Fashion is like a boomerang: trends and styles always come back around. This is undoubtedly the case for the summer 2019 lookbook, from old-time grungy favorites to sporty-turned-chic statement pieces. Regardless of your opinion of high-fashion, what goes on the runway always trickles down to the mainstream.
We’ve sorted through the popular SS19 runway apparel and assembled the top four fashion trends for summer 2019 that your business should keep in mind:
Tie-dye made a comeback as a fashion favorite last year, and the psychedelic style is at the forefront of this summer’s trends—from blazers to maxi dresses to tees. Though now the resurgence of this hippie wardrobe staple displays a modern update. Luxury labels were seen mixing tie-dye and floral, experimenting with kaleidoscope patterns and trying more subtle design approaches across the runway. Everyone from your old art teacher to Insta-famous celebs will be rockin’ it soon.
The Contrast Cyclone T-Shirt can be paired with a blazer for a polished athleisure look or screen printed with a dope design and worn to a festival.
Add decorative floral embroidery to the Cyclone Vat-Dyed Pinwheel Long Sleeve T-Shirt for a unique, high street spin or sell as-is to keep it simple. To add personality, your customers can easily crop the shirt giving it an Off-White vibe.
2. Sun-Kissed Hues
Pantone announced “Living Coral” as the 2019 color of the year, so it’s no surprise the catwalks graced us with gorgeous arrays of sun-kissed hues for the SS19 season. If the high street colors are any indication of what’s ahead, this summer is going to be a hot one. The popular colors range from coral to burnt oranges to warm reds.
Racerbacks are perfect for warm weather fashion, but when paired with the Pantone color of the year, the tanks are a match made in heaven. The Women’s Flowy Racerback Tank is form-flattering and can be worn to the gym or dressed up for a night out. Guys can wear some summer colors to the office with the Adidas Heather 3-Stripes Block Sport Shirt.
The American Apparel Women’s Fine Jersey Tee, in a sunshine hue, is the perfect for shade for a casual walk around town.
3. Bucket Hats
Bucket hats—a ‘90s Justin Timberlake staple—are a “must-have” accessory this summer thanks to high-fashion’s obsession with elevating the look. The trend was seen in multiple shapes and colors on catwalks across the world, reaffirming it’s here to stay. Offering both functionality and edge, bucket hats are perfect for weekend outings and outdoor adventures. We’d keep your shelves stocked with this accessory.
From suiting to streetwear, the Ultralight Booney with utility strings provides just the right amount of casual fashion edge.
The Bucket Cap is a classic for both men and women. It can be worn with khaki pants and a blazer or overalls for an on-trend vibe.
4. Bike and Board Shorts
It seems fashion has taken a liking to the surfing and cycling lifestyles. From the Kardashian-Jenner clan favorite to a more sensible styling, both bike shorts and board shorts are next season’s apparel of choice.
While the Pro-Compression Women’s Shorts are a little shorter than traditional bike shorts, they still fit the style. These shorts can be layered under oversized t-shirts or suit jackets.
Easily go from work to play by pairing the Diamond Dobby Board Shorts with a preppy button-up.
What summer 2019 trend have you been considering adding to your inventory? Let us know in the comments!