Runway vs Reality Spring 2019 Trends

I know you may see runway looks in a magazine or on Instagram and think to yourself “how does to translate to real life?” Here are 5 trends inspired by the runway and how they can work for reality!


Ruffles are having a moment this season. Many designers from Gucci, Coach, and Valentino sent ruffled frocks down the runway. The’ ruffle dresses, from Marc Jacobs, were exceptional! If you wanted to bring just a little ruffle in your life, this Anthropologie dress is perfect. It is a classic with a twist that will last for years.

Cargo Pockets

Every few years the safari trend comes back around. Even if you are not going on safari in Africa you could bring that vibe to your wardrobe this season. I love this midi with cargo pockets from Land’s End.


Boho is the trend just will not die……This season the new take on boho is tie-dye.

I am not a boho kinda gal, but I could be semi-OK with the tie-dye look on this bangle. It says “I am current” without being ridiculous.

Mellow Yellow

Yellow is the hot color this season and Gucci gave us a taste of yellow with a side of disco. I love the idea of yellow for the evening. This Top Shop slip dress has a classic silhouette and a more approachable way to do yellow for evening.

Head To Toe Neutrals

This trend is not going away! This is one trend where runway and reality are not that far apart! A neutral trench is an easy way to create this look, and nothing is more classic than a trench for spring. If you do not have one, you need one! It is a wardrobe essential.

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Jami Briggs (24)

My fashion industry experience has given me an extensive education on fit, fabric, and quality, as well as a unique understanding of the natural and human resources involved in apparel production. I hope to help my clients make informed choices on how to consume and remove textile products from their wardrobe.