Frills Are Officially A Trend For 2016- Get the Look Now
Despite the dreary grey skies and rapidly dropping temperatures which usually promise the onset of a lacklustre wardrobe, the season’s runways also featured plenty of dainty, feminine frills for a surprisingly sweet touch. If you’ve been bundled up in dark grey knits for far too many weeks, try incorporating playful frilly accents into your wardrobe for both work and play. Take note of the precious frills on the catwalks, and use the following style tips to help you embrace the look all week long.
For a “no frills” approach to the trend for a Saturday afternoon, channel your inner lady in red and make a grand entrance in a playful frilly frock (as spotted at Gucci). While the weekend may herald the arrival of sweatpants, step up your sartorial game and stay comfortable in a simple scarlet knee-length dress accented with strategically placed frills. Combine your frock with optional quirky oversized eyeglasses and a statement cocktail ring for a memorable look.
Although frills may offer a flirty daytime aesthetic, they can certainly be adapted for a professional and polished aesthetic (as seen at Tom Ford). A conservative basic black midi dress with a scoop neckline and slightly puffed long sleeves can be easily updated with a series of frilly tiers. To accessorize your working girl attire, simply add a pair of knee-high black leather boots and a funky black rope necklace for a versatile monochromatic statement.
As we head into cocktail hour, trade your modest and office-appropriate frills for a bold overall alternative (as spotted at Alexander McQueen). Try signalling your arrival in true dramatic fashion in a flowing Victorian inspired white sheer gown with a high neckline, intricate frills and contrasting black crochet detail. Style your undeniably girlish look with a pair of black leather ankle boots, for a runway worthy look which will certainly leave every eye in the room on you!
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