Spring 2022 Fashion Trends: What's In and What's Out (2023)

Well, friends. It’s here! The much-anticipated spring 2022 fashion trends post!This is probably my most requested post every year. Everyone wants to know what styles will be trending this season, and which ones are on their way out.

Spring 2022 Fashion Trends: What's In and What's Out (1)

It remains to be seen how those spring 2022 fashion trends will trickle down into the styles we see on the streets where we live. There will be more modified versions of these trends as they become more mainstream, and we won’t be seeing them all right away. How quickly new trends take hold in your area depends on how fashion-forward it is where you are, but this is the direction things are going.

And of course, just because it’s trending doesn’t mean you have to wear it. Be selective with trends, and incorporate them into your wardrobe only if they align with your personal style, body type, lifestyle, etc.

Trends come and go, and some stick around longer than others. If it’s not your style, just skip it. Not sure? Test it with something less expensive before you commit to a higher priced item.Spring 2022 Fashion Trends: What's In and What's Out (2) But if one of these trends does feel like your style, you might want to lean into a bit more over the next few months.

Spring 2022 Fashion Trends: What’s In For 2022

I like to share all the spring trends in this post, not just my favorites or the more wearable ones. I think it’s good to know what’s coming down the pike, but I’ll share my thoughts on each.

#1. bold & bright

Spring 2022 Fashion Trends: What's In and What's Out (3) Nation Ltd Hillary Romance Tee ($92)

This year we’re going to see a big shift from the neutral-heavy wardrobes that have been so predominant in recent years. From pops of color to head-to-toe color block looks, spring 2022 fashion is bold and bright.

I’m especially seeing a lot of these bold colors in bags and footwear, specifically sandals and ballet flats. Purple and green are going to be especially big this season.I love a good neutral, but I also really enjoy wearing bold colors, so I’m excited about this trend.

#2. mini skirts

Spring 2022 Fashion Trends: What's In and What's Out (4)LOFT Faux Leather Tie Waist Pocket Skirt ($69.50)

This isn’t the most wearable of the 2022 spring trends, at least for those of us of a certain age, but it’s too big to leave out of this post. I’m seeing a lot of leather minis, and also quite a few pleated styles in addition to the straight micro minis that are on all the 2022 spring trends lists.

I searched for a while to find an example that I felt was relatable to my audience, and the one I featured here is from LOFT. I like how they styled it with a more demure blouse.

#3. full length jeans

Spring 2022 Fashion Trends: What's In and What's Out (5) The Kick It Jeans in Scenic Route ($228)

Straighter denim and pant styles have become more mainstream over the past couple of years, but they were predominantly crop and ankle lengths. This year we’re going to start to see more full-length styles in straight and bootcut cuts.

I’ve even heard rumblings that low rises are coming back with these longer relaxed styles, but not the fitted silhouettes of the early oughts. Think low-slung, relaxed, even slouchy. I’ll have more on this in tomorrow’s post on denim trends for spring 2022.

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#4. platforms

Spring 2022 Fashion Trends: What's In and What's Out (6) COACH Women’s Talina Linked Strap Espadrille High Heel Platform Sandals ($185)

It stands to reason, if longer jeans are in vogue, platform shoes are soon to follow. I love this combo because it gives you legs for days. I’ve had my eye on the shoes above for weeks, just waiting to see if I think they will make sense in my spring wardrobe. I’m pretty sure I need them!

#5. head to toe color

Spring 2022 Fashion Trends: What's In and What's Out (7) 1. STATE Tie Blouse ($89) // 1. STATE Ruffle Mini Skirt ($79)

Whether it’s neutral, pastel, or a bold color, wearing a head-to-toe look in a single color is what all the cool kids are doing this year. You can put pieces of a similar color together or purchase a matching set.

Along these lines, “white out looks” (white on white on white) is supposed to be especially big this season. I think this can be a wearable trend if it works for your personal style — maybe not the look above, but I do like the idea of a white on white look, and I plan to play around with it.

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#6. crochet and knitted bags

Spring 2022 Fashion Trends: What's In and What's Out (8) Poolside Small Crochet Shoulder Bag ($245)

Crochet and raffia basket bags have such a great summery vibe, and they’re going to be hot again this season. They can be big and slouchy or small and compact. The baguette bag is also back again this season, and the crochet shoulder bag above combines both trends.

I love a good leather bag, but crochet and raffia bags are a nice change of pace for spring/summer, and they’re a good way to add texture to an outfit. I might need to add one to my wardrobe this season. I’m planning a whole post on spring handbags, so stay tuned for that!

#7. column dresses

Spring 2022 Fashion Trends: What's In and What's Out (9) Z Supply Blakely Henley Dress ($79)

Column dresses are going to be big this season, and supposedly more maxis than midi lengths, although I’m still seeing mostly midi lengths in the stores I frequent.I’m not sure how I feel about this trend. Column dresses tend to be body-con or more of a straight cut like the one above.

Either way, they can be tricky with the middle aged middle. I don’t care for super form fitting styles, but if they’re too straight, they can look shapeless. So yeah, while I like the clean lines and the minimalism, this is a tough one to pull off… at least for those of us who look better in structured pieces.

#8. ballet flats

Spring 2022 Fashion Trends: What's In and What's Out (10) Vince Camuto Elanndo Square Toe Ballet Flat ($88.95)

I don’t want to give away all my intel here because I’m working on a dedicated post on spring 2022 shoe trends, but I hear ballet flats are coming back this season. I’ve always loved a ballet flat, so I’m happy for this one, and I especially like the square toe on the one above. Also, notice the bright green hue!

#9. oversized blazers & leather jackets

Spring 2022 Fashion Trends: What's In and What's Out (11) Blank NYC Faux Leather Long Double Breasted Blazer in Carbon ($117.95)

This was #1 on last year’s Spring Trends Report, and it’s big again this season. This includes typical blazers as well as leather moto jackets, but they’re longer and straighter than the ones we’ve been wearing for the past few years.

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And yes, I’m seeing a lot of leather for spring. I know that seems like an oxymoron, but I guess it depends on where you live. It stays chilly here will into April sometimes.

I appreciate how this look is more polished than some some of the other trends, but I prefer a fitted jacket and a more feminine silhouette, so I’ll probably be sitting this one out.

#10. statement necklaces

Spring 2022 Fashion Trends: What's In and What's Out (12) Karine Sultan Short Imitation Pearl Collar Necklace (98)

Ya think the 90s might be back? LOL!!! Yes, statement necklaces are back, but like everything else, the styles are tweaked just a bit to make them feel fresh. In other words, don’t pull that bubble necklace out of the back of your jewelry armoire just yet.

I’m seeing a lot of chunky chain necklaces at various lengths, and pearls are also having a moment for spring 2022. Bonus points if you combine the two styles, as shown above. I often forego a necklace because I have a short chest area, but we’ll see about this one. It might be fun for a change.

Spring 2022 Fashion Trends: What’s Out For 2022

Remember that trends exist on a spectrum. They will gradually increase in popularity until they peak and then slowly decrease in popularity as they phase out, and where you live has a lot to do with when these trends rise and fall. It’s totally okay to wear a variety of styles and phase them in and out of your closet over time, as your budget allows and your eyes adjust to new silhouettes.

In other words, I’m not saying you should necessarily stop wearing the trends on this list, or that you won’t see them around.I’m just saying that I wouldn’t recommend investing in more of these this season, unless it is something that uniquely defines your personal style.

Spring 2022 Fashion Trends: What's In and What's Out (13)Summersalt The Coziest Cashmere Blend Hoodie & Jogger

#1. neutrals //Neutrals will never really be out, but bright and bold hues are very much on trend for the spring 2022 season, and neutrals will be taking a backseat for a time. Of course, we will always need neutrals in our wardrobes, but the all-neutral looks and neutral-heavy wardrobes are starting to feel tired. That said, I have a lot of neutrals in my closet and I’m not dumping them all, but I plan to incorporate color thoughtfully into my wardrobe this spring.

#2. lounge sets //As with all of these recommendations, take this one with a grain of salt. I’m sure there will be plenty of loungewear to be had, but with the worst of the pandemic (hopefully) behind us, people are ready to get back to normal and have fun with fashion.

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#3. skinny jeans // Yes, I said it. While they’re still plentiful in many stores, skinny jeans — at least the painted-on legging skinny jeans — are on their way out. You can definitely find slim cut jeans that look current, though. If you’re a big skinny jean fan, I suggest playing around with cigarette leg styles and slim straight cuts.

#4. dad sneakers // I don’t expect many of us were wearing these anyway, but the chunky “dad sneakers” were a short-lived trend that is on it’s way out.

#5. fitted silhouettes // This season is more about the slouchy, relaxed styles, and tailored more than structured silhouettes. I’m not so much a fan of this, so I’ll be trying to figure out how to walk that fine line between looking current but dressing to suit my body type and personal style aesthetic.

#6. leopard print // Leopard print is a classic and it has its place, but it was so hot for a time that it’s beginning to look tired. I’ve passed on most of mine, although I still have and love that ATM cheetah print tee from the 2020 #NSale that I plan to wear again this summer. All that to say, chose your animal prints wisely this season.

#7. fanny packs // I never cared for these and didn’t purchase any during their moment on the fashion scene last year, but supposedly that trend is on its way out. We shall see; I think we will continue to spot them out and about for a while.

#8. distressed jeans // Some of you will be very happy to hear that destructed denim is on its way out out. What’s in are vintage washes that look lived in, so you will definitely see distressed fabrications, light whiskering, and some carefully-placed slashes here and there. But it won’t be like the destroyed styles we’ve seen so much of in recent years.

#9. tie dye // This was on last year’s “What’s Out” list, and I saw it everywhere, but this year I’m not noticing it as much so maybe the buyers finally got the memo, lol. As always, if you love tie dye, wear it, but I don’t think we’ll be seeing as much of it this season.

#10. graphic tees? // I saw this on one list, but I’m not so sure. Those Anine Bing tees are the hottest thing going, judging by the influencers I follow.

And that’s a wrap!

I’d love to hear your thoughts on the spring 2022 fashion trends. Just remember, none of this is a personal affront to your wardrobe choices. This is just what “they say” is going to be happening in the world of fashion this year.

Feel free to take it, or leave it; and as always, wear what makes you happy!

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FAQs

What is the fashion trend for spring 2022? ›

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What is trending in clothes 2022? ›

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What kind of jeans are in style 2022? ›

High-Rise, Wide-Leg Denim

These type of jeans provides coverage for colder months but offers breathability for the warmer weather. Sahara suggests styling your high-rise, wide-leg jeans with a shorter top or a V-neck tee to juxtapose the elongated hemline.

Are leggings out of style 2022? ›

Yes, leggings are still in style for 2022 and even going into 2023. They're one of those wardrobe essentials that can always be styled to be in style.

Are skinny jeans out of style 2022? ›

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  • Popcorn and Daffodil Yellow. ...
  • Light Blue. ...
  • Red Poinciana. ...
  • Fair Green and Fragile Sprout. ...
  • Beige. ...
  • Gray.

What is the style for summer 2022? ›

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What prints are in for 2022? ›

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Are capris Still in Style 2022? ›

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What should you not wear in 2022? ›

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Are ankle jeans in Style 2022? ›

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Is wide-leg pants in Style 2022? ›

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What are the new spring colors for 2022? ›

Check out all of the stunning spring/summer 2022 colour trends that flourished on the runways, from pretty pastels to deep reds and sober neutrals!
  • Pastel Pink. ...
  • Fuchsia Innuendo and Bubblegum Pink. ...
  • Popcorn and Daffodil Yellow. ...
  • Light Blue. ...
  • Red Poinciana. ...
  • Fair Green and Fragile Sprout. ...
  • Beige. ...
  • Gray.

Are skinny jeans out 2022? ›

Although skinny jeans aren't totally trending (yet), L'OFFICIEL makes an argument for digging out that long-forgotten denim look with new styling tricks that just might change your outlook on the slim silhouette. In 2022, celebrities and fashion influencers have certainly found better ways to wear their skinny jeans.

What are consumers looking for in 2022? ›

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What is the trend for summer 2022? ›

Sexy workwear is at the top of the summer 2022 fashion trends list and has been spotted on some of our favorite celebrities, with menswear-style vests reigning. Wear one with jeans for a night out or with wide-leg pants to the office.

What is the in colour for 2022? ›

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What is the summer color for 2022? ›

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Are capris out of style 2022? ›

THE capri pants trend 2022 is quite strong for the next seasons. Pants match numerous looks, from the neatest, to the most casual and sporty.

Is wide-leg pants in Style 2022? ›

Wide legs are back in a big way for Fall 2022. They were first popular back in the 70s, and today they are taking over the town in denim, flowy silks, staple cotton and jumpsuits as well. However, it's not always easy to style the look to give the right look.

Are wide-leg jeans still in style 2022? ›

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