There's nothing I feel more confident in than my summer dress collection. These pieces are the stars of my wardrobe, and I can't live without them. I love my basics, and every year around this time, I like to introduce a couple of new faces to the lineup. This is where my trend-watching expertise comes in. I'm always working ahead, and thanks to the fact that I've been keeping a close eye on the runways, I am more ready than ever to pick out new styles that will make a statement in my wardrobe.
Without further ado, I present to you the five trends that I think will make the biggest splash this summer. There were about 20 on my radar, but I've edited it down to the styles and shapes that will flatter you best and spend the most time in your closet. Read on to discover your closet's next greatest hit.
1. Plissé, Please
2. Tubular Dresses
3. Crazy for Crochet
I'm officially referring to the upcoming season as the summer of crochet. While the textured fabric has gotten a lot of love over the years, I've never noticed as much excitement about it before. It's truly reached its peak, and we all need to be on board.
4. Unique Cutouts
The cutout trend is nothing new, so it's getting a little bit of an update in time for summer. Picture it showing up in more unique ways than one. Anything out of the ordinary has my approval.
5. Cottagecore Season
I think that cottagecore may never go out of style. Everyone loves a soft and romantic dress no matter how hard of an edge the fashion industry gets. Think floral, flirty, and well fitted at the bust with a loose skirt.