Keeping ahead of the next big trends can be exhausting. But knowing where to look (or who to look to, really) can make all the difference. While the term "hipster fashion" comes with a certain image these days, our Instagram feeds are chock-full of stylish (and dare we say hip?) women who are helping carve out exactly what the next big things will be.
No matter if it's the trendiest mules, must-have handbags, or even just the color to try on for size, these are the women who are always two steps ahead. So what are the items they're coveting for summer? Below, we're highlighting the hippest trends—ones that haven't quite hit the mainstream yet (but will soon). See how they're all being worn now; then shop our favorite styles and give the trends a try too!
Read on for a breakdown of the seven up-and-coming trends you need to know!
The ultimate French-girl accessory.
On María Bernad: Vintage striped maxi skirt; Dôen Market Carry-All Bag ($28).
This simple carry-all feels just right for summer.
Bra Top with Blazer
Not right for the office, but perfect for just about any other occasion.
This combination is elevated but oh so cool.
On Shereen Mohammad: Suzanne Rae slip dress; Cult Gaia Ark Large Bamboo Clutch ($140).
A slip dress is perfect for date night.
On Mari Giudicelli: Vintage white denim shorts; Maryam Nassir Zadeh Roberta Leather Pumps ($375).
White denim and a crisp tee feel unexpectedly elevated.
Add straw accessories for a summery look.
These glasses are great for vacation—they go with everything.
On Camille Rowe: Gucci Cat Eye Sunglasses ($415).
Add an instant oomph to a casual ensemble.
On Gabriela Pelletier: Style Mafia Berta Top ($125); vintage Levi's.
Pair with jeans to help take the statement top down a notch.
On Michelle May: Vintage sunglasses; Style Mafia top.
This dramatic look works surprisingly well at the office.
On Marta Cygan: Lemaire dress; Paco Rabanne Element Hobo Mini ($1150), available in yellow.
A deep golden yellow feels fresh for summer.
On Jeanne Damas: Tory Burch Holly Jacket ($1198).
If you're hesitant to try the trend, give an accessory or coat a go.