5 Fashion Week Trends You Can Buy Right Now

Twice a year we get to break up our tedious stalking of Instagram clothing tags with a flurry of experiential runway shows, trend predictions, and aspirational street style. Fashion Week is a glamorous reminder that trends are shaped by high-end designers as much as our favorite indie Insta-brands. But in the age of "see now, must have now," waiting four to six months for runway items to be available can feel a touch too far in the future.

But good news: Fashion is inherently cyclical, which means many of the trends you're seeing already have existing roots — and with a little creativity and digging, it's completely possible to replicate the looks we're seeing sooner rather than later. While Fashion Month is far from limited to just five trends, the fall/winter 2018 selections ahead are ones we're looking out for on our next spending spree. See now, definitely buy now.

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Half & Half
Taking colorblocking to a whole new level, the half and half trend splices the garment right down the middle for a dual-hue effect. Two shades for the price of one.

Carolina Herrera
Attico Jole Buckle-strap Velvet-tie Flat Sandals, $484.00, available at MatchesFashion.com.
Attico Jole Buckle-strap Velvet-tie Flat Sandals, $484.00 Buy
Zara Two-Tone Crossover Bodysuit,$49.90, available at Zara.
Zara Two-Tone Crossover Bodysuit, $49.90 Buy
HKM Cordelia Pant, $195.00, available at Half Mad.
HKM Cordelia Pant, $195.00 Buy
Not Your 2017 Black & White Polka Dots
The Jacquemus polka dot effect exploded last year. For fall, the trend is still going strong — but this time with an extra dash of color.

Creatures of Comfort
Zara Polka Dot Dress with Bow,$45.90, available at Zara.
Zara Polka Dot Dress with Bow, $45.90 Buy
Mango Polka-dot Skirt, $59.99, available at Mango.
Mango Polka-dot Skirt, $59.99 Buy
Racil Geiko Polka-dot Silk-satin Midi Dress, $670.00, available at Net-A-Porter.
Racil Geiko Polka-dot Silk-satin Midi Dress, $670.00 Buy
This Year's Comeback Kid: Animal Print
Get in touch with your wild side. While leopard prints are leading the charge, animal prints, be it cheetah, snake, or zebra, are all making their way back into our closets next fall.

Tom Ford
Just Female Zomi Maxi Dress in Leo Aop, $160.00, available at Need Supply Co.
Just Female Zomi Maxi Dress in Leo Aop, $160.00 Buy
H&M Knit Sweater, $34.99, available at H&M.
H&M Knit Sweater, $34.99 Buy
Tibi Printed Silk Dress, $486.00, available at Stylebop.
Tibi Printed Silk Dress, $486.00 Buy
Sheer Turtlenecks
See-through turtlenecks made major waves this fashion week, used as both a subtly sexy layering piece and a standalone top. We'll be testing out this trend under loose cardigans, belted coats, and out on display with our best bralettes.

Jason Wu
Only Hearts Turtleneck Top, $54.00, available at Shopbop.
Only Hearts Turtleneck Top, $54.00 Buy
Gucci Pink Long Sleeve Lace Blouse,$890.00, available at SSENSE.
Gucci Pink Long Sleeve Lace Blouse, $890.00 Buy
& Other Stories Sheer High Neck Top,$55.00, available at & Other Stories.
& Other Stories Sheer High Neck Top, $55.00 Buy
Check, Please!
While plaids were rampant this past week, it was the full-on colored checks that really grabbed our attention. Who else is ready to bring back the yellow Clueless set?

Matthew Adams Dolan
Topshop Double Breasted Tartan Jacket, $110.00, available at Topshop; Topshop Tartan Check Pelmet Skirt,$68.00, available at Topshop.
Topshop Double Breasted Tartan Jacket, $110.00 Buy
Topshop Tartan Check Pelmet Skirt, $68.00 Buy
Fendi Checked Trousers, $1000.00, available at Farfetch.
Fendi Checked Trousers, $1,000.00 Buy
Miaou Yellow Plaid Lucy Corset,$350.00, available at Opening Ceremony; Miaou Yellow Plaid Morgan Pants, $375.00, available at Opening Ceremony.
Miaou Yellow Plaid Lucy Corset, $350.00 Buy
Miaou Yellow Plaid Morgan Pants, $375.00 Buy
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