2021 Up & Coming Spring/Summer Trends …

After the most recent positive government announcement, the country finally has a series of dates to look forward to in the hope of easing lockdown.

To keep you in the trend loop we have listed the top 10 key trends that everyone can master as the Spring/Summer season approaches.

The Oversized Shoulder Pad Boyfriend Jackets – Don’t be afraid to play with shapes of your silhouette. Pair an 80’s inspired oversized boyfriend blazer with a pair of straight leg trousers. With the help of the shoulder pads, this outerwear cinches in your waist and elongates your legs. KEY: Colours that suit this trend are powder blue, charcoal and neutrals

Black Face Masks – When it comes to protecting yourself, you may as well do it beautifully. These sleek black face masks match any outfit. KEY: Opt for a silky fabric or choose something with embellishments if you’re feeling fancy.

Head Scarfs – Making a huge comeback from the 50’s & 60’s is this sleek trend. Headscarves protect your hair and add the perfect classy finishing touch to an outfit. Channelling your inner grace Kelly has never been easier with this classic go-to item. KEY: Choose from a silky design with floral motifs or intricate patterns or keep it simple with bold colours

Sorbet Pastel Tones – One of the dominating trends this year is the pastel tones. These sorbet inspired colours are the perfect option for summer and they suit a wide variety of skin tones remaining one of the chicest styles for seasons to come. KEY: Suits and separates in the soft buttery hues elevate your overall aesthetic.

Yellow Bags – This season yellow bags have taken over the runways. There are so many hues to choose from that suit your taste, and they look incredible when paired with other vibrant hues. KEY: Choose a small clutch to give any outfit some pop or more of a mustard tone shade for your daily needs.

Folk Inspired Coats – When the temperature drops on a SS evening add some layers of delicate embroidery and lace to keep your outfit hot. This trend is so easy to style and looks fantastic on everybody type, it instantly elevates an outfit. KEY: Pair with monochrome black or brown ensemble or choose it in a series of colours for a brighter option.

White Knee-High Boots – This Nancy Sinatra approved look is a chic way to elevate your outfit. This season opt for a slouchy style for an effortless feel or keep it sleek and tight for the sexy approach. KEY: Wear with a patterned mini dress or skirt, a roll neck or a funky pair of leggings.

Bermuda Shorts – This is a must-have of the season. After the XXS shorts seen last summer, ultra-wide Bermuda shorts are the essential piece of the summer men’s wardrobe. KEY: These shorts are so versatile to style and can be dressed up or down, pair with a matching oversized tonal shirt or a hoodie and bomber.

Sliders – We thought the sandal/sock combo was a phase. However, some designers and fashion houses have decided to bring the comfort back to life to the delight of streetwear fans. KEY: If you have block coloured sandals go for a sock with a print. Keep it tonal for a sheek look.

The Bomber – With a pilot-like allure and a free spirit, for a relentless attraction this summer. Keeping the atmosphere fun in true varsity form. The unstructured cuts and sheen fabrics relax any rigid outfit.