Inspired by the S/S19 collections from young female designers that breezed down the runway at Tokyo Amazon Fashion Week as well as what we’re seeing on Instagram, here’s our pick of trends to try out that will have you feeling fabulous and fresh — whatever the thermostat says.
1. The Neutral Dress
For summer, neutral colors are great for hot sunny days as they reflect rather than absorb those strong UV rays, while loose floppy fabrics help to keep you cool when commuting through the city. Hot, clingy polyester blend that sticks to the body? Thank u, next. Invest in 100% light organic cotton or linen materials that allow your skin to breathe — the extra yennies will be worth it.
Savvy Styling Tip
The great thing about neutral dresses is that they can be dressed up or dressed down, depending on which summer accessories, hairstyle, and of course shoes you decide to pair them with. Try pairing a boho-pretty cotton dress with a headscarf and gladiator sandals for an effortless yet elegant look, or go cool-pretty with some stompy heavy-soled boots.
UWSC A-line maxi dress by United Arrows | ¥20,520.
More than half of the spring/summer collection pieces featured at Tokyo Fashion Week were distinctly muted with neutral hues dominating. Long and light fabrics pervaded the collection of newcomers like Aoi Wanaka, as well as designer-to-watch Haori de TiTi. A classic look for all the seasons, make sure your closet has at least three neutral dresses to carry you through tsuyu (rainy season) into summer and beyond.
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