Looking for chic things to try? The annual Pinterest 100 report has you covered. Released every December 12, the report features the 100 hottest trends from each year spanning lifestyle, fashion, beauty, wellness and more, all determined by their surge in popularity among 250 million Pinners worldwide.
Here are last year’s results on women’s fashion. The bracketed numbers reflect each trend’s year-on-year increase in saves or searches. From retro staples like statement sneakers and biker shorts to surging trends that echo the notion of sustainability, these 10 trends will hopefully point you in a new and fun but also right direction for the year ahead!
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1. Bamboo Bag (+2215%)
I first wrote about this trend back in July 2017, when Cult Gaia’s bamboo ark bag rose to fame. Is this strikingly structured and cleverly eco-friendly bag still going strong? Data seems to prove it’s a “yes!”
Keywords: Women’s bag, Women’s bags by material, Women’s jewelry and accessories
2. Statement Sneakers (+2211%)
Find your feet in these colorful and lavishly furnished sneakers. I especially love this pair which borrows the idea from 2005 romcom movie Me and You and Everyone We Know.
Keywords: High top sneakers, Women’s shoes, Athleisure
3. Biker Shorts (+1323%)
Was it our lingering admiration for Princess Diana or the newfound love for athleisure? Biker shorts were all the rage during the second half of 2018. Rock them during sports or at work or home!
Keywords: Bikini separates, Women’s activewear, Bike, Athleisure
4. Robe Silhouettes (+689%)
Wrap-style outerwear and dresses effortlessly create a flattering hourglass silhouette by cinching the waist. They’re also easy to fit into. Timeless styles like this one are always worth investing in!
Keywords: Women’s top, Dress, Women’s fashion
5. Tortoise Earrings (+679%)
Versatile and sophisticated, tortoiseshell earrings evoke a nostalgic mood and match especially well with the trending leopard print.
Keywords: Ear jewelry, Women’s jewelry, Drop earrings, Pierced earrings
6. Snake Print (+642%)
Aside from leopard, one popular animal print this winter is the equally sophisticated snake print. Look for it on tights, skirts, bags, shoes and more!
Keywords: Dresses by fabric, Women’s fashion, Dress
7. Oval Sunglasses (+591%)
Goodbye small frames, hello ovals! Blocky Jackie O glasses conceal your identity while still emphasizing your presence.
Keywords: Sunglasses, Women’s jewelry and accessories
8. African Print Fashion (+229%)
Colorful African wax prints and kitenges look stunning in every way, from headbands and shawls to dashikis and cocktail dresses.
Keywords: African fashion, Dress, Women’s fashion
9. Ruche (+108%)
A little ruching makes all the difference in a simple silhouette. Indulge yourself in these romantically gathered dresses and tops.
Keywords: Dresses by fabric, Dress, Women’s fashion
10. Sustainable Fashion (+34%)
The fashion industry is becoming more eco-conscious, seeking possibilities in rentable apparel and recycled materials.
Keywords: Women’s fashion
Here’s the full list!