11 Fashion Items That Defined 2023

A look at the fashion products that made a major impact in 2023.


Loro Piana baseball cap

In the TV show Succession, the Loro Piana cashmere baseball cap worn by the characters Kendall and Logan Roy became a symbol of 'quiet luxury' favored by the wealthy. Its appearance on the show sparked a surge in popularity for the brand.

Ballet flats

The ballet flat trend continued to thrive in 2023, with brands like Miu Miu, Sandy Liang, and Maison Margiela offering their own versions of the dancer-inspired shoe.


Ribbons and bows were everywhere in 2023, adorning hair, clothing, and accessories. The trend became so popular that it even inspired TikTok memes where users wrapped everyday items in pink sashes.

Margiela Tabis

Maison Margiela's Tabi shoes gained significant attention in 2023 after going viral on TikTok. A TikToker's story about her stolen Tabis brought attention to the unique cloven-toe design and led to an increase in searches for the shoes.

Hot pants

Teeny-tiny shorts, also known as hot pants, were a prominent trend in 2023. Designers like Gucci, Miu Miu, and Chanel showcased this style on the runway, and celebrities like Hailey Bieber and Emma Corrin embraced the trend on the red carpet.


On the opposite end of the spectrum from hot pants, baggy knee-length jean shorts, commonly known as jorts, also had a fashionable moment in 2023. Givenchy and Gucci incorporated this '90s trend into their collections.

Bottega Veneta Andiamo

The man purse trend was strong in 2023, with Bottega Veneta's woven shoulder bag, the Andiamo, being a favorite among stylish men. It gained attention from celebrities like Jacob Elordi and BTS' RM, and even appeared in A$AP Rocky's Bottega Veneta campaign.

Bayonetta glasses

Rectangular eyeglasses, often referred to as Bayonetta glasses or 'secretary glasses,' made a major comeback in 2023. Influential women like Julia Fox and Bella Hadid embraced these nerdy frames, bringing them back into fashion.

Erewhon drinks

Upscale grocery chain Erewhon took their expensive smoothies and juices to the next level by collaborating with fashion brands like Cactus Plant Flea Market and Balenciaga. These drinks became more than just thirst quenchers, they became fashionable accessories.


Pharrell's Louis Vuitton Speedy

Pharrell gave Louis Vuitton's iconic Speedy bag a colorful makeover, which gained attention through a campaign featuring Rihanna and other celebrities. The vibrant purses were seen on the arms of stars like LeBron James, Lil Uzi Vert, and Jacob Elordi.

Sonny Angels

Japanese collectible figurines known as Sonny Angels experienced a surge in popularity in 2023. TikTok, Bella Hadid, and Sonny Angel meetups all contributed to their increased visibility. These tiny dolls became a trendy accessory, with collectors repurposing them as keychains and bag charms.

Loro Piana

Maison Margiela

Bottega Veneta

Alexandra Pauly

Beauty Editor