When it comes to shopping, it’s way too easy to fall into the pattern of buying the same types of clothes in the same palettes over and over again because that’s what you’re comfortable in. But you know how the saying goes: little risk, little reward. And there’s no better time to take risks than with summer trends.
Between all of the media we constantly consume, it’s been easier yet more daunting to keep up with the most stylish trends—and more often than not, it’s hard to even know where to begin. To start your warm-weather season off strong, we’ve curated your ultimate guide to summer trends that plus-size women are raving about. Ready for your hot girl summer? Start here.
Don’t fret: these aren’t the bermuda shorts you wore in sixth grade that only came in bright, plaid patterns. The grown-up version is ultra-flattering, super comfortable, and ready to be your new favorite denim short.
Matching Activewear Sets
You know what we say: When in doubt, turn to athleisure—and no athleisure is quite as chic as a matching set. Wear yours everywhere this summer, from the gym to a casual happy hour to your weekly Target run.
There’s honestly no better summer clothing than a dress: It makes you look put together and is still comfortable, and wrap dresses are this summer’s choice to beat. Bonus: They’re perfect for anyone with a larger chest.
We might not be fully back in the office yet, but that doesn’t mean your favorite blazer can’t come out to play. This summer, we’re wearing ours in bright hues and dreamy pastels.
Mosaic Maxi Dresses
We’re loving the retro and geometric prints that summer 2021 is bringing us, and there’s no better way to show it off than with a maxi dress. More fabric means more room to show off that pattern!
Want another way to upgrade your dress arsenal this summer? Get a tiered style. They can be dressed up and down, making them the ultimate do-everything addition to your wardrobe.
When the temperatures get high, leave your cotton at home and let your satin see the light of day. This lightweight fabric is perfect for the heat while also looking elevated and put-together.