Fence Fashion Moment

First seen prominently at Craig Green during London Collections: Men, then Pier Paolo and Maria at Valentino were inspired by them, not to mention Margiela too; fences are really having their moment in the Fashion Spotlight.

VUI_2892.450x675 VUI_3080.450x675Craig Green

_AGA0094.450x675Margiela Haute Couture

_ARC1217.450x675 _ARC1272.450x675Valentino Haute Couture

While the fence look is quite blatant at Craig Green, and maybe slightly unwearable off the catwalk, it serves as inspiration for the beautiful creations at Valentino and Margiela. Both houses took the pattern of a wrought iron fence, the type you’d see on an elegant Italian balcony, and translated that into breathtaking Couture gowns. The pattern is more subtle at Margiela, but it can still be seen in the intricate beading work. The main question raised: Will you be wearing wooden fence on your face come autumn? Or are you more of a subtle Valentino fence wearer? Maybe you’re still on the fence about the trend? (No pun intended…)

images from Style.com

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One thought on “Fence Fashion Moment

  1. Reblogged this on STITCH MODE and commented:
    I would like to raise a concern over the new ‘fence look’ if I may. I’m sure everyone else is pretty much asking the same question; “How is one supposed to see?” And sure to the fact, all of us perky fashionista’s all want to know how fashion designers these days will succeed in ‘interchanging’ and ‘combining the use of’ conceptual art and ready-to-wear fashion. I’m not too convinced that fences are the way forward. Hmm. Thanks for posting to WordPress. 🙂

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