Fashion trends come and go and when some are on the way out, others are on the way in. In part, fashion is like a revolving door and everything comes around every few decades. However, there are some fashions that always tend to have a place or a positive charm no matter how outdated they are – let’s take a look.
The ascot was worn around a hundred or more years ago and is a direct relation of the cravat. It’s a wide tie that’s usually seen at more formal events nowadays, tough can also be a great way to liven up a dress shirt and give your look an element of European flair. It’s different to a tie, a little less stuffy and also quite dandy like if you ask us.
The horn rimmed glasses came to the fore in the 1910s and are renowned for their mix of shell and horn, as well as the nose pad area. They are quite simple in shape and are an alternative to the current trend to the round frame lenses we see quite commonly. There really is an element of the whole geek chic about them, perhaps that’s why they’re so cool.
The belt is so common that suspenders offer you a far more stylish alternative in keeping your trousers high. Suspenders are more of a fashion accessory than used for keeping trousers up, but they do look great. They however still have their place and can look attractive with a suit, while also perform a function.
The pocket square is another dandy like addition that can give your look some flair and really makes your suit stand out a little more than it does already. It’s a stylish addition that adds another dimension to a blazer or a suit and is so simple in its nature. Learn a basic fold and keep it understated for the best effect.
Denim has a rough ride when it comes to fashion and it regularly comes in to play before falling out roughly. The denim jacket however can be a very cool addition and really look great depending on how you wear your clothes. It’s also tough and long lasting and works well with khakis to create a rebellious appeal. Try and avoid doubling up with jeans, this is known as double denim and this is a bad idea.
So, why not take some of these tips on board and see how you can really add to your style with some items from the past.