Florals, Plaids and Pastels: 3 Trends You Can Find While Swapping by Audrey Stanton

Florals, Plaids and Pastels: 3 Trends You Can Find While Swapping


Fashionistas around the country do not fear, Swap Society has your trend needs covered! As we move from Spring to Summer in the next couple of months, many are looking to refresh their wardrobe. We totally understand that you want an updated look, you want to look stylish, and you want to stay current, but you also don’t want it to break the bank. In comes Swap Society to save the day with pieces that will keeping you looking fabulous all year long! Below are three trends popping up in 2018 and pieces you can find on our site to keep up with them all.


Yes, florals have long been associated with Spring fashion but there’s so many more ways, and times, you can wear the botanical pattern. Earlier this year, Fashion Week goers around the world rocked florals in multiple forms to the Autumn/Winter 2018 fashion shows. You don’t have to get an invite to join the party, we’ve got what you need right here at Swap Society! Stick to bold pieces and floral patterns to stay on trend. You can pair these pieces with other floral items, another print, or a nice complementary color! Here are some of our favorites:

chic florals

From Left to Right: Trina Turk silk blend halter dress, Floreat cotton blend dress, Maeve rayon top, Townsen silk blend top, Forever 21 poly skirt, Free People rayon blouse, Marimekko for Target rayon pants Honey & Lace poly blend top.



Although most of us aren’t afraid of color when it comes to the warmer months, pastels can be a great way to transition for the color-shy. Pair a pastel piece with a neutral and gold or silver jewelry pieces to ease yourself into the trend. A color veteran? If you really want to be on trend and push the limits, don some monochrome outfits. Pair a navy blue blazer with pastel blue pants, and a matching pastel blue top. You can also experiment with multiple colors in pastel shades for an outfit that will make a soft statement. Here are some of our favorite pieces: 


From Left to Right: Esley lace dress, Talbot's linen blend dress, Dynamite shift dress, BDG off-the-shoulder peasant blouse, Zara flax, linen and cotton blend skirt, Laundry by Shelli Segal lace dress, Eleven Stitch Design cotton and lyocell blend pants, Purple & Yellow Authentic skirt.



Not unlike florals, plaid has a specific reputation. Plaid is often associated with school uniforms, or Burberry trench coats. This pattern doesn’t have to be saved only for colder months! Take a note from Clueless and embrace the preppy 90’s style that is making a comeback. A way to avoid looking like you actually just copied Cher’s outfits piece for piece? Dress down plaid items by wearing them with sneakers, bomber jackets, loose denim, and boxy tops! Here are our favorites:

From Left to Right: Unknown zipper-front skirt, Topshop blazer, Unknown jumper dress, Xhilaration jumpsuit, J. Crew skirt.


There are a lot of “trendy” clothes out there, but if you don’t have a unique twist of styles then you are just a carbon copy. Pick what works for you and forget the rest! We’re here to help you lean into trends, your way. Check out the new stylish outfits waiting for you on the site!


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