Hot Is the New Cool: Your Definitive Guide to Summer's Most Sizzling Trends
Wondering what's hot for summer? Look no further! We've called this season's biggest trends in fashion, beauty, tech accessories, food, travel destinations, pop culture, and more—and now we're sharing them all with you.
Take the trendy hue vibrant tangerine for a test drive, whip up a batch of Micheladas for your friends, rock metallic colored aviator sunnies poolside, go on a getaway to the up-and-coming Holbox Island, carry a brightly printed pouch, and check out Hollywood's newest leading ladies on the big screen.
From popsicles and pool shoes to metallic shades and Mexican mini-islands, here's your head-to-toe, backyard-to-beach guide to all the best new summer classics under the sun.
This feature original appeared in our June issue. For more stories like this, pick up the June issue of InStyle, available on newsstands and for digital download now.
Colored Aviators Are The New Cat's-Eyes
From Top: Oakley, $150, oakley.com; Salvatore Ferragamo, $345, marchon.com for stores; Sheriff amp Cherry, $215, barneys.com; Paul Smith, $340, oliverpeoples.com for stores
The Jumpsuit Is The New Maxi Dress
Rachel Roy jumpsuit, $498; rachelroy.com
BCBG Max Azria sandals, $225; bcbg.com
Still hesitant to rock a one-piece? Click through the gallery to get inspired by celebs who worked the trend!
The Pebble Watch Is The New Smartphone
Pastels Are The New Neons
From Left: Christian Dior Rouge Dior Lipstick in Pink Caprice, $34, nordstrom.com; Chanel Intense Long-Wear Lip Colour, $35, chanel.com
Want more pastel beauty finds? Click through the gallery and shop our favorites.
The Michelada Is The New Margarita
u cup freshly, squeezed lime juice
2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
2 tsp hot sauce
Ground black pepper
1 large ice cube
1y cups medium colored, light-bodied beer
1 lime wheel
Combine lime juice, Worcestershire sauce, hot sauce, and a pinch of pepper in the glass. Add the ice cube, then pour in beer. Garnish the glass with the lime.
Ready to make this trendy cocktail? Watch our tutorial here!
Oils Are The New Bronzers
For Your Face: Tarte Maracuja Bronzing Serum, $47; sephora.com
For Your Legs: Xen-Tan Moroccan Tan Ultra, $65; neimanmarcus.com
For Everywhere: Clarins Golden Glow Booster, $30; clarinsusa.com
Bad Boys Are The New Summer Crushes
From Left: Dane Dehaan plays the role of Harry Osborn, who is on a mission to destroy Andrew Garfield’s Spidey in The Amazing Spider-Man; Sam Riley is Angelina Jolie’s up-to-no-good sidekick in Maleficent, director Robert Stromberg’s dark spin on Sleeping Beauty; Alexander Koch reprises his lead as the twisted Junior Rennie for a new season of drama in Under the Dome.
Rose Is The New Coconut
From Left: Thymes Rosewood Citron Cologne, $40, thymes.com; Givenchy Very Irresistible L’Eau en Rose, $83, macys.com; 12.29 A Vivid and Wild Beauty candle, $150, onlyscentremains.com
Want more fresh scents for Spring? Check out our editors' favorites!
Pool Sandals Are The New Ballet Flats
Zara, $90, zara.com
Click here to shop more of our favorite pool slides!
Orange Is The New Black
From Top: Suboo swimsuit, $215, suboousa.com; Orly Nail Lacquer in Tropical Pop, $9, orlybeauty.com; Reed Krakoff sandals, $950, reedkrakoff.com
Ready to add this citrus hue to your wardrobe? Click here to shop more of our favorites.
Python Is The New Zebra
From Left: 10 Crosby Derek Lam wedges, $395, bloomingdales.com; Letarte by Lisa Cabrinha bikini, $196, letarteswimwear.com
For more python pieces, click here to shop our editor-approved must-haves!
Holbox Island Is The New Tulum
The Panama Hat Is The New Sunscreen
Sensi Studio hat, $170; at Carleen Ligozio, 631-204-0104
These Fresh Talents Are The New Leading Ladies
Click here for more deets on each of these new leading ladies!
Pouches Are The New Totes
Pierre Hardy, $525, pierrehardy.com for stores
Click through the gallery to find the perfect pouch for you.
Shuffle Board Is The New Volleyball
Click here watch a tutorial and learn how to play the hottest sport of the summer!
You Should Have Known Is The New Gone Girl
The Tierd Pony Is The New Updo
1. Divide hair into three horizontal sections: one above your ears, one below your ears, and one at the nape of your neck.
2. Secure the top section with an elastic, just below your crown.
3. Secure the middle section with an elastic below your ears.
4. Secure the remaining hair with an elastic at the nape of your neck.
Want a quick tutorial? Watch our tutorial to get the look.
Comfort Is The New Dress Code
From Left: Dolce Vita slip-ons, $139, dolcevita.com; Lemelem pants, $225, lemlem.com; Lisa Marie Fernandez swimsuit, $325, saksfifthavenue.com
Bloggers Are The New Designers
From Left: Cupcakes and Cashmere 's Emily Schuman updated tailored classics for her new capsule collection with Club Monaco; Fashiontoast 's Rumi Neely treated us to some eye candy with her Sunday Somwhere x Fashiontoast sunglasses collaboration; Bag Snob 's Tina Craig turned out roomy totes and bold backpacks in fun colors for her Snob Essentials collection for HSN.
The Thai Basil Is The New Popsicle
1u cups milk
¾ cup heavy cream
3y cups Thai basil
1 tray of ice cubes
u cup simple syrup
u tsp of salt
10 Popsicle sticks
1. Bring the milk and cream to a boil, then remove from heat. Add 2 cups of Thai basil to the mixture; cover, and let cool for 20 minutes.
2. Strain over half of the ice cubes, and discard the basil. Bring a small pot of water to a boil and blanch the remaining 1y cups of Thai basil for 1 minute, then plunge it into ice water.
3. Drain and blend together the blanched basil with u⁄₈ cup of water. Add the infused dairy mixture, simple syrup, and salt to a blender. Blend until well combined. Pour mixture into Popsicle mold, insert sticks, and freeze overnight.
Ready to give this treat a try? Watch our tutorial and you'll be ready to go!
Maggi Is The New Sriracha