Fashion Trends of Summer 2022

Many of this year’s fashion trends are not so unfamiliar with some being popular in the 1960’s and 70’s, such as crochet and platform shoes.

Here are our favourites.

1. Corset tops

Perfect for a quick and easy put together look, corset tops can be worn casually for a day of shopping with the girls or dressed up for a date night. For a more casual look, you can pair a corset top with cargos or jeans, giving you style yet comfort. For a more dressed up look you can pair it with leather pants, a blazer, and your favourite pair of heels. 

2. Crochet

If bohemian chic is your aesthetic, then you’ll be pleased to see crochet making its return! Whether it’s a crochet dress over a bikini for a beach day, or a matching co-ord for exploring the city, crochet is perfect for you summer holiday outfits- comfy yet Instagram worthy!

3. Blazers

Blazers have a been a fashion staple for many years and it’s not changing any time soon! This season cropped blazers are the must have so if you’re yet to get one, this is your sign. Many celebs, including Hailey Bieber have been spotted rocking a cropped blazer paired with baggy jeans and trainers. 

4. Button up shirt

If Matilda Djerf is your fashion inspiration, then you’ll know that a button up shirt is a necessity for your summer wardrobe. Ideal for summer days, they are lightweight & breathable yet fashionable and a great way to add some colour to your outfit. Perfect to pair with your favourite denim or linen shorts and you’re good to go. 

5. Midi skirts

Midi skirts are a returning summer favourite. Available in many different styles, from slinky to low rise and patterned to plain, there’s an option for everyone. Midi skirts are a versatile clothing piece, allowing you to dress them up or down. 

6. Platform shoes

Platform shoes are making a comeback this summer. From platform mules to high heels and flip flops, you’re guaranteed to find a style you’ll love. The iconic Versace platform heels went viral on TikTok, kickstarting the return of platforms, and we’re here for it! 

7. Dad trainers

Nothing beats a comfy pair of trainers and this season chunky, retro-styled ones, also known as dad trainers, are the go-to. The leading brand for this style is New Balance, specifically the 550s and 452s. 

8. Accessories

No outfit is complete without accessories and the must haves for this season are chunky jewellery and a good pair of sunnies. The Versace ‘Medusae Biggie’ and Prada ‘Symbole’ sunglasses are popular choices, with many brands replicating the chunky frame. 

Written by Bryony Ghai