The hottest trends to come down the catwalks for spring 2023 thus far

Fashion Month! From big hair to sexy suiting, 10 of the hottest trends to come down the spring 23 catwalks in New York and London, as Milan Fashion Week gets on its way

Fashion Week happens twice a year in cities around the world but only four are known as ‘The Big Four,’  in chronological order they are: New York, London, Milan and Paris. 

As the industry makes its way to Milan, we take a look at 10 of the hottest trends to come down the New York and London runways.

From fun statement sleeves to cool-girl suiting and big beautiful hair, we have a lot to look forward to come spring.

A model walks the runway at the Proenza Schouler fashion show in sleeves that almost touch the ground

A model walks the runway for the Ulla Johnson fashion show in an ikat set featuring billowy sleeves

Exaggerated sleeves were all the rage on multiple designer catwalks

Exaggerated sleeves were all the rage on multiple designer catwalks, and the statement-making design detail was not reserved for just tops. We saw roomy sleeves on jackets at Simone Rocha and arms that almost touched the floor on dresses at Proenza Schouler.

As the industry makes its way to Milan, we take a look at the hottest trends to come down the New York and London runways.

As the industry makes its way to Milan, we take a look at the hottest trends to come down the New York and London runways.

A model walks the runway at the Proenza Schouler fashion show in a white crochet top

A model walks the runway at the Proenza Schouler fashion show in a white crochet top

A model in a crochet dress at Gabriela Hearst

A model in a crochet gown at Raisa Vanessa

Crochet designs coming down the spring 23 catwalks are nothing like your grandmother’s collection of throw pillows with a square-plaited pattern

Crochet designs coming down the spring 23 catwalks are nothing like your grandmother’s handmade collection of throw pillows with square-plaited patterns. Instead, the time-honored technique was used to design chic casual separates at Proenza Schouler and Gabriela Hearst, while Raisa Vanessa added metallic threads to create crochets formalwear.

Gigi Hadid and other models rocked big voluminous manes at Tom Ford, making sleek straight hair look so boring

Gigi Hadid and other models rocked big voluminous manes at Tom Ford, making sleek straight hair look so boring

Curls are back in a big way! Gigi Hadid and other models strutted their stuff down the Tom Ford runway rocking voluminous manes.  Designer approval of 3D curls comes at a perfect time as women are embracing their texture more now than ever. From natural texture to tight curls, crimped strands and loose waves, save your money on blowouts – easy hair is in.

Denim never goes out of style but just when we thought we've seen it all in blue jeans, designer brands like alice + olivia wow us with something new and exciting

Denim never goes out of style but just when we thought we’ve seen it all in blue jeans, designer brands like alice + olivia wow us with something new and exciting

Denim never goes out of style but just when we thought we’ve seen it all, Prabal Gurung, PatBO and alice + olivia wow us with of-the-moment creations featuring the durable fabric. A model walked the Prabal catwalk in an off-the-shoulder corset top paired with a high-low skirt, all made of denim; while models at alice + olivia and PatBO were decked in bedazzled denim. 

A model walked the Prabal catwalk in an off-the-shoulder corset and high-low skirt made of denim

A model at PatBO strutted her stuff in embellished black jeans

A model walked the Prabal catwalk in an off-the-shoulder corset and high-low skirt made of denim

A model walks the runway for the Prabal Gurung in a hot pink suit with cutouts

A model walks the runway at Proenza Schouler in a neon suit

A model walks the runway during the Badgley Mischkashow in a sequin set

Suiting for spring 23 has redefined the menswear trend once again with hyper feminine accents that include cutouts, shimmer and chic shapes

Suiting for spring 23 has redefined the menswear trend once again with hyper feminine accents that include cutouts, sparkle and chic shapes. Prabal Gurung delivered sexy suits that exposed midriffs (and then some!) while Badgley Mischka took the traditional pantsuit into evening with formal sequins.

All things oversized and asymmetrical were the perfect complement to the pared back fashions at Tory Burch

All things oversized and asymmetrical were the perfect complement to the pared back fashions at Tory Burch

Statement jewelry made a strong showing for spring 23. All things oversized and asymmetrical were the perfect complement to the pared back fashions at Tory Burch. Clean lines and understated silhouettes allowed fun accessories (as seen on Emily Ratajkowski) to take center stage.

Model walks the runway at Richard Quinn in latex tights

During London Fashion Week, models at Richard Quinn wore latex tights with many looks

Models walked the runways of Prabal Gurung and Richard Quinn during New York and London Fashion Week (respectively) in latex tights, proving the fabric is not reserved for performance pieces or Kim Kardashian.

Latex falls right in line with the glam rock aesthetic

Latex falls right in line with the glam rock aesthetic

Latex falls right in line with the glam rock aesthetic. The futuristic looking material is unique yet still edgy, modern and sexy.  Models walked the runways of Prabal Gurung and Richard Quinn during New York and London Fashion Week (respectively) in latex tights, proving the fabric is not reserved for performance pieces or Kim Kardashian.

Makeup for spring is colorful and bright. Think: electric blue, neon green, and bright pink shadows paired with a glossy lip

Makeup for spring is colorful and bright. Think: electric blue, neon green, and bright pink shadows paired with a glossy lip

Makeup for spring is colorful and bright. Think: electric blue, neon green, and bright pink shadows paired with a glossy lip. Elyse Reneau, Executive Director of Global Beauty at Too Faced, used Too Faced products (known for their innovative offerings) to create the bold looks at the alice + olivia presentation, made complete with the beauty brand’s iconic Better Than Sex Mascara, of course.

A model walks the runway at the Erdem in a corset

A model walks the runway during the Tory Burch with an exposed bra

Itty-bitty tops in the form of corsets and bras that have traditionally been kept hidden under clothes or reserved for behind closed doors are taking the place of traditional shirts on the streets in 2023

A bedazzled triangle-top completed a fun set at Cucculelli Shaheen

Cucculelli Shaheen turned bikini tops into formalwear

Bikini tops worn with blazers or alone have also become tres chic

Unconventional tops in the form of corsets (as seen at Erdem) and bras (as seen at Tory Burch) that have traditionally been kept hidden under clothes or reserved for behind closed doors are taking the place of traditional shirts in 2023. New York-based brands Cucculelli Shaheen and Laquan Smith make a case for spring bikinis worn with a blazer or alone.

Laquan Smith's ab-baring tops are sure to be a big hit

Laquan Smith’s ab-baring tops are sure to be a big hit

From suiting (as seen at Michael Kors) to formalwear, neon green, along with it's sister shade Barbiecore pink, has become a mainstay on the catwalk and on the streets

From suiting (as seen at Michael Kors) to formalwear, neon green, along with it’s sister shade Barbiecore pink, has become a mainstay on the catwalk and on the streets

Neon green is not going anywhere. The electric hue became a trend several years ago and it’s still going strong for spring 23. From suiting (as seen at Michael Kors) to formalwear, neon green, along with it’s sister shade Barbiecore pink, has become a mainstay on the catwalk and on the streets.

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