Have You Heard of the Hookup and Breakup Fashion Trend?

Erin Fitzpatrick

From lampshading to our own Clique Theory, fashion folks love to dream up creative names for trends. And now J.Crew is throwing its hat into the ring with “the hookup and the breakup”—and no, it doesn’t have anything to do with dating.

So what does it mean? “A hookup’s what we call an outfit with a top and bottom in the same print,” says J.Crew. “And a breakup is the two looks you get from wearing them separately.” The brand then illustrated the idea with a few genius outfits, showing you how to make the pieces from a coordinated set work on their own. Ready to put it to the test yourself?

Scroll down to see how J.Crew-styled hookups and breakups!

Are you a fan of coordinating two-piece sets? Tell us in the comments below!

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