You can probably envision the most popular fashion moments of 2022 without much of a prompt, from the instant runway favorites like the Prada tank top, the Bottega “leather” pants, and the Miu Miu ultra-mini skirt to the runaway TikTok hits like the Totême scarf jacket, and the Acne Studios scarf. Theses items were everywhere and so they became everything…at least, that’s how it felt in our hyperbole-prone, chronically online times. But when you clicked out of TikTok and went out into the real world—what were you actually wearing?
We’ve published hundreds of fashion stories over the past 365 days, but some clearly made you click “Add to Cart” faster than others. You counted down for buzzy collaborations like the Manolo Blahnik Birkenstocks and Dapper Dan’s limited-edition Gap hoodies. You also wanted the best of the best in every category—straight-leg jeans, comfortable bras, wool coats—and shopped accordingly. And then there were the bag trends that ruled 2022, which you embraced with open arms.
So before we see all that 2023 has in store, we’re looking back on all the very best fashion items of 2022 that BAZAAR readers loved most. Yes, it’s another annual best-of list, but this one is ultra curated with everything the readers with the best taste actually bought. These weren’t just pieces that raked in the likes and retweets online—they’re the ones you truly wanted to wear.
Read on for the 22 fashion items BAZAAR readers loved (and shopped) most in 2022.
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