8 Spring Street Style Trends Every It-Girl Will Try In 2019


Fashion Month is in the rearview mirror, and while you may have to wait a few months to snag the looks from the runways, the new spring street style trends for 2019 are begging to be copied now. Just when winter’s gloomy, gray cloud was getting to be too much, the fashion crowd came through with a hefty dose of inspiration to mix things up and help you break out of any cold-weather wardrobe rut and reinvigorate your wardrobe in anticipation of spring.

The most obvious among the sartorial refreshers was to ditch the all-black uniform you often find yourself living in by late February and embrace a little color play. Editors and influencers alike dialed up the saturation when getting dressed, opting for monochrome rainbow brights (think head-to-toe hot pink and tangerine suit separates) and pastel palettes that would give any Easter egg a run for its money. Of course, neutrals weren’t entirely absent from the street style scene, but in place of the usual black, navy, and gray, show-goers hit the streets in softer hues, like beige, brown, and taupe.

When color wasn’t the hero of the outfit, there was an emphasis on texture. Sleek leather took on unexpected modern forms, like wide-leg trousers and puff-sleeve blouses. Snakeskin was king in the animal prints category, with serpentine scales on everything from coats to dresses to shoes. Fluffy feathers lined the hems of jacket sleeves and trouser legs, bringing a touch of glamour to daytime ensembles.

When it came to accessories, the ‘80s reigned supreme from top to bottom. Crowning women’s manes were chunky padded headbands in vibrant satin, luxe velvet and knotted leather. While on their feet were wide-shaft boots with slouchy trousers worn tucked in and voluminous.

Below, catch up on the eight major trends that are on the must-try list of women everywhere from New York to Paris, and shop the perfect pieces to recreate each look.

Snake Charmed

Animal prints in general are in vogue at the moment, but snakeskin has become popular in its own right. It’s on-par with leopard in its ability to function as a neutral, making it a versatile and surprisingly wearable element. For a daring look, a head-to-toe mix of serpentine prints will have the edgy impact you’re after. Or, for the more faint of heart, a simple snakeskin boot can add a subtle touch of the exotic. Start with something in a natural color scheme, like black and beige or brown and move on to the bold-hued snake prints later on; the low-key neutrals will be easier to work into your existing wardrobe.

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Python Print Trousers


Philosophy di Lorenzo Serafini

Lala High-Neck Midi Dress



Knee-High Snake Boot


Paris Texas

Snake Print Skirt


Violeta by Mango

Haven Jumpsuit



Down To Earth

Black and white have long been the fashion girl’s go-to color palette, but this season saw an influx of neutrals of an earthier variety. Shades of beige and brown were everywhere on the streets of Fashion Week, often worn head-to-toe. The key to making this taupe-y trend look dynamic and not drab is by layering various textures and hues for extra visual intrigue.

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Striped Jersey Rollneck Top



Puff-Sleeve Trench Coat



Tori Cashmere Sweater Tunic


Cashmere in Love

Straight-Leg Cargo Pants



On The Bright Side

In stark contrast to the array of beige tones, an equally prevalent trend was wearing all-over brights. Show-goers turned out in statement outfit that ran the full spectrum of the rainbow. Whether it was a bold orange suiting, or a hoodie and trousers in complementary shades of green, the theme was color-wonderful. Your best bet for pulling off the super-saturated look? Stick to a single hue and mix shades within its color family. It'll veer more sophisticated than Crayola.

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Hot Pink Suit Separates



Lilou Sweater and Leon Skirt


Mara Hoffman

Curve Jacquard Tie-Waist Boiler


ASOS Design

Double-Breasted Coat


Jil Sander

Mila Shirt


Rejina Pyo

For The Love Of Leather

Leather's no longer just for moto jackets and leggings. And wearing it head-to-toe doesn’t mean you’ll look like an urban cowboy or Hell’s Angel, either. The new leather look is all about sleek finishes in modern silhouettes. Go for slick, smooth leathers in classic shades of onyx and cognac, with pops of color mixed into the ensemble. Instead of the usual close-to-the-body fits, try something unexpected like a voluminous leather blouse or a pair of culottes.

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The Billy Trench in Cognac Leather



Evelyn Faux Leather Pinafore Dress



Oversized Textured Leather Coat



Navy Corsa Balloon-Sleeve Vegan Leather Top



Belted Leather Pants


& Other Stories

Spring Awakening

Mid-winter blues didn’t stop the street style set from embracing a spring-worthy palette of pastels. Imbue your look with some of the soft blossom sweetness of the coming season in candy-colored hues, like soft lavender, sea-foam green, and cotton candy pink.

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PLT Plus Lilac Suit Co-Ords


Pretty Little Thing

Tiered Art Deco Silk Dress


Rowen Rose

Tie-Dye Puffer Jacket


Saks Potts

Oversized Satin Dress



All Tucked In

If you’re not sure how to wear tall boots with pants — or if you’ve only ever tried wearing them with skinny jeans — here’s a new styling tip to try: Tuck a pair of slouchy trousers into a wider-shaft boot that hits somewhere between your mid-calf and just below the knee.

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Daisy Luwolt Short Western Boots


Malone Souliers

Naomi Kitten Heel Tall Boots


Loeffler Randall

Split Leather Heeled Boots



Mid-Calf Leather Boots


Miu Miu

Birds Of A Feather

Feather-adorned fashions are no longer just for evening occasions. Plumage has made the transition to daywear, adding a glamorous flair when trimmed along the hem of your pant legs, jacket cuffs, or dress. Keep the rest of the look pared back and on the simple side, so it stays in the realm of casual.

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Black Tie Pajama Set



Candice Feather-Embellished Sweater


Stine Goya

Spiff Jacquard Jacket


Rachel Comey

Major Bandwidth

In addition to the wildly popular barrettes, there’s another hair accessory that’s gaining momentum: padded headbands. Oversized and bulky, these heavyweight headbands are just the latest ‘80s/’90s trend to enjoy a modern revival. Whether you opt for a thick satin style, a knotted leather number or twisted velvet crown, these vintage-inspired extras are sure to make a statement (and tame a less-than-stellar hair day).

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Satin Headband



Black Crystal Headband


Lele Sadoughi

Lorelei Velvet Headband


Jennifer Behr