5 Major Trends Fashion Insiders Are Buying at Saks This Summer

Saks Fifth Avenue creators.
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As summer rapidly approaches, fashion insiders are flocking to their favorite stores to curate their wardrobes for the new season. I'm lucky to be well connected with the industry crowd, so I have been using that to my advantage, asking around about new summer trends and It buys. At a few events I've recently attended, a mix and mingle over cocktails turned into a chat about our summer wardrobes. After overhearing whispers that people are finding success at Saks when it comes to discovering their favorite trends, I just had to do more research.

I decided to do more digging, and while selecting a few members of the style set to interview, I came across the Saks Social Club ambassadors and instantly fell in love with each and every one of them. Impeccable style is a must for this group, and I'm convinced that we've compiled the ultimate shopping list for summer 2024. These five trends are the best to discover at Saks. Below, read about them all.

1. Linen

Saks Fifth Avenue creator Serena Goh.

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"This summer, I'm particularly drawn to the trend of incorporating natural textures and lightweight materials into my wardrobe. At Saks, I'm currently shopping for linen separates, mesh flats, and rattan bags. These pieces not only offer comfort and breathability but also add a sophisticated, effortless elegance to my summer style."

2. Statement Jewelry

Saks Fifth Avenue creator Jenny Cipoletti.

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"Currently shopping bold gold statement jewelry pieces from Saks! I'm captivated by the trend of jewelry that combines modern elegance with timeless allure. From chunky and sculptural designs to intricately detailed and uniquely shaped freshwater baroque pearls, these pieces are redefining everyday luxury—and my wardrobe—with a sophisticated, artistic edge."

3. White Dresses

Saks Fifth Avenue creator Jessica Wang.

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"I am currently browsing through Saks for some major summer wardrobe staples. One trend that caught my eye is the little white dress, which is perfect for brunches and garden parties. Another trend I'm excited about is pairing transparent skirts with longer blazers or oversize tops, creating a chic and effortless look. These trends are not only stylish but also versatile, allowing you to express your personal style while staying on-trend for the summer season."

4. Minimania

Saks Fifth Avenue creator Natalie Lim Suarez.

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"I am all about minimania for the summer! Think vintage-inspired embellished minis that sparkle in the sun. I love how it can be worn with a cute ballet flat during the day and easily transitioned for night with a classic slingback heel. While I love a bit of embellishment for when I'm dressed up, I do love the simplicity of a good linen sundress or set. Just give it an oversize gold earring and baseball cap and you're good to go. I love a trend that can still be completely timeless and worn over and over again."

5. Playful Vacation Dresses

Saks Fifth Avenue creator Dylana Suarez.

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"I am in love with the playful minidress trend for the summer, especially for those vacation moments. I love the play with proportion that a minidress or even a micro minidress allows for, especially when paired with a cute pair of ballet flats or a simple pair of slides. For styling, I would do a little handbag and an oversize shirt thrown over for day and then slicked-back hair and bold earrings for night."

Associate Editor

Sierra Mayhew was always destined to work in fashion, but she didn't know it at first. Growing up with no choice but to wear a rotation of school uniforms and activewear, her love for fashion really blossomed when she moved away for college and was able to finally define her very own personal style. Shortly thereafter, she interned at Elle magazine and instantly knew that editorial was for her. After graduating from the University of Notre Dame, she worked for ShopBazaar, contributing regularly to Bazaar.com, and finally made her way to Who What Wear, where she is an associate editor. When she’s not working, you can catch her always trying to catch a flight, rollerblading through New York City traffic, or exploring the latest luxury vintage boutique.