Google the phrase that we’ve used to describe this aesthetic and you’re likely to get a bunch of decor-related results. It might hint at how it’s not the easiest sartorial move to pull off, or that it’s not exactly trendy. We don’t know about you, but such individuality is a lot more compelling to us than anything on Hypebeast. The role models: Bianca Jagger and the late Loulou de la Falaise – fashion icons who would trump today’s style influencers with their exuberant and eclectic way of wearing bright and bold hats, scarves and jewellery. To nail the look, Chloe, Saint Laurent and Diane von Furstenberg offer a simple proposition with their Pre-Fall collections: Pair dramatic jewels with ’70s style headgear.
Photography Vee Chin Styling Imran Jalal, assisted by Christabel Teo Hair & Makeup Manisa Tan/Paletteninc, using Keune & Urban Decay Model Mayya/Mannequin
This story first appeared in Female’s July 2018 print issue.