For years, we’ve believed that lampshades belonged on the nightstand in a cosy nook beside your bed. Come 2016, that all changed when the lampshade took a new form and found its way into our closets. Popularly known as the lampshading fashion trend, it has emerged on some of our favorite style stars of Hollywood from Hailey Baldwin to Zendaya so read on to know all about it!
Lampshading is the term given to the latest fashion trend wherein the individual wears a larger garment on the top and it tapers to a slim garment at the bottom. This results in a top large, bottom narrow silhouette which is much akin to a lampshade. The favoured pieces of clothing to fit in with the lampshading craze is a sweater dress paired with thigh high boots, which everyone from Khloe Kardashian to Kristin Cavallari has been wearing ever so chicly!
Ranking just below in terms of popularity in lampshading are skin-tight fits which are the perfect contrasting narrow silhouette when paired with t-shirts and peplum blouses. The top half being comfortably loose with the tight fitted bottom half happens to be an extremely snug silhouette to wear while looking put-together; which is why the lampshading trend is spotted in informal, casual settings such as on airports stopovers and shopping sprees.
If you are looking to steal the star studded style of the lampshading trend, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered with a few fashion tips. Begin by wearing a narrow fit on the bottom of your body which could be in the form of leather leggings, a pencil skirt or a fitted shorts. Pair this with a loose fit on the top half of your body with an athletic jersey, a sweatshirt or even a peplum blouse, where the hemline falls around the upper thigh to ensure the perfect lampshade silhouette.
BB Loves: The Adolescent Clothing Boyfriend Sweater Dress for र3500 from ASOS paired with the BOOHOO Ripped Knee Jersey Leggings for र595 from KOOVS
Written by Dayle Pereira on Jan 28, 2016