In the Closet: 8 Trends that Ruled the World of Fashion in 2016


From off shoulders to bomber jackets – the year 2016 has been consumed with vibrant colors and different styles hitting the streets. So if you haven’t tried them on yet, don’t you worry! Take all the upcoming Christmas and New Year parties by storm as you make heads turn, wrapped in the best trends of 2016. Here’s our look back at what created ripples in the world of fashion this year:

1. Bomber Jackets

The bomber jacket was really a fashion essential which was scene draped on countless backs. They were not just another seasonal trend, rather a round-the-year go to. Kanye West and David Beckham top the celebrity chart for acing their looks with bomber jackets.


2. Off-shoulders

Off the shoulder tops were perfect silhouettes for summers. With beautiful and lively hues, the trend was adapted for every occasion from casual to formal in tops and even bikinis. Girls, you can can still try them out for your Friday outings but be sure to carry a jacket or overcoat along, to tackle that winter chill!


3. Vintage Denims

Old school fashion of 90’s was seen to have made a  comeback in 2016. Straight fit took the of place skinny jeans and boyfriend jeans were chosen for a classy vintage look – a flattering style from the era of Madonna and Elvis!

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4. Loafers

Flat shoes were something which were seen all throughout 2016. But loafers topped the charts, even surpassing the oh-so-comfy sneakers as they were perfectly worn by both men and women. If you’ve only been obsessing over Adidas and Vans so far, leave them behind and give this sophisticated yet comfortable type of footwear a shot!



5. Chokers

Chokers definitely won the show in 2016. This trend, too, crept back from the 90’s. The choker – of the velvet, metal, rhinestone or leather variety – was seen on the necks of models-off-duty, everyday cool girls. A choker is the best accessory you can rely on for any kind occasion!

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6. Shirt Dress

Seeing as how shirtdresses are essentially longer versions of button-downs, they were as classic as they came. With a flourish of embellishments or with contemporary cuts, they were spotted in all sorts of forms in 2016. From office wear to a nice brunch with your girls or even a party – shirtdresses are ideal for it all.

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7. Trench and Roge Coats

Definitely the best clothing essential for this winter season, coats always gave you a classy look and keep you warm. From Kim Kardashian to Gigi Hadid, coats were sported by a multitude of fashionistas across the globe! Wear coats to dodge these winters and ace a chic look.

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8. Extreme Earrings

The bigger and bolder, the better. When it comes to accessories, statement earrings have been all the rage. From large loops to DIY plastic earrings, these earrings added that oomph factor to all kinds of outfits this year. Get in touch with your hatke side this shaadi season and combine the magic of statement Western earrings with pretty ethnic clothing, maybe?





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