It’s hard to look fashionable in a Christmas jumper covered in mince pie crumbs and spatters of mulled wine, so we’re not here to make anybody feel bad this festive season.

But come spring, many of us will be spending way too much money on the hottest looks, in an inevitably fruitless attempt to look as good as the models on our Instagram feed.

Here are eight of the biggest fashion trends set to dominate 2024:

1. Polka dots
2. Cherry red
3. Metallics
4. Knitwear
5. Snowflake patterns
6. Bows and ribbons
7. Short shorts
8. Upcycled, pre-loved or sustainable materials

For read the full text click here:

  • Other similar themes:

Ariana Grande says she used lip filler and Botox to ‘hide’ –

How the Barbour became the ultimate British symbol –

The revival of ancient beauty rituals –

The 10 most iconic jewels through history –

The secret Victorian language that’s back in fashion –

12 unforgettable style moments of 2022 –

The YouTuber making millions from true crime and make-up –

Linda Evangelista back on Vogue cover after being ‘deformed’ by procedure –

Non-surgical beauty treatments: Undercover on a facelift training course –

Women wear less make-up since the pandemic –

The myth of universal beauty –

K-beauty: The rise of Korean make-up in the West –

Why ‘quirky’ people are attractive –

Beauty industry bullying: ‘I saw strong women cry at their desks’ –

My beautician saved my life from deadly skin cancer –

Why do women appear to bear the brunt of ageism at work? –

Why some people like wearing masks –

Beauty professionals hope for prettier picture in 2021 –

Five tech trends shaping the beauty industry –

Taiwan’s 2,000 year-old knife massage –

How a teenager had 30 cosmetic procedures without showing ID? –

Social media pressure is linked to cosmetic procedure boom –

Fashion lookahead: Seven major looks for 2020 –

The peculiar bathroom habits of Westerners –

The benefits of going bald –

Five tech trends shaping the beauty industry –

How much water should you drink a day? –

Why do women live longer than men? –

Skinny genes the ‘secret to staying slim’ –

Why you don’t really have a ‘type’ –

Can social networks help you lose weight? –

Low-calorie shakes and soup diets ‘recommended for obese’ –

Probiotics labelled ‘quite useless’ –

The reasons why women’s voices are deeper today –

The people who cannot smile –

Potential new cure found for baldness –

Five things you might be surprised affect weight –

What is the ‘ideal’ female body shape? –

Is the taboo around male make-up disappearing? –

These are the six biggest fashion looks for 2018 –

Is this what real beauty looks like? –

The secret to a long and healthy life? Eat less –

Why vitamin pills don’t work, and may be bad for you –