Fashion trends that are making a comeback in 2021

It’s indeed true “what goes around does come back and sometimes not in the way you expect it”. Though this quote is purposed to illustrate a different situation but at this rate it does apply to fashion trends that are making a comeback in 2021. 

Fashion works in cycles. Partly because tastes change, and partly because every generation draws on aesthetic inspiration from past generations.

The fashion crowd often brings back the past fashion trends to incorporate it with recent trends. And 2021 will be no exception. Some fashion trends have already come back in style, while other fashion trends are making a comeback.

It’s safe to say that some of the  fashion trends are  going to stick around for much longer considering the amount of interest shown towards them.

Now scroll down to see the list of fashion trends that are coming back in 2021. I warn you, the list of clothes, shoes, etc that are back in style might surprise you!

Fashion Trends
  • PUFFY SLEEVES

They had made a comeback like they never left. It dates as far back as the 1800s . Today’s look is a lot more elegant and modern.

Today you can pair them with some flared pants or high waisted skirts. “Puffy sleeves” have changed the shape of trends by Elevating their uniqueness.

  • HEAD SCARFS 

It’s inspired from the 50s and 60s and it’s coming back in a big way.Today it’s used to cover up a bad hair day, protect the hair or to add a finishing touch to the outfit without overdoing it. 

  • FLARED PANTS 

We all know the 90s fashion look, I honestly didn’t think this would ever be back. It’s made a comeback and we are seeing it more and more in ordinary life.

  • DENIM

This for some reason never gets old. Anybody would rock a denim any day any time. It’s one trend that keeps coming back. Ripped Jeans and Jackets are happening all around us. 

  • CHOKERS

These are an accessory that has been worn by many girls and it’s continuously escalating in fashion sense today. They are available, at a low cost and are easy to make, and can add a plus point to your outfit. 

  • HOOP EARRINGS 

These never left ,right from the starting till today. It was popular in the 90s and here we are. It’s worn by women everywhere and known to add attitude to plenty of outfits. For some reason it seems they get bigger as time goes.

  • CROP TOPS 

Today it is a fashion set trend and it relieves fashion through a chic combination with it. It’s also a 90s fashion comeback look. 

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  • OVERALLS

Today they are sleeveless denim jumpsuits. They are no longer just for farmers, they are now tuned as a casual look. It’s worth having this 90s fashion look in your wardrobe. 

  • Color Block Jackets

Bright colors are something that has been coming back in the past few years, but 2021 is definitely the time to bring back some ’80s/’90s vibes. Thankfully, color block jackets like this, anyone can wear them, it is not specifically only a men’s clothing item. You can pair this to brighten up an outfit if you are going for straight neutrals.

  • Chunky Platform Sneakers

Chunky platform sneakers have been inn since 2019 and more people continue to join the trend. Chunky platform sneakers were a huge trend in the ’90s and are making a bigger comeback in 2021. 

  • Statement Belts

Statement belts always give the outfit some type of added spice no matter what you are wearing. Statement belts became popular in the ’80s and have since made their appearance in outfits. A lot of celebrities have been spotted wearing statement belts like Chrissy Teigen, Bella Hadid, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, and more.

Click here to know how to style a belt-

  • MINI SKIRT

Mini skirts have been around for years and they come back in style and go out of style every so often but this year they are definitely making a comeback.*whispers* I already bought a few. 

  • Bell Bottoms

Bell bottoms are a trend from the ’70s and ’80s which have recently made a comeback. They exhibit a retro summer style for fashion divas. These trousers are ideal for those who want to make their legs look longer and slimmer. For a perfect office look, you can match it with a black or a neutral colour trousers with a white shirt and a short vest. 

  • Asymmetric Dresses

Nowadays the fresh asymmetrical trend is sweeping the fashion arena. Fashion influencers have adopted this uber-chic trend and are experimenting with ways of wearing asymmetrical dresses. The rule of fashion is ‘not to follow’ the rules. 

  • Animal prints

Animal prints always make a comeback with the latest fashion twist. Prints like leopard, zebra or even tiger are steadily taking the spotlight.

Fashion Trends
  • Mom Jeans

Mom jeans were incredibly popular back in the ’90s and have made a strong comeback in the 21st century with many new ways to style them. 

  • Chunky Sneakers

Chunky sneakers were a trend that nobody thought would come back into style again. But like they were in the ’80s, these have made a huge comeback. 

  • Bike Shorts

Bike shorts keep coming back as a hot trend in fashion. Pairing these shorts with oversized sweaters, t-shirts and often with a pair of chunky sneakers.

  • Slip dresses

Slip dresses are a fashion trend that came back for good and never left. Made from cotton, satin and polyester, these can be worn to the beach, date night and house party respectively. They go with any occasion when styled with appropriate accessories.

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  • Cat-eyed sunglasses

This exaggerated fashion accessory piqued everyone’s interest in the 90s, and now you can see every Instagram fashion influencer posting at least one picture in it.

It’s only natural to wonder about the trends we will be seeing later on this year. Besides, the earlier you know about them, the more time you’ll have to plan! 


On that note, we’ve researched and gathered some key fashion trends that can help you set your wardrobe with ongoing trends.

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