Summer (and its trends) have arrived in typical summer fashion; big, colorful and completely over the top, and with the 90s as inspiration, I can totally see why. Think puffy sleeves, retro floral prints, seashell accessories, hip white sunglasses, shades of green… and the list goes on!
Scroll down to see the most exciting trends of summer 2019, and also find some more affordable versions to shop below.
RETRO FLORAL PRINTS
The floral trend jumped right over from spring to summer this year, and we are not complaining. Florals seem to be everywhere, from dresses to swimsuits, and this floral one piece by Faithfull the Brand is high up on my wishlist this year. Wear it on its own for an on-trend beach look, or throw on a pair of white linen for a chic street style outfit that can take you from the beach to the bar.
Buy: FAITHFULL THE BRAND Phoebe One Piece ($159)
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This nostalgic trend is a must-have accessory for summer, and a statement anklet like this one by Zara will look just as good beach-side with a bikini as it will with a pair of cutoffs and white tee. However you choose to wear this sea-inspired trend, it’s sure to be an eye-catcher.
Buy: ZARA Shell Anklet ($20)
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MIDI - DRESSES
2019 is all about the midi-dress, and this elegant yet flirty trend is the perfect ensemble for a summer beach getaway. Whether you pair it with white sneakers or strappy sandals, it’s a look that’s appropriate for just about any occasion you’re heading too. Faithfull The Brand’s Marta dress packs quite a punch with its on trend puff-sleeves, sage green color and also, mid-length.
Buy: FAITHFULL THE BRAND Marta Midi-Dress ($189)
Shop more affordable MIDI-DRESSES below.
This season less is definitely more when it comes to shoes, and the effortlessly sleek strappy sandal trend of the 90’s are back and here to stay. This minimal style is anything but boring and is an essential summer wardrobe staple. This nude pair by Ancient Greek Sandals is versatile and can be worn to any and every kind of event.
Buy: ANCIENT GREEK SANDALS Eleftheria ($250)
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PUFF - SLEEVES
The romantic puff-sleeve trend has been going strong since spring, and this season it’s bigger (and puffier!) than ever. This uber feminine style can be dressed with denim cutoffs during the day, or a midi-skirt for a chick night-out-on-the-town look. I’m adding this Jamais Top by Faitfull the Brand to my summer wardrobe and will be sporting it all summer long.
Buy: FAITHFULL THE BRAND Jamais Top ($149)
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Long gone are the days when you had to alternate between wearing your favorite necklaces. The coin necklace trend of the past couple of years has flourished into layered necklaces, and the more you pile on, the better! It-brand Missoma has made layering easy by pairing some of their most popular necklaces and selling them in these gorgeous sets.
Buy: MISSOMA Coin Story Layering Set ($259)
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This unexpected yet fun trend is officially THE color of summer. This bright citrus color will inject some serious fun into your summer wardrobe and is bound to be a showstopper. To gradually ease into this “extra” trend, add accessories such as this gorgeous croc-embossed bag by popular brand, BY FAR.
Buy: BY FAR Mini Sage Green Croco Embossed Leather Bag ($505)
Shop more affordable GREEN items below.
Another trend that’s eased its way into 2019, is the oh-so-popular (and kind of over the top) trend, white sunglasses. Well I’m glad they have, ‘cause I ain't going anywhere without my ultra-cool sunnies by Le Specs (They literally scream summer). Below are some more affordable white sunglasses that you can add to your summer attire, at a fraction of the price.
Buy: LE SPECS Last Lolita Sunglasses ($119)
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Comment below and tell us which trends you are most excited about this summer! To see how we style some of these trends with our favorite summer staple, you can click here, or have a look at the biggest bag trends of summer here.