Wide clothes and loose items were very big in the 1970’s to the 1980’s and made a serious statement about how femininity can be interpreted and how fashion could be worn. All of a sudden, chic could be comfortable! As an ode to our revolutionary sisters who back then made changes for all of us and for generations to come, this post is all about going wide and playing with proportions.
Wide pieces can be used to conceal body parts you are not so confident about and can allow you to draw attention to what you do feel like showing off. While the overall loose outfit worked for the hippies, we are big believers in creating contrast in an outfit – wide top with slim trousers or slimming top with wide trousers. This keeps the outfit flattering and practical.
Vera wore camel wide leg trousers with a rose patterned turtleneck and two-toned camel kitten heels.
The wide lower part of the outfit made Vera’s upper body look very slim and toned and the wide trousers made her legs look very long.
Vera’s look is very 70’s inspired office wear and is the perfect mix of presentable work outfit and comfort.
Rony wore a vintage sailor cropped blouse with black legging and black and white Oxfords.
Wearing an oversized top allows Rony to wear leggings without looking like she was on the way to the gym and keeps the outfit from looking too tight or revealing while at the same time showing off Rony’s toned physique.
These outfits got us through a day at the office and after the photoshoot we strolled through the streets for the whole rest of the day. We felt completely comfortable and at ease!
Tel Aviv Living – Hashoftim St.
This quiet and charming street is populated by minimalistic apartment buildings separated from the street by beautiful gardens. Each building has its barrier of bushes and shrubs which allows for privacy, a noise buffer and green space.
We loved the architecture of this particular group of buildings – minimalistic and open, allowing the outside to blend into the building’s lobby.
So really, proportions aren’t just in clothing and fashion but in architecture and design as well!
V & R