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With the end of the year on the horizon, we asked a couple of these tastemakers to guest star in our bimonthly shopping column and reveal the trends they expect to spike in 2019, and they didn't disappoint. Olivia and Sophia brought their A game, picking their favourite pieces from ASOS's new-season collection. They might've had the same themes, but their interpretations could not be more different. Scroll down to see what they chose and shop the looks.
"This isn't a dress I'd normally go for, but I loved the shape, colour and ribbed fabric. It fit really well and made me feel elegant, I put it with over-the-knee boots to add to the '70s feel." — Olivia
"This animal-print dress was perfect, as it's on trend and feels quite autumnal, and less cold and wintery. I loved the fringed detail on the belt and V-neck, which exposes a bit of skin. It's not currently available, but you can shop a similar look below." — Sophia
"Puffer jackets never seem to go out of style, and I love the way the neon colours compliment each other on this orange look. I also feel like bum bags are a better option compared to bigger bags when wearing a puffer jacket to avoid going OTT with the chunkiness." —Sophia
"This denim check co-ord is so easy to throw on. Minimum effort with maximum impact, it gives serious '90sClueless vibes, but with a bit more of an edge because of the trousers. I've styled with a checked bag and a black crop top for a day look, but it could easily be worn out for the night." — Olivia
"The lace detail and pastel yellow hue of this dress caught my eye. It wasn't something I usually go for, but was pleasantly surprised at how it looked on. I love the slightly cinched waist, which helps show off my curves. It will definitely brighten up any room. This is a sneak peek from the S/S 19 Curve collection and will be dropping online in the New Year, but you can shop a similar look below." — Sophia
"I don't normally go for a maxi length, but I loved the silky fabric and lace detail of this cami dress. It felt romantic but still a little sexy. I'd probably wear it with some dramatic makeup for a New Year's Eve party." — Olivia
"I picked this '70s-style midi dress, as it featured all my favourite warm/neutral colours. You could easily dress this up with heels or go casual with trainers, which is what I decided to do." — Sophia
"Flares are everywhere at the moment, and I love them in this brown colour and linen-like fabric. I styled them with a square-neck crop top (which I'm obsessed with) and leopard-print boots. The beaded bag brings the whole outfit together." — Olivia