Espadrilles were quite popular in the 80s, especially after they made an appearance in the very popular TV show “Miami Vice.” This style of footwear — wedged or the high-heeled version — fits with just about anything.
The wide-leg jumpsuit, a lightweight alternative to a dress, was a popular item in the 1970s and is making a comeback. The roominess of the jumpsuit lends itself to a diverse palette of colors and the item itself is a comfortable choice for the summer.
Who can forget Julia Roberts in “Pretty Woman” wearing over-the-knee boots? They were very popular when the movie came out in 1990. But they don’t only look good when paired with short skirts. In the fall you can wear them with jeans, long skirts, as well as dress coats.
Turtlenecks first became a trend in the 19th century among working-class men. Their original name was “polo neck” because polo players wore them in the 1860s. Women started wearing them in the early 1900s when the fictional Gibson Girl, who symbolized what an attractive woman looked like, became popular.
Matching shoe colors with a dress was perceived as old-fashioned. Then style-watchers observed First Lady Melania Trump following this look on a state visit to the United Kingdom. Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, also favors this style.