Trending Colors for 2022 and How to Pull Them Off – Dressbarn

Trending Colors for 2022 and How to Pull Them Off

Trending Colors for 2022 and How to Pull Them Off - Dressbarn

Trending Colors for 2022 and How to Pull Them Off

2022 is almost upon us. As the new year comes close, more and more brands are coming up with color predictions that will rock the year. It seems as if this year’s theme is optimism and we’re here for it. There’s a touch of warmth in the trending colors of 2022 as the world faces the new dawn. With happy new hues waiting for us next year, we put together a guide on how to pull off these colors in style. Let’s break down the biggest color trends for 2022 and find out what makes them early icons for next year.


A Little Bit of Stardust: Very Peri


Shop the Patchwork Maxi Dress, $99.95 - Violet 

Pantone just released the color for 2022: Very Peri. The shade comes off in a warm hue of blue and purple spun together in a carefree tone. It sits well with other shades of blue as well as the color white for a truly dreamy feel. Pantone described this color as a blend of “faithfulness and constancy”. The color is easy on the eyes and the red tones in it flatter every skin tone.

You can never go wrong with a maxi dress. Its coverage keeps you warm in the winter and it’s also perfect as a transitional dress for the spring. A floral pattern is also much appreciated in the spirit of bloom. For a good stay-at-home look, a kaftan will be a great choice. It’s gorgeous and carries an intricate pattern perfect for a bright new year. In the evening, a three-piece pajama set should keep you cozy. In this hue, you’ll surely wake up feeling refreshed the next day! For your first brunch of the year, a ruffle midi dress in a darker hue will make you stand out in a crowd. Finally, don’t forget to accessorize with a pair of drop earrings. It adds a mystic flair to your overall look.

Be the first to bring Very Peri to your wardrobe:

Shop the Purple Kaftan Long Maxi Dress - Plus, $67.95 Purple

Shop the Three-Piece Pajama Set - Plus, $97.95 Purple Paisley

Shop the Wild West Ruffle Midi Dress, $164.95 Plum

Shop the Carol Dauplaise Purple Drop Earrings, $18.00 Rose Metal


It’s in Nature

Shop the Texas Rose Dress - Plus,$163.95

Nature is one of the best sources of positive hues. It’s full of life and that’s why color authorities predicted that green is in next year! With all the shades of green available, we’re focusing on the deep dark hues. It represents harmony, growth, and of course effortless elegance.

A great way to transition to spring is a boho dress in this hue. It has a feminine charm to it through ruffles and its flirty short hem. It’s great casual wear for a weekend with the ladies. For a more formal setting, an elbow sleeve dress is understated elegance. Date nights will never be the same with a bubble sleeve dress. With a romantic V-neck in satin fabric, it feels luxurious and sexy. You may not have thought about it but plaid is an interesting take on this hue. In wide dolman sleeves, you can bring your cottage core game on. Add a pop of a different hue with a pair of geometric earrings.

Bring nature with you in these styles:

Shop the Solid Jersey Side Shirred Midi Dress, $116.95

Shop the Feliicty Bubble Sleeve Midi Dress, $137.95

Shop the Rocky Ella Button Down Cotton Mini Dress - Plus, $183.95

Shop the Silvia Earrings, $44.95


Pure and Clean

Shop the Sukiso Eden White Eyelet Top, $116.35

After all that we’ve been through the past couple of years, it’s time to face 2022 with a clean slate. White is a great canvas for the colors that will fill up your year. This hue brings purity and clarity all year long. It’s clean and reflects our need for much-needed inner peace.

A fresh addition to your wardrobe, an eyelet top in white is super cute. It’s dainty and adds just the right amount of sultry feel to your look. Don’t forget to wear a matching tiered maxi skirt with this one. For your tropical getaway next year, a relaxed dress should be on your list of closet must-haves. And for more formal events, a side-slit halter dress will definitely make you the best dressed for the night. Don’t skip the accessories - put on a matching white diamond necklace!

Go white and bright with these picks:

Shop the Sukiso Eden White Eyelet Tiered Maxi Skirt, $141.31 

Shop the SukiSo Violetta Dress In White,$104.08

Shop the Side Slit Halter Dress, $59.95

Shop the Jewelonfire White Diamond Accent Cursive "Love" Sterling Silver Pendant,18", $77.95 


The Color of Spring

Shop the Sukiso Women's Sylvia Wrap Dress, $162.81 

Just because the year starts off cold doesn’t mean your clothes have to look dreary, too. A bright yellow hue is one of the predicted trending colors in the new year. It’s positive and oozes spontaneity, like a spring garden!

A wrap dress is a great option with added ruffles for an even more feminine flair. The V-neckline and long sleeves make it perfect for any occasion. Be a ray of sunshine with a short-sleeved mini dress. With a lily-of-the-valley floral pattern, it’s truly refreshing to the eyes. A set look is also great for effortlessly fashionable days. The color and flounce hems definitely add brightness to everyone’s day! Relaxing at home? A romper is an easy way to go. Make sure it’s flowy for a light and breeze day ahead. Finally, wear a standout pair of earrings with complementing hues.

Stay positive wearing these:

Shop the Sukiso Women's Yellow Soleil Dress, $86.94

Shop the Sukiso Crop Ruffle Tank Top And High Waist Loose Fit Flounce Shorts, Sunny Set, $92.22

Shop the Opened Sleeves Flowy Romper, $78.95

Shop the Tanya Earrings, $51.95 


Like Chocolate

Shop the Linda V-Neck Dress, $156.95 

A warm brown hue is also predicted to trend in 2022. This color reminds you of a cup of coffee or a serving of hot cocoa. It’s friendly and cozy, plus it adds character to the brightness of the other hues in our list. Pick a shade that reminds you of warm mornings and cozy evenings!

For instance, put on a dress with a self-tie silhouette with a deep V-neckline. It shows just the right amount of skin and flows easily with the wind. With a high-low style, it also adds dimension to an otherwise relaxed dress. Just because we’re talking colors, it doesn’t mean we have to leave patterns out of the discussion. A good animal print in this hue is always a great trend. To keep it simple, a casual top should do well for everyday errands, paired with nice relaxed trousers. You can wear it to work or even at home! Keep things interesting with a wrap maxi dress. With a frilled hem, it’s perfect for both casual and more formal settings. Finally, put on a matching accessory like feather-shaped genuine leather double-layered dangling earrings.

Stay warm and trendy with these looks:

Shop the Veronica Leopard Floral Maxi Dress, $72.95

Shop the DR2 Split-Neck Casual Top, $45.95

Shop the Carmen Wrap Maxi Dress, $186.95 

Shop the Genuine Leather Animal Print Earrings, $34.95


A Colorful 2022 Ahead

You’ve seen the styles and colors, it’s time to put them on. Stay ahead of your fashion game by incorporating these hues as early as now. You’ll definitely be this year’s trendsetter with these. 

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