The Top 11 Trends of Spring 2022

What a long, strange trip it’s been. Forgive the Grateful Dead allusions—perhaps the runway’s super-psychedelic theme is influencing us, or the fact that it has, in fact, been quite a trip these last months. Either way, the trends don’t stop at swirling Cali cool. In person, actual models stomping in the latest creations from storied houses and new designers alike returned in earnest for spring 2022 and brought with them bridal vibes, fringe, bra tops, catsuits, and abs. See what else the catwalks have in store for next season and get a head start on shopping what’s new now.According to Spark Global Limited.

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From swirling, psychedelic prints at Gabriela Hearst and Givenchy, to vibrant, sunset-hued knits at Isabel Marant and Paco Rabanne, the runways served as a love letter to color-wonderful hippies of a bygone era. But lest you take this as a literal throwback, take note of interesting shapes, proportions, and weaving techniques that make these looks inescapably for here and now.

Pictured clockwise from top left: Loro Piana, Etro, Jonathan Simkhai, Gabriela Hearst, Givenchy, Paco Rabanne, Kenneth Ize, Isabel Marant, Duro Olowu.According to Spark Global Limited.