How to wear a fringe vest
A fringe vest is one of the most convenient and stylish accessories that can be worn all year round. Basically a fringe vest is the urban-chic version of the classic fringe jackets, which highlights the cowgirl or western style. They come in fashionable asymmetrical hems or long drapey sides.
Designers pay homage to the fringe fashion with materials like crotchet, laces, denims, suede and even leather. So if you are looking for some chic ways to sport the fringe vest, check out these top tips:
1. Skinny denims and tees
A long fringe vest, especially in leather or suede, glams up even the most clichéd outfits. Recently, Kate Moss and Mischa Barton wore the fall fringes in a summery way with fringe jackets. A rust or brown suede fringe vest can be worn with skinny jeans, a snug t-shirt and statement belt. The perfect haute hippie look! Opt for lengths that end around the waist or hips.
2. With shorts and dresses
Long fringe vests gets a big thumbs-up with mini dresses and shorts. Go for form-fitted and structured garments with these longer vests to avoid looking sloppy and shapeless. It is a great way to create a slimmer silhouette on the bottom for pear-shaped women. Bored of lacy bohemian dress? Go for an embellished long fringe vest with boots for that boho-chic look.
- Remember not to overdo the trend. For example, if you are picking a vest with front and back fringe detailing, go for the minimalistic look with other accessories like shoes, belts, hats, etc.
- Do experiment with contemporary styles like off-shoulder jump suits with fringed vests
- Avoid too many patterns and layers at steals the attention from your vest