Street Style: Ashley and Blake
Ashley’s Gibson Girl hair, however, is anything but modern. It actually made me grin when I first saw it. When I asked her why she chose this style, she replied, “Oh, we’re golfing later,” as if Victorian pop culture references pop up all the time in sportswear. If this is where golf attire is headed, I’m in. I’d be all over a preppy take on steampunk!
Want to get Ashley’s look? The hair is a major element, so check out this Gibson Girl Hair Tutorial from Locks of Elegance and practice up. Her mid-length skirt is vintage and thrifted, but you can score a snug mini-cardigan like the one she’s wearing at Target. Layer it over a solid color tank — hers is from TOMS Shoes.
In addition to blogging about about art, fashion and philosophy at aendee.wordpress.com, Ashley is also a talented visual artist and fashion designer and who just set up shop at etsy.com/shop/aendee. She’s featuring women’s wear at the moment, but she’s working on expanding her men’s line soon. Stay tuned for a more in-depth look at Ashley’s designs and her process.
What historical era inspires you? Which eras do you think you could actually integrate into a modern look?
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