One of the most unexpected fashion trends of 2021? Netted pieces. It might sound weird at first, but after seeing how netting was presented at numerous digital runway shows, we were convinced that the trend can work.
But hang on before you dig out fishnet socks from the depths of your closet: the netted trend has nothing to do with fishnets. (Did we hear a sigh of relief?) In fact, this netting trend comes in the form of breezy and holey layers.
On the Fendi runway, a netted coat was draped over a model’s shoulders, exuding an air of insouciance. Burberry went the extra mile by combining mesh with rhinestones as a finishing touch, dialling up the glam for its jackets and bags. At Longchamp, a netted crop top — worn sans bra and under a slouchy white blazer — arguably stole the show, and would definitely spark conversations.
Boldness and glamour aside, netted pieces serve another great purpose for us in Singapore: as handy, airy pieces that allow us to live a fashion dream called layering. After all, the humidity here is a major roadblock, often putting us off from playing with layers. Basically, we are glad that netting is back in trend.
Ahead, some outstanding netted pieces that will freshen up your look for the season ahead.
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