Summer Fashion Trends
New season, new wardrobe! Some of our favourite trends are here to stay for the summer, and there are a few new trends that are popping up for 2014.
Hitting the catwalk this season are our firm summer favourites including pastel colours and florals, plus new arrivals such as a staple skirts and graphic prints.
There’s plenty of ways to wear every new trend over summer. Whether you’re brave enough to go bold all over, or simply want to make a small statement with a must-have accessory, here’s our guide to what’s hot this year.
You don’t have to splash the cash too much to find your perfect look either, all the items we’ve selected are available from The Mall. High street shopping at its best!
Models shots courtesy of Primark.
Our Summer trend top picks:
It’s a look that will never go out of season. Black and white is a staple in everyone’s wardrobe and two colours most of us love. Wear your monochrome look this season by blocking the two colours together – try a black top with white trousers or skirt. Add a bit of colour with bright accessories too.Colour Block Handheld Bag, Select, £14
Be bold this season with a graphic print. Whether its neon or bright colours or a funky print, you can take graphic prints to any level you like. To really make a statement, wear matching prints all over!Ethnic Print Smock Dress, Primark, £13
Everyone loves a pastel colour after the dark winter months. Whether it’s a pale pink or baby blue, make sure there’s pastel in your wardrobe. Mint green is a big colour for 2014, so add it to your collection.Light Blue Cotton Dress, H&M, £34.99
Time to flash the midriff – crop tops are in. Don’t worry if you’re worried about flashing the flesh, cover up with high-waisted shorts, jeans or skirt whilst still rocking the crop look. Bengal Tiger Neoprene Crop Top, TK Maxx, £29.99
Statement necklaces are still here to stay and brighten up any outfit for any occasion! Look out for built-in embellishment in tops and dresses in your high street stores. These items come with the bling already – that’s a two-in-one item for your wardrobe!Parisian Neon Yellow Sleeveless Embellished Neck Playsuit, New Look, £22.99
A firm favourite for any season. Floral prints are getting brighter and bolder for 2014, so don’t be afraid to make a real statement. Dig out those flower headbands and accessories for festival season too.Floral Print Jumpsuit, Next, £38
Midi skirts were a big hit in 2013, and it’s the return of the skirt this season too. Mid-lengths skirts are still super wearable in the summer, but hot right now is the full skirt with lots of volume. Team them with a t-shirt and sandals during the day, or with heels and jewellery to take your look to night.Black And Ecru Geo Skater Skirt, Next, £22
Out with the heels, in with the flats! Not only are they much easier to wear, they’re also much comfier too. In this season is slipper shoes, loafers, flatforms and our all-time favourite ballet pumps.Unissa Women’s Flat Shoes, Dune, £45