If there’s one time of year when you’re allowed to go a little over-the-top in the wardrobe department, it’s the holidays. I’m all for taking advantage of the opportunity to channel Liberace sans judgment, and since sequins are my sparkle of choice, I thought I’d take on the embellished jacket for this month’s trend trial.
There are elements of the ‘90s style resurgence that I think are best left forgotten (JNCO jeans, anyone?) but others truly merit a resurrection, such as the iconic slip dress. The minimalist, sultry frock offers an ideal way to show off your physique, which may explain why it’s been a long-time staple of supermodel Kate Moss’.
When it comes to intimidating accessories, over-the-knee boots may well take the cake. What woman in her right mind wants to invite references to Pretty Woman? That said, in the fashion world, often times the greatest risks yield the biggest rewards. And let’s be honest: while your trusty ankle boots are incredibly versatile, will they ever turn heads? Not so much.
Despite the midi skirt’s wide acceptance among leggy models and designers, it still remains on the “never-would-I-ever” list for many women. While I understand the combination of bisecting your calves and voluminous fabric can seem like a two-part recipe for frumpiness, I have a few secrets to pulling it off.