4 Trends That Are Officially Out for Fall 2018 (and What to Wear Instead)

All good things must come to an end. And that never rings more true than in the ever-changing world of fashion. These four trends had their moment in the spotlight, but now it’s time to make way for the new popular crowd. Here’s what we’re over…and what to swap in instead.

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Out: Skinny Belts

To be honest, they were always getting lost in our chunky sweaterdresses anyway.

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In: Wide Belts

Mega-waist definers are back, baby. We’re pairing them with moody floral print dresses for a little added structure.

Get the look: Halogen ($39); MICHAEL Michael Kors ($68); Moschino ($295)

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Out: Millennial Pink

As it turns out, we are grown-ass women and we don’t need to look like a bubblegum wrapper.

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In: Burnt Orange

The equivalent of 3 p.m. sunshine for your closet, this hue brings the same youthful, joyous vibes as MP, but without the pop princess associations.

Get the look: Free People ($148); Tularosa ($188); Jimmy Choo ($318)

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Out: Ear Cuffs

They’re cool, they’re edgy. But have you ever noticed how they don’t work at all when you’re wearing a hat?

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In: Geometric Statement Earrings

We’ve seen statement earrings before, but not quite like this. 2018’s version boasts big architectural angles and oversized hoops.

Get the look: Baublebar ($38); Ettica ($45); Rosantica by Michaela Panero ($87)

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Out: Flat Chelsea Boots

Have you seen all the amazing new silhouettes out there this year? Suddenly these safe-bets seem a little blah.

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In: Sock Boots

Forget bulky ankle boots—this season it’s all about slim-fitting styles that create long lines (aka no cankles in sight).

Get the look: Steve Madden ($100); Jeffrey Campbell ($125); Schutz ($290)

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