After decades out of favor, prairie girl is finally back, and we couldn’t be happier.
This summer, the prairie look is going to be hitting all the right notes with ladies looking for a delicate, feminine trend. After all, what could be a more perfect contrast to all the urban and streetwear we’ve been enjoying for a few years now?
So, this season, think about heading back to the homestead. Max out on high-necklines, soft ruffles, tiered skirts, patchwork and florals for a truly nostalgic, romantic prairie look.
Combine breezy, light cotton with beautifully crafted leather shoes and bags to create an ensemble fit for ‘Little House on the Prairie’. Something that speaks of the Gold Rush, cowboys, and campfires.
The Best of 2019
If you’re not sure about going all the way with the prairie look, there are plenty of ways of giving the prairie look a nod without going head to toe florals and ruffles.
For the second half of this year, below are the five key items to invest in this season:
The Ruffled Midi-Dress
The ruffled midi-dress gives the classic prairie look an update for the 21st century.
Take all that we love about classic prairie- tiered skirts, the billowing puffed sleeves, and ruffled high neckline – but bring up the hemline from the ankle to mid-length. A flattering fit and flare shape is less grandma, more youthful, and so much more ‘now’.
The classic prairie dress is a nostalgic, sentimental look perfect for summer vacations and relaxed city breaks. Vintage-style prairie dresses have subtle floral prints in soft pastel tones. Patchwork prairie dresses also rock that whimsical, playful feel.
This season, plenty of animal prints or block colors on prairie-style dresses featured on the runways. You can also play with bolder, updated print choices from fashion brands for example.
Cowboy-Inspired Ankle Boots
An incredible pair of boots will add structure to your prairie midi-dress. They’re great for balancing your outfit – a floaty dress worn with statement leather boots gives an edgier look.
To find this season’s perfect pair, you’re looking for a leather or suede ankle boot with a pointed or square toe and…
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