I don’t know about you, but it’s two weeks into the new year and I’ve already stopped following my New Year’s resolutions. The only thing I’m sticking to is trying to stay trendy on a budget. I’ve said it once, and I’ll say it again: just because something is expensive does not mean it looks good, and the reverse is true. You don’t need to spend a ton of money to stay trendy! They’ll put that on my tombstone. Here are three trends that will be the talk of 2019 AND will keep you on-budget so you can keep paying for that gym membership we know you stopped using.
I’m not kidding—2019 is all about neon, neon, neon everything! I wasn’t on board with this trend until I saw Kendall Jenner wearing literally all things neon, and now I’m hooked. Tbh, she could wear a paper bag and I would run to the store to get my own.
The key to this trend is to have one thing in your outfit that stands out. Don’t go out in head-to-toe neon unless you want to be a traffic hazard, because that’s just dangerous for everyone. I found a great neon top from PrettyLittleThing. It’s perfectly on trend and can be worn in multiple different ways. Pair this with a black skinny pant, black leather pants, or even black jogger sweatpants for a full Hailey Bieber vibe.
If a top is too bold for you, try a neon shoe. It’s more subtle, but still lets everyone know that you’re trendy. Jeans, a T-shirt, and a neon heel is so 2019.
2. Hair Accessories
Another big trend for 2019 is hair accessories. I feel like I see every blogger rocking embellished headbands, and they look super cool. I’ve tried wearing headbands, and they make me feel like I should narrate the Gossip Girl reboot. XOXO, headbands are back.
Hair clips and hair bows are also very on-trend for 2019. Rhinestone hair clips are a great way to keep your dry-shampooed hair looking fresh.
Hair bows are perfect if you want to class up your Friday work outfit so your hangover is a little less noticeable.
3. Top Handle Bags
I’m so happy top handle bags are in style because honestly, I’m sick of having a fanny pack around my body. It’s not comfortable and I’m tired of pretending it is! These bags are pretty and feminine, and they also help me limit the amount of makeup I feel is necessary to bring out.
Images: deborah kardenas / Unsplash; @kendalljenner, @Jenatkinhair, @carodaur / Instagram(3); PrettyLittleThing (2); ASOS (2); Forever 21; Zara
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