Fashion’s 12 Most Viral ‘It’ Items of 2022

Amid throwbacks to the noughties and a propensity for hot pink (preferably Valentino Pink PP), playful experimentation and forward-thinking collections were alive and well in 2022: The mini skirts were even tinier, the gloves more operatic and the shoes more and more artful. We saw a resurgence of wardrobe staples, some of which were buried in the depths of our closets, like ballet flats and ribbed white tanks. (Did they ever truly go out of style?) Then, there were the newer fashion gems that went from our feeds to our shopping carts, like Luar’s Ana bag and Aritzia’s faux-leather Melina pants.