The top fashion trends this summer feature chic updates on classic wardrobe staples. You’ll find bold patterns, sophisticated neutrals, shimmering details, and much more. Try these fashion trends to add pops of color and breezy style to your summer 2016 wardrobe.
This summer, classic navy and black stripes are updated with fresh and fun colors. Daring fashionistas can try a statement-making cardigan in the evening, while others can follow the trend with colorful striped tank tops and tees.
Inspired by ‘90s jewelry, chokers are gaining in popularity among fashion trendsetters. Chokers are available in a wide variety of colors and can include unique charms and jewels.
Neutral and Pastel Clothing
Those who love classic style will enjoy summer’s wide range of soft neutral and pastel clothing. Try wearing light shades of gray or taupe, or add color by incorporating baby pink and mint green to your ensemble.
The classic fabric gets an update this summer, with black-and-white gingham popping up on the runways. You’ll find tailored pants and simple shift dresses in this lively print.
Flattering on many figures and easy to wear, micropleated clothing is a popular trend this summer. Perfect for skirts and dresses, micropleating adds shape to the garment while also allowing for freedom of movement.
Glamorous sequins and sparkly accessories are not just for fall and winter. This summer, try rich hues of navy and green instead of traditional black and silver. Sequined pants and bejeweled headbands are sure to get noticed.
Add romance to any outfit by wearing ruffled pieces, which are available in suede, silk, raffia, and more. Cascading skirts and tops with intricate gathered ruffles are popular items this summer.
For a bold and colorful look, try a skirt or dress with patterned patchwork. These pieces feature ditsy floral prints, stripes, polka dots, and other whimsical patterns.
An updated version of the off-shoulder top, “cold-shoulder” tops are on trend this summer. Perfect for day or nighttime wear, these garments give you the chance to elegantly expose your neckline and shoulders without having to constantly readjust your top.
Traditional denim gets a fun update this summer with indigo patterns, acid washing, and eyelet details. Popular silhouettes include flattering wide-leg jeans and high-waisted denim pencil skirts.
The athleisure trend is still in full swing this summer, offering yoga pants, tank tops, and jackets in exciting colors. Summer 2016 athleisure trends include comfortable skorts and fitted tops similar to those on the tennis courts.