Summer has finally arrived, bringing with it blooming flowers, longer days and sunny skies that inspire a more vibrant summer fashion trends, and it’s time to revamp your look for the warm-weather season. So what are the key 2023 summer clothing pieces that you can start wearing now?
The general summer fashion trends that have been popular in recent years and may continue to be popular in 2023 include sustainable and eco-friendly fashion, bold prints, and patterns, and comfortable yet stylish athleisure wear. Keep an eye on Style Fix Studio fashion blog, join Style Fix Studio Facebook group to stay updated on the latest trends and to receive the best style tips and Fashion Advice form a professional wardrobe stylist in Boston!
The main 2023 summer fashion trends can be described as follows:
1. Utilitarian fashion that merges functionality and comfort and includes practical, neutral, stylish, and minimalistic pieces, combining traits from menswear and military fashion.
2. The clothing is loose and flowing, with a focus on comfort and functionality.
3. The colors are bright and vibrant, with a focus on energy and positivity.
4. The accessories are bold and statement-making, with a focus on individuality and creativity.
5. The overall look is casual and laid-back, with a focus on comfort and ease.
Here are the key pieces you should wear in summer 2023:
Summer Fashion Trend #1: White Casual Pants
This summer, white casual pants will replace jeans as the go-to pants for a trendy outfit. Instead of dressier classic pants that are intended for an office setting, white pants are more casual and can be styled with looks that incorporate pieces such as tank tops, button down shirts, strappy sandals, and flip-flops. Look for straight-leg, tailored styles in easy, relaxed fabrics like linen and cotton.
Summer Fashion Trend #2: Multi-pocketed cargo
Cargo pants, shorts and skirts with cargo pockets or utility details are very popular this summer. Also, the front patch pockets on wide-leg pants are a micro-trend that’s very big right now. The cargo pants and shorts look best with tops tucked in to showcase these utility features. This summer you will see some lower rises emerging, especially in cargo pants.
Multi-pocketed cargo pants are a utilitarian fashion piece and one of the key staples of summer 2023 fashion. You might remember the khaki cargo pants with front patch pockets from ’90s.
Here are some sleek, minimalist ways to style cargo pants to look refined: add a crisp white button down shirt, a blazer and a pair of classic leather loafers. With these carefully chosen additions, cargo pants can look as polished as tailored pants or slacks.
Summer Fashion Trend #3: Maxi Skirts and Dresses
Maxi lengths are now starting to take over the midi lengths that have been popular for a few seasons, but both are still relevant.
A Maxi skirt is one of the key pieces of a weekend and vacation capsule wardrobe. Add a cropped t-shirt, a vest top, strappy flat sandals, and eye-catching accessories to create a chic look.
As far as dress silhouettes are concerned, a more minimalistic, streamlined silhouettes and preppy styles are the trend of summer 2023.
Summer Fashion Trend #4. Minimalism
The minimalist fashion trend is gaining popularity rapidly with clean cuts, block colors, simple shapes, and timeless silhouettes.
Minimalism is about stripping back the unnecessary, leaving only the things that provide you with joy and real value The perfect summer minimalist wardrobe includes a few basics: a sleek one-piece swimsuits with barely-there straps, tube tops, white crisp button-ups, jeans and straight-leg pants.
Minimalist fashion means having a minimal amount of clothes in your wardrobe that feel right for you and bring you joy. Minimalism is every working person’s ideal lifestyle, which is why so many people are adopting it as a way of life as well as a fashion trend. Minimalism leads to consuming less and more sensibly.
Summer Fashion Trend #5. Wedges and Platform Sandals
As for summer footwear, it’s all about wedges and platform sandals.
Bold colors are very much on trend, but neutrals are also in.
Although wedges have proven to be a divisive shoe silhouette, but their comeback is strong. Wedges and platform sandals definitely dominate the shoe space in summer 2023.
Summer Fashion Trend #6. Chunky ’80s-Inspired Jewelry
Chunky ’80s-inspired jewelry has seen a major resurgence recently that will continue long past summer.
What are the best pieces to wear now? Vintage 80s layered chunky gold tone necklaces, chunky cuff bracelets and earrings finished in gold or silver that make a major statement.
As far as color trends go, check out my previous post: Top Spring and Summer Color Trends to Wear in 2023
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