Dive into the mermaid-core trend with these looks

Erica Wark shows us how to achieve the hottest trend this summer.
May 25, 2023 3:48 p.m. EST
May 25, 2023 3:48 p.m. EST

There has been a lot of buzz around Disney’s live-action remake of The Little Mermaid, and it turns out all things under the sea are also making a splash in the fashion world. Stylist, Erica Wark shows us how to rock the mermaid-core trend this summer. Mermaid-core is all about iridescent and metallic colours, shiny fabrics, crochet, and accessories like pearls and shells. Watch the video to get a full breakdown of this trend and shop the looks below.


SHOP: Striped Crochet Kaftan Sweater; $149 at Massimo Dutti | Linen Bermuda Shorts; $129 at Massimo Dutti | Nappa Leather Mesh Bag; $219 at Massimo Dutti | Leather Flat Sandals with Metallic Piece; $169 at Massimo Dutti | Pearl Hoop Earrings; $19.90 at Zara | Garden Sunglasses; $219 at Bonlook | B Tempted By Wacoal Inspired Eyelet Floral Bralette; $49 at The Bay 


SHOP: Sequin Knit Top; $59.90 at Zara | Lorelei Two Button Blazer; $89.95 at Dynamite | Extra Long High Rise Wide Leg Jeans; $59.90 at Zara | Heeled Metallic Sandals; $79.90 at Zara | Legaema Pink Sunglasses; $18 at Aldo | Knotted Strap Mini Bucket Bag; $79.90 at Zara | Floral Earrings; $29.90 at Zara 

SHOP: Mirrored Top; $69.90 at Aka the Store | Pearlie Bag; $165 at Aka the Store | Garden Sunglasses; $219 at Bonlook  | Pemela Sling back heeled sandal; $110 at Aldo

High Shine 

SHOP: Jane Cut Out Satin Maxi Dress; $119.95 at Dynamite  | Albedantenx Top Handle Bag; $75 at Aldo | Rhinestone Mini Tote Bag; $39.95 at Zara | Taia Strappy Heeled Sandal; $110 at Aldo

Mermaid Silhouette

SHOP: Azi Mxi Mesh Dress; $185 at Ofuure | High Heeled Vinyl Sandals; $59.90 at Zara | Box Clutch; $69.90 at Zara