For spring 2021, fashion trends are filled with nods to the ’80s, twists on khakis, and oversized comforts. This spring, make sure you have all of the right pieces to make up a comfortable, chic wardrobe for the new season. These pieces are must-haves for your spring wardrobe!
1. A Good Trench Coat
The trench coat is one of spring’s hottest trends, with an innovative twist. The trenches of this season are based on the basic trench coat with innovative details; dramatic lapels, oversized styles, interesting slits, bold sleeves, and drop waists have all been seen on the runways for spring. This season’s trench coats are making huge statements and should be a staple in every closet. They are bold, dramatic, and comfortable, making for the perfect spring overcoat.
2. Cropped Bomber Jacket
The original bomber jacket is back this year, showcased in many different variations. One of the hottest bomber trends is the cropped bomber jacket. This cropped jacket looks great on every body type, hitting right at the waistline helping to highlight the natural curve of every body type. A cropped bomber is a great piece to have in your wardrobe, as it can be worn with many different outfits on many different occasions.
3. Oversized Button Down
Oversized button-downs are comfy, chic, and sexy. Gone are the days of the borrowed boys shirt or your husband’s tops—your oversized button-down should be yours alone. This look is about billowing silhouettes with feminine details. The oversized button-down has been seen worn in creamy oranges and shades of pink, shown extra long and with billowing sleeves, and with details that are eye-catching and beautiful. An oversized button-down can be dressed up or dressed down and be worn to any destination. This makes this versatile top a must-have for spring 2021.
4. A Rainbow Of Colored Jackets
Jackets are always trending for spring. This year, jackets in many different colors are prevailing. Brightly hued statement jackets are bold, beautiful, and empowering. This makes them the perfect jacket option for a fresh spring after a tough year. Jackets in every color, every pattern, are edgy, daring, and completely striking. Patchwork, stripes, paint splatters, and intricate patterns make these pieces beautiful and eye-catching. A Colored jacket is a must-have for spring and can be worn to create a statement when wearing neutral staples and simple pieces.
5. A Statement Belt
Belts are a rare trend to see within the fashion industry however, belts are taking a fresh new approach this season and are becoming one of spring’s hottest trends. Rather than just holding up your favorite pair of too-big blue jeans, this year it’s all about creating shape, accentuating the natural curves and body shape. We are seeing more and more belts worn at the waist from edgy metal styles to light, neutral bands- this trend can be worn by all.
6. Pieces With Bold Shoulders
The bold shoulder is back, with a nod to the ’80s and the diversity of the current zeitgeist. The bold shoulder is being worn with dramatic peaks, capes, mutton sleeves, detailed tees, and in designs inspired by a love for origami. Statement shoulders were shown all throughout the SS ‘21 runways with designers like Moschino, Melitta Baumeister, and Balmain highlighting the trend. Bold shoulders are a statement all their own and can be worn with many different bottoms from casual jeans to business dress and everywhere in between.
7. Bold Florals
Brighter, bolder, impactful florals are the floral trend for spring. The floral patterns in style for spring are sunny yellows, bright poppy dresses, neon roses, and shades of pinks, neutrals, and iridescent. Bright floral patterns are a good way to spice up your wardrobe while embracing the changes of spring.
8. Oversized Khakis
Mix up your wardrobe full of your go-to denim with oversized khaki pants. All fits of khaki pants are back this season however, the oversized khaki can add a fashion piece with flair and movement into your wardrobe. The oversized, slouchy pant is having a fashion moment being worn with feminine portrait tops, sweater vests, bold shoulders, sequins, and cropped bomber jackets. Designers throughout the industry have gravitated towards these trends; Louis Vuitton, Tory Burch, Hermes to name a few. The oversized khaki pant is sure to be a conversation piece within your wardrobe making them a must-have for spring. Plus they are easy to style!
9. Tie Dye
This style has trickled up from a DIY mainstream trend to high fashion pieces worn and created by fashion influencers, celebrities, and designers. Designers this year are introducing their own translation of the DIY trend into maxi dresses, denim, blouses, sweats, and bodysuits. Every color of the rainbow was seen this year at fashion week with designers like Christian Dior, Collina Strada, and Tom Ford showcasing the trend. This look is easily worn with a simple pair of blue jeans or as a maxi dress. The look is versatile, flirty, and fun. For spring, having at least one (or five) tie-dye piece in your closet will accentuate your simple staple pieces, brightening up your wardrobe for spring.
10. Bold, Chunky Sneakers
Sneakers are a spring must-have and with more and more outdoor activities taking place, it is pertinent that your shoes reflect the new, fresh season. Sneakers with chunky color patterns or stripes, sneakers with bold platforms or rhinestone sides. Bold sneakers are taking the chunky trend of the 90s and incorporating it with the colors of the 80s to create a vintage feeling trend with a fresh take. Try a bold animal print pattern or a bright neon print, your bold, chunky sneakers are sure to make a statement and allow you to comfortably partake.
Spring 2021 is all about the fresh season of a new year, we all know after 2020, that is exactly what we all need. These styles are spring must-haves, encompassing new ideas and fresh twists on old styles. Spring is a time to freshen up your wardrobe. Do so with a new trench, a fresh tie-dye piece, or a pair of your new favorites, your oversized khakis!
Originally from Denver Colorado, Chloe is 27 and now living in Asheville, North Carolina with her Son. Chloe loves everything Fashion, Style, and Design. Everything from clothing to home decor!