One of the trends this season is denim. Again?! Yes, but this time it’s all about dark denim revival. The trend was proposed by various designers, including Tom Ford, Calvin Klein, Max Mara and Alexander McQueen.
I don’t know about you, but when I look at these looks I think about my (awkward) teenage years. More specifically, it makes me think of the early 2000s when some of my favorite celebs rocked dark denim – sometimes from head to toe – but always oh so perfectly: Aaliyah, Britney, Sarah Michelle Gellar, … I probably tried to copy them without much success. Continue reading “How To Wear the Spring-Summer 18 Trends? Denim Redux Edition”→
Now that Spring is (almost) here, it is time to start a little bit of shopping. How about starting with the Trench Coat trend? The trend was seen on several runways: Celine, Maison Margiela, Valentino, Alexander McQueen, Loewe, Max Mara, and Dries Van Noten to name only a few.
How are you doing? I hope you had a great week and that you’re having an even greater weekend 😉
Here in Belgium, we had a few fabulously sunny crisp days. I love those kinds of days, and it made me long for those spring and summer days (and oh oh those summer nights 😀). And I pictured myself sitting at a nice café with some friends, recovering from an epic day at Coachella, pulling off the boho chic style.
And then I thought, wait a minute. What’s boho chic? And what’s hippie chic? Is there actually a difference between these two trends? And if yes, what are they? And then I thought, I cannot be the only person who’s a little confused about this. (Not like I lost any sleep about it, but still… ). So, it’s only natural that I came up with this article: Boho (Chic) vs Hippie (Chic). What’s the deal, trends?
Let’s start with boho chic. Boho comes from bohemian. Bohemian is:
“a person who has informal and unconventional social habits, esp. an artist or writer (New Oxford American Dictionary); or a nonconformist writer or artist who lives an unconventional life (Wordnet). A synonym would be gipsy.”
When you check various websites, such as Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue, or InStyle, here are the key words that are used to describe the boho chic trends: late 60’s and 70’s, maxi dresses, crochet dresses, Yves Saint Laurent, Isabel Marant, tie dye, paisley, floral, suzani, printed maxi dress, gladiator sandals, floppy hat, a fringe cross-body bag, fur vest, beaded vest, flared jeans, a coin-embellished belt, denim cut-offs, feather earrings, boots, …
The pioneers were Thea Porter (check this, this, and that out) and Talitha Getty (the featured image was taken from CBS), followed by Sienna Miller and Kate Moss in the UK, and the Olsen twins in the US.