The 9 Most Wearable Trends For Summer

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In the midst of staying home, we're still figuring out ways to celebrate fashion — so we're saying cheers to summer style with a new(ish) look. If you're interested in summer dressing beyond your sweatpants, you've come to the right place. We're eyeing easy knit separates, day dresses inspired by our favorite nightgowns, and tie-dye and sorbet hues to make our everyday clothes that much sweeter. Some of the looks inside might be begging for a night on the town (and they'll get one someday soon!), but in the meantime, each of these trends is also something you could very well wear in the comfort of your own home, backyard, or on a neighborhood walk. They're uncomplicated and cool, so no need to wait — these are the nine summer trends we're wearing right now.


Open-Back Dresses

Backless dresses are in the midst of a summer takeover. You've probably noticed these dreamy designs all over your Instagram, and since there's nothing better for beating the heat, now's the time to snag yourself a style you love.



Like much of '90s style, polo shirts are experiencing something of a resurgence. Look for them in comfy, oversized silhouettes for a laid-back look, or opt for something fitted and in bolder colorways to take your everyday outfit up a notch.


Knit Dressing

Easy knit silhouettes are as comfy as our sweatpants, but infinitely more chic. Opt for minimalist separates or a curve-hugging crochet dress.


Sherbet Hues

Statement dressing doesn't have to be overwrought; just add color. Our summer clothes get a sweet boost, washed in creamsicle, raspberry, and pistachio sorbet tones.


Nightgown Dressing

Nightgown dressing that's as easy, but far more stylish than what you're used to wearing to bed, is summer dressing at its best. Think silky slip dresses or cotton day dresses that are meant for lounging — and still looking cute.


The Most Romantic Tops

Even if you're not heading out anytime soon, the summer's romantic top trend is primed for a one-step outfit pick-me-up. With fitted, corseted bodices, billowy sleeves, and sweetheart necklines, these are the kinds of clothes that can transport you whenever you toss them on with your loungewear on the bottom.



We're not ready to bid tie-dye bye-bye anytime soon. This season, it returns, splashed on swimsuits, breezy dresses, and our favorite tees. So, if you're ready to upgrade your stay-home look, start here.


Bermuda Shorts

Tell your sweatpants they can sit this one out. Instead, we're ready for lightweight Bermudas. The length means they're way more versatile than your cutoffs, whether you opt for denim or a tailored cotton pair.


Dresses With Side Cutouts

Side cutouts are here to make your summer dresses even breezier. They're a subtle way of flashing a hint of skin — sexy, without even trying.