eight reasonably priced methods to model spring’s latest trend tendencies

Last spring, we tucked our jeans in the back of our closets and broke ours most comfortable jogging pants in the name of to work from home. As spring approaches, we may be more willing to invest in our looks again for a seasonal wardrobe refresh.

After a year of loungewear, it may be difficult to predict in which direction fashion will develop in a few months. Fortunately Eva Chen, Head of Fashion Partnerships at Instagram, joined the 3rd hour from TODAY to share all the trends that should be on your radar this spring.

Chen reached out to the creators on Instagram who are helping set these trends in fashion and beauty. Together they break down the fads and show you exactly how to pull them off yourself without splurging. Before New York Fashion Week, Chen also took a moment to highlight and keep track of young emerging designers.

Read on, from vintage finds to affordable makeup solutions, which styles will take over all Instagram feeds (and even Fashion Week) for the coming season.

90s nail art

Mei Kawajiri, a Japanese New York nail artist whose clients include Dua Lipa, Jonathan Van Ness and Bella Hadid, is behind some of the most viral nail art on Instagram. Kawajiri says nails are making a comeback at home.

ManiMe Let’s Link Up by Mei Kawajiri

The 90s-inspired pieces in Kawajiri’s “Glow Up” collection with ManiMe are reminiscent of rubber shoes and colorful accessories that were once trendy. These custom-fit pressure nails are made with non-toxic varnish and are cruelty free too. You can Save 20% on a new set of nails when you use the code NAILSBYMEI at the checkout for the first time.

Monochrome makeup

Shelby Contra, a self-taught makeup artist based in Los Angeles, brings art back into makeup using monochromatic looks that are simple yet eye-catching. Though artistic, these looks are wearable and fun, and suitable for all skill levels, from beginners to professionals.

ColourPop Baby Got Peach eyeshadow palette

This pastel palette contains nine pigmented shades with metallic, matt and glitter surfaces. The mix of pressed powder shadows and pressed glitter shadows makes it easy to create different looks with ease.

Kaja Cheeky Stamp Blendable Blush

With a soft formula and a heart-shaped applicator, this adorable blush can create a light or bold look with simple swipes. It’s available in seven different buildable colors that can be mixed with your fingertips for easy application.

Velor Lashes – Effortless

First-time eyelash users will appreciate these no-fuss lashes that don’t require additional trimming. These natural looking fakes are hypoallergenic and can be worn up to 20 times per pair. All you need is eyelash glue to get into full glamor. When shopping through Velor Beauty you can use the code SHELBY15 15% off the “would I lie” style.

Elation Sienna Liquid Lipstick ink

This silky yet matte liquid lipstick is filled with a warm pigment that completes any look. The smudge-proof formula also attracts water to lock in moisture and keep your lips hydrated throughout the day. A little goes a long way and adds a touch of color.

Children’s fashion

“Mommy and Me” fashion goes nowhere. Just look to Chen who is known to be Instagram reels with your daughter in matching ensembles – or the Black Fashion Council, which puts the aspiring mother-daughter design duo in the spotlight House of Aama during NYFW. In keeping with these family matters, Chen identified two trends for mothers and children that are everywhere on feed.

Super Smalls Stargazing Hair Snap Set

Matching jewels are among the latest trends in micro fashion. This set of hair clips is for the little ones, but nothing prevents mom from borrowing a cute accessory to pair with her little one!

Barrière Leopard Adult & Kids Masks (10 Pack)

Once you have your matching jewelry, it’s time to take it one (adorable) step up and reach for matching masks. Barrière makes chic, matching masks for all kinds of prints and designs, so you can stay safe in style.

Vintage streetwear

Kia Davidson is not only a self-proclaimed thrifty queen, but also a creative and entrepreneurial one. She focuses on sustainable fashion and the space of sneaker culture and styles streetwear that was inspired by the early 2000s.

Sustainability has come to the fore in fashion when we turn away from fast fashion. Davidson lives according to the motto “Consume less and create & style more!” So she reworks secondhand found items like jerseys, vintage t-shirts, camouflage and more from places like L-Train Vintage from New York to create a new look that won’t break the bank.

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