Style & Design

Up Your Style Game With These 6 Streetwear Trends

By Sophie Hart
2nd Sep 2019

The mercury is steadily rising signalling it’s finally time to stow away our puffer jackets in favour of lighter, brighter looks. But if you’re anything like us, navigating new season trends and knowing which ones are worth investing in can be tricky. 

Here, thanks to Stockland Merrylands, we’re bringing you six investment pieces that will up your style game and overdeliver on cost per wear. Whether it’s after-work drinks or a spring soirée, you’re going to want to add these spring trends to your cart. 

The Boiler Jumpsuit 

Forget the angst of figuring out what pairs with what in the morning and throw on a boiler jumpsuit instead. This utilitarian one-piece wonder does all the hard work for you and completely eliminates the morning pre-work styling frenzy. Plus, it nails effortless chic and looks damn cool. Pair it with heeled boots and you’re walking out the front door in record time. 

Heavy Metal 

Score yourself some serious ear candy and your outfit will skyrocket from zero to 100. Last season, gold hoops with pearls were all the rage and now it’s all about reptilian heavy metal. Statement charms like cobras, gold dragons and beetles are swinging from everyone’s ears and we’re all about it. If you’re going to try the trend, we recommend going for it by stacking as many as possible because this maximalist jewellery trend is about not holding back.

Rainbow Sneakers

Honestly, the possibilities are endless when it comes to styling chunky sneakers. Throw them on with a slinky midi dress or your laid-back tee and jeans combo and you’re good to go. The best part? It feels like you’re walking on clouds, so your daily commute just got a hell of a lot more comfortable—and the more colourful, the better. We’re coveting the rainbow Nike Tuned sneakers this season; they’re the perfect way to add a welcomed pop of colour to your spring wardrobe rotation. 

The Bucket Hat

Now that the days are warmer and the sun is shining, you’re going to need to shade your face while sipping on rooftop margaritas. Both sun-safe and stylish, the bucket hat will be your go-to accessory across spring and summer. And although this isn’t a new trend, the spring iteration is all about loud prints and bright colours. We’re vibing washed denim and bright orange bucket hats.

Airy Maxi Skirts

The leopard print midi skirt had its moment last year but now it’s time for the maxi skirt to have its turn. Splashed across nearly every magazine cover back in the early noughties, the airy maxi skirt trend is experiencing a serious revival. Whether it’s a boho wrap silhouette with a ruffle hem or a bubblegum pink pleated skirt, the trend is a playful and casual one to tackle and we’re totally on board. 

Flared Pants

If you’re the type who lives in jeans, step out of our sartorial safe space with a pair of flared pants. Just as comfortable and wearable as your regular jeans, flares have a welcomed retro twist, cut a striking silhouette and transition seamlessly from day to night. Throw them on with a silk cami for drinks with the girls or rock them with a white tee to brunch. 

If you’re ready to step up your spring style, be sure to visit Stockland Merrylands and score all the latest looks. Oh, and keep an eye out for their hotly-anticipated new openings. We’re so ready. 

Image credit: Stussy, Lovisa, Rolla's Jeans

Editor’s note: This article is sponsored by Stockland Merrylands and proudly endorsed by Urban List. Thank you for supporting the sponsors who make Urban List possible. Click here for more information on our editorial policy.

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