Unless you had lived through the ’70s during the era of Veruschka (that’s the supermodel) and Biba (that’s the iconic London store), or are the hippie-inspired and vintage-loving twins Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, the laidback, breezy silhouette of a gypsy-inspired maxi dress isn’t the first outift that comes to mind when you mention the word ‘glam’. Things are changing, though, as the bohemian staple makes a major comeback as evening wear for Spring/Summer 2020.
The dress packs an elevated punch with reimagined necklines, sheer peek-a-boo fabric and next-level accessories like waist-cinching belts and door knocker earrings. The trend’s carefree precedence takes a decidedly sexy turn at Saint Laurent with a deep plunging V-neck; at Celine, the rich tapestry fabrics and embellishment scream ‘after hours glamour’; while at Etro, swishy maxi dresses come in bright summery colours and prints. The main question now is: are you ready to boogie?