Here are some of the trends to hit Australian catwalks in 2024.
Carrying on from 2023, bright colours are everywhere, which is perfect for the Australian summer. Neon is making a comeback, with long socks, head and wristbands stealing the show. Wavy hair is in and with an auto hair curler, you can create the perfect hairstyle.
2024 is the year of asymmetry, especially with clothing; unusual shapes and designs are the result of designers flexing their creativity muscles and it seems like anything goes in 2024.
Leopards, cougars and tigers are all mimicked with the latest prints; striking colour contrasts are in, with glitzy costume jewellery. Spandex is still alive and kicking, while other synthetic stretch fabrics are being seen in top fashion shows.
Retro fashion returns
Fashion typically moves in cycles and the retro style is due to arrive very soon. The 1920s saw an amazing transformation, while the roaring forties is another in look at this time. Google the top Australian fashion mags and check out what the experts are saying about retro, which is both classy and elegant.
If you are old enough, you will remember the 1970s when stone-washed denim was all the rage and this Xmas and New Year is a great time to sport stone-washed denim; Tears and rips are also in so get a knife to your old jeans and create something original.
Bling has been in for a couple
The fashion scene is always changing, so it’s exciting to know what’s in store for 2024. Chunky jewellery is making a comeback, so check your jewellery box for some vintage pieces. If you don’t have any, there are plenty of affordable options available online. Short shorts are also making a big statement, with shorter cuts being all the rage. Pockets of all shapes and sizes are going to be on display, so you’ll have plenty of places to store your essentials. Shoulder bags are also going to be a hit, especially big cloth bags in bright colors and floral designs. Keep an eye out for the latest trends in Vogue for a sneak peek at what’s to come. It’s never too early to start looking for the best deals for next spring and summer!