A few days ago, we looked back at the biggest fashion moments of 2017. But as 2018 fast approaches, it's now time to focus on the future and get acquainted with all the emerging stars about to burst onto the scene in a big way.
The fashion set is relentlessly searching for the next big thing, whether it's the newest pair of sneakers, a cult bag, the latest designer disrupting trends, a fresh model making waves on the catwalk, or a young photographer or stylist challenging the way we see clothes. It's not that what's to come is always better than what always exists; it's that we're always looking to push the boundaries of the industry and show just how many facets of our lives that fashion really touches.
As we prepare to welcome a new year, we've rounded up the brands and the faces we bet will be instrumental in shaping the industry over the next year. When they're taking 2018 by storm, remember where you read it first.