Get ahead of the game!by KIA GOOSBY DEC 23, 2019

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It may be hard to say goodbye to all the good times we had in 2019, but it’ll be less hard to wave away the trends of 2019. I mean, they were so last year! True, some of our faves will inevitably stick around, but here are 16 styles that will give your closet the freshness and vibrancy it deserves in 2020. New decade, new you!

By the way, if you want to get specific about which trends to wear in spring 2020, which is JUST around the corner, look no further than our spring 2020 fashion trends post and our shoe and bag trends posts!

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Puffy Sleeves

For the romantic at heart, voluminous, dramatic sleeves dominated the runways of Carolina Herrera, Brock Collection, Emilia Wickstead, Simone Rocha, and many more. So when you just need a little extra oomph in your life, focus on your sleeves, dahling.

Carolina Herrera

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ARMANDO GRILLO

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Puffy Sleeves

MANGO

mango.com

$119.99

Your LBD just got the update it was looking for. The voluminous, sheer sleeves are chic and sexy at the same time. 

Puffy Sleeves
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Puffy Sleeves

Puffy Sleeves 2
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ZARA

zara.com

$17.99

Wear this floral top with jeans for something casual or pair with a leather mini for your dressier moments.  

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Puff Sleeves

Puffy Sleeves 3
COURTESY OF BRAND

ROTATE

shopbop.com

$228.00

Make a statement in this bright-pink number with a high collar and major shoulder action. 

 5

Polka Dots

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COURTESY OF PRESS OFFICE

A classic print that will be around forever, seen on the catwalks of Balenciaga, Balmain, and Dries Van Noten. For those who like patterns but don’t want anything too out there, dots are definitely the way to go.

Balenciaga

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Polka Dots

Polka Dots
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LULU’S

lulus.com

$65.00

Wear this dress with tights and boots for now and barely there sandals for when the weather warms up.

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Polka Dots

Polka Dots 2
COURTESY OF BRAND

BERKSHIRE

amazon.com

$11.00

Don’t want to commit a hundred percent to the trend? These tights are the perfect way to dip your toe in a lil.

8

Polka Dots

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ONIA

modaoperandi.com

$19.00

She wore an itsy-bitsy, teeny-weeny…trendy bikini. 

9

All the Pleats

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ISIDORE MONTAG

Pleats came in hot this season, shown at Pyer Moss, Iseey Miyake, Christopher John Rogers, and Chloe. Wear ’em all 2020 and watch the “OMG, where’d you get that?” comments roll in.

Pyer Moss

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All the Pleats

All the Pleats
COURTESY OF BRAND

SOLACE LONDON

shopbop.com

$372.00

Neon green + pleats in a one-shoulder gown? The ultimate win. 

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All the Pleats

All the Pleats 2
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HALOGEN

nordstrom.com

$53.40

Snakeskin print is the new leopard print, and in a pleated skirt, your OOTD selfie will be extremely on trend. 

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All the Pleats

All the Pleats 3
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TOPSHOP

nordstrom.com

$20.23

This shirt may may look sweet, but paired with leather pants and a cow-print bag, it’s suddenly badass.

13

Statement Trench Coats

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IMAXTREE.COM

New decade, new take on a classic with the reworked trench coat, demonstrated on the runways of Burberry, Gabriela Hearst, and JW Anderson. Mix things up this year with a style that’s like the old one, just new and improved.

Burberry

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Not Your Average Trench

Not Your Average Trench
COURTESY OF BRAND

UNRAVEL PROJECT

shopbop.com

$765.00

Yes, this price tag is alarming, but this trench can’t be ignored—the animal print and statement pockets alone make it worth the splurge. 

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Not Your Average

Not Your Average Trench
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Trench

R13

shopbop.com

$416.50

Yes, it’s another splurge, but a trench is something you can have in your closet for years to come, especially in an interesting oversized silhouette. 

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Not Your Average Trench

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GANNI

net-a-porter.com

$332.50

The green and white accents compliment this trench so well and completely transform an otherwise basic outfit. 

17

Buttercup Yellow

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There are so many colors to stock up on in 2020, but this pastel shade of yellow is one you don’t want to miss (and a personal favorite). Found on the Jacquemus, Nina Ricci, Preen by Thornton Bregazzi and Victoria Beckham runways, it’s the kind of color that brightens up any day—a walking ray of sunshine!

Jacquemus

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Buttercup Yellow

Buttercup Yellow
COURTESY OF BRAND

WILFRED

aritzia.com

$49.99

Wear this gorge, gathered blazer in the shade anytime you want to look happy—but you mean business.

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Buttercup Yellow

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CHRISTOPHER ESBER

modaoperandi.com

$374.00

The versatility of this dress makes it worth every penny—seriously, think of all the ways you can wear it? With sleeves, without them, as a crop top, as a tunic, as a dress, as a shirt, or as just a skirt!

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Buttercup Yellow

Buttercup Yellow 2
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& OTHER STORIES

stories.com

$49.00

The coziest sweater in the sweetest pastel shade. 

21

Midi and Maxi Denim Skirts

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PAOLO LANZI

Say bye to your jean mini—for now. Runways brought back the longer denim skirt from the ’90s and early aughts just in time for the new decade, as seen at Celine, Marques Almeida, and Stella McCartney. The perfect length for the colder temps!

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Midi and Maxi Denim Skirts

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GOLDSIGN

net-a-porter.com

$150.00

This dark wash Goldsign maxi is perfect for date night. Try denim-on-denim or dress it up with a blouse.

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Midi and Maxi Denim Skirts

Midi and Maxi Denim Skirts
COURTESY OF BRAND

SLINK JEANS

nordstrom.com

$88.00

If you’re looking for a work-appropriate skirt, this is it. Wear it with a tucked in blouse or even your plain white tee.

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Midi and Maxi Denim Skirts

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SKIRT BL

amazon.com

$33.99

This floor-length option’s a real steal and looks extra polished style with a belt and a pair of boots. 

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Utility Jumpsuits

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ARMANDO GRILLO

The best part about jumpsuits is that all the work that goes into planning an outfit is already done for you. Brands like Zimmermann, 3.1 Phillip Lim, Jonathan Simkhai, and many others made our lives so much easier with these one-stop-shop looks for 2020. Work smarter, not harder, in the coming year.

Zimmermann

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Utility Jumpsuits

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L.F.MARKEY

net-a-porter.com

$245.00

Love this powder blue jumpsuit that can be dressed up or down.  

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Utility Jumpsuits

Utility Jumpsuits
COURTESY OF BRAND

STANDARDS & PRACTICES

nordstrom.com

$148.00

Style your dark denim version with heels for a GNO.

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Utility Jumpsuits

Utility Jumpsuits
COURTESY OF BRAND

ALEX MILL

alexmill.com

$198.00

This light-pink jumpsuit is going on my 2020 vision board.

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Leather All Year

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DANIELE OBERRAUCH

Who said leather was just for colder temps? Instead of putting your leather away for half the year, labels like Prada, Givenchy, Hermes, and Rokh want us to wear year-round—and in all the colors, not just black.

Prada

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Leather All Year

Leather All Year
COURTESY OF BRAND

SONG OF STYLE

revolve.com

$201.00

Leather blazers are having a moment and everyone needs one. Just check out this option in a marigold hue!

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Leather All Year

Leather All Year
COURTESY OF BRAND

TOPSHOP

nordstrom.com

$22.48

This navy croc-effect skirt with a thigh-high slit is equally sleek and flirty.

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Leather All Year

Leather All Year
COURTESY OF BRAND

GANNI

shopbop.com

$221.25

This lightweight leather minidress will be something that you’ll wear forever.  

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Bemuda Shorts

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COURTESY OF PRESS OFFICE

Take cues from Alexander Wang, Givenchy, Marc Jacobs, and Alberta Ferretti with this style of short that you will want to wear all the time. They’re essentially the comfy boyfriend-fit of the shorts world.

Alexander Wang

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Bermuda Shorts

Bermuda Shorts
COURTESY OF BRAND

ZARA

zara.com

$12.99

The print of these shorts makes them office-appropriate…and also so on trend. 

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Bermuda Shorts

Bermuda Shorts
COURTESY OF BRAND

PIXIE MARKET

pixiemarket.com

$118.00

Three words: Leather. Bermuda. Shorts. 

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Bermuda Shorts

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VINCE

net-a-porter.com

$185.50

Wear these in warmer temps with thong sandals and a breezy top.

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Billowy Dresses

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IMAXTREE.COM

Make a major impact in 2020 by wearing one of these voluminous, loose-fit dresses, as seen on the runways of Valentino, Loewe, Molly Goddard, and Off-White.

Valentino

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Billowy Dresses

Billowy Dresses
COURTESY OF BRAND

STAUD

staud.clothing

$325.00

This bubblegum, organza maxi dress from Staud is perfect for spring and is a more approachable way to wear the style.

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Billowy Dresses

Billowy Dresses

COURTESY OF BRAND

ZARA

zara.com

$49.90

Remember how the Amazon coat and leopard midi skirt went viral over the past year? This dress is about to be absolutely everywhere—don’t miss out on it. 

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Billowy Dresses

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MERLETTE

nordstrom.com

$239.99

We are all ready for a vacation, honestly, and this is dress is perfect as a pretty option for dinner AND as a beach cover-up. 

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Half & Half

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DANIELE OBERRAUCH

Cardi B wore this Sally LaPointe look, so there’s your celeb validation for this split-look trend right there. And, really, why wear one color when you can wear two?

Sally LaPointe

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Half & Half

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STAND STUDIO

modaoperandi.com

$365.00

Adding this two-tone leather dress to my cart right this minute.

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Half & Half

Half Half
COURTESY OF BRAND

KALDA

shopbop.com

$185.00

There’s definitely been a time recently where you couldn’t decide which shoes to wear…now, why not wear both?

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Half & Half

Half & Half
COURTESY OF BRAND

DONNI

shopdonni.com

$144.00

Donni’s olive green-and-pink cardigan is goals for a sweet weekend look.

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Roomy Blazers

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COURTESY OF BRAND

Let’s just say that in 2020, you are either going big or going home when it comes to blazers. Get you an oversized one, like the ones at the shows of Jacquemus, Balenciaga, Lavin, and Salvatore Ferragamo. You’ll thank me later.

Jacquemus

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Roomy Blazers

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FRANKIE SHOP

net-a-porter.com

$199.50

Pastels had a big moment on the spring runways and this blazer is perfect for all facets of life, from work to a night on the town.

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Roomy Blazers

Roomy Blazers
COURTESY OF BRAND

MANGO

mango.com

$99.99

You can seriously dress up any look with oversized blazer. Especially a plaid one like this one. 

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Roomy Blazers

Roomy Blazers
COURTESY OF BRAND

& OTHER STORIES

stories.com

$219.00

So versatile! You can use this warm blazer as a coat for transitional layering between fall and winter. 

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Fancy Bra Tops

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DANIELE OBERRAUCH

This year, bras are meant to be SEEN. Givenchy, Dion Lee, Courreges, and Maryam Nassir Zadeh showed bra tops on the runway.

Givenchy

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Fancy Bra Tops

Fancy Bra Tops

COURTESY OF BRAND

RACHEL ANTONOFF

shopbop.com

$51.36

With a bra this cute, who needs a shirt? Wear an oversized blazer if you’re feeling too exposed.

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Fancy Bra Tops

Fancy Bra Tops
COURTESY OF BRAND

COMMANDO

shopbop.com

$50.40

For those nights out with jeans or skirts, might I present this patent leather bra? 

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Fancy Bra Tops

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CALLIPYGIAN

farfetch.com

$140.00

The tweed skirt suit’s take on bra tops, complete with sweet button details.

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Boss Trousers

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DANIELE OBERRAUCH

The trouser pant is back in a big way for 2o2o. Show everyone you mean business with this grown up pant. Take notes from Altuzarra, Akris, and Marc Jacobs.

Marc Jacobs

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Boss Trousers

Boss Trousers

COURTESY OF BRAND

MANGO

mango.com

$79.99

Have bold pink energy in a pair of neon work pants.  

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Boss Trousers

Boss Trousers
COURTESY OF BRAND

BA&SH

ba-sh.com

$445.00

Every wardrobe needs a classic black pair too.

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Boss Trousers

Boss Trousers
COURTESY OF BRAND

ZARA

zara.com

$35.99

You’ll be wearing these neutral green pants all year round.

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Knit Maxis

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PAOLO LANZI

Haider Ackerman, Self-Portrait, Helmut Lang, and Jacquemus made sure that the knit dress is a must-have item for 2020.

Helmut Lang

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Knit Maxis

Knit Maxis 1
COURTESY OF BRAND

LPA

revolve.com

$218.00

In a neutral hue and with button all down the center, how chic is this one? Wear it with boots or over jeans as a ’90s-inspired style. 

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Knit Maxis

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AMAZON

amazon.com

$25.98

A striking red sweater dress for only $25? I’m sold.

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Knit Maxis

Knit Maxis
COURTESY OF BRAND

ZARA

zara.com

$69.90

Longline knit + puff sleeves and Pantone’s color of the year = one trendy dress.

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Cardigans

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DANIELE OBERRAUCH

Your old-school uniform’s calling to inform you that the cardigan is back and it’s not going anywhere anytime soon. Take inspiration from shows like Miu Miu, Adeam, Chanel and Altuzarra. Pull that one that’s shoved in a bottom drawer somewhere out ASAP.

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Cardigans

Cardigans
COURTESY OF BRAND

EVERLANE

everlane.com

$100.00

A cropped cardigan with large buttons is perfect for tucking into jeans or wearing over a slip dress.

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Cardigans

Cardigans
COURTESY OF BRAND

GRACE KARIN

amazon.com

$19.99

Obviously, you can never have too many cardigans. This one is $20 and comes in several different colors, so stock up now. 

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Cardigans

Cardigans
COURTESY OD BRAND

WILFRED

aritzia.com

$125.00

This statement saffron color and cute waffle knit will make this button-up stand out in a crowd.

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