Generation Z, also known as Gen Z or the “Zoomers”, is the demographic bracket preceding Generation Alpha and succeeding Generation Y. Typically born between the years 1997 and 2012, this is the generation of young adults who is now the most active on social networks. Most use it to collectively create and indulge in new trends rather quickly. Their fashion choices propagated via social media have led to the resurgence of crazy, fun and remarkable trends in the fashion world.
Gen Z is seen as the most inclusive, health conscious, body positive and environmentally conscious, so it seems wise to listen to them from time to time. Whether you’re obsessed with them like we are or think they’re dumb, Gen Z and its loud, unapologetic aesthetic is here to stay and can’t be ignored! Here are 4 major trends from this generation that you need to know to enhance your wardrobe in 2021!
1. Chopstick bags
The 90s are back and Gen Z has reinvented some of the hottest fashion trends! If there’s one accessory to epitomize the ’90s, it’s the baguette bag, especially after Sex and The City made chopsticks the “It” bag. In 2021, Gen Z are experimenting with vibrant colors and dynamic textures on micro and baguette bags like the following to give their outfits that extra edge.
2. Cow tracks
The “F” in fashion stands for fun, and Gen Z has hit the nail on the head with the quirky and quirky cow prints! While other types of animal prints can find their way into sultry and even formal outfits, cow prints have pushed the others aside as the most fun print of the season, and live up to all Gen Z fashion enthusiasts! From clothing to accessories, they are versatile – see for yourself!
3. Scarf tops
These chic tops are inspired by early 2000s fashion, and we’re so glad this easy, comfy fit has returned just in time for summer! In cheerful colors and vibrant prints, these are the chicest ways to bring casual and edgy styles into mainstream fashion. They are also very versatile – you can pair them with flared or straight jeans, a wrap skirt or even shorts!
4. Retro Sunglasses
Tiny, thin sunglasses — especially elongated, cat-eye frames — are the latest Gen Z obsession that doesn’t shy away from serving revamped ’90s vibes. Experimentation with vibrant tinted lenses, stylized frames and animal prints is welcome with the unusual modern youth aesthetic this summer. The 8-bit pixel frame brings an offbeat nostalgic element, and the leopard-print cat eye is the ultimate chic accessory for your Gen Z-inspired outfit.