Photography by: Kool View Photography
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In my opinion, Fringe has always been such an effortless style characteristic. Dating back to the era of flappers and zoot suits in the twenties, it’s managed to hold quite an integral part of style history by maintaining its prevalence in the 20th century. Even with the slight fluctuation of its popularity, I’ve always been a die-hard fan of its ability to enhance the most basic pieces like a t-shirt, and in this case, a simple tank dress. For Spring 2018, it’s definitely back on the style radar, so if you love to follow trends, then you’ll appreciate fringe being in the style forecast.
For this look, I initially envisioned a stroll through the streets of Havana Cuba, with a crisp and colorful image of authentic Cuban living as my backdrop. Since I didn’t have the opportunity to expense a lavish Caribbean vaca or the corresponding elements to set the scene, I decided to take my styling into a different direction. I wanted to allow the dress to have its debut and keep the look rather minimal, fresh and clean, so I only threw a light washed denim jacket over my shoulders for an effortlessly styled feel. I paired the dress with my favorite pair of animal printed heels for added texture and decided to not to incorporate earrings for an easily styled look.
If you’re traveling to an island, somewhere where there’s a lake or any body of water this Summer, a dress like this would be the perfect piece to incorporate into your travel wardrobe, because it’s rather lightweight and a fresh an airy hue. It’s also form-fitting, which will eliminate the worry of accruing wrinkles. It’ll also cut down on the number of accessories or jewelry you’ll have to bring because the dress is such a statement piece. Utilizing a simple straw hat and bag that can be paired with any of the Summer pieces you pack, you’ll have an easily styled, yet statement look. Not only is this dress perfect for your travel destination, you can also wear this to a nice Spring picnic. It’s just one of those dresses that take the guesswork out of styling because it creates a wow factor all on its own.
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Style Tip of the day
When styling statement dresses, depending on wherever the focal point of the statement is on the dress, will determine where you can place your other accessories. If your dress is top heavy with embellishments, focus on the bottom portion of your look to add other statement features to balance out the outfit and vice versa. If your entire dress is a statement piece, like an all sequin dress or colorful printed dress, try to keep the jewelry a little more understated so that the look maintains cohesive. There is a way to add statement pieces with other statement pieces, but it takes a little practice to nail it perfectly.
Her Guiltless Garb
Dress: Zara / Shoes: Justfab (old) / Jacket: Francescas (old)