2016 Fashion : What are the trends for this season? There are fashion pieces that are simply, cult and timeless. Inspired by the turbulent years of a past and always present time, there is a great return to the style of the 70s, 80s and 90s.
There are some clothes so beautiful that we can not afford: denim shorts and miniskirts, overalls, suits, short and sexy tops and polos elegant. Retro is fashionable …
Women’s Fashion 2016: straight dress with aztec print ONLY¹
The 70s are a revolutionary era in social, cultural and clothing. Women dare pants and cuffed blazers, men – skirts. There is a panoply of colors and an explosion of patterns. Electric blue, glitter, floral and oriental prints appear to settle permanently in our cabinets.
2016 Fashion Women: Elephant Pants with Flying Hem
The hippies have introduced floral print long skirts, disco fans – shiny sequined shirts and punk culture pierced the jeans of all teens!
Women’s Fashion 2016: Original miniskirt with high waist in denim with embroidery
Denim dress with MONKI² buttons
In fashion, punk introduces jeans with holes, Dr Martens boots, badges. It is indeed Vivienne Westwood who truly democratized these punk trends. Later, the Dr Martens boots were replaced by Converse sneakers.
Pull & Bear short denim overalls, short sleeves and stripes short blouse, and Converse sneakers
Jeans are unisex, an essential dress code for hippie culture, as well as for punk culture. At the time, it is very often customized and personalized with paint, embroidery and others.
Short skirt / panties in denim and trapezoid and a short top in black
The hippie years is also the era of masculinized women. One of the icons of this era is the famous singer and actress Jane Birkin – the androgynous inspiration of Serge Gainsbourg. She was the representation of a boyish woman, strong and gentle at the same time.
Dotted knit dress with a 70’s inspired ruffle
Long skirts have been worn a lot – in floral or ethnic prints, always in very bright colors. They were often combined with a scarf in the hair and a hip belt at the hips.
Natural fiber summer dress with striped bare shoulders
In reality, until the prohibition of the Catholic Church to women to dress as men and men to dress as a woman, the skirt was always a mixed garment, as the pants are today. This fashion piece has gone through history without ever going out of fashion.
Red skater miniskirt with buttons in the style of the 70s
The short skirt was born in the 60s in London. It comes in many shapes, colors and cuts. It is also at this time that the pleated skirt will be used again for school uniforms in several countries around the world.
Adidas long-sleeved pleated skirt and long-sleeved top
The pleated skirts arrive thanks to the sportswoman and the figure skaters who ask for short skirts, below the knee, because they wanted to move freely. As and when, the pleated skirt has transformed to finally be called skater skirt!
Pleated mid-length tulle skirt by Boohoo
Nowadays, synthetic fabrics allow to create pleated skirts of original and comfortable.
Skater dress with original floral print and black details by ASOS Africa
Oversized clothing (oversized English), shirts, dresses, pants and jeans are very typical for the 90s.
Mid-length and oversized dress / t-shirt with original ethnic print
The overalls were working clothes created in 1844 by Louis Lafont, owner of a textile store in Lyon.
Trapeze jumpsuit in blue overalls by ADPT beautifully combined with a striped blouse
It was in 1954 that the overalls modernized with bright colors and entered the world of fashion, especially in the first shop agnès b. in 1975.
mi-longue à rayures en viscose par ASOS Dress / shirt hide-heart, knee-length viscose stripes ASOS
This year, we also witness the return of a few cult pieces of disco culture, including tops and shirts embellished with sequins.
Short blouse adorned with sequins and beautifully combined with black slim trousers
Diana Ross and ABBA introduced sequined dresses and gilded or silver dresses. For a total disco look, it is advisable to wear them with platform sandals.
Sequins and navy inspired sequins t-shirt inspired by disco
The polo is a high-waisted unisex garment, with short sleeves and a collar. It was invented by two Frenchmen, tennis player René Lacoste and polytechnique and knitwear manufacturer André Gillier. It was in 1926 that “The Lacoste Shirt” appeared for the first time, adorned with the famous little crocodile.
Fred Perry Short Sleeve Polo Shirt
Polo is a great success. He invites himself rather quickly in the wardrobes not only of all tennis players, but even politicians – François Mitterrand and Dwight Eisenhower. It becomes a synonym for wealth. Nowadays, several brands make polos including: Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hilfiger, Fred Perry, United Colors of Beton and many others.
Polo Dress / T-shirt by Ellesse
Rene Lacoste invented polo for the same reason that skaters wanted short skirts: comfort! At the base, the tennis players played with shirts with long sleeves, impractical.
Polo style dress by Boohoo
These in the 40s that the top court made its big appearance on the fashion scene. It was not until the 70s and 80s that it became popularized by pop culture.
Black and cream knit crop top, Reebok Classics
Also related to sports, the anaerobic exercises in particular, the top is often associated with the movies of the 80s: Flashdance , Dirty Dansing , Grace .
Camouflage crop top by River Island
In her video Lucky Star, the famous singer Madonna appears with a short top. It then becomes a cult clothing from the 90s worn by All Saints , Spice Girls , Britney Spears , Christina Aguilera.
Shade London Clear Mesh Dress and T-Shirt