Why airport style will be runaway hit
MEADHBH McGRATH reports on the trends that will sweep 2017 —from looking glam on our travels to the soon-to-be-ubiquitous InstaSit selfie
Forget the red carpet — the runway you really want to impress on is at the airport. In its trend predictions for 2017, Pinterest revealed that airport style has risen by 1,600pc in the past few months.
Models like Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid already understand the importance of off-duty style, but in 2017 we’ ll see celebrities stepping up their game when travelling. Our desire for fresh airport looks (rather than ostentatious red-carpet glam) reflects the burgeoning trend for “stealth wealth” as our concept of luxury evolves and grows quieter. rather than AR headsets), but how this technology can be applied beyond gaming has yet to be worked out. In any case, we can expect more experimentation with AR, whether it’s pop stars developing proximity-based features while touring or designers creating their own masks and filters.
We were contouring virtually every part of our bodies in 2016 — cheekbones weren’t enough, it stretched to our lips, necks and décolletage. Behold, the cut crease: a harsh line right along the eyelid crease, which can be achieved using a teaspoon, and looks set to be the next tricky make-up look we’ ll lose hours trying to master.
Beach trend: Pia Muehlenbeck has established herself as the queen of the InstaSit