10 Designer Fashion Looks Best for Showing up Chic in August 2022
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Are you staring into your closet and wondering what to wear in August 2022? We’ve got ideas and style inspiration on what to wear in August 2022 whether you’re working from home, back at the office, working out, lounging around, or on vacation. The wild abandon of August is license to go a little bit over the top, in our view. So embracing all the big summer designer fashion trends – no matter how out there – is what to wear to in August 2022: think Barbie pink, a miniskirt suit, a cut out top, tomato red, rhinestones and more.
what to wear in August 2022?
New month, new opportunities to play around in the world of fashion. Yay! This August, we want to go a bit wild. If the summer has to end, we want to go out in a blaze of pretty, happy and bubbly outfits – even when we’re heading to the office.
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Because what better way to lift our moods (and the moods of the people around us) than a little frou frou just for fun?
easy style updates to show up chic in august 2022
From classic wardrobe essentials to of-the-moment accessories, here’s what to wear this month if you want to channel the playful end-of-summer party spirit of August 2022.
1. what to wear august 2022: the Barbiecore dress.
This curve-hugging Hunza G Thema Mini Bodycon Dress is the perfect embodiment of the Barbiecore fashion trend sweeping the fashion world right now.
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2. what to wear august 2022: the mini skirt suit.
Suiting meets comfy knitwear in a big trend of the season with LoveShackFancy’s metallic embellished Chantria Cropped Tweed Cardigan and Balsam Fringed Tweed Mini Skirt.
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3. what to wear august 2022: the retro sunglasses.
As in almost every other fashion category, the sunglasses of Summer 2022 are highly reminiscent of the shapes and styles of the ‘70s and ‘80s. Like this hot pink pair, from The Gucci Love Parade runway.
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4. what to wear august 2022: the raffia bag.
We swooned over this Loewe Paula’s Ibiza rainbow basket bag at first look. How could you not be having fun when you’re carrying this bag?
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5. what to wear august 2022: the cabana set.
Kule is the label to know for cute, fresh and fun cabana sets that are absolutely perfect for August 2022. We love the contrast notch collar and easy front snaps on their sporty Terry Flamingo Shirt and Terry Venus Shorts combo. Did we mention there are pockets in both the shirt and shorts?
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6. what to wear august 2022: the terry cloth slides.
We’re loving citrus colors this summer, and this pair of lime green slides (in on-trend terry cloth) from Bottega Veneta have just the right optimistic vibe.
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7. what to wear august 2022: the crochet earrings.
2022 is the Summer of Crochet, from swimwear to tote bags. If you’re not ready to go all in on this Craftcore movement, perhaps start with something simple, like this fiery pair of Amir Slama crochet earrings.
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8. what to wear august 2022: the slip dress.
Slip dresses are back in a big way right now, and on a steamy August day, it makes perfect sense to opt for one. Now’s the chance to tap into your inner Kate Moss! We love this easy chic slip dress from Artizia for its simplicity and lovely color.
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9. what to wear august 2022: the cut out dress.
Cut-out clothing is everywhere right now, in keeping with the post-pandemic trend of skin-baring, sexy and inviting styles for those ready to end the social distancing once and for all. This Aje floral cut-out midi dress is a great example of how to wear the trend.
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10. what to wear august 2022: the rhinestone-studded shorts.
These sparkly shorts from Isabel Marant practically scream summer. But not just any summer – a fun summer. A summer you’ll never forget. Which is what this year’s rhinestone designer fashion trend is all about, making these the perfect pick for August 2022.
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what to wear to be summer chic in august 2022
That’s our take on what to wear in August 2022 for work, working out, party clothes or vacation to be on trend with what’s happening in designer fashion this summer. ‘Cause hey, if you’re gonna go wild, August is the perfect time to do it.
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Pamela Thomas-Graham is the Founder & CEO of Dandelion Chandelier. A Detroit native, she has 3 Harvard degrees and has written 3 mystery novels published by Simon & Schuster. After serving as a senior corporate executive, CEO of CNBC and partner at McKinsey, she now serves on the boards of several tech companies. She loves fashion, Paris, New York, books, contemporary art, running, skiing, coffee, Corgis and violets.