This summer turned out a little different than we all thought it would be. But that’s okay! It doesn’t mean we can’t still get dressed up and keep our eyes on trends, even if we’re a bit more strategic about what we’re adding to our wardrobes. I’ve always been a big believer in effortless style, so it excites me to no end that this season’s coolest trends involve just that: Fun, dressed-up basics with no going-out-of-style date in sight.
This summer, I know we’re all looking forward to pieces that can take us from our at-home office to social-distanced get-togethers with a few of our friends. These trending items all have one thing in common: They’re made with cotton. The fabric has always been an essential part of dressing for summer, but this year, in particular, it plays an even bigger role in beefing up our wardrobes because, let’s face it, the quality of the fabric equals longevity, and we’re all here for pieces that last. So, without further ado, here are the five trending items to know this summer.