In the ongoing saga that is the “naked” trend, see-through dresses have graduated from subtle mesh panels and tame nude-colored dresses to basically barely there. Celebrities, trendsetters, and models alike are testing the limits of the trend, flaunting more skin and cementing this trend as the only one that matters when it comes to red carpet and event dressing. Last week during Milan Fashion Week, celebs brought the naked dress to new heights at a Vogue Italia event.
5 Business Trends That Will Take Off in 2017
Last year, 2016, is in our rearview mirror, so it’s time to look to the trends in 2017 that will change how we do business: For instance, in my travels around the country to conventions and keynote speech engagements, I’ve noticed that the faces of the audiences keep getting younger, regardless of the industry.
While it’s no secret that millennials have taken over the workforce — according to Census Bureau data, they are now the largest living group — how we groom them for leadership is a test many of us will face in 2017. Sure enough, a Bersin by Deloitte report has predicted that 2017 will be a disruptive year, during which more than three million company chiefs are set to retire, leaving those jobs wide open for up-and-coming young professionals.
So, here’s my advice: Plan ahead. Give your young employees the tools to be leaders now. Don’t wait until you have a void to fill to train them. That’s valuable time you’ll be wasting; and, in business, wasted time is hardly a valued commodity.
Here are five more trends that will be making a splash in 2017.