million of the total population in the US alone. Well, that’s a lot of young people with varying styles and clothing preferences.
Suffice to say; millennials gain different fandom from various sectors, especially businesses. And most often than not, business areas are always eavesdropping to what these group of young people says.
The fact that you can buy virtually everything online or off an app right now is the new norm these days which open many opportunities for young people to scour and search for the latest and trendiest fashion statement in town. You can’t blame them though. Millennials love just about anything futuristic and stylish.
Yves Saint Laurent, a famous fashion mogul, once said that fashion fade, but the style is eternal. This saying could be the styling mantra of young millennials nowadays.
Check out the ten trends below that millennials diligently follow and abide. Regardless if you’re a millennial or not, you need to take a sneak peek at these best-foot-forward and unlikely fashion trends. Who knows? They might work for you!
Make A Statement
Move on from logomania fashion. Most millennials right now are welcoming statement tees again as an emblem of political revolution against the unjust.
This trend was already turning tables during the 80s and 90s when Katharine Hamnett, a famous English fashion designer, wore a t-shirt with a political slogan. In the modern age, you can find these statement shirts used for political causes on celebrities and across social media platforms.
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Even great fashion moguls like Christian Dior support these movements. There’s nothing more stylish than wearing a good tee with a cause, right?
Bring Out Your Sporty Side
Millennials by far, are creatures who like comfort, and this is evident to their love for athleisure trend.
The oversized sweatshirts are the latest craze and street-style approved fashion recently. Famous ‘It’ Girls and Boys include fashionable sportswear into their styling staples, which only proves that athletic dressing has a staying power.
Jeans and denim are the new uniforms for millennials. It’s not surprising though, who doesn’t love jeans? We all are!
From denim cut-offs to wide-leg jeans, the choices for denim in the market are bottomless. Even famous celebrities and models alike have also taken the trend in wearing embellished denim from day to night.
The Age of Graphics
Forget about stripes; they’re for board rooms. For this season, fashion designers focus on using attractive graphics that comes on crisp separates, appropriate for day or night. Graphics showcase bold case, and all are selfie approved by many fashion police and fashionista by heart.
The Military Fashion
Military and utility inspired pockets have become the steady trend for millennials in the past up to date. The pattern gets a chic makeover from Marc Jacob’s flirty concept on camouflage pieces to the public outerwear collections of Dries Van Noten.
Look tough and carry and air of command and wear these military pieces on your next street-style endeavors.
Fashion of the 80’s
Now that throwback is part of your life’s daily social backdrop, and it only fits that designers look back to the Eighties for some inspiration. Gucci is headlining a one-shouldered ruffled number and Balmain showcases collection of new and electric blue suit.
Try channeling the trend if you’re feeling nostalgic or want to taste the hype of the 80s. Have some blast from the past and look dramatic, bold and daring.
The Sheer Style
For those who like some transparency in their daily wardrobe, follow the “Sheer” styling. Designers continue to tailor sheer clothing because the trend for transparency continues to go high. Take your cue from Hollywood celebrities like Kim Kardashian who likes wearing sheer pieces.
Well, don’t get left behind, grab your sheer pieces and wear them with bravado and confidence.
Reveal Your Inner Fashionista With Outerwear
2017 has been a good year for outerwear trends. Create your style and take your cue from oversized puffers and embroidered bombers.
The trend continues to buzz in the fashion scene with Balenciaga’s quirky silk bombers and pastel vests. Millennials like to go bold and wear pieces that look fashion pieces you see on magazines that come to life.
Get Cozy in Boudoir
Showcase your inner ‘Anastacia Steele’ and get your sexiest outerwear right now! Boudoir look is one of the crazes right now as designers look to the boudoir for sensual inspiration.
These lingerie references live on seductive slip dresses, sexy briefs, and sexy bra tops.
Pink Is The New Black
Men might shy away from the trend, but pink right now is the hottest color for spring and is touted as the new black by young millennials.
Designers from Paris to New York embrace the sweet shade showcase various pieces that you can wear every day. The palette of color runs the gamut a catalog of pastel tones to vibrant and bold shades that you can found on every chic suit and dresses up to style staples of a young fashionista.
If you’re a millennial who happens to love fashion as much as you love social media, the trends are a must-try for you. No one can blame you, though. Dressing up and looking good is always fun. However, if the trend doesn’t suit you, there’s no need to oblige yourself. You don’t need to change to fit in, but you modify the fashion to suit you.
Stephanie Wheatly is a designer, traveler, entrepreneur and budding writer who likes spending her time outdoors. During her free time, she likes going online to check out cute tshirts and jeans.