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Fashion Alphabet: F is For Fringe

April 5, 2015

fringe-suede-jacketFringe.  Who doesn’t love it. It’s playful look and graceful moment.  If you want to have a mini fashion moment wear some fringe and it’s like you are walking down a runway at fashion week with every step you take.  Fringe has been waxing and waining in and out of fashion trends for years.  I mean, who didn’t want Sloane Peterson’s white fringe moto jacket from Ferris Bueller’s Day off.  Did you wish your mom had a wardrobe like Cindi Mancini’s mom so that you too could pretend that Patrick Dempsey was your boyfriend?

 

How to Wear Fringe

Fringe has been around for decades and is a trend that looks great on shoes, skirts, and handbags. Here are some great examples of how to wear fringe.

 

suede-fringe-clutch-$90

fringe-ankle-booties

black-fringe-skirt zara-black-suede-fringe-jacket

 

Fringe Trend For Kids:

Best Practices for Wearing Fringe:

  • For a piece with lots of fringe or long fringe (skirt, dress) go for a classic color like; black or tan.  Bring colors and long fringe can be too overwhelming on certain body types
  • For pieces off your body like a clutch, don’t be afraid of bright colors like cobalt blue!
  • For fringe footwear I recommend black or tan simply because it’s on your feet and you want them to look as clean as possible.
  • Look for suede texture fringe for a classic look
  • You can never go wrong with fringed swimwear – just always carefully hand wash and never machine wash
  • For fringed knits like wraps opt for macrame fringe (silk variation) that holds up beautifully.

Summary:

It’s hard to wear fringe and not be in a good mood. This playful trend is sure to give you a bounce in your step and with it readily available pretty much anywere (Asos, Zara) it’s a cheap trend to try.

 

UPDATE:

Hi! Glad everyone is loving the post. I’m getting alot of feedback from readers wanting to know where they can buy the look in the top pic. I’ll put the details here so that everyone can see them.
1. LaMarque Collection Zura Cascade Blazer wtih Fringe Detail in Taupe: $455
2. Others Follow Thrasher Fringe Jacket – Taupe: $48.80
3. Farrell Jacket BCBGMAXAZRIA – $495
4. Urban Outfitters – Someday Lovin Dex Fringe Jacket – $179
5. Abercrombie – Jenny Fringe Suede Jacket – $140

In Gratitude Legos in my Louis

 

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