It’s officially summer! And the fashion magazines have the looks to reflect the season. Yet, with still a lot of influence from and hanging on to the bohomian trend, the focus on the billowing rather than revealing may be a surprise for the warming temperatures.
While many magazines still featured boho style, there seemed to be a guiding of it away from perhaps a general 1960s or mod look to a really earthy, covered and even desert-inspired look. There was lots of beige this month. Allure and Elle slated styles specifically for the season with key descriptions including “diaphanous” and “effortless.” I’m quite interested now in how this trend might evolve over the summer, whether we’ll get neon chiffon or something. Stay tuned!
Much like the previous trend, a Victorian look may be blossoming out of the boho trend. Elle’s “Nick of Time” editorial name-dropped Stevie Nicks as a style guide and called it “rock ‘n’ roll victoriana.” Harper’s Bazaar had a page called “Victorian Romance.” Both spreads try to balance the innocence of the recently popular lace by edgy gothic details or having a lot of sheer coverage.
What’s there to do after the 1960s? Obviously, the 1970s. Somewhat in the opposite direction of flowing fabric and delicate lace, come chunky heels and metallics. This trend garnered a page in Allure but also a section in Nylon titled, “Lady Stardust” which references its rock inspiration, David Bowie.
Can you pull off metallic fringe?
Marie Claire‘s April “High Fidelity” editorial style blended the two decades resulting in skinny, floral suits and mixing sequins and furs. Sounds out of this world.
We tried to match some 2ndShot items to these trends.
Check them out!
Okay but seriously, can’t you see that fringe on the beach? LOL.
How will you be working these styles?