We all know the high street is quick to adopt the trends, but rarely will our favourite stores project the catwalk trends out of season. As standard, the runways showcase the outfits that’ll define our wardrobes around six months ahead of time, before the designer pieces will actually become shoppable. From there, the high-street will then follow suit.
However, having seen Zara’s latest collection start to drop, it’s clear the affordable fashion powerhouse is hell-bent on being ahead of the curve, for it has already started adding many key items autumn/winter 2019 items to its new-in section.
Nnenna Echem wears a monochrome checked blazer from Zara.
So which trends does Zara predict will be all the rage come September? There are five distinctive moods emerging—statement heels being one, the next It print another. As for dresses; there’s one particular hue of note.
Keep scrolling to see and shop Zara’s top transitional trends to ensure you look the new-season part, months before anyone else.
Green and yellow may have been all the rage in summer, but in a few month's, pink is set to be back on the style agenda. Be it fuchsia or marshmallow, so many of Zara's dresses have been painted in this pretty hue. Coincidence? We think not.
You'll be pleased to hear that Zara predicts strappy sandals will still be hot shoe property for autumn. Only instead of neutral hues, the brand is backing bright and playful interpretations of the footwear.
Moving away from the florals that have dominated the past few months, Zara intends to shift its focus onto polka dots of the monochrome variety. That, or beige—that's about as colourful as this trend gets.
Okay, so hair slides aren't exactly a new trend, but they're certainly sticking around as far as Zara is concerned. Take the minimal approach with a gold set, or go all-out with colourful gems.
Continuing with spring's obsession with '80s apparel, Zara intends on shifting the focus from off-duty wares to after-dark glamour. Think one-shoulder tops, satin hareem trousers, acrylic arm candy and sequins in short hemlines. You may not feel ready for it yet, but it's coming…