3 Trends That Are Officially Out for Summer 2018 (Plus What to Wear Instead)

In the words of the ever-wise Heidi Klum, “One day you’re in, and the next day you’re out.” These three trends had their moment in the sun, but now it’s time to move on to the next big thing. Here's what we're done with...and what to do instead.

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off the shoulder tops are no longer trending
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Out: Off-the-shoulder Tops

If last year’s off-the-shoulder trend left you thinking, “How am I supposed to live my life with my arms perpetually by my sides?” then we have some wonderful news...

one shoulder tops are trending
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In: One-shoulder Tops

This summer’s one shoulder trend gives you back a full range of motion. Bonus: The cool silhouette makes it much easier to wear a regular convertible bra instead of struggling with a strapless all day. 

Get the look: Only ($45); L'Academie ($90); Valencia & Vine ($138); Self-Portrait ($246)

structured wooden basket bags are no longer trending
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Out: Structured Basket Bags

Seriously, how are we supposed to fit our rectangular phones and wallets into a curved semi-circle bag?

soft woven or net bags are trending
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In: Woven And Net Bags

Introducing one of the strongest emerging handbag trends: Soft silhouettes. Styles range from tightly woven top-handles to loose net totes (with a second catchall to prevent spillage), meaning you’re bound to find one that fits your sartorial needs.

Get the look: Pull & Bear ($30); Free People ($68); Catzorange ($260); Loeffler Randall ($295)

tiered tassel earrings are no longer in style
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Out: Tiered-tassel Earrings

Ombré tassels had their moment, but now it’s time for a new statement earring to reign supreme. Plus, we're really over having to comb both our hair and our earrings before heading out the door.

abstract geometric earrings are a big trend for summer 2018
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In: Abstract Geometric Earrings

Welcome, artsy abstract lines in a variety of metals, and in every color of the rainbow. Start simple with an oversize flat hoop or upside-down U, before graduating to twisted renderings or mismatched shapes.

Get the look: Baublebar ($42); J.Crew ($48); Henri Bendel ($68); Kate Spade New York ($98)



Abby Hepworth is an RRCA-certified running coach who has worked in fashion for over 10 years. Want to know what shoes are in this season? She's got you. Need recommendations on...