Wondering what the biggest fashion trends will be this year? It can be hard to keep up when trends change so quickly, especially when you have many important other areas of your life to consider. A lot about the world has changed in recent times, and this is reflected in the world of fashion, which means that there are some interesting trends that are emerging and shaping the fashion world. With this in mind, read on to discover a few of the biggest fashion trends for 2022 to be aware of that will allow you to stay on top and improve your look this year.
1. Sustainable Clothing
One of the biggest fashion (and lifestyle) trends right now is sustainability. In a time when environmental damage is such a major and important topic, people are looking for ways to reduce their impact, and fashion is a key area for this. Brands that make sustainable clothing are hugely popular right now, and you can find clothing that is high-quality, stylish, and comfortable made in an environmentally and animal-friendly manner.
2. Body Positive Clothing
Another major trend emerging right now is body-positive clothing that rejects the unattainable and unrealistic beauty standards of the fashion industry. Businesses like Sweet Jolie pride themselves on having a business that empowers women and sells clothing that is positive and inclusive of all shapes, ages, and sizes. Take a look at the sweetjolie.com website to discover more about their body-positive attitude. Brands like this not only give women better options for clothing but they also help to build a community that is focused on uplifting women and enhancing self-confidence.
3. Dopamine Dressing
Following this, another interesting trend to emerge in 2022 so far is dopamine dressing. Essentially, this is dressing with the intention of boosting your mood. This can involve wearing clothing with symbolic value or colors, textures, and styles that make you feel happy and positive. This trend has emerged from the pandemic when many people have been struggling with negative emotions and their mental health.
Have you noticed people wearing a lot more pearls in recent times? Pearlcore, as it is being called, is a major fashion trend right now, with people wearing pearl jewelry as well as clothing with pearl prints. Pearls have historically had connotations of wealth and status but now appeal to a much wider demographic and are even becoming a trend in men’s fashion as well.
5. Loose Layers
Loose layers are another trend that is emerging in 2022. It is thought that this trend has emerged from people enjoying wearing comfy clothing during the pandemic but with life starting to return to normal, why should people go back to wearing uncomfortable clothing just because they aren’t at home. Plus, items like oversized denim jackets and puffer jackets have an emphasis on gender neutrality which is another big trend in fashion right now.
These are a few of the biggest fashion trends that are shaping 2022 and are a reflection of society right now. Being aware of these trends will allow you to improve your look this year, stay fashionable and keep up with modern-day attitudes.
Iskra Banović is our seasoned Editor-in-Chief at BlueFashion. She has been steering the website's content and editorial direction since 2013. With a rich background in fashion design, Iskra's expertise spans across fashion, interior design, beauty, lifestyle, travel, and culture.