It is officially summer and we’ve searched high and low to find the seasons best formal fashion. These are six trends that you shouldn't miss!

 

Kimonos Kimonos Kimonos

Kimonos are a fashionable choice for summer outerwear. This bohemian look is now mainstream, and available in every color at every price point. Going for a romantic look? Try one with fringe or lace, and use it as a shawl for your formal gown.

 

Espadrilles?

Ballet flats meet knee-high sandals these canvas fabric shoes with ankle laces come in wedges and flats. Have a formal event to attend this summer? Slip them under your gown for a trendy look.  

 

Little White Dresses

Black is out, the lacy little white dress is in. Make it stand out with caramel accessories and shoes. Add a blazer, and the look will work for day and night.

 

Tribal Prints

More and more long flowing patterned gowns are hitting the streets. Complement your dress with some cute heels and a matching clutch in a bold bright color. 

 

The Modern Gingham

This classic style has gotten a much-needed update. Gingham accents are popping up everywhere in sophisticated gowns, blouses, and blazers. Try working this pattern into your style with small accessories like a silk scarf or bracelet in neutral gingham tones.

 

Belts and More Belts

Neutral. Slim. Bold. Beautiful. Remake your favorite summer outfit by adding a cute belt around the waist. This look is perfect for the office or lunch dates. Plus adding a belt is a great way to define your waist.