While we are just beginning to think about wearing our latest fall fashions, the runways are alive with Spring. One of the trends emerging from the spring forecasts is the re-emergence of classic ladylike silhouettes, which are just as applicable right now. Why? Because ladylike accessories will never go out of style!
Miuccia Prada has a subversive take on traditional boxy top-handle bags in colorful textures, stripes and dainty kitten-heel T-strap pumps in punchy colors. Who doesn’t love a T-strap? I still recall with great affection a pair of Givenchy auberrgine T-straps I had in the 70s. How I loved those shoes! They’re feminine, sexy and sophisticated all at the same time. Some of the newest T-straps feature oversized pearls decorating the toes. Such pieces of ladylike polish could really be called an anti-trend, as they largely avoid the volatility of the trend style.
Don’t let the term ladylike alarm you – these pieces aren’t the same frumpy beige block-heel pumps from your Nana. For a modern woman, a feminine aesthetics is one of confidence and sophistication. These classic ladylike pieces feel relevant yet modern.
Here are some of the best ladylike pieces to add to your wardrobe now: