SPRING TRENDS: YAASS OR NO?

THE EMBROIDERED DENIM MINI SKIRT

Embroidery. One of Spring’s big trends that has found its way into summer. Retailers/Designers from Free People, Express, and Gucci have launched pieces for Summer 2017 with four things in common. They are mini, distressed,  denim, and have symmetrical designs on each side.

At first, I was all about this trend. I even purchased the Express skirt below. When it came in the mail however, I was unsure. I tried it on and felt ridiculous. The the denim is darker and embroidery colors are brighter than advertised. Also, the actual design is huge and not a subtle accent as pictured. Im not sure if it is the way the model is posing or editing but IRL it is way more in your face and intense.

I can’t help but think this is the 2017 version of 2007’s Ed Hardy craze. I had this conversation with a friend recently and she disagreed completely. She saw it as a new and innovative way that is bringing back the denim mini (its first resurgence since the early 00’s).

So my question to our readers is yay or nay? Do you think this is here to stay, or a fad we will look back on and reply “ugh”?

Comment below! We would love to hear from you.

Peace + Love,
​Bex

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Express Mini I ordered as advertised on the Express site.

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Skirt I ordered
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