SS21 Street Style Edit

SS21 Street Style Edit

Midi and maxi dresses layered with long sleeve tops, cardigans and jumpers dominated the streets - the oversized silhouettes make the accessories stand out even more, the most popular accessories being teeny, tiny handbags and black sunglasses.

Our LFW inspired eyewear edit focuses on black, bold, square, acetate frames like Bottega Veneta BV1033S 001, Gucci GG0533SA 001 and the Saint Laurent SL Bold 2 001.

Bottega Veneta BV1033S 001 Grey Sunglasses | PretavoirSaint Laurent SL Bold 2 001 Smoke Sunglasses | PretavoirGucci GG0533SA 001 Grey Sunglasses | Pretavoir
Travelling to New York Fashion Week now [I know, we’re sorry - no more travelling references], neutral colour palettes and black and white pairings were popular across Manhattan. The NYFW shows that adapted to the ‘new normal’ were attended by a somewhat more casual audience opting for trainers and boots along with soft knit sweaters, oversized shirts and tailored outerwear.

The bold black frame was prevalent here too however instead of square frames, cat-eye sunglasses took to center stage. Our NYFW inspired picks are: Alain Mikli Le Matin A05036 008/87, Saint Laurent SL 276 MICA 006 and LOEWE’s x Paula’s Ibiza LW40046U 21A.

Saint Laurent SL276 Mica 006 Grey Smoke Sunglasses | PretavoirLOEWE Paula's Ibiza | LW40046U 21A | Black and White Sunglasses with Grey  Lenses | PretavoirAlain Mikli Le Matin A05036 008/87 Dark Grey Sunglasses | Pretavoir
Shanghai Fashion Week was more like a traditional fashion week with a lot of ‘in-real-life’ presentations - almost 100 shows are scheduled between the 8th and 18th of October. So far, 90’s inspired street style reigned supreme with a huge influx of oversized suits donning the China’s most fashionable. From platform boots to leather coats and tye dye t-shirts - those attending shows in Shanghai experimented with colour and pattern more than their Western fashion counterparts.

Following the 90s trend, there appeared to be more rounded chunky frames on the faces of SFW attendees. Our sunglass selection includes: Christian Roth Archive 1993 CRS 0050, Gucci GG0810S 001 and Prada Minimal Baroque 27NS 1AB3M1.

Christian Roth Archive 1993 Oversized White Round Sunglasses | CRS 00050|  As Seen On Kurt Cobain | PRETAVOIRPrada Black Baroque Round Sunglasses | 27NS 1AB3M1| As Seen On Mo'Nique |  PRETAVOIR
If there was one city that was going to make facemasks the must have accessory, it was going to be Milan. Milan Fashion Week showcased live catwalk shows from Valentino, Fendi and Max Mara. The streets of MFW also partook in the waist belt trend and neutral layers. However, the Italians leveled up their ensembles with oversized bows, cowl necks and embroidery.

On the sunglass front - narrow sunglasses with transparent and gradient lenses were spotted across the European city. These frames sat neatly upon masks without hiding the wearer’s face too much. Our inspired eyewear selection includes: Oliver Peoples Indio OV1263ST 5036/56, Cartier CT0193S 002 Polarised and Dolce & Gabbana DG2223 1298/6F.
Oliver Peoples Indio Blue Sunglasses | OV1263ST 5036/56 | As Seen On Hailey  Bieber | PRETAVOIRCartier CT0193S 002 Polarised Green Polarised Sunglasses | PretavoirDolce&Gabbana DG2223 1298/6F Gradient Pink with Pink Mirror Sunglasses |  Pretavoir
At Paris Fashion Week, most of the major players opted for digital presentations however the Parisians turned out to the streets for Chloe and KENZO. Almost overcompensating in order to protect their title of the fashion capital of the world, Paris street style saw bold and bright colours paired down with heavy, dark romantic winter coats.

These looks were all perfectly paired together with micro handbags, biker boots and black shield sunglasses. Our Parisian picks are:
KENZO KZ40103U 01A, Balenciaga BB0122S 004 and Salvatore Ferragamo SF222S 785.

Balenciaga BB0122S 004 Grey Sunglasses | Pretavoir
Last, but certainly not least, we go to Copenhagen Fashion Week to get some insight to the Scandi Spring/Summer trends. Copenhagen’s street style marries together what we’ve spotted across London, New York, Shanghai, Paris and Milan to bring a hybrid of transitional dressing. These looks are ideal for the September/October months as you leave your Summer clothes behind for your winter woolies. Soft coloured flowy cotton dresses were seen across the city, with Copenhagen’s it-girls opting for flip-flops and sandals over biker boots.

Our Copenhagen inspired sunglasses jump between cat-eye and round frames - opting for bold acetates like: CELINE CL40095U 21N, Dior Cat Style Dior 1 PJPA9 and Moncler ML0102 01A
Dior Cat Style Dior 1 PJPA9 Blue Sunglasses | PretavoirMoncler ML0102 01A Grey Sunglasses | PretavoirCeline CL40095U 21N Green Sunglasses | Pretavoir
Now you can dream of next year’s Spring and Summer adventures while dressing on trend for this year’s Autumn/Winter like fashion week attendees across the world!

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