Outfit | The Vetements Effect: How to Achieve It

25. October 2016

Wearing: Vetements Jeans (also here and budget options here and here), Topshop Boutique Trenchcoat (cheaper option here), Zara Strappy Sandals (ancient, but find similar here, here, and here), Larsson & Jennings Watch c/o Larsson & Jennings, H&M Cami (buy similar here and here), Ray-Ban Aviator Sunglasses, and a J.W. Anderson Bag

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Unless you’ve been living under a rock during the past couple of years, it’s impossible to miss in countless fashion magazines the name Vetements and its creative director, Demna Gvasalia. Vetements has gone viral and pieces from the label have been worn by celebrities, streetstyle stars, ‘It’ girls, and countless bloggers. According to online publications such as Business of Fashion, the brand and its creative director have initiated a fashion revolution, but I beg to differ. To deny the huge influence and role Gvasalia’s label has played in the fashion industry  and in current trends would be just futile, but this is nothing that has not been done before. Streetwear and anti-fashion as high fashion have been done before by labels such as Alexander Wang (‘Explicit Content’, anyone?) and Baja East for several years now. However, there is an inherent badass attitude to the Vetements aesthetic that resonates with youthful spirits and what makes it so attractive. Admittedly, I am no fan of the label nor does most of its clothing resonate with me, as I can’t relate with the postmodern nihilism it stands for.

However, I do like a few pieces and these Vetements jeans have been one of them. I think their fit and the unique hem makes them be an irreplicable piece and the result of out-of-the-box-thinking.

If you are a fan of the label but are wary of jumping on something too trendy, I got a few tips on how to achieve the Vetements effect, i.e. the Vetements look:

  1. Combine your raw or uneven hem jeans with a long belted trench or bomber jacket with sock ankle boots or sandals.
  2. Layer a hoodie under your puffer coat or bomber jacket. Extra points if you wear them with over-the-knee boots.
  3. Wear a floor length coat with your straight jeans, a turtleneck, and sock ankle boots for an elegant, yet effortless look.
  4. Pair your men’s shirt with extra long sleeves with a leather wrap skirt and thigh high boots.

How about you? Are you a fan of the Vetements jeans and the label in general? What are your thoughts on the whole Vetements hype? Let me know in the comments below. x

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3 responses to “Outfit | The Vetements Effect: How to Achieve It”

  1. Love your jeans and trench!


  2. Millie says:

    Love love this!!x

    Millie x

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“Minimal Luxe Style With An Architectural Twist.”

An extensive background and numerous skills in architectural design, a lifelong passion for art, and a penchant for culture has provided Laura Dittrich, a visual storyteller based in Germany, with a keen eye for aesthetics and a unique creative vision materialized through aesthetic visuals such as cinemagraphs and experimental video content in the form of  outfit editorials (cinematorials).

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