Best Of 2016: TRENDS

Keeping up with trends is a full-time job. Fortunately, this job comes with benefits: The benefits of being in-the-know, up-to-date, and cutting-edge cool. Trends keep us grounded in the now while flying into the future. It’s the best of both worlds, and that’s a pretty good place to be.


2016 was a groundbreaking year for trends. As our planet continued to flatten thanks to the telecommunication revolution, we saw trends moving at the speed of light, which meant we were more connected than ever. The currency of trends became our lingua franca, and the language of cool was hotter than ever. If you want to know what separates us from the lesser animals, the answer is staring you in the face — at the latest sneaker store, on the hippest web sites, inside the most exclusive clubs that are totally lit and on fleek to the highest degree … it’s all about TRENDS.

Let’s celebrate our ingenuity and our reckless spirit of creativity, a spirit which defined 2016. Let’s talk trends. Here are the TOP TEN TRENDS OF 2016:

10. Shoes

9. Music

8. Food

7. Culture

6. Memes

5. The hottest trends

4. Trending topics

3. “Hey — you got your trend in my style! But don’t worry, it’s allllll good.”

2. A friend in need needs a trend indeed, so don’t end the trends, friends? It all depends…

1. Hip trends