The year 2020 has been a whirlwind of highs and lows for all. The current pandemic has shifted our lifestyles and the entire fashion industry as well. Stay at home fashion has become the status quo, leaving brands to take a different approach; in favor of comfortability, versatility, and functionality. Fashion trends for 2021 will focus on updating the classics through transitional pieces that have longevity.
Mini Cross-BodyThe mini bag has been seen all over the runway and on social media feeds, with various designer iterations from Jacquemes to Telfar. The 2021 upgrade to this fun, playful piece is the “Mini Cross-Body.” The cross-body brings a versatile, yet functional twist to the mini, and finally makes it wearable for the woman on the go.
- KARAGold Camera Bag $475
- Alexander McQueen Small Skull Bag $920
- GUCCI “GG” Marmont supermini quilted leather shoulder bag £750
Two-Piece SetsWhat’s not to love about a matching set? The entire outfit is coordinated from head to toe. Matching sets come in casual and elevated styles with everyone, from Asos to NANUSHKA, creating their spin on this matchup. This trend can be applied from day to evening. Besides being lounge-specific, certain pieces can transition your look from casual to luxe and possess versatile home and on-the-go appeal.
- Ulla Johnson Lorena Pullover $395 + Alfie Pant $445
- Venice Two-Piece $148
- NANUSHKA Oona Print Shirt $395
The Lightweight BlazerAn easy layering piece that can be thrown on in an instant for that last-minute zoom meeting! The lightweight blazer adds a touch of professionalism, without being too stiff and structured like its classic counterpart. As the workplace continues to follow a relaxed dress code, casual and less confining styles will be closet staples, as comfort meets professionalism.
- CINQ À SEPT Khloe Satin Blazer $495
- A.L.C. Bishop Jacket $650
- STATE Linen Button-Front Blazer $159
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