We can all probably identify a handful of wardrobe staples that make us look sophisticated. Blazers, pencil skirts, loafers, and the like are all smart and versatile investments we encourage. However, when it comes to trends, the two ideas don’t always go hand in hand. After all, styles like pajama dressing and athleisure aren’t necessarily the most elegant of choices (though they are amazing, and we still want you to wear them).
Because of this, we tasked ourselves with hunting down some major trends right now that won’t sacrifice sophistication, and what we found was a list of six looks we think you’ll be excited to try. And because we want to make sure you’re always well stocked, of course, we threw in some shopping for you too.
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A tasteful touch of lace and a boudoir-inspired cut can look incredibly elegant when styled well.
We're not surprised that a stylish nod to the past boosts sophistication!
An ideal choice for when the weather heats up.
This is undoubtedly the biggest trend for summer, and while there's a wide array of styles, there's something so graceful about a bare collarbone.
If you need a few menswear-inspired outfit ideas, turn to Katharine Hepburn. She was an expert on the subject.
We know this might be a tough sell, but this layered look isn't as adventurous as you might think. In fact, it's quite chic.