Decorating & Design

June 24, 2022

Runway To Room: These Are The Summer 2022 Fashion Trends

Summer is the time to let loose when it comes to fashion: bright colors, breezy fabrics, global influences and patterns. It’s equally seductive to work some of these influences into our homes. Take a look at how new summer looks can translate into home decorating.

Scroll down and get inspired!

Home Trend: Polka Dots

In this hallway, a youthful dotty wallpaper adds a fun element to a rustic console and dark door.

Photographer: Maxime Desbiens
Source: House & Home April 2020
Designer: Grace Doyle, Melissa & Sacha Leclair, Leclair Decor

Style Trend: Cutouts

The cutout trend is playing out big on summer 2022 runways from Tom Ford, to Valentino and Versace. Back cutouts are giving way to shoulder and ab slices and asymmetrical cutouts, so there’s no way of dodging a game of peek-a-boo this season.

Source: Holt Renfrew
Products: Shona Joy Safira Cut-Out Midi Dress, $550, Holt Renfrew

Home Trend: Cutouts

In this Vancouver home, shelves are integrated into a cutout vent hood conceal, to keep the counters clutter free and play up the drama of tiles.

Photographer: Janis Nicolay
Source: House & Home October 2021
Designer: Ami McKay, Pure Design

Style Trend: Daytime Sparkle

Put the special occasion allure of rhinestones, sequins or lamé to work from 9 to 5.

Source: Holt Renfrew
Products: Embellished Apron Top by 3.1 Phillip Lim, $957, Holt Renfrew

Home Trend: Daytime Sparkle

A disco-ball Moroccan wedding blanket illuminates a white bedroom, and gives an incredibly luxe yet worldly look.

Photographer: Tracey Ayton
Source: House & Home June 2017
Designer: Jennifer Scott

Style Trend: Linen

When the temperature spikes, it’s no secret that linen is the antidote every fashionista reaches for. A classic white shirt is a wardrobe keystone.

Source: Banana Republic
Products: Oversized Linen Shirt, $130, Banana Republic

Home Trend: Linen

The cool, rumpled linen bedding in this free-spirited Mexican bedroom in Baja is so inviting. And there is an added summer bonus: no ironing required.

Photographer: Heather Ross
Source: House & Home August 2012
Designer: Patricia Larsen

Style Trend: Coastal Grandmother 

The viral coastal grandma trend coined by TikToker Lex Nicoleta is heavily influenced by Diane Keaton’s wardrobe in Something’s Gotta Give. Think classic pieces like chunky Aran knit sweaters, linen shirts, and breezy Breton stripes.

Source: Joe Fresh
Products: Stripe Shoulder Button Sweater, $26, Joe Fresh

Home Trend: Coastal Grandmother 

In this East Coast cottage, fresh white walls and sunny yellow accents brighten a sunny Maritime bedroom. Coastal Grandma is all about heritage pieces, such as a Hudson’s Bay Point blanket, and timeless shiplap.

Photographer: Janet Kimber
Source: House & Home July 2018
Designer: Fenwick Bonnell

Style Trend: All White

Head-to-toe-white for summer immediately elevates a look, all that’s missing is a mint julep.

Source: Oak & Fort
Products: Square Neck Midi Dress, $66, Oak + Fort

Home Trend: All White

In this Muskoka cottage living room, nubbly bouclé, painted brick and panelling adds texture to an all white scheme.

Photographer: Valerie Wilcox
Source: House & Home July/August 2021
Designer: Cory DeFrancisco

Style Trend: Matchy-Matchy

Two-piece coordinated sets are an easy way to create major impact, whether it’s on or off the runway. A matching top and skirt forms the base for a curated look.

Source: Aritzia
Products: New Saturn Mini Dress, $60, Aritzia

Home Trend: Matchy-Matchy

The matching lampshades and headboard blend into the fig-leaf wallpaper seamlessly. The result is fun, pulled together effect that celebrates a dynamic print.

Photographer: Donna Griffith
Source: House & Home May 2021
Designer: Cynthia Ferguson; Architecture by Spragge + Company Architects

Style Trend: Spicy Saffron

To give your wardrobe a quick injection of summer heat, reach for some saffron. It plays nicely with neutrals and can hold its own when paired with other saturated shades like emerald, black and rust.

Source: Aritzia
Products: Cozy Fleece Perfect Sweatpant, $40, Aritzia

Home Trend: Spicy Saffron

Play up panelling with a deep, sexy shade like saffron and watch the sparks fly. India Yellow (66) by Farrow & Ball is a deep marigold hue with a palpable warm glow that makes the art pop.

Source: Farrow & Ball

Style Trend: Fringe Movement 

Add some swagger with a fringe piece that mimics the gentle sway of a tree branch or ocean wave.

Source: Free People
Products: Beach Daze Pullover, $322.40, Free People

Home Trend: Fringe Movement 

Nothing says boho chic quite like a tasseled chandelier, a color-blocked throw casually draped over the headboard and some natural texture on the wall.

Photographer: Alex Lukey
Source: House & Home August 2018
Designer: Janine Morrison, Tonic Living

Style Trend: Flirty Fuchsia

With a little help from Valentino’s entirely pink runway show, and Kim Kardashian head-to-toe electric fuchsia this fiery shade is now popping up in virtually every summer collection.

Source: Gap
Products: Fino Ramie Dress in Dark Magenta, $195, Banana Republic

Home Trend: Flirty Fuchsia

Patterned hot pink linens and a matching pouf energize this young girl’s bedroom. When coupled with a lively tangerine rug, the palette gets even more juicy.

Photographer: Michael Graydon
Source: House & Home June 2014
Designer: Samantha Sacks

Style Trend: Beading

A boho staple for purses and blouses, beading adds an extra layer of luxe detail and texture.

Source: Zara
Products: Beaded Cotton Top, $36, Zara

Home Trend: Beading

A large-scale beaded chandelier injects a beachy, St. Tropez vibe in this new-build Toronto home.

Photographer: Alex Lukey
Source: House & Home April 2019
Designer: Erin Feasby & Cindy Bleeks, Feasby & Bleeks Design

Style Trend: Platforms 

Platforms instantly add inches and the look of legs for days.  Whether it’s gladiators, thongs, slides, fisherman sandals, or clogs — every shoe style is getting the flatform treatment.

Source: Aldo
Products: Onan Wedge Heel, $85, Aldo

Home Trend: Platforms 

Platform beds have a sleek hauteur. In this PMH showhome, Sarah Baeumler creates a neutral base with this linen upholstered platform bed and amps things up with a floating nightstand.

Photographer: Donna Griffith
Source: House & Home May 2021
Designer: Sarah Baeumler
Author: Wendy Jacob