As we bid adieu to a year full of lockdowns, quarantine, and so much more of gloom. Let’s begin this year with hope and lift our spirits by dressing up in something trendy and chic, even if it were for a few people around us. Who said you have to be fashionable only in front of a crowd? Let’s check out what’s in store and trending this season in Canada:
The Fringe trend: The fringe has become a movement on its own.
Present in almost all the fashion shows, in one form or the other.
Thanks to the fashion houses like Prada, who reimagined it to a larger scale with coats. Fringe is a simple trend that can add layers of excitement to an item. Fringe coats are something that many celebrities are seen wearing with ease. So make this a statement of choice this season for your wardrobe. Make sure you have a dress or a coat or a skirt that has a fringe on it.
Turtle Neck: The turtle neck is everywhere around. It’s classy and looks like it will never go out of style. Turtle neck can be a part of your layered clothing or as a sling dress. It not only keeps you warm but acts as a style statement as it acts as a scarf too. It’s a sleek, classical piece that can go along with a jacket paired with a pair of pants or jeans.
Puffy sleeves: It doesn’t matter from which part it is puffed, from the shoulders or near the wrist. Whether on your outerwear or your blouse or even on your dress. This trend is unique and fresh for the winter collection. Many shows had models display it in a variety of ways.
Plaids: It’s the year of the plaid fever. They are everywhere to make your look stand out. Make sure you have them on your coats, jackets, or even dresses. This season they are highly popular in dark hues and moody greys.
What’s a list of winter trends without coats and jackets?
Your coats and jackets should be something that would ooze out confidence. Your coat pulls off the rest of your look together. It’s the star of the show, so you have to get it right. The coats and jackets making a style statement this winter are:
Puffer Coats: From the cropped puffer to the long puffer coat, these come in many different varieties, even belted and hooded.
You can go for black color or a bolder, trendier option, even opting for metallic colors or asymmetric designs. These are available on Amazon, Nord Storm, and Macy’s.
It has been around last year; it’s back this year too. If you had bought this last year. It’s time to get it out of your closet once again. These are appealing for several reasons, as they are warm, water-resistant, and wearing one feels like wearing a comforter.
Quilted Coat: These are coats with quilt property, highly reliable winter favorites. These are excellent insulators which means that they work to retain your heat and regulate body temperature, no matter the outside weather. They add texture to your outfit making it look attractive.
These were seen a lot in Alexander McQueen and also Burberry shows. These clothes have a classic and equestrian vibe attached to them. These are in fashion both in men as well as women’s clothing.
The Cape: These were introduced last winter, and this season it took the fashion world by storm. The fashion world is full-on capes right now as outerwear or dresses maybe even just like shirts. These are available in so many different colors, it has a classy and a conservative look to it.
Comes in varied length and a plethora of ways to put them on.
Teddy bear Coats: This was last winter’s most fashionable coat, and it’s back yet again. Pair it up with jeans and hiking boots, and you are ready for some outdoor fun in the snow. Belted Teddy Bear coats bring a new level of elegance to your look. It’s a robe you would prefer to stay in, even at home, and who wouldn’t love a Teddy Bear moving around their house.
Trenched Coats: These are timeless pieces. Stitch them up with different colours, patterns, and textures to make them look appealing for the season. These are lightweight and could be worn from fall till spring.
Fleece Jackets: This street style is essential, perfect for wearing over a sweater, jeans, or leggings to run your daily errands and beyond. Try a printed version for a change.
Knitted sweaters: Winters are a season of nestling, and nothing feels more comfortable and at home than a super cozy knit. And what better material than a Cashmere knitted sweater or a jumper. Keeps you super comfy and warm too.
Leather: Continuing the trend of the previous years, leather is making a come back in everything, from pants, coats, skirts, and even full-on dresses. It is the most versatile way to stay warm when temperatures fall. Leather jackets in black burgundy or forest green are the new trend that can make a serious impact. These are something that will never go out of style, be it men’s or women’s wear.
Faux fur Coats/Jackets: It’s a massive trend right now. Faux fur look and feels like real fur coats are must-have accessories for any fashionista; going for Faux fur coats gives you a natural feel of a fur coat. It is an ethical choice than a real fur coat. And it can opt for a day or night outing.
Jeans: Jeans are something that will make you look stylish and warm at the same time unless, of course, you are indulging in some winter sports. The jeans that are trending this season:
Boot cut Jeans:
These are the denim trend of 2021, they look super sleek, and when paired with heel and ankle boots, they look perfect.
Slim straight jeans: Well, skinny jeans won’t be much of a trend in 2021; replacing them is the slim straight jeans, a cousin of skinny jeans. They go well with leather jackets for any day outing.
Baggy jeans: The baggy jeans are making a comeback this season. They have a “cool factor” to them that makes even the simplest wardrobe basics, from t-shirts to hoodies and blazers, feel fresh but chill. They’re a perfect look when you’re doing low-key stuff.
To complete your look, you need to have a shoe that’s trendy and comfortable too. Winter is the season of boots. The boots that are riding the wave right now are.
Combat boots: These are the most practical, comfortable, and coolest boots of the season. If these are your style, take them out and wear them with anything. In so many shows Dolce Gabanna, Christian Dior it just didn’t matter how you styled it; they just stood out.
Rain boots: Just not rain boots, but massive rain boots were bought to their shows by fashion houses like Prada. These boots are convenient to be worn in the snow.
High boots: Yes, really high ones that go up to your thigh. These are accompanied by high heels or platforms. It’s another fun and funky trend.
Mary Janes: For those who wouldn’t want to spend much time in the snow. These are a perfect choice. Available in flats or lower heels or just a regular pump. These provide an essential girly look to your outfit.
Conclusion: So these are the top trends in fashion this year. Shopping or dressing up like last year wouldn’t be possible, but make sure you do dress up for the few around you and spread the positivity of this new year.