Here’s What Everyone in Copenhagen Is Wearing Right Now

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It’s been awhile since hygge and a subsequent wave of Scandi-chic trends went viral, but that doesn’t mean we’re not still eager to copy our friends over in Denmark. And with the conclusion of Copenhagen Fashion Week earlier this month, we now find ourselves inundated with tons of street style looks to Pin now to use as inspiration all through fall and into winter. So without further ado, here are the seven most popular trends coming out of Copenhagen for fall 2022.

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1. Enviable Greens

Kelly green, forest green, emerald, lime—basically any and all shades of green were on display during Copenhagen Fashion Week. Lots of folks chose to wear the hue (or hues) from head-to-toe, but you can also try embracing just one or two pieces in your preferred shade. (Pro tip: Warm skin tones will look best with warmer greens, like Kelly, olive, pear or lime. Cooler skin tones will look better in cooler shades, like emerald, seafoam or sage.)

Shop the trend: CeCe Clip Dot Dress ($99); Nike Essentials Hoodie ($65; $46); Mango Satin Shirtdress ($100); & Other Stories Tweed Jacket ($149) and Skort ($79); ASOS High-Neck Sweater ($35); Helsa Jersey Tank Dress ($168); OW Collection Frankie Pants ($240)

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2. Maxi Sweater Dresses

Knit maxis are basically the fashion equivalent of wrapping yourself up in your favorite blanket. They’re supremely comfy and cozy, and according to our friends over in Scandinavia, well worth investing in for fall ’22. Opt for silhouettes that hug your curves to avoid looking like you’re literally wearing a blanket, or styles that show a little skin by way of an off-the-shoulder neckline or cut-outs in the back or waist.

Shop the trend: ASTR the Label Delancy Dress ($128); Vince Textured Dress ($495); Violet Romance Midaxi Dress ($65; $34); Staud Carnation Dress ($275); Treasure & Bond Collared Dress ($79); Song of Style Cardigan Dress ($248)

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3. Suit Vests

File this one under trends we did not see coming. Suit vests were a popular layering piece in the early 2000s, but seemed to be forgotten in the recent wave of Y2K nostalgia. But now they appear to be making a comeback, albeit with different styling notes. This time around, women are wearing them buttoned up as a shirt with coordinating suit trousers, leaning more into the workwear vibes than the punk rock twist we first rocked in the early aughts.

Shop the trend: Alex Mill Mathilde Vest ($145) and Boy Pants ($165); Topshop Longline Waistcoat ($65) and Flare Pants ($84); Shona Joy Priscila Vest ($180) and High-Waist Pants ($260); Mango Check Wool-Blend Vest ($80) and Suit Pants ($120); The Frolic Suit Vest ($70) and Wide-Leg Pants ($61)

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4. Colorblocked Brights

Following in the footsteps of the hot pink Barbiecore trend, more superbright hues are making their way into our wardrobes. Bright yellow, magenta, teal and, of course, neon green were all spotted on the streets of Copenhagen during fashion week, most often paired with other equally vibrant hues. Have some fun mixing and matching different stand-out shades to find the combo that makes you smile.

Shop the trend: Stine Goya Checkered Sweater ($298); Boden High-Waist Trousers ($130); Superdown Tiffani Midi Skirt ($56); ASOS Linen Blazer ($65) and Flare Trousers ($49); Topshop Workwear Pants ($78); Staud Cardigan Dress ($165); Marc Jacobs Sweatshirt ($175)

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5. Cargo Pants

Yup, the once dorky trouser is only growing in popularity, so if you haven’t hopped on the trend yet, perhaps these Scandinavian fashionistas might inspire you to join in the fun. Keep things chic and pair the inherently casual style with either posh staples (like blazers or button-down shirts) or something sleek and sexy (like a black bodysuit, plain white tank top or silk cami).

Shop the trend: BDG Rae Carpenter Pants ($69); Halara Cargo Pants ($45); PacSun Cargo Pants ($70); Cider Cargo Pants ($30); ASOS Curve Cargo Pants ($43); Bayse Cargo Pants ($139)

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6. Fashionable Wellies

We predict this will be one of the top shoe trends of fall/winter, so why not get ahead of the curve and pick up a pair to start wearing now? Look for boots that have a colorblocking element or interesting lug sole to separate them from your regular, run-of-the-mill rain boots. Then, have some fun pairing them with everything from puff-sleeve tent dresses to cropped raw-hem jeans to silk maxi skirts.

Shop the trend: Copenhagen Studio Vitello Boots ($240); Topshop Brody Boots ($74); ASOS Reed Chelsea Boots ($52); Last Rixy Boots ($320); Bershka Chunky Chelsea Boots ($70); La Canadienne Kyree Boots ($550)

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7. Ankle-Length Skirts

Mini skirts had their moment this past summer, but now it’s time to go longer. Ankle lengths with a straight silhouette (as opposed to skin-tight or super flowy) are the new go-to skirt style for fall. Our favorites are simple with a ‘90s minimalist vibe, but you can also try faux leather or silk.

Shop the trend: Eileen Fisher Jersey Skirt ($138); We the Free Denim Maxi Skirt ($118); Mare Mare Faux-Leather Skirt ($130); Mango Split-Hem Skirt ($50); Princess Polly Harriette Skirt ($58)

Abby Hepworth


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