Australian Stylists Reveal The Trends They're Retiring In 2016

15/01/2016 5:33 PM AEDT | Updated 15/07/2016 12:51 PM AEST
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PARIS, FRANCE - MARCH 10: A guest in the streets of Paris during the Paris Fashion Week on March 10, 2015 in Paris, France. (Photo by Timur Emek/Getty Images)

If you’ve hit the shops lately only to be disappointed with what’s on offer (especially since now you’ve actually got money to spend) do not despair, because the good stuff is yet to come.

And who better to offer next season’s trends than the women who make looking stylish their 9-5? Here, they discuss the pieces they'll be leaving behind to mark a fresh new year of fashion.



Jasmin Howell, Friend in Fashion

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“It’s all about retiring the all-day active wear. Perfect for the gym but that's where it starts and ends in 2016.”

“Swap the trainers for a Celine slide, and the tights for denim or leather and a plain white tee and you have an equally as comfortable look, that is perfectly chic.”



Sara Donaldson, Harper & Harley

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“I love marble, but when you put a marble print on everything, it’s time to say goodbye.”



Laurie Young, The Rue Collective

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“The crop top. We'll be showing less skin in 2016 and our new focus is the blouse, in all shapes and sizes -- high necks, bell sleeves and ruffles.

“Swap ripped boyfriend jeans for cleaner silhouettes -- wide leg cuts, flares and straight leg trousers.”



Ally May Hayward, Substance Blog

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“'Novelty' clothing and accessories. These were so popular on the fashion circuit and street style photographers went crazy for them. They are far too kitschy and the over the top inspiration became far too literal. Trends aren't meant to last forever and thank god this one won’t!”

“Flash tattoos. They were cute at the first few festivals and then somehow made their way into some girls’ everyday wear but now they are well and truly overdone. Replace with some stunning jewellery instead this year.”



Antoinette Marie, Sydney Fashion Blogger

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“I think we can truly bid the Peplum Skirt adieu. It's had a great run but we have witnessed nearly two decades of the peplum reinvention -- maybe we should re-visit it again in 2030s.”



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