The Hottest Girls’ Fashion Trends for 2018

We have seen what lies ahead for our daughters’ closets…and it is glorious, chic and worthy of wanting in adult sizes. With Insta’s tiniest trendsetters as our guide, join us as we forecast the future. And hell yeah, it’s female. 

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Moto Jackets

Tough, timeless and available in millennial pink, any kid can wear a biker jacket any time—even if she still uses training wheels.

Get the look: Target ($28); Gap ($59); BlankNYC ($69)

Trench Coats

Iconic. Classic. Pre-K-appropriate. 

Get the look: Cat & Jack ($25); Ralph Lauren ($94); Burberry ($315)

Animal Print

From miniskirts to ruffly tops to faux fur coats, she’ll be wild about this trend. Provided you can peel her out of her Moana costume long enough to try it.

Get the look: H&M ($25); J.Crew ($30); Ice Cream Castles ($48); Il Gufo ($85)

Metallic Leggings

Even that threadbare sweatshirt she’s worn every day for two years gets instantly elevated when paired with liquid silver legwear.

Get the look: American Eagle ($21); Appaman ($23); StarSpangledCarousel ($25)

Reversible Sparkles

This so-called “mermaid” fabric (aka sequins that change their shade when flipped up or down) now covers her notebook, pillow and backpack. Why wouldn’t her clothes be next?

Get the look: H&M ($10); Zara ($16); Forever 21 ($23); J.Crew ($40); Hollie Hastie ($150)

Message Tops

We’re letting our clothes do the talking with these cashmere sweaters. Our girls are getting the message. 

Get the look: Gap ($14); Zara ($18); Free to Be Kids ($18)


Practical gear for the girl going from PE to practice…to the Olympics (because she just is).

Get the look: Adidas ($35); Athleta Girl ($44); Onzie ($54)

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