The Top Fashion Brands, Designers and It Items of 2022
Shifting on from the WFH-ready sweats and slides of 2020 and 2021, the world regarded to extra colours, patterns and silhouettes in 2022, utilizing vogue as a strategy to really feel considerably regular in a turbulent world.
We’re again with the most recent version of our year-end sequence Hypebae Best, the place we spherical up among the largest moments in vogue this yr, in response to our editors. Miu Miu was undeniably one of many hottest manufacturers of the yr due to the surge in balletcore and ultra-mini tendencies, as was Jacquemus with its buzzy Nike collaboration. Surrealism was a key theme in Jonathan Anderson‘s collections for Loewe, whereas Glenn Martens continued to interrupt vogue norms at Diesel and Telfar rolled out profitable collaborations with Eastpak and Moose Knuckles.
We’re additionally spotlighting 5 thrilling up-and-coming names within the vogue house, together with Miaou, Beate Karlsson and A. Roege Hove, which noticed buzzy moments on social media, the streets and on the runway. As for It vogue objects, our outfits all year long would not have been full with out equipment just like the viral 1DR purse, Apple‘s AirPods Max headphones or the Miu Miu set.
Proceed scrolling to see the highest vogue manufacturers, designers and It objects of the yr, and keep tuned for extra from our Hypebae Finest 2022 roundups in footwear, sex and dating, music and film.
Glenn Martens revived Diesel as one in every of at this time’s hottest manufacturers ever since he was appointed creative director in 2020. All through his time on the label, the designer has created a number of viral moments together with the consistently sold-out 1DR purse in addition to a Guinness World Document-breaking inflatable at his Spring/Summer 2023 show. The model additionally made its presentation open to the public as an effort to make vogue extra accessible, whereas releasing sudden collaborations with manufacturers like LELO on intercourse toys.
2022 was a giant yr for Simon Porte Jacquemus. Except for his beautiful, star-studded wedding that came about in Provence, the designer birthed quite a few vogue moments to recollect. He kicked off the yr by opening a brand new 24/24 pop-up in Milan whereas bringing the style crowd to Hawaii to showcase his off-calendar “Le Splash” collection. He then introduced his rumored Nike collaboration consisting of co-branded attire and Air Humara sneaker, which made their runway debut within the Fall/Winter 2022 “Le Papier” presentation. For the primary time since launching, Jacquemus handed over his CEO role to deal with designing collections, whereas opening the model’s first-ever boutique in Paris. The cult-loved label completed off a powerful yr with its SS23 “Le Raphia” runway.
Surrealist clothes and footwear have been a mainstay for Loewe in 2022. Jonathan Anderson created viral items for the home, together with squished balloons (accepted by Emma Corrin, Kendall Jenner and lots of extra) and lip-shaped bustiers on clothes. The model moreover joined forces with On to create performance-focused attire and sneakers whereas launching campaigns starring Kaia Gerber, K-pop star HyunA and extra. For SS23, Anderson grew real-life grass on sneakers and coats, and launched buzzy equipment like inflated sunglasses. In September, the designer featured on the runway every little thing from pixelated T-shirts to the lily flower dress — items noticed on a number of vogue editorials all through the season.
Due to its viral low-rise ultra-mini skirts and ballet flats, Miu Miu was the most well liked model of 2022. The label recorded a 49% enhance in searches in comparison with the earlier yr as reported by Lyst. Except for its coveted vogue assertion items, the home showcased a lot talked-about runway collections, together with the SS23 edition that featured Emily Ratajkowski, FKA twigs and Bella Hadid on the catwalk. Celebrities similar to Euphoria star Sydney Sweeney additionally wore the model whereas Rihanna embraced her baby bump.
Following a profitable yr in 2021, Telfar continued to roll out new colorways of its signature Shopping Bags whereas diversifying its catalog with new kinds just like the Round Circle Bag. Whereas releasing collaborations with Eastpak and Moose Knuckles, the label broke the web with a serious rainbow sale online and announce that it might open a new flagship store in New York Metropolis.
A. Roege Hove
A. Roege Hove is a knitwear model primarily based in Copenhagen. Based and helmed by Royal Danish Academy alum Amalie Røge Hove, the label is liked for its form-fitting designs with semi-sheer detailing. Except for showcasing size-inclusive seems all year long, A. Roege Hove was introduced as one of many eight finalists of the 2023 International Woolmark Prize.
Swedish designer Beate Karlsson marked a number of spotlight moments this yr, together with a viral show at Milan Fashion Week the place each mannequin fell on the runway. The inventive, who created “wearable bums” final yr, gained consideration for her over-the-top fur boots and “ugly monster sneakers,” which she highlighted later within the yr at a solo exhibition in Stockholm. Björk and Doja Cat have been just some of the celeb followers who wore Karlsson’s creations.
Changing into the It woman model of the yr, Miaou gained a lot traction this yr due to Maddy’s blue dress in Euphoria Season 2 whereas persevering with to roll out corsets and mini skirts liked by Gen Z. Along with its cult-loved designs, the model continued to push for inclusivity by launching a size-inclusive collection in collaboration with Paloma Elsesser. The label opened a brand new period with its Paris Fashion Week debut.
From strappy separates to motocross jackets, Ottolinger was on the forefront of among the buzziest tendencies of the yr in vogue. Designers Christa Bösch and Cosima Gadient totally embraced the rise of the “ugly-chic” type, showcasing cumbersome outerwear, deconstructed knits and extra for his or her FW22 assortment. With futuristic exhibits, in addition to its influencer and celebrity-favorite denim items, the model proved itself as one in every of at this time’s most enjoyable manufacturers with a deal with the digital world (the label showcased its FW22 assortment at an Esports enviornment). For the autumn season, Ottolinger moreover joined forces with Camper on a footwear collaboration.
After making its runway debut final yr, Barcelona-based Paloma Wool targeted on international growth this yr. The cult-loved vogue label kicked off a “World Tour” sequence in Paris to convey its assortment to followers all world wide, adopted by pop-ups in San Francisco and New York Metropolis.
IT FASHION ITEMS
Apple AirPods Max Headphones
These aren’t your typical vogue equipment like a purse, sun shades or a belt, however have been certainly seen in numerous suits this yr. Apple’s AirPods Max headphones have been in nearly each different influencer’s match pics to the purpose the place individuals appeared to be much less concerned about their capabilities and extra within the seems they served. Dua Lipa, Bella Hadid and Kylie Jenner have been just some of the celebrities sporting the headphones, accessorized with caps, sun shades, Y2K-inspired suits and extra.
Diesel 1DR Bag
The 1DR was one of the coveted purses of 2022. As famous by Lyst, the purse — which blew up due to Glenn Martens’ revival of Diesel — skyrocketed in searches by 317% after It women like Megan Thee Stallion and Julia Fox have been seen sporting the accent. Except for its statement-making “D” emblem and sensible form, the 1DR has been liked for its value level starting from $325 to $550 USD, making it comparatively reasonably priced compared to kinds such because the Balenciaga Le Cagole. With the continuing recognition of the type, the 1DR continues to roll out in a wide range of iterations starting from metallic finishes to embellished and frayed variations.
The Exposed Thong
Sure, one other Y2K look that served all year long 2022 — the uncovered thong. Throwing it again to Tom Ford‘s time at Gucci when he showcased a double-G-string on the runway for Spring/Summer season 1997, the development returned with stars like Kim Kardashian sporting Matthew M. Williams‘ design for Givenchy. With low-rise pants and skirts reigning supreme, the uncovered thong turned the proper vogue accent.
The Miu Miu Set
Like it or hate it, the Miu Miu set was one of many many Y2K-inspired seems that dominated 2022. Having first debuted in October 2021 throughout the Spring/Summer 2022 version of Paris Fashion Week, the ultra-cropped prime and ultra-low mini skirts and trousers made their manner onto our social media feeds, due to celeb type moments, campaigns, Halloween costumes and lots of extra. Following the SS22 runway, Miuccia Prada adopted up with extra of the look in her Fall/Winter 2022 presentation, which was later accompanied by a campaign starring Emily Ratajkowski. The low-rise development, mixed with the surge of balletcore, made Miu Miu one of many hottest manufacturers of the yr.
Prada Cleo Bag
Raf Simons introduced again the cult-loved Cleo bag for his debut Prada collection in 2020 and it has been one of many Italian home’s bestsellers ever since. Initially launched within the Nineties, the purse has hit the runway in a spread kinds, together with airbrushed iterations and designs totally embellished with crystals.