21 New Pieces Our Fashion Friends Are Losing It Over Right Now

There are many ways to predict what could be a smash hit each season, but for all the runway shows, lookbooks, street style images and viral Instagram trends that present themselves, one thing is always certain: The people whose job it is to decide what pieces will be in store (or online) know best. These are the talented buyers who are attuned to understanding what you want before you even know you want it, and for that reason, we think it’s imperative to check in with our It item–hunting friends making those major decisions behind the scenes. The pieces they fell in love with way back in February—when designers offered up their autumn/winter 2018 collections—are now coming into play. So which trends and key items did they put their business behind? What has already captured the interest of keen shoppers? Keep scrolling to find out.

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Opening Images: @lisa.aiken, Gang of Earlybirds, @louloudesaison and Net-a-Porter