The heat is on – and it’s time to get your vacay wardrobe sorted, stat. From shoulder-baring sun dresses to all-out tropical vibes, here are five of the biggest summer fashion trends to jump on right now.
Water babes, listen up. Whether you’re posing by the poolside or making a splash in the sea, plunging swimsuits are more than mega right now. Featuring cool cut-outs and low, scooped backs, these skin-baring styles have got us hooked this summer, so steal all the stares with classic black and white, plus dreamy mermaid greens.
High Neck Plunge Swimsuit, £32
2. Embroidered Florals
Our biggest fashion crush of SS17? Embroidery, obvs. Feel your best summer self with in-bloom bikinis and cute cover-ups, before floating off to the rooftop bar in a sand-grazing maxi dress with pow-wow petals.
Orchid Flower Maxi Dress, £49 | Nautical Embroidered Bikini Top, £17 | Nautical Embroidered Bikini Briefs, £16 | Flower Embellished Bikini Top, £22 | Flower Embellished Bikini Briefs, £18 | Ciara Embroidered Shorts, £32 | Ciara Embroidered Skirt, £39
3. Tropical Everything
We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again – tropical prints are hotter than ever for SS17. Take it straight from passport to paradise with palm-print maxi dresses, crop-top bikinis and beach essentials, or go bananas over the trend with swishy statement necklaces. Tropi-cool.
Hawaiian Print Maxi Dress, £39 | Tropical Statement Necklace, £25 | Hawaiian Print Bikini Crop Top, £22 | Hawaiian Print Bikini Briefs, £16 | Hawaiian Print Shorts, £22 | Tropical Garden Flip Flops, £8
4. Off-Shoulder Styles
Shoulders are getting some serious screen time this summer, with a whole host of tan-friendly types filling up our wardrobes fast. Want a new way to show off that golden glow? Go for ruffled Bardot necklines and out-there embroideries, and get that beach babe vibe down with wind-blown boho waves.
Camilla Off Shoulder Top, £25 | Embroidered Off Shoulder Dress, £35 | Camilla Off Shoulder Dress, £35
5. Easy Espdadrilles
Wanna go casj-cool without having to resort to your trainers in plus 30 degree heat? We hear you. Made with natural jute soles, espadrilles are the ultimate summer sole-mates (right after sandals, ofc), with lace styles and glam glitter designs upping the ante for your next sun-kissed vacay.
Black Glitter Espadrilles, £25 | White Lace Espadrilles, £19 | Gold Glitter Espadrilles, £25 | Black Lace Espadrilles, £19