Summer trends are definitely hitting differently this year, as each of us have been spending more time apart than we have together. With that being the case, word of mouth and taking note of fresh styles on the streets is no longer a tangible means of identifying major trends. Instead, we are turning to social media (Instagram, in particular) to help us scout out the latest and greatest. Well, this trend we're about to dive into taps into both the sartorial and social world, and that is the butterfly.
We have seen a massive rise in the popularity of the butterfly emoji as it pertains to everything from captions to Instagram filters. Just check out the fun graphic below for proof! That little blue butterfly had such an impact that it eventually was translated onto clothing, similar to how it did back in the early 2000s. This kitschy little trend has now been popping up on tank tops, jewelry, and even swimwear, and the fashion set has taken a clear liking to it.
Ahead, follow along as I walk you through some of my favorite butterfly moments on Instagram so far, in addition to a handful of my must-have butterfly-adorned products.
If you hate compliments, I suggest you don't buy this dress.
Daisy Tropics Dress ($263)
Maisie Wilen Mona Lisa Cotton T-Shirt ($92)
Kim Shui Butterfly Bustier in Butterfly ($220)
Take a cue from the '90s and stock up on butterfly baby tanks for summer 2020.
Missactiver Sweatshirt Butterfly Patchwork Casual Pullover Shirt Top ($22)
Adina's Jewels Pavé & Solid Butterfly Frontal Necklace ($68)
Redemption Butterfly Printed Mini Dress ($1095)
This comfortable dress is proof loungewear doesn't have to be oversize and boring.
Pretties Picot Tank Dress ($48)
Vans + Sandy Liang Old Skool Embroidered Printed Canvas and Suede Sneakers ($85)
Forever 21 Butterfly Charm Anklet Set ($6)
This filter pretty much broke the Internet the second it launched with the likes of celebrities and influencers using it nonstop.
Susan Alexandra Mini Mariposa Beaded Handbag ($275)
Staud Balloon-Sleeve Paisley-Print Cotton-Blend Dress ($245)
Flatfoosie 9 Pairs of Butterfly Earrings ($10)
Butterfly mesh tops are the new leopard-print mesh tops. Tell a friend.
ASOS Mesh Top in Photographic Butterfly ($23)
Mother The Tripper Jeans ($228)
Theia Jewelry Papillion Stud Earrings ($51)
This little blue butterfly has crept its way into stagnant Instagram photos, Instagram bios, and of course, captions galore.
Sweatyrocks Butterfly Print Camisole Tank ($13)
The Chrysalis Lab Butterfly Face Mask in Aqua ($35)
Palm Angels Butterfly Patch Tie Dye T-Shirt ($590)
Addison's delicate butterfly charm necklace is the perfect summer accessory to wear with everything from swimsuits to big T-shirts and sweatpants.
Kate Spade New York In a Flutter Pave Mini Studs ($38)
Vans Tie Diye Print Top ($54)
One more butterfly filter pic for the cheap seats in the back!
Jennifer Zeuner Jewelry Mariah Huggie Earrings ($110)
Kim Shui Butterfly Print Mini Dress in Butterfly Print ($299)
Susan Alexandra Papillon Beaded Bag ($350)
This article originally appeared on Who What Wear
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