The Best Fashion Trends Of 2019 And Our 2020 Trend Predictions

The Best Fashion Trends Of 2019 And Our 2020 Trend Predictions

Ciao kitten-heel thongs and bogan booty shorts

By Melissa Myrteza | 20th December 2019

From the best of the year to the best to come, we’ve got your all-in-one fashion bible to get you through the change in decade. Whether you’re yearning for a flashback to this year’s top trends or you’re after a sneak peek into the 2020 fashion scene, read on friends.

Top trends of 2019

2019 was a bold year in fashion. From Lizzo’s micro bag to nasty kitten-heeled thongs, we’ve seen trends – good and bad - come through stronger than ever that have stuck around longer than a Bach-match. Style HQ has been with filled with chic sandals, lilac linen and midi-everything this year, with the team flaunting the latest in the Brisbane fashion scene. We’re all about accessories that have elevated the everyday look to the extreme, and you can catch our favourites for the year, here:

Light linens

 

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Micro bags

 

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Belt bags

 

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Early 2000s strappy heels

 

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Midi dresses

 

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Lilac everything

 

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Dad sneakers

 

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Seashell gold jewellery

 

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Translucent accessories

 

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Thin sunglasses

 

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Activewear

 

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Hair clips

 

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Hear it from HQ

Haven’t quite filled your fashion fix yet? To sum up the end of 2019 we asked a few Stylers for their favourite looks, most scandalous moments and trends that need to be sent to the grave. RIP.

Fiona Williams - Deputy Editor

What was your favourite trend?
Puff shoulders

What do you think was the most shocking moment in the last decade?
That Rachel Zane from Suits ended up as real life royalty or when The Honey Badger picked no one from The Bachelor

What trends do you wish to never see again?
Low rise jeans

 

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Jasmine Rolfe - Journalist

What was your favourite trend?
Linen.

What do you think was the most shocking moment in the last decade?
Pippa Middleton’s bridesmaid dress *bum

What trends do you wish to never see again?
Booty shorts.

Mel Myrteza - Digital Content Assistant

What was your favourite trend?
Midi dresses

What do you think was the most shocking moment in the last decade?
Victoria secret fashion show cancelled

What trends do you wish to never see again?
Thong sandals … ew

 

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Bethan Warrior - Editorial Assistant

What was your favourite trend?
Slip skirts

What do you think was the most shocking moment in the last decade?
Melania Trump's "I really Don't Care" jacket. Bad decision, the worst.

What trends do you wish to never see again?
Dropcrotch pants...it’s a no from me

 

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2020 Fashion Focus

Ditch the specs! We’re welcoming the new decade with 20/20 vision, beginning with the DL on all things fashion. From colour blocking to big and bold accessories, keep an eye out for these trends to hit the streets and the shelves in the new year.

Colour blocking

 

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Big belts

 

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The boy cut singlet

 

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Pearls

 

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Bold eye shadow

 

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Nail Art

 

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Bermuda shorts

 

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Ruffles

 

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Square toe heels

 

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Article by Melissa Myrteza

Mel always has one eye on the funkiest happenings around town and the other one on the best ramen joints. When she’s not crossing another country off her bucket list, she’s either reading, painting or sippin’ on a glass of red.

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