Trend of the week: Fringe benefits

Frippery gets the clean edge this season. 


Although the late 60s and early 70s finds provenance in this season’s trends, its eponymous glamour is less bohemian; more Bauhaus. Sure, there are Pendleton prints, rints, knee high boots and blankets aplenty but the freewheeling spirit of the era is not without the tempers of minimalism. Lanvin’s fringed silk tunics were a testament to restraint; whereas the austerity of Céline’s double-breasted military coats were put at ease with a singular tassel earring. It appears the poetic and provident aren’t mutually exclusive; in fact, they make quite the couple.


  • Pair a polo neck and block heels with a fringe skirt.
  • Work that fringed knee boot with a simple tunic dress.
  • A fringed kimono shines with a camisole and skinny jeans.
  • Dress up a humble tee with a fringed necklace.


Meet Tony the Turtle.How to explain Covid-19 to kids on the spectrum

More From The Irish Examiner