“Fashions fade, style is eternal”-Yves Saint Laurent
This quote brings to the forefront the ability for certain pieces of clothing to lose wearability over time, yet the possibility of people with an eye for fashion to keep certain clothing alive and fresh. With that idea in mind, we step back to think and pay tribute to the clothes we ever so happily find piled in boxes that we once pushed to the back of our closets. The oversized sweater grandma bought that you once hated now goes perfectly with a pair of black leggings and combat boots, while the gold locket you were embarrassed to wear now adds that extra something to your high-low dress and Jeffrey Campbells.
Unlike math and science, there is no one answer when it comes to fashion. If you have the ability to pick out a neck breaking outfit, it doesn’t matter what year your wardrobe selections came from because “style is eternal.” Below are a few examples of trends that are currently giving our parents and even grandparents deja vu of their younger days.
They were gone for a while; however, now whenever we find a pair of old Levi’s in thrift stores or in the back of mom and sometimes even dad’s- closets, the first thing we do is YouTube a DIY video, and grab the closest pair of scissors.
In some areas they never went “out of style,” but now they have momentarily reappeared on the runways, city streets and in the classrooms–with vengeance.
The early 1900s classic pencil skirt is the perfect selection for either a business or casual outfit. The skirt may be the classiest way to show off your curves while still remaining appropriate and fashionable.