Fashion Trends

Fall 2015’s Victorian Trend- Embrace The Look Now

COLLAGE- VICTORIAN TREND

For Fall 2015, fashion takes a trip back in time to embrace the quaint, feminine look of Victorian lace, dainty collars and tiered, flouncy skirts. As we recover from a summer of bohemian chic 1970s inspired aesthetic, the Victorian runway trend pays tribute to another era from the past. If you’re ready to open the history books and bring a touch of 19th century charm to your fall wardrobe, prepare to bring this runway trend from the catwalk to the sidewalk. Here’s how to embrace chic and girlish Victorian styling for your weekend, work and evening looks for the season ahead.

Daytime

Luckily, romantic lace and tulle can keep the free-flowing spirit of summer style alive well into the early weeks of fall. As we step into September, swap your cotton maxi skirt for a ruffled white lace skirt to embrace Victorian chic with a modernized Fall 2015 edge. Pair your skirt with a printed blouse with billowing sleeves, and add lacy black tights for a sultry finish. The mix of textures and delicate lace brings a ladylike aesthetic to mind, while a hint of leg reminds us that we’re in 2015, and not 1895.

Work Wear

Although the average fashionista will hardly be strutting into her office in a full-on period costume from the 19th century, accents from the Victorian runway trend can definitely update a tired work wardrobe of dull neutrals and unadorned fabrics. Try a frilly cream-coloured tuxedo blouse paired with a cropped, patterned blazer and paired with a loose midi skirt. Contrast the vintage inspired feel with black ankle boots, and prepare to feel like an elegant lady from the past.

Evening

You’re probably thinking that a Victorian dress has no place on a 21st century dance floor, right? Wrong! If the Fall 2015 runways are any indication, then Victorian style high collars, pretty embroidered details and modest long sleeves are set to make a major statement for night out looks. Switch up your classic little black dress for a lacy white creation with a modest higher neckline and a playfully short hemline. Look for romantic fabrics, flowing accents and ladylike silhouettes to rock the look now- no time machine required!

Photos: Style.com



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