Summer style trends 2021
Hunter McIlmoil, Staff Writer
With the warmer months rapidly approaching, new trends are budding faster than the daffodils! We’ve already begun to witness new elements of fashion, jewelry, cosmetics, music and more! What else will the raging waves of pop culture throw at us this summer? Stay tuned to find out!
Summer is full of bonfires, long nights spent stargazing, and drives to the beach with the windows down, but what’s the fun without a little music? Vibey songs have found their way back into the spotlight with artists such as Frank Ocean and Kanye West along with a lot of through backs gaining popularity. A large number of songs claiming top charts are actually those from our childhood and are making...
As summer approaches so do swimwear trends! Just this spring and feeding into the summer months, we’ve seen many unique and funky styles. Loud colors and patterns such as green zebra print or blue and yellow swirls add fun to your pictures and outings in the sun. Following bright and cool trends we’ve seen clothing items take on, bikinis are not far behind with ties, strange styles, and DIY wraps!...
Banana and Claw Clips
A blast from the past! Claw clips and banana clips were first popular in the 80’s and 90’s but have taken charge of our instagram feeds and the world of fashion once again. Millions of teens worldwide have been found accessorizing with these nifty pins coming in a rainbow of colors! Want a stylish way to hold back your hair? Try a pack of colored banana clips!
Fish Eye Lens
Fish eye lenses first became popular in the 1960’s and were used for their unique, distorted effect they had on photos. Now small lenses can be found cheap at convenience stores and are easily clipped onto iPhone and Android cameras. The effect adds quirky dimension to the photos and makes for an overall fun process of taking pictures.
Ever post a pic and wanna take it down 5 years later? This is where the archive feature comes in! On the app Instagram, it has become popular for teens to post aesthetic pictures to the archive then post them weeks or months later on their main feed. This publishes fun snippets with minimal likes and more and more these posts are being found on many accounts. Document your summer in a fun way using...
One of the more diverting trends surfacing this summer are clay rings! Simple store bought clay is easily shaped into twists and swirls of different colors with adorning smiley faces or symbols and then is baked in the oven for around 20 minutes. These fun creations have taken the internet by storm and are sure to accompany the woven bracelet trend this summer. They're super fun to try at home and...
Film cameras have been used since the 1940’s but really became popular in the last three decades. Despite the ability to have pictures instantly by using cellular devices or digital cameras to snap photos, film cameras pictures are worth the wait! The fun quality of the photos adds a sepia effect and also includes the element of surprise! Many teens snap pics at parties, on trips, and just hanging...
Bright Colored Tops
Nothing says bold like bright colored tops in unique styles. Off the shoulder, wrap tops, tanks and sundresses range from sage green to fluorescent pink. Statement accessories have been accompanied by statement pieces as now the power of the whole outfit takes center stage. Want a fun photo this summer? Stand out to blend in with a signature shirt sporting an eccentric color and style.
Low Waisted Pants
A major observation in trends of the world of fashion is the resurface of low waisted pants. While now cargo, velvet, and many other fabrics are now coming back into play, we’ve found the cut of pants is now transitioning to that of the 2000’s. This seems to be a recurring theme as many items of clothing and accessories are being brought back from nearly two decades ago.