Assume Nineteen Eighties power-dressing with a space-age twist. Whereas Balmain – which has at all times favoured pointy shoulders – and Balenciaga have showcased some fierce AF jackets, outsized boyfriend blazers with shoulder pads can even be successful, particularly on this 12 months’s colors of charcoal, powder blue, and neutrals. A cinched-in waist will intensify and elongate the legs.
Sadly, masks are right here to remain for the foreseeable future. Whereas smooth black masks have been a staple on the runways, vogue powerhouses together with Louis Vuitton, Yves Saint Laurent, Balenciaga and Prada have pivoted up to now 12 months to incorporate them of their collections. With regards to masks, something goes actually, so long as you might be defending your self and your fellow countrymen and girls.
Sure, a little bit of femininity finally! Whimsical pouffe-sleeved, slim-fitted billowy clothes with patterns that would not go amiss on a china teacup are the romance all of us want in our lives proper now. Valentino, Coach, Isabel Marant, Alessandra Wealthy and Rodarte have some beautiful frocks in quite a lot of types, lengths and colors, from Crayola purple to pastel prints.
The Queen’s Gambit was considered one of 2020’s most-watched Netflix reveals, lauded for its beautiful couture and cinematograph – however the chessboard has impressed a complete vary of outfits. Overlook boring monochrome, checkerboard prints and patterns shall be in every single place and in a large number of colors. They are saying “blue and inexperienced ought to by no means be seen”, however after the 12 months we have simply had, the principles do not apply in 2021. Checkmate? Sure, mate.
The Nineteen Nineties known as – they need their denims again! Remembering these the primary time spherical, they have been paired with paisley shirts and Rimmel’s Heather Shimmer lipstick – however the 2021 model is not as … ‘saggy’. Whether or not it is high-waisted, boyish, boot reduce or flared, saggy denims are going to be BIG information this 12 months, with Chloe, Paco Rabanne and Balenciaga showcasing them. This 12 months, stone-wash and light-weight denim will take a entrance seat in comparison with their darker counterpart. Lengthy denim skirts are additionally again en vogue too.
Canary? Marigold? Buttercup? Mustard? We’re speaking critical sunshine hues with regards to purses, with every thing from shimmering slinky lemon clutches to sunflower totes. Hell, all of us deserve a little bit of sunshine, so make investments properly!
Tamara Wrigley is a media commentator, fashionista, TV presenter, former journal editor and profitable businesswoman who lives on the Sunshine Coast. Observe her Instagram page, blog and Hepburn and Corder Renovations page.