WWDMAGIC Trends: Fashion and Accessories Preview

In What's New, Industry News by Lauren Parker, Accessories Magazine

Heading to Vegas for WWDMAGIC? Kelly Helfman, WWDMAGIC Vice President, gives her insights into the hottest ready-to-wear and accessories trends at the show. All the below brands can be found on the WWDMAGIC show floor this coming February 12-14 in Las Vegas.

Kelly Helfman, Vice President of WWDMAGIC, Fame, ATS, POOL Fashion Tradeshow

“I love the ready-to-wear looks coming out for the coming seasons! Each trend is completely wearable, however has taken inspiration from classic looks and current culture to modernize what will soon be key fashion pieces,” says Helfman. We have so many great brands showing at the upcoming WWDMAGIC and each have boldly embraced these top trends!”

Ready-to-Wear

WWDMAGIC trends

HACKED TRENCH COATS

Some fashions never fade and in this case, the trench coat is one of those. Constantly reimagined, the trench coat has been brought back to life with fine-tuned details that re-introduce this classic in the most unexpected of ways! Expect to see fringe, layers, tie sleeves and unique cuts to provide a modern update to this classic piece.
Brand: Current Air

COZY KNITS

This classic is having a resurgence! Whether oversized or form-fitting, cozy-chic knitwear is both practical and classic. Wear layered or alone, this is one fashion buy you won’t regret!
Brand shown: TCEC

WWDMAGIC trends

COLORED FAUX FUR

Bold toned furs add a youthful appeal to traditional winter wear! Trendy and glamorous, this look adds an instant pop while keeping you warm and cozy through cooler months!
Brand: Skies Are Blue

WWDMAGIC trends

WORKING GIRL LOOKS

The Pantsuit Nation has officially made its mark on the fashion world. Taking a cue from the ‘Working Girl’, power suits in a variety of colors and cuts make a bold statement that’s both feminine and fun.
Brand: Line and Dot

Accessories

There are plenty of hot trends hitting the show floor, and stay tuned for Accessories Magazine’s SS18 Trend Boards featuring show exhibitors!

WWDMAGIC trends

CLEAR ACCESSORIES

Get in the clear – literally! Plastic, lucite and acrylic materials are in full-force for everything from evening bags to shoes. These see-through accessories offer a fresh and playful  touch that’s of-the-moment for the coming seasons!
Brand: Purseption Bags

WWDMAGIC trends

MILLENNIAL PINK

This blushing shade is here to stay! Found in shoes, eyewear, belts and purses, everything is coming up roses with the millennial pink color palette. Pair with other subtle hues like buttercup yellow or lilac for a soft, romantic look or strike a bold balance with bright reds and violets.
Brand: DIFF Eyewear

WWDMAGIC trends

BIGGER & BETTER FLORALS

Prepare for a new spin on floral looks! Upcoming seasons are featuring floral prints and embellishments that are bigger, better and bolder than ever before! Tropical prints are also taking over for a more lively look along with a nod to 60’s-inspired floral looks.
Brand: Urban Expressions

WWDMAGIC trends

LAVENDER

The new ‘it’ shade is a sorbet version of Pantone’s Color of the Year! No longer reserved for Easter, the lavender hue is both sweet and feminine, making for the perfect pairing with denim or a bold lip!
Brand: B’Livinn

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