Are you still deciding what to wear on your European vacation this year? Maybe you’re looking for a little inspiration for your own clothing line. Find out what’s hot in Europe right now. Click here for the top 10 European Summer fashion trends in 2018
Europe has always been considered a mecca for art, culture, and trends and in the fashion world, this couldn’t be more accurate.
Whether you’re looking for inspiration for your summer European adventure or want to keep your wardrobe relevant to the trends of the fashion world, it’s important to be aware of what is bringing the heat in European summer fashion.
Time to clean out your closets (or get creative with what you have), because we’re bringing you the ten of the best 2018 fashion trends for the summer.
European Summer Fashion is Bringing Back the 80’s
You might be finding more inspiration in the back of your parents closet than in your own because according to the fashion world, the decade of disco and shoulder pads are back.
This is what we are seeing on the European runways:
Anything that sparkles or shines is majorly in right now. Glitter, sequins, and shiny fabric are all making a flamboyant splash into the fashion scene right now.
2. Shoulder Pads
Anything with a puffy or frilly shoulder region is making a huge comeback. The more volume the sleeve has, the trendier it is.
3. Plastic Fever
Society is taking the plastic out of the ocean and putting it on our runway models. That shiny rubber fabric is popping up in all the major fashion shows.
4. Fanny Packs
Or as they are more eloquently termed on the runway: belt bags. These convenient little purses are bringing 80’s functionality to fashion.
Colors and Prints over Neutrals
Color, whether bright or soft, is making a huge comeback to previous seasons neutral trends. Patterns, pastels and vintage colors are all trending right now.
5. Patterns on Patterns
Colorful patterns layered with more colorful patterns have seemed to break the runway this summer. Bright, eye-catching, and fun, this trend is spicing up the previous minimalistic trend.
6. Tropical Pastels
As the tiki bar trend takes the restaurant industry by storm, a tiki-inspired fashion look is hitting Europe too. Tropical prints and beachy pastels are all the rage right now so break out the sunhats and beach sandals.
7. Floral Dreams
Vintage country time florals have been popping up all throughout the fashion world, with soft muted colors or flowers and a rural summer afternoon.
Sporty Wear Meets Street Wear
The fashionable tomboys rejoice because sporty-chic is in!
A good sneaker is all the rage right now, which is great because now you can be trendy and comfortable at the same time.
Another 80’s inspired look, but tracksuits are making a comeback in day to day wear, and you don’t have to be on the track team to do so.
10. Biker Shorts and Cropped Sweatshirts
Teeny Tiny short shorts and oversized sweatshirts have become increasingly more popular this summer. It’s the perfect streetwear inspo and a quick and easy outfit to put together.
A Euro Approved Summer Wardrobe
Choose any of these styles to make a statement while on your summer trip to Europe or to create and collect a European inspired line of summer clothing.
European summer fashion in 2018 is all about the 80’s, color and embracing your sporty side.
So, break out your mom’s old photo album from her 80’s disco days, or check out our blog for more fashion trends, styles, and advice!