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LEXY SILVERSTEIN

FRINGE BENEFITS

December 18, 2018

I hope fringe doesn’t make you cringe because it’s NOT going anywhere in 2019. It’s been in vogue for the last few seasons and when the designers gave us a sneak peak of what’s coming up in spring 2019, funky, festive, fun fringe was prominently featured. Personally, I became “unhinged” because I love me….some fringe!!

Lexy Silverstein wearing SHEIN's Teddy Cardigan

 

 Lexy Silverstein wearing Fashion Nova's Fringe Love Sweater in Red

 

 

FRINGE FORVER

 

Fringe has been a part of fashion for thousands of years. I mean that literally, since 3000 BC, when Iran was called Mesopotamia, historians first saw fringe portrayed on the clothes of people in ancient sculptures.

 

 

 

Native Americans used fringe in their clothing for decorative purposes as well as for practical reasons. Fringe helped them conserve leather because they didn’t have to trim the seams. It was also thought to repel water to help keep them dry.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The 1920’s was the GOLDEN AGE for fringe.  It was considered glamorous. No one can forget the Flapper dress.  The fringe was especially highlighted, when the ladies were swinging and shaking during the popular dance, the Charleston.


 

 

 

 

 

In the 1950’s, no one knew how to Shake, Rattle and Roll fringe more than Elvis with his iconic unforgettable jumpsuits and jackets.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                             

 

In the 70’s, the hipsters wore a more original version of the style. Fringe came full circle with designs inspired by Native Americans.



 

 

 

MODERN FRINGE

 

2019's fringe can be all of the above - casual, western, glamorous or hippie. It's all fringe worthy. 

 

 

Lexy Silverstein in SHEIN Color Block Raw Hem Sweater 

 

 

 

HANDBAGS WITH FRINGE 2019

 

 

JW Anderson 

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                              Oscar de la Renta (Right)

 

 

 

 

SHOES WITH FRINGE 2019

 

 

 

 

 

Oscar de la Renta (left) 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Longchamps

 

 

 

JEWELRY WITH FRINGE 2019

 

 

Photo Credit: 

Miu Miu Fringe Bracelet

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photo  Credit: Gucci

 

 

CLOTHING WITH FRINGE 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                             

Photo Credit: Longchamp

 

 

 

Please follow me on Instagram @LexySilverstein.  If you have any questions, please email me at LexySilverstein@gmail.com.  

 

Remember to eLEXYfy!  Make the ordinary - extraordinary!

 

 

 

 

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