Summer Fashion and How to Wear the Key Trends

As the weather improves and thoughts turn to the beach, it’s time to update your wardrobe for summer!

Our fashion experts have done the hard work so you don’t have to, we have collected together this season’s key trends for summer fashion.

Here are the four summer fashion trends you won’t be able to get enough of this season from the new in collections from ONLY and VILA…

Summer Fashion trends for 2015

Athletic Aesthetic


From left to right: ONLY Sport Scuba top in Peach £22, ONLY Sporty Top in Navy £25, ONLY Sofie Skirt £26 and VILA Sporty mini skirt in White £20.

Channel Sporty Spice with this trend. Laid back and easy to wear, simply mix and match athletic tennis style skirts and sports inspired t-shirts. Design details like the striped waist band and neckline on the pieces above will give your outfit a sporty look with a feminine touch.

This looks suits a pair of cute slip on trainers like Vans or summer ready Juju Jelly Shoes.  For accessories, think sporty but on-trend backpacks, Grafea and Mi-Pac are our go to brands.

Summer fashion trends 2015 - printed florals

The Fresh Prints

From left to right: VILA Digital Flower Shift Dress £35, VILA Printed Sleeve Dress £28, ONLY Floral Spring Coat £50 and ONLY Flower Print Kimono £26.

Floral prints will always be a summer must-have but bring them up to date for this season by opting for digital prints. Graphic prints and stylised floral patterns are light years away from the usual retro floral prints, so you can wear the feminine trend with a fashion edge.

Summer fashion trends 2015 Bohemian Festival


From left to right: VILA Magus top in White £30, VILA Asala Top £25, ONLY Exy Kimono £35 and VILA Magus Top in Black £30.

This is the ideal look for summer, think loose fitting, flowing tops and capes with boho detailing. Perfect for festivals, simply add a pair of denim cut off shorts and your ready to head to the front of the crowd!

Wear this look from day to night with a pair of skinny jeans, a bohemian inspired top from our edit and a pair of wedges to complete your look. Accessories with gold chain jewellery and beading, flower crown optional.

Summer Fashion Trends 2015 mini shorts

Mini Shorts

From left to right: VILA Mask Shorts £18, VILA Fauna Shorts £30, ONLY Adele Shorts in Monochrome £22 and ONLY Adele Shorts in Multicolour £22.

It’s all about the mini shorts this season, practical and feminine, they are just as pretty as a mini skirt but with all the joy of being able to do a cartwheel worry free!

Pair with a plain tee and sandals for holiday styles and accessorise with a fringed bag as a nod to the seventies trend.


Take a look at the new collections from ONLY and VILA to update your summer wardrobe and stay on trend all season.

Clare Potts

Clare Potts

Lifestyle Editor

If I’m not at my desk poring over my favourite blogs and online magazines for inspiration, you’ll find me exploring the fells of the Lake District, trying out a new restaurant or styling my future home on Pinterest.

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