Despite what the Snapchat filter has led us to believe, there’s a lot more to Coachella style than the iconic (if not cliché) flower crown. The extravaganza, held annually in Indio, Calif., serves as both a music festival and fashion show, as thousands of concert-goers hit the desert in their carefree Sunday best.
In regards to the tumultuous presidential debates, plummeting oil prices and erratic international affairs, the past month has been nothing short of chaotic. Overwhelmed by the headline frenzy, you may have skimmed over an important (and extremely stylish) affair — New York Fashion Week (NYFW).
In the midst of uninspiring weather and in the spirit of spring cleaning, I bring you a magical concept — the five-piece French wardrobe. Thrown around the fashion lexicon for years, this capsule movement is based on minimalism, quality and a bit of je ne sais quoi. It focuses on curating the direction of your closet and can guide your choices with one simple question, “Does this fit into my long-term vision of my wardrobe?”
Lazy girls, rejoice. We can finally kiss sweatpants goodbye in lieu of a trend that is just as comfortable, yet a million times more chic than its mediocre competitor. Say hello to athleisure, the art of wearing stylish gym ensembles for everyday occasions.