Jeans are everywhere on Insta – at last count, there were over nine million “denim” hashtags. But if fashion were to have a pet right now, it would be the frayed-hem jeans in all their ripped insouciance.
Let’s be real. Before fashion bloggers were tying scarves around their necks (or their wrists or purse straps), the last time you thought about this accessory was probably while watching Audrey Hepburn in Roman Holiday.
Technically, this peekaboo trend started on the runways a few years back, with designers from Givenchy to Adam Lippes showcasing bare shoulders, but it has since been adopted for so many #ootd pix.
Fishnets have a long (and fancy) history. But the Insta-approved way to wear them is more casual than couture. Pair them with your Stan Smiths, under those ubiquitous frayed-hem jeans or sock-style with midi or kitten heels.
The Ark Bag
Like Mansur Gavriel’s before it, Cult Gaia’s feed has become the gateway to the promised land of It bags. The go-to for ’grammers is the bamboo “Gaia’s Ark” tote, which we’ve officially declared the purse of the summer.
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