It seemed just yesterday we were covering summer trends, but with a blink of an eye, we now find ourselves in the last two weeks of 2021 (not to mention frigid weather). Trends come and go, but certain pieces are forever—and with the new year comes a set of all-new fashionable trends courtesy of the Spring-Summer 2022 runways, and some that we’re already getting a glimpse of on social media in the tail end of 2021. Social media set the standard for 2021 trends like Y2K, barely-there cutout dresses, sexy cardigans, Cottagecore, and Tenniscore (that GRAZIA coined earlier this year), so when looking ahead to 2022, we’re all ears to what the future of fashion may hold. To get some insight into what we should be adding to our wardrobes, GRAZIA looks to the runway collection and Instagram’s first-ever 2022 Trend Report.
Ahead, check out GRAZIA‘s 2022 trend predictions from bold and bright hues, maximalism patterns to bodycon silhouettes, micro skirts (again), and more.
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Whether you like it or not, Y2K trends continue into early 2022. Celebrities like Kendall Jenner and TK are already being spotted wearing the early aughts trend, but of course in a revamped way.
From Kim Kardashian’s series of SNL Balenciaga catsuits to Cardi B’s Richard Quinn bright TK catsuit in Paris (yes, that one) catsuits are the new loungewear. Comfortable yet adds a sexy appeal that we’re all looking for now that we’re starting to emerge from our homes again.
Stripes for Spring? Actually quite groundbreaking, at least more so than florals. Kenneth Ize’s Spring 2022 runway incorporated stripes in his signature woven knits perfect for resort while Sunnei gave sporty stripes the high fashion. treatment during Paris.
Following fashion’s love for maximalism again, retro prints are making a big statement in 2022. Psychedelic florals, 3D geometric shapes, and curvy asymmetrical lines will reign supreme come the new year
Fringe bags, fringe skirts, fringe dress are all having a major moment come spring. Something about the motion of fringe detailing seems oh-so appropriate as we enter a new era post pandemic.
Micro Skirts are the trend that we didn’t know we needed reviving, but oh do we. Thanks to Dior and. Miu Miu you can expect this trend to make its way back into mainstream for Spring-Summer 2022
Bright Neon Bags
As far as bag trends go a bold color bag is the way to go for your 2022 wardrobe. Bygone the era of one statement piece, In 2022 we’re pairing bold accessories with bold outfits creating a statement look.