What I Wore

Unpopular Opinions on Fashion Trends

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I like to go against the fray and wear what is in tune with my personal aesthetic. At times this totally defies current trends; and I am fully aware of this. However; have you ever seen a burgeoning fashion trend that you couldn’t get behind, because you didn’t get it?

These are some trends that have me befuddled due to their popularity.

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Sweatpants, heels and feminine pieces seem like an unlikely match. Why one would wear both styles together is beyond me. I must say that I do like the relaxed fit of the sweatpants with a heel; but when the sweatpants are adorn with a racing stripes or a brand’s logo. It does not create a very cohesive and just confuses me.

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I do own one; but I kind of hate myself for it. But seriously, puffer coats are getting a high-fashion makeover with voluminous shoulders, wide crops, and a range of colors that make them infinitely cooler than the ones you wore in college. I applaud the puffer jacket for having the vigor to allow itself to be reinvented; but some things are better left alone. Luckily, we are on the brink of spring and will not see these for a while.

IMG_3474Sheer pieces are alluring but there is a point when it takes a tragic turn from alluring to a little raunchy. I like pushing the envelope. There is such a thing as going to far; which is why this trend is driving me nuts. We are seeing a resurgence of see-through everything and p*ssy peeking gowns. What was once a daring on occasion wow factor’ type of ensemble, is now ALL that we’re seeing.

Now, here comes the hypocrisy. I have dabbled in each of these supposed trends. It’s not that I do not like trends; but I do not  believe in blindly following trends simply because we’re expected to sunscribe to them. If I’m going to wear a p*ssy peeking gown; it’s going to be of my own volition and not because Kim Khardashion wore it –  thank you very much!

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2 Comments

  • Reply
    Nea Savoca
    April 7, 2017 at 3:58 pm

    I love your wording “tragic turn from alluring to a little raunchy.” The whole “under” wardrobe has taken on so much importance for basic everyday wear! I hope people don’t give the “unders” a skip…Even for holiwood it seems a little more desperate than deserving of notice.

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      chicbeat blog
      April 11, 2017 at 1:28 am

      I couldn’t agree more. I support daring wardrobe decisions but you have to draw the line somewhere.

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