When it comes to fashion this season, live on the fringe.
A little bit Western, a little bit boho, fringe accents can be found anywhere, from handbags to sandals to earring accents and far, far beyond. We love fringe for its movement, texture and its simple but big impact. A little bit of fringe goes a long way in making a style statement.
Here are our favorite ways to wear fringe this season.
The easiest way to wear fringe is on your shoulder. Pick neutral or black (the adornment is dramatic enough; best to opt for a subtle hue) that is highly adorned in leather or faux leather fringe, and you can spice up any outfit. A fringe bag can be worn casually or for a night out on the town. This green suede bag with fringe is from Marshalls ($69.99).
On your feet
Fringe has long been a staple for mocs, and perhaps the resurgence of moccasins is part of what ushered fringe back into the mainstream. Today, you can find fringe on all styles of boots, sandals and even heels. Macy’s has a Steve Madden Giaani Fringe Flat sandal in suede ($89).
Full metal fringe
Fringe doesn’t have to be soft, leathery or brown, as evidenced by these edgy, metal fringe earrings. These gold metal hoops from H&M ($7.95) have a pop of color for extra bling and sparkle. You’ve never worn fringe quite like this before.
Goes with everything
A cute fringed top in a neutral color will liven up any spring or summer outfit. This crochet-and-fringe trim tank top from J.C. Penney’s L’Amour from Nanette Lepore collection ($34) is available in stores and online at jcp.com.
Don’t forget swimwear: A little bit of flowy fringe provides interest to an otherwise basic swimsuit this summer. Fringe is flattering and can draw your eye to (ahem) certain parts that you may want to accentuate, too. This fringe bikini is by H&M ($129).
Accent your top layers
From cardigans to kimonos with fringe hems and accents, we love this way to add a layer of warmth – and style – to any outfit. It’s a little more conservative than a fringe bikini, but still totally on trend. Pair a fringe kimono with simple jeans and a plain tee for an effortless and comfortable way to update your existing wardrobe. H&M has affordable fringed kimonos and cardigans. This one lists for $29.95.