We’re living in a post-normcore world. Here’s what it looks like.
The rule here is to break the rules. Mix Vetement-style streetwear and high fashion. Make a splash.Normcore has come and pretty much gone, a memory etched into fashion history. What’s replacing it is, among other things, a mash-up of oversize sweatshirts heavy on the graphics, strappy military pants and punkish boots. (Let’s call it post-normcore.) It’s an approach that’s more inventive than basic.
Layer one over a slip dress over a long-sleeve moto-print tee; or wear a standout hoodie with a lace skirt and oversize blazer.
The Military Mood Marches On
This season, trousers come with military touches and unexpected twists. All-over buckles, oversize cargo pockets and dangling straps give this basic a fresh new spirit.
” The rule here is to break the rules. Mix Vetement-style streetwear and high fashion. Make a splash. “
It doesn’t get much more street than a pair lace-front combat boots. But if you recall, lace-up moto boots were the footwear of choice at the Met Gala, with a strong crew wearing Louis Vuitton (Selena Gomez, Alicia Vikander, Michelle Williams and Grimes). These will do the trick for fall. Wear them sporty, grungy or dressy — the choice is yours.
I’ll admit it: Right now, I’d really like to ride the wave of Summer Fridays, frosé, and denim cutoffs for a few more months and forget about that looming season ahead that starts with an F and rhymes with mall.