Spring 2018 Trends

I keep coming across the Spring 2018 trends. Fashion week has always made me weak in the knees, but a lot of the offerings don’t really trickle down well to the masses – here’s looking at you, clear plastic dresses! However, there are overarching themes in pattern or style that always emerge and CAN be flexed into the wardrobe of your average, every day teacher.

I have been searching high and low for a simple breakdown of what I can expect to see/what I want to try to add to my closet for spring. I just cleaned out my closet again (to watch the mayhem – click here!) I am trying to be more selective of the pieces I let into my closet. That being said, I found this article via The Today Show, which highlights the top 5 trends of spring 2018: polka dots, pastels, fringe, asymmetry, and checks.

Then I had an idea. An awful idea. I had a wonderful, awful idea. Why not make this a challenge? Which leads me to right now, where I hold in my hands, closet-found and thrifted 2018 spring trend pieces pictured below for your viewing pleasure.

Polka Dots

Found at Value Village for $7.99

Pastels

Found at Value Village for $7.99

Fringe

Found at Plato’s Closet $10

Asymmetry

Found at Plato’s Closet for $8

Checks

Found in my closet

Total : $34

Not too shabby to nab all the spring styles for under $40. But! The key is going to be actually wearing them.

So I have created challenge number 2 – wear them all in one week and that lucky week is next week. To see how I style them, check out my Instagram next week to see each style in action!

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