This Week on the Street – Style & Fashion Trends

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 Here’s our summary of the real style and fashion trends that Aussies are actually wearing THIS week in February 2017.  These trends were spotted by our street style photographers in Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide  and Perth. Oh, and we’re covering a few international trends that we’ll expect to be seeing more of down under real soon.

 On the streets in Oz

From small hats and tiny bags to air ties, frayed edges and an overload of fur, this week we saw it all. There’s a real desire to mix it up ATM, to make a statement that subverts the rules as well as the seasons.

#smallbrimhats

Whether it’s a bowler, fedora, baseball cap or visor, the current style seems to be small and compact which flies in the face of the continuing wide hat trend. Take note: when it comes to headwear, bigger isn’t always better.

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#bootsandmaxis

Giving feminine maxis a macho edge, this week black ankle boots combined with longer hems were out in force. Boots don’t work in summer, says who? Those with their head in fashion love this cross-season trend.

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#pantsrolledup

Man or woman we’re all wearing our pants Italian style at the mo – sat above the ankle for that casual chic city look. Tight rolled or loose folded, jeans or suit separates, socks on or socks off there’s no stopping the crop.

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#offtheshoulder

If we had to pick one defining trend for this spring/summer it has to be OTS tops and dresses, and according to our eyes on the street this week our love affair with bare shoulders ain’t stopping anytime soon.

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#frayeddenimhems

The 80s and 90s loved a bit of messed up denim, and it’s a look that seems to be back with a vengeance. From frayed edges on shorts and skirts to gaping gashes across white-washed jeans, we’ve properly got our punk on.

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#whitetees

The plain white tee never really goes out of fashion, it just ebbs and flows with the current trends. Currently we’re seeing it tucked in, worn out, as well as statement branded especially with the likes of AJE and Tommy Hilfiger.

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#tinyshoulderpurses

Who needs practical when you can sport a cute little over the shoulder purse? Cross-bodied or casually slung over one side, these small essential item carriers were once catwalk and are now truly city.

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On the streets overseas

#furryandfluffy

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As the chill of winter beats down on our international friends, fluff and fur is currently one hot look. From hats to jackets and even down to the shoes, it’s got to have a bit of fuzz – faux variety preferred. Fluffy feet have started to trend with Aussie bloggers on Insta, so expect to start seeing fluffy feet strutting around our streets real soon.

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#facialhair

Last year beards were big – literally and figuratively. This year it’s all about slimming it, trimming it and giving that facial hair a little more edge. Today’s look? A manicured goatee, styled tash or some sharp stuble.

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#airties

trendstrendsAn accessory (albeit an invisible one) first spotted on stylish celebrities a few years back, the air tie is popping up everywhere from the office to the pavement.

Rebellious and easy to wear, it’s the modern smart.

That’s all for this week Revolutionaries! See ya next week! ?

 

 

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