Easy, Breezy, Sustainable: How to Nail This Seasons 5 Hottest Trends

It’s official, Spring has finally arrived! As we look forward to a season filled with bank holidays, we predict a lot of nights out, and fun-filled weekends in your future. We’re determined to make sure that you feel (and look) your best for any such occasion this season. So, get ready to cast off the coats and chunky knits and embrace silky skirts and cute co-ords for this Spring/Summer. We’ve kept things simple by narrowing down the top 5 hottest styles that will keep you on-trend and looking great. Our latest arrivals from brands like Before July and KOHR are just what you need to nail the looks, sustainably.

1) Y2K Everyday!

From Left To Right: Before July: The Penelope Dress in Pink Check and Before July: The Eva Luxe Lounge Trouser in Pink

We’re sure it comes as a surprise to no one that the Y2K aesthetic is here to stay for another season. Everything from platform sandals to denim mini skirts have been popping up on the runways of all your favourite designers, and you know what that means? Yep. Time to channel your inner Lizzie Maguire and bust out the butterfly hair clips hiding under your bed! This trend is truly about embracing the fun – think shiny fabrics, slogan crop tops and colourful accessories. Our latest arrivals from Before July include cute, feminine dresses and eye-catching loungewear that are distinctly Y2K. Plus, all pieces are handmade in the UK. What’s not to love?

2) The Bigger the Better…

From Left To Right: Before July: Ride the Wave Tote Bag and Linen & Stripes: Pure Linen Tote Bag

Planning on spending the next bank holiday picnicking in the park with friends? Us too. That’s why we’re all about the ‘bulky’ bag trend that seems to be dominating right now. Cute, miniature bags were fun during the pandemic when we weren’t leaving the house, but now we’ve got BIG plans for Spring/Summer and they just won’t cut it. Pack up all your essentials and still have room left over with our stunning selection of totes. Handmade in the UK and using natural fabrics, choose between totes with embroidered slogans that make a statement or try out something more minimal, with natural tones.

3) Carry Through Your Co-ords

 

Stidston Studio: The Stidston Studio Set – Navy Print

Co-ords are the super stylish older sister of fashion. You know, effortlessly cool and always looking great without trying too hard. They are perfect for an easy win on a lazy day – simply pull out your cutest two-piece, grab your favourite accessories and off you go. Simple as that. That’s why we’re verrryyyy pleased that they will continue to be a staple this season. For a sustainable take on this trend, check out our Stidston Studio Set. Perfect for injecting a bit of print into your wardrobe and can be worn as a stylish set, or mixed with other pieces in your wardrobe to get the most out of the look.

4) Low Key Luxury

From Left To Right: KOHR: Organic Cotton Mock Neck and KOHR: Fine Rib Racer Dress

Low key luxury is back. Though did it ever really go away? This trend focuses on chic neutral tones, silhouettes that flatter, and elevated, great quality materials.  We can all benefit from having a few ‘low-key luxury’ pieces in our wardrobes. They are great for everything from casual days out with friends to fancy dinners, and even lounging around the house if you want to feel a little extra fancy. We have a fantastic selection of pieces on-site from brands like Veryan and KOHR that are simple, timeless and easy to style. Carefully crafted from organic, sustainable materials they’ll also last for years in your wardrobe.

5) The Boyfriend Fit

 

Blonde Gone Rogue: Girlboss Up-cycled Longline Blazer – Green

I’m sure we’ve all seen pictures of off-duty 90s supermodels looking fabulously sexy and chic. Their hair is down, they’re in a simple pair of mom jeans with a trusty oversized blazer. The real power of an oversized blazer is that we can all achieve this look. Whether you choose to go for classic black or have a bit of fun with a brightly patterned oversized blazer, this is a great, easy way to look effortlessly cool and low maintenance. Pair with a simple white-t for running errands, or over a slinky silk dress when going out for dinner.

This Girlboss Up-cycled blazer from Blonde Gone Rouge is made from surplus factory material, making it the perfect stylish and sustainable addition to your Spring/Summer wardrobe.

Have we inspired you to pull together some sustainable Spring/Summer looks? If so, browse our full fashion range here. Or if you’re curious to know more about sustainable fashion and discover some new, exciting brands along the way, check out our guide to slow fashion.