This year, we can indulge in legal weed while shopping directly from brands that are disrupting old-school industries. We can experiment with futuristic makeup looks and discover new cocktails by asking the voice-enabled gadgets in our cozy homes. And amid one of the most divided moments in our nation's history, rainbows and unicorns rule our social media feeds right alongside political posts.
Most certainly, 2017 will be dominated by uncertainty. But it's no coincidence that the year's biggest lifestyle trends seem custom-made to bring us joy and comfort. Based on the insights of POPSUGAR's editors and our 100 million monthly visitors around the globe, we're curating the 15 big ideas you need to pay attention to this year — or, more likely, won't be able to avoid. What's clear is that current events will impact trends in a positive way, elevating the need for self-care and encouraging women to embrace their bodies. Here's what will power your style, friendships, and home life this year.