Gone are the days when white hair was a nightmare —Photo courtesy: Tapu Javeri
Gone are the days when white hair was a nightmare —Photo courtesy: Tapu Javeri

At the cusp of every spring season, we know fashion is going to get bold. But the idea of translating runway looks to real life has always proved to be a challenge.

Often, in the quest of being different, designers push the envelope too far and while appeasing to the eye, their collections often just aren't practical.

Or are they?

Maybe they're not as bizarre and wacky as we think and we're just not taking enough risks, as consumers.

If you're feeling daring, here's 5 trends to try that we spotted at FPW this year:

1) Denim on denim on denim

What once was a sartorial faux pas became one of the hottest trends of last year -- and Zainab Chottani's taking the double denim trend up a notch with triple denim accents in her collection. Denim devotees, you think you have what it takes?

Pro-tip:  Maybe skip the bandana in real life
Pro-tip: Maybe skip the bandana in real life

And if at any point you start feeling like you've gone too far, just remember that it's next to impossible for you to ever go this wrong.

No, JT, you're NOT bringing sexy back dressed like a fashionably challenged cowboy
No, JT, you're NOT bringing sexy back dressed like a fashionably challenged cowboy

2) The fanny pack is back

They're not just for dads anymore.

Basically anything you loved back in the day and then hated is likely to be trendy again. So we thought, why not give our good, old belt bag a chance? It's like a Bluetooth headset but for your bag: hands free!

If it's good enough to be part of Gulabo's show, it's good enough for us.
If it's good enough to be part of Gulabo's show, it's good enough for us.

We think it'd look even better if it was in leather or suede.

3) Full on granny hair

Our greydar is buzzing.

Thought going grey was a nightmare? Think again. Silver hair is white hot again; even white isn't off limits anymore!

If you aren't ready to quite commit to this one, you could always try just a hint of spray-on colour on the roots.
If you aren't ready to quite commit to this one, you could always try just a hint of spray-on colour on the roots.

Girls of all ages are rocking this trend; There's just something about the look that oozes sophistication and wisdom.

4) Larger than life details

Not for the fainthearted: If you want to make a loud and proud statement, this one's for you. Zainab Salman's collection featured some interesting in your face detailing that caught our eye. It's sure to make you pop and nobody will ever call you basic after you wear something like this.

Go big or go home, right?
Go big or go home, right?

5) Lad in red

This one's for the boys. We all know that a lady in red is a sight for sore eyes but can the men pull off matching crimson separates? It warrants a shot.

While a surplus of neck candy worked for the ramp, we suggest you keep your look simple and your accessories to minimum so that the bold hue is the focus of your look.

Shahzad Noor effortlessly works his magic on the runway in this risque Obaid Shaikh ensemble
Shahzad Noor effortlessly works his magic on the runway in this risque Obaid Shaikh ensemble

Remember, rules are meant to be broken every once in a while, even when it comes to fashion.

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