#1: Bralettes

Alexander Wang

Bralettes are officially the new It piece to layer. Worn over utilitarian shirts and printed button-downs – as seen at Prada – they’ve taken a more conservative role on the runway. Nonetheless, they’ve also been seen on their own – take Alexander Wang’s wrap-around style, for instance, or Victoria Beckham’s velvet version. Party ready? Definitely.


  1. #2: Ruffles

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    Dolce & Gabbana

    Brands like Jacquemus and 3.1 Philip Lim took ruffles and reinvented them into a more modern sihouette for Spring. Fendi, meanwhile, incorporated subtle ruffled details for its girly dresses, while Dolce and Gabbana used ruffles to add a romantic and fun spin to their floral frocks. Now here’s a great alternative to the ubiquitous LBD.


  1. #3: Metallic hues

    Saint Laurent

    Glossy, reflective finishes made their appearance at Saint Laurent (in the form of a gilded V-neck blazer) and Mulberry (it took the shape of a form-fitting shift). We’re calling these definite party staples and worth investing every cent in.

  1. #4: ’80s shoulder pads

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  3. Oversized, chunky shoulder pads – you know, the kind a football quarterback wears – are back. Balenciaga’s Demna Gvasalia championed it by adding it to blazers and trench coats, while Chanel‘s more relaxed take – and in a psychedelic print, no less – took the runway and made sporty chic looks that much more covetable. If you want to make a head-turning statement, wear these to your next shindig.

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