Resort has the longest shelf life of any season, which means that designers are making sure that it's all things to all people. Fur coats can be found in the same collections as bikinis, because why not? Accessibility to every type of shopping habit is paramount.
Among the Resort 2018 collections, longstanding trends like bomber jackets, shoulders and track suits are alive and well. But what about the rest? Take a look at what you'll be seeing in stores starting November.
Is the skinny gene craze finally dying out? If the resort collections are anything to go by, then yes, it most certainly is. The flares of the last resort season have ballooned to full-blown bell bottoms.
Colorblocking is the laziest and therefore, possibly most efficient way to add color into your wardrobe. This season, there are plenty of brights from which to choose.
Let's call this one the inevitable offshoot of the prominent shoulder-baring trend. It's time to leave a few of those buttons unbuttoned.
More than ever, denim is becoming a mainstay in designer collections. The casual fabric is often bedazzled, embroidered and distressed, but the most popular iteration for resort was a simple frayed edge.
Another play on color, monochromatic dressing keeps things simple if one color is all you want to commit to.
Your favorite citrus fruits are the biggest colors of the season by far, with an honorable mention to pink. Clementine, lemon, tangerine — these are not for the faint of heart.
This classic gathering technique is adding a bit of interest to every piece, whether used sparingly or over the full garment.
Designers are so confident that you will love the statement socks available for resort that they're pretty sure you'll even want to wear them with sandals. And why cover them up?
Eye-catching racing stripes are running up the legs of just about any trouser or pant.
The tropical print has become less a mainstay of the resort collections with the ever-evolving definition of "resort," but you will not be able to miss it in 2018.
The stripe is having a moment, none more than the vertical stripe — see: racing stripes, above — and your next suit may be the latest outfit to follow this trend.