Brands are really focusing on looks to enhance and empower women. Source: Glamor UK
Fashion is changing forever. And over the years, party-glam mixed with great comfort has been at the forefront of style.
During the pandemic, we found that we want to be stylish but comfortable. If 2021 was about getting back in the game, then 2022 is really going to see us find ourselves out there – according to the power setting of the shopping agenda at Matchbox fashion, Net-a-Porter and Farfetch. Liane Wiggins, Head of Womenswear at Matchbox, says, “The joy of dressing is fast becoming the new sexy trend. “Brands are really focused on enhancing and empowering women and looking to make the customer feel positive, but always being true to themselves.”
Think bright colors, bold print silhouettes, and fun accessories. As Lianne Wiggins, head of womenswear at MATCHESFASHION, puts it, we’re living in “anything in the mood for now.” Wild and daring but at the same time basic and chic will lead the way, and there is a comfortable seating area amongst the people.
While runway shows are still influential, now more than ever the latest fashion trend stems from social media. Here’s a look at some of the biggest fashion trends we expect to see in 2022.
Bold, brave brights are here to stay as we continue to embrace fantasy fashion and experiment with more eclectic colors and unique prints than ever before.
Libby Page, Senior Market Editor, Net-a-Porter
Vibrant colors make people feel good and this year’s fashion is all about fun and fun styling. Expect lots of mood-boosting patterns and bright colors that foster an air of positivity. NET-A-PORTER reports that “sales of brightly colored goods saw unprecedented year-over-year growth”—and we can only imagine growth even after 2022. Expect to see lots of purples and violets with Pantone named ‘Very Perry’ as the color for the year 2022.
Styles such as fashion and wardrobe stylists told Insider Magazine that power suits are likely to primarily center this year with “colorful, pretty fabrics and bold designs.”
More modern women have stepped into the leadership space since the pandemic and are focusing on expanding their professional efforts and looking professional while doing so.
Jassi Style, Fashion & Wardrobe Stylist
The statement trend is timeless and versatile providing a polished look that you can wear to work as well as evenings. Invest in a timeless women’s business suit and tap into the effortlessly chic business-appropriate style that we can expect to be ever-popular in 2022.
I hope 2022 will be about ethical and sustainable fashion.
Celebrity Stylist Kat Eves
Like most industries, the future is eco-friendly and fashion is no different. Poised to eclipse the fast fashion industry in the coming years, the resale market is now valued at over $22 billion. Many luxury brands are entering the pre-laid market. The rise of high fashion resale sites like Valentino Vintage is now offering shoppers luxury resale items at their fingertips.
Other brands like LVMH collaborated with tech companies like Security Matters to transition to more sustainable practices. This trend is in its infancy as big brands and consumers adapt – sustainable fashion will only continue to grow in 2022.
Spotted on the runway with baggy jeans and a low-hung skirt, we expect this fashion trend to hit everyone in spring 2022.
Making its way from the home to the commercial space, Vogue says, “bra tops in shirt form are a subtle trend related to our post-epidemic taste for subtle humidity” and that it’s “for another season” this year. sticking around”.
A product of fashion becoming more daring this year, the bra top or bralette will make its way into town as more people are willing to take risks to be more generous in the workplace. Bringing modernity into tailored silhouettes, the bra-as-a-shirt trend is expected to rise with smart suits and bralettes and sleek pencil skirts with cropped triangle tops inspired by men’s clothing.
Fashion has a combination of a generational desire to go back to a time when it was fun and goofy.
Emmy Award-Winning Costume Designer Zarina Acarso
Celebrity stylist and award-winning designer Zarina Akers reveals market.com The return of the mini skirt is a mixture of nostalgia and the desire for feel-good-inspired fashion. “There’s a group of us that’s super nostalgic, and then there’s this new younger generation that’s discovering it and inspired by these archival images of pop stars,” she told the site.
As the Y2K style revival is in full swing, the latest trend of the 2000s recently to re-emerge is the miniskirt. Straight from the Archives, Harper’s Bazaar Hints That “Mini Trend” May Everyone’s started this summer with the proliferation of tennis skirts on Gen Z social feeds.” While miniskirts are certainly making the rounds on social media, it was likely the micro-mini skirts in the Miu Miu Spring 2022 collection that really Marked the return of the trend staple.