I wasn’t ready to invest in a dress or shoes, but I picked up a leopard print belt at TopShop.

Transparent Bags

As the world righteously eschews plastic straws, plastic fashion has quietly continued to thrive. On the runway, models donned latex corsets and boots, while many in the audiences favored TSA-approved PVC totes.

I have a clear tote that I use as a reusable grocery bag, which I carried to a few shows.

Ugly shoes

The ugly shoe trend was everywhere I looked. Escada paired chic silk suits with pastel high tops (paywall), enraging many a fashion writer, while dirty dad trainers coupled with whimsical floral dresses reigned supreme.

Platform crocs in the wild.
Platform crocs in the wild.
Image: SangeetaSinghKurtz
Tevas and sneaks in the front row of Collina Strada.
Tevas and sneaks in the front row of Collina Strada.
Image: ModePR

I did not adhere to this trend.


I had noticed fashion influencers sporting neon turtlenecks online, but having abandoned fluorescents in middle school, I had a hard time getting on board.

My mind was forever changed at Christian Siriano’s spring ready-to-wear show, when a showstopper of a neon yellow tulle dress emerged. It passed me, brushing my shins, and I knew that I’d be wearing neon to our company Christmas party this year.

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