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Colorful Fashion Trends Replicating the Insects

Insects are all over our planet and their “clothing” is mostly defined by the needs of survival. Indeed this need makes them get dressed in a large variety of colors and patterns and their structural form becomes an inspiration for the modern couture.

The idea may seem rather creepy but when you think of it so many of the tailored fashion resemble to a smaller or larger extent a certain spectacular bug. Some fashion designs may look familiar to us in spite of not have seen them anywhere.

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Fashion Friday

Got fringe fever? Today’s trend echoes earlier fringe movements. Even before hippies embraced its free-from exuberance, fringe delighted Jazz Age flappers. Shawls with long, luxuriant fringe were all the rage, worn trailing on the floor or wrapped toga-like into charming dresses.

See more fringe in our installation “Chic Shawls from the Early Twentieth Century

Proenza Schouler, Spring 2015 Ready-to-Wear, photo by Monica Feudi,   Feudiguaineri.com, from Style.com

Shawl, Early 1900s, Made in Spain or China, for export, Gift of Mrs. Henry W. Breyer

Burberry Prorsum, Fall 2015 Ready-to-Wear, photo Yannis Vlamos, Indigitalimages.com, from Style.com

Shawl, Early 1900s, Made in Spain or China, for export, Bequest of Mrs. Louise S. Kohn

Emilio Pucci, Spring 2015 Ready-to-Wear,  photo by Monica Feudi, Feudiguaineri.com, from Style.com

Shawl, Early 1900s, Made in Spain, Gift of Mrs. Henry W. Breyer, Sr.