Summer trends ’22: Bucket hats inside, socks outside? – d b a

yUni, July, August – Summer! Time for a beer garden, outdoor pool, lake, sunglasses, vacation or excursions (with ticket €9).

And of course for grilling, ice cream, iced coffee, shakes, gin, tonic, and aperol spritz. What do you need to know this year to be on the lookout for what is called the most beautiful season? A selection of summer 2022 trends:

bucket hats

Four years ago, the headdress of the man who became known as the “citizen of the hat” was still laughed at. The man in the hunting hat clashed with ZDF journalists during the Pegida show in Dresden (“I photographed my face”). In 2022, on the other hand, fisherman’s hats, also known as bucket hats, are all the rage. At the Eurovision Song Contest, for example, winner Oleh Psjuk (28) from Ukraine wore a pink bucket hat low on his face. Young people casually wear it and it is trendy brands.


Baseball caps are now popular for all genders – not just against the sun. The Peaked Hat is a “real must-have in the wardrobe of fashion-loving women,” says Al-Siddiq. And GQ analyzed: “From Balenciaga to Gucci, Louis Vuitton to Off-White, the baseball cap will dominate the runways from Milan to Paris in 2022.” Of course, the baseball cap also fits perfectly with the retro trend of the 90s and 2000s.


Short socks that are barely visible or even invisible in shoes – the so-called footwear – have been popular for years. Showing ankles was popular anyway. But anyone who respects themselves this year is said to be wearing more fabric with shorts again. The portal “Mä” announced that “white tennis socks have been around for a long time”, but “finally confirmed itself as a trendy piece this year”. “No matter if it’s Nike or Adidas or something like that: white sports socks that pull well so you can see the brand is great.” What was once considered taboo could suddenly become extremely popular. Thus is life.


“Y2K glasses” are popular this year, says InStyle. So: “Sunglasses with the look of the 2000s. What distinguishes these models? Mirror lenses in XL Sport Format (tins and glosses are also welcome), loud frames in neon or transparent colours. » Stern also believes that Shield glasses exist: “In sports, but also in leisure, the lenses are getting bigger again. Continuous glass covers and covers the entire upper half of the face over a large area. It’s not elegant. But it is eye-catching and perfectly on trend. the old “.

Ice cream parlors

Ice cream and sorbets are just as much a part of summer as french fries in the pool. New flavors are announced every year. In 2022, the Uniteis Association named the Ice Cream of the Year “Stracciatella with Rosemary.” Motto: “Classic flavor with a touch of the Mediterranean”. However, many prefer to stay classic with vanilla, chocolate and strawberry. Hazelnuts, yogurt, pistachios, salted caramel and lemon are also common in Germany.


Instead of a “ball” it is now called “small balls” of ice cream. In addition to the “Calippo Shots” small water ice pearls that are seeping into the German market “Minimelts” from the USA. The product has been present for a long time in South Korea, Singapore, the Baltic states, in Ukraine or in countries bordering Germany (with the exception of France, Luxembourg and Switzerland). There are a lot of little balls to take out of the bag. It is produced with the help of liquid nitrogen at minus 197 degrees – for Europe in Latvia. Shock freezing binds less water in the milk ice cream and makes the little balls aromatic. Pearls can also be mixed with ice cream desserts – eg banana, chocolate and vanilla in banana chunks. Now in Germany there are more and more brand-new supermarkets for ice cream as well as vending machines.


Fine dust, animal suffering – natural roasting is becoming an increasing problem. It’s not just the smell of sausage and steak in the air in 2022, but also the smell of vegetables. Many people talk about grilled vegetables, grilled cheese, and alternatives to meat (such as vegan steak).

summer flirt

Tinder will be ten years old in 2022. “After staying indoors for so long, we can finally get outside and be brave — so wear your favorite colors all at once, because dopamine dressing is the trend this summer,” the dating app had the seal of a private PR agency with it. It’s time to “show your true self” – whether it’s body hair, fashion style or sexual orientation. And: “It’s time to ‘get stuck’: deal actively with what you’re looking for in dating and talk openly about your intentions.” Because: “Playing games is too old.”

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