Feeling like fringe is everywhere these days? So do we, though after it being spotted all over the runways at New York Fashion Week, none of us should be too surprised. Though the trend may recall 1970s fashion divas or music festival style goddesses, this summer’s fringe trend has gone mainstream. Bags, sandals, skirts, jackets, and more can be found with a sliced up trim this season, bringing that laid-back, Coachella-infused look to the sidewalks of DC.
This style may be more casual than Washington is used to, but local bloggers like Sara Azani of Style MBA are embracing it. “I love adding fringe to my outfits for a boho-chic vibe,” says Azani. “It’s the perfect way to give your outfit a little personality and movement.” Use our shopping picks below to stock up on leather and suede pieces which you can start wearing now and keep on rotation right into fall.
BCBG Max Azria Lotti Faux Suede Fringe Miniskirt
Achieve a feminine-meets-rock-’n’-roll look in this fun, flirty skirt, $198 at Lord & Taylor.
H&M Jacket With Fringe
Grab a fringe jacket for an evening out to keep the rock-chic style going all day long, $49.95 at H&M.
RD Style Open Fringe Cardigan
Need a break from leather and suede? Cozy up to this light summer sweater instead, $39.90 at Nordstrom.
Minnetonka Isabel Sandal
These stylish cork wedges get a dressy flare with a fringe ankle strap, $67.95 at Minnetonka.
Michael Kors Paisley Crepe Top
Wear this paisley top with a pair of high-waisted pants to bring the festival vibes to the streets of DC, for $94.50 at Michael Kors.
Free People Last Dance Crossbody
A classy affair calls for a fancy take on fringe with this elegant beaded purse, $58 at Free People.
BaubleBar Leather Tassel Drops
These black and gold earrings can be the final touch to a full-on fringe makeover, or they can be worn alone to offer a more subtle taste of the trend, $38 at BaubleBar.
Dolce Vita Lottie Fringe Drawstring Bucket Backpack
Wear a fringed trim and tasseled bag as a backpack for a day at the beach or as a purse for an afternoon of boutique-hopping, $98 at Macy’s.
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