7 Spring Style Staples You Need to Know

Getting your spring style sorted? This week, we’re sharing  7 new style details you need to know about, that we’ve spotted on city streets from Europe to Perth and on runways in between. Almost all of them apply to  both men and women, helping your sort your spring style look.

Belted Tees

Street style trend
via Robert Spangle

Both tees and belts are sharing their moment in the style spotlight, so it’s unsurprising that they’re  beginning to be featured together.  While it looks like the corset trend favoured with shirts and blouses has finally passed, the hot new way to dress a plain tee while making a style statement is with a distinctive belt.

Autumn Leaf Tones

Street style trend
via Sandra Semburg

This is one trend that’s hard to miss on northern hemisphere streets. Leafy autumn tone combo’s are eye catching because they’r so uplifting when everyone else is covered in darker hues. If you are one to plan ahead, start thinking autumn leaves for 2019’s chillier days.

Summer Shorts

Street style trend
via Robert Spangle

Not too short and not too tight, boys. Just above the knee will do just fine. Frayed denim cutoffs work well too. Once only the domain only of beaches, shorts are increasingly being seen on city streets dressed up with blazers and suit jackets too. Can’t wait to see more shorts on our hot summer streets this year. So practical!

Block Colour Jumpsuits

Street style trend
via Fashion in Pills (L) and Stylesight Worldwide (R)

The jumpsuit has endured and perhaps surprisingly, it’s latest incarnation on the cooler streets of Europe is in block colours.  Note pant lengths are getting shorter again, and rolled-up cuff like hems are everywhere for both men and women.

Local Radar  Local street style trend

Meanwhile, Aussies are having a love affair with white. Everything.  That’s  what we’re seeing frequently on Aussie streets right now. Our weekly street style gallery shows it’s an all-gender hot favourite.

   Front Row Favourites

Monochrome Prints

Runway style trend monochrome print

We spotted them on the runway  Perth and we spotted them again at Adelaide’s Fashion Festival. Big name brands like Aje understand the Aussie love affair with monochrome and they’re playing it to best effect in print.

Runway Shades

Runway style trend sunglasses

Sunglasses and style go together like wine and cheese. On Australian runways, they’re both unmissable and almost indispensable. Note to diary: with daylight saving during summer months, sunglasses are de rigeur for at least an hour after 7pm.


Street Stylers to Check Out


Perth based Instagrammer Alyssa (“name’s not alvssa” ) is big on street wear and big on incorporating trends. Adopts trends early (think socks and sandals) and incorporates them with street wear for the edgiest of looks.


Satorial style has never looked this slick. We first met Badara when he took Mercedes Benz Fashion Week by storm a few years back, and he wasn’t even on the runway! His super cool Instagram style may fool you, because in real life he’s as genuine and as warm as they come.

New Kid on the Block

Grace the Label Jumpsuit made from Neoprene

Love neoprene? Then you’ll love Grace the Label, a brand new fashion label out of Melbourne, whose first collection is made entirely out of neoprene. Normally reserved for scuba and surf wear, their signature fabric is fantastic for fitting and shaping. Check out Grace the label’s amazing cocktail dresses, evening wear and  jumpsuits all made from neoprene.

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