It’s as if the fashion world knew of our western roots — fringe is in this 2021-2022 fashion season from dresses to jackets and even accessories.
Good guess is that you, your parents or grandparents have something fringed tucked away somewhere. The hunt is on.
Whether on structured blazers, stringy bodices or woven into knitwear, you’re likely ahead of the curve this season just by opening some closet doors.
Showing this season is fringe on sarong skirts, purses, scarves and sleeves. Blunt fringe haircuts are even on the hair scene.
And just to get us more excited, the head-to-toe denim trend popularized this fall continues. Winter brings a patchwork look, making denim the perfect material to play with.
Although thinking geometric (which is also a thing this season), there’s mixing and matching in the patchwork trend for various fabrics and leathers.
Fashion houses, writers and other style-trend aficionados have somewhat differing opinions on what the height of fashion is for the winter 2021-2022 season, so beyond fringe and denim, here are their fundamentals:
- Faux fur
- One piece
One piece? Hmmm … From the sci-fi look to the catsuit look, you’ll likely be depending on leggings (also a current fashion must) to tie together your look. If you favor runway fashion, the versatility of a onesie or futurewear certainly will catch someone’s eye.
The runways also featured cutouts or peekaboo style on long-sleeve dresses, tops and jumpsuits with sleek slits around the shoulders, waist and hips (there’s that catsuit like attire again). Rhinestones, feathers and sequins joined the parade.
Perhaps to get us all out of any doldrums we find ourselves in, bright colors should decorate you this season. Bright-red outerwear and baby-pink purses done in imitation fur, yellow dresses and orange-on-orange whatever are sure to keep us merry and bright well into the new year.
If bold colors aren’t your thing, the fashion world suggests bringing out your shine with metallic and latex influenced clothing, whether through a super-shiny trench coat, tailored suit or low-slung trousers.
If you’re on the run (or just having a bad hair day), fashion 2021-2022 favors balaclavas, baseball caps and headscarves.
Still, there’s a practical approach through the use of lots of bundling of winter accessories from down scarves and throws to fuzzy mittens, hats and boots.
Speaking of boots. Be gone ankle boots, instead embrace knee-high boots. Croc-embossed and black suede are especially favored. Other footwear ranges from platforms to cozy slides to shearling-lined suede sandals to two-toned loafers to retro ‘70s clogs.
Partner those knee-high boots with miniskirts — yes miniskirts, even in the winter.
Plaid skirts are being paired with cable knit cardigans, fitted blazers and turtlenecks. Tights worked well to keep you warmer and still be in fashion. Try a terrycloth miniskirt for comfortable coziness.
Even floral miniskirts are being worn this winter as long as you’ve got an oversized jacket and perhaps cowboy boots to go with it (and tights or leggings — it is cold after all).