12 Cut-out Designer Fashions We Love for Spring Summer 2022
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One of the hottest trends from last summer is still going strong for spring summer 2022: cut-out fashion is everywhere. And while it might seem daunting to figure out how to style the look and pull it off while still exuding confidence (and not showing way too much skin), fear not. We’ve got answers. Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has curated a list of 12 on trend cut-out designer fashions we love for spring summer 2022, including swimsuits, dresses, and tops. These are fun, fresh and sexy outfits that any of us can wear if we like.
12 luxury cut-out trends in your wardrobe to love this Summer 2022
Last year’s hot girl summer trend was both a sartorial and philosophical statement. Pre-Delta and Pre-Omicron, there were a few low risk months that compelled some to go out again and make up for lost time. One of the key fashion trends that emerged from that moment – cut-out clothing – is still hot for the 2022 spring and summer season. And we’re pleased to report that there are many ways to wear it that aren’t as risqué as you’d think.
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We curated a dozen styles from tops to dresses to bathing suits that leave a little more to the imagination while still showing a hint of skin.
It’s all about proportion and revealing the parts that we feel most confident about — whether it’s the small of the waist or simply smooth sun-kissed skin. Here are our favorite picks of the season. The on trend cut-out designer fashions we love for spring summer 2022, including swimsuits, dresses, and tops.
12 cut-out wardrobe pieces to love this spring Summer 2022
1. 3.1 Phillip Lim
This well-draped ribbed sweater has an elegant crescent shaped cut-out at the bust line. It’s balanced with long sleeves and a powdery pink color that keeps it looking sweet and graceful.
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A bold animal print in a crisp, shirt dress silhouette keeps the eye moving so that it’s not all about the cut-out. In this easy-going dress, it’s more of a front twist — a detail reminiscent of the way you might cover-up after a swim in the ocean.
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3. Jonathan Simkhai
With a casual henley cardigan styling and a cheeky cut-out, this rib knit midi dress strikes a balance between cozy and sexy. We’d dress it down with sneakers during the day and a wedge heel for going out.
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4. Faithfull the Brand
The cottage core floral and linen fabrication make this style seem like a dreamy dress that the heroines of Bridgerton might wear to the countryside. The cut-out at the waist keeps it modern and fresh (so it doesn’t look too costume-y).
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With delicate pleats and puff sleeves, this sophisticated teal crepe blouse is the epitome of elegance. The cut-out detailing is almost floral-like in shape, adding to the feminine mood.
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6. Rosetta Getty
Constructed from a mid-weight jersey, this dress drapes beautifully with Grecian gown vibes. We love the summery peach color that keeps it from looking whimsical and fresh.
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7. Carolina Herrera
A nautical-inspired striped dress is a warm weather staple. With a playful bow and generous ruffle hem, this charming dress with discreet cut-outs stands out from the crowd.
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Gold ring accents add a luxurious touch to this linen frock defined by voluminous puff sleeves and a full, floaty skirt. The waist-defining cut-outs and vibrant raspberry hue give it a tropical attitude that keeps it from looking too much like an 80s prom dress.
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A white tee is a closet staple but true to Nº21‘s modern and sensual aesthetic, this one has a bit of edge that makes it an effortless statement piece.
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10. Sunday in Brooklyn
From the front, it’s a classic scoop neck striped tee but there’s a party in the back. Charming bows loop together to form subtle cut-outs that are casual and no big deal.
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Brazilian-based PatBo does cut-outs like no other on her 70s disco-inspired gowns. She captured that essence in this lace-up one piece that’s fun and glam at the same time.
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The cut-outs on Marysia’s luxurious bathing suit give it a bikini feel with the coverage of a one piece. The gathers at the shoulder and hip have almost an evening wear feel that will feel chic at any resort or pool party.
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for spring summer 2022, there’s a cut-out look that’s perfect for everyone
That’s our take on the best on trend luxury designer cut-out fashions to love for spring summer 2022, including swimsuits, dresses, tops and more.
If you were on the fence about whether you can pull off the cut-out trend as the weather warms, we hope these styles convince you to try a sliver or two. Happy Shopping!
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Crediting her training as a cultural anthropologist at Wellesley College, Julie has immersed herself in various industries in the last 15 years including fashion design, event planning, and fitness. Julie lives in New York where she loves trying every ramen and dumpling restaurant with her husband and three children. She finds joy in bold prints, biographies of fierce women, kickboxing. And spending way too long finding the perfect polish color to express her mood.