15 Trendy, Casual Outfits That Are Already Defining Cool Style in 2022

While there are many trendy outfits that include pieces straight from the runways and have a wow factor that would make you think of a street style look, there are more subtle ways to incorporate the coolest trends of the moment into your casual outfits. I took a glance at the looks fashion insiders are wearing, and there are so many stylish ways to interpret trendy, casual outfits. I'm sharing some of the most fashion-forward ways to pull them off right now.

If you're looking for inspiration for how to make your casual everyday looks feel trend-forward, ahead are 15 ideas you can incorporate into your closet. You can focus on shoes, ranging from minimal sandals to wedges; cool basics, including everything from relaxed white jeans to satin shorts; or pops of color in the form of a cardigan or this season's most talked-about slides. Here, see 15 cool, trendy casual outfit ideas as well as my shopping recommendations.



Just add minimal strappy sandals to trousers and a tank top.



Somehow, a striped tee has never looked so cool.



One way to elevate your jeans? Add a bold pink cardigan.

Crochet is having a moment for summer, and this is exactly how to pull it off.

This Prada bag was cool in the '90s when Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy wore it, and it is even cooler now.



Waistcoats look just as good with matching trousers as they do with a pair of straight-leg jeans.

Looking to mix up a black look? Add a pair of colorful sandals.



Yellow is one of the season's coolest colors to own, and this dress is perfection.



It's definitely a wedge summer—don't sleep on this shoe trend.

When in doubt, always reach for a pair of loose-fitting jeans as the starting point for your look.



Button-downs are the moment. Add anything from denim shorts to slouchy trousers for an instantly cool look.



If you have classic style, you'll want to secure a tailored tweed jacket. Add it to a pair of jeans or denim shorts and your look will be instantly pulled-together.



White denim is having a moment, and I simply can't get enough.



Satin shorts are the casual way to wear a pajama-inspired look right now.

Retro sneakers are the trend that just won't quit. Fashion insiders are especially gravitating toward Adidas Samba shoes.