If you’ve picked up any magazines lately or visited any stores, I’m sure you’re bound to notice the fringe trend. There’s fringe on bags, fringe on skirts, fringe on belts, fringe on shirts, and of course fringe on shoes. I wore this outfit to Milk Studios in NYC during Mercedes Benz Fashion week in September 2014. So sorry, lovies, but unfortunately you will not be able to purchase these items because they are long gone. Necessity certainly is the mother of invention, especially in this case. I purchased this embroidered sheer shirt with plans of purchasing an Alice + Olivia box pleat leather skirt, but unfortunately it never happened. I just didn’t have $495 laying around that month. However, I did have a leather skirt from h&m and this fringe leather belt from BCBG. The pair was a match made in heaven because it gave the skirt the appearance of being high waisted and fringed. The belt sat on the skirt as though it came this way, and people did not hesitate to ask where I purchased this haute skirt as I strut through the streets of the Meatpacking District.
Due to the popularity of the look I decided to recreate it and shoot it for my blog. So TAH-DAH Anyone who knows me knows I’m obsessed with anything embroidered or embellished, so I was dying to wear this Topshop shirt. At the time I was sporting a short bob so I was getting my life and feeling like Cleopatra …the sheer, the embroidery, the fringe, my hair cut. Only thing missing were UBER HIGH HEELS. These six-inch snake print babies are by Schutz. This was my first pair of shoes by them. They make some really comfortable, affordable, and trendy shoes. If you visit their site now, you’ll see tons of fringe options to choose from if you want to get in on the trend.
I had to end this post with a “TWIRL” so you could really see the effect of the belt combined with this skirt. In the words of one of my favorite Atlanta Housewives, “I’m gone with the wind fabulous…now twirl, hunnie, twirl!” xoxoSB
H&M Leather Skirt (similar here)
BCBG Leather Belt (similar here)
Chanel Jumbo Classic
Arm accessories: Michael Kors Watch, Zara Earrings, H&M Midi Rings, Vince Camuto T bar Ring, Vince Camuto Turquoise bracelet, C Wonder Gold Bracelets
Be sure to check out this H&M Skirt with Fringe if you’re in love with the leather fringe look
Photos By: Alena Soboleva