All Net


Fishnet. It’s an inherently tawdry article of clothing, is it not? That being said, I interpret it more from a visual standpoint; the perfect criss-crossing of black lines across bare legs. I also like that we are re-appropriating the idea of the type of woman who would wear this, by making this an every day thing. Taking the subversive and spinning it. I think a lot of us (even myself) are asking what is the purpose of fashion right now? Why am I blogging when the world literally has been turned upside down?

Well, in my quiet ruminations, I’ve realized that fashion has always been a means (and some times the only vehicle) for women to rebel, to shout by way of how we choose to cloth our bodies. It’s a form of expression, a quiet protestation that is just as powerful. In a recent podcast I listened to, Mary Tyler Moore (RIP) described how she fought earlier in her career to wear pants (instead of a skirt and apron) on the Dick Van Dyke show. ‘No one vacuums in a dress at home!’ she quipped. So, it’s true, clothes can be a vehicle for change.

Wearing Isabel Marant sweater and skirt, Agent Provocateur stockings, Chanel shoes + clutch, Ellery sunglasses

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  1. anna says:

    I love the fishnet tights!

  2. Desiree says:

    Hi! I came across your website via Pinterest and am loving it – your photography is gorgeous. How funny that suddenly fishnets are a thing again – I remember my sister wearing them in the 80s. Not really something I would have brought back, but they look pretty cool in your photos!

  3. Catherine X says:

    Agree that fashion can be a very powerful vehicle for change. Love how bold these stockings are – and you wore them flawlessly!

    Catherine
    http://www.thestylesynapse.com

  4. Alexandra says:

    That net absolutely stole my heart <3

    with love,
    Alexandra| Kindly check my collection Fashion News: Fishnet Tights will be trend this season!

  5. Stella Ollus says:

    Such a cool look! love the shoes.

    Check my fashion blog out, new post is up!

    http://www.stellaurus.com

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  7. Lyndi says:

    Chic look! Loving fishnets right now.

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