Street-Style Trends of Summer 2012

We Break Down Summer's Hottest Street-Style Trends

We Break Down Summer's Hottest Street-Style Trends

The real test of a trend's likeability and longevity can be narrowed down to one factor: are people wearing it? This Summer, there's no argument as to what pieces have been coveted most and what staples will most likely live to see the leaves change — as showcased (brilliantly, we might add) by a global batch of street-style pros. This chic crew has proven in stylish spades that the loudest prints are in demand, that the '90s-Americana denim jacket was made for complementing your most romantic dresses, and that your edgiest leather accents certainly have a place in your warm-weather wardrobe. From statement hues and dynamic bottoms to crisp, all-white ensembles and ultrafeminine details, we're breaking down the Summer's best (and boldest) trends with some help from our favorite street stylers.

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