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Lagenlook the Blossom way

Lagenlook the Blossom way

For anyone who hasn't yet tried a Postcard from Brighton "Nancee" dress or a Made in Italy Parachute dress - you are truly missing a thing! Both dresses are amazing and each has its own star qualities for different reasons. Let's start with  the Nancee - a stunning tight fit dress which because of the amazing fabric hugs and shapes creating a fabulous silhouette. Now if you are a svelte lady this is perfect on its own but if like me you have lovely curves but maybe not where I want them - do not rule out this dress. Its a beautiful base layer for the lagenlook which quite simply means layering. Please Please message us and set up a play date - we promise you a few surprises and a very happy wardrobe uplift.

The best dress for we curvy ladies is the lovingly named parachute dress. This dress touches at the chest and then skims the rest! It has the most amazing drape and waterfall feature at the side. It's the perfect combination for perfectly framing or not framing the bits we want to emphasise or forget about. It's also a dress that you can wear and feel amazing in and yet still breathe and eat! Its the best combination ever and again if you are even the slightest bit doubtful whether you can wear a dress or not - lets play! 

Caroline wears a black parachute dress teamed with cerise pink heels

The "lagenlook" style, which translates to "layered look" in German, is a way of styling that involves wearing multiple layers of clothing to create a unique and textured outfit. Here are our top Blossom Boutique tips on how to achieve the lagenlook:

  1. Start with a Base Layer: Begin with a basic, fitted piece as your base layer. This could be a simple dress, a tunic, like the Nacee or Parachute dress.

  2. Add a Middle Layer: Choose a longer layer to go over the base. This could be a longer shirt, cardigan, or vest. The idea is to create length and depth in the outfit.

  3. Mix Textures and Fabrics: Incorporate a variety of textures and fabrics to add interest to each layer. Consider materials like linen, cotton, wool, or knitwear.

  4. Play with Proportions: Experiment with different lengths and proportions. Combine shorter layers with longer ones to create a visually appealing contrast. For example, a short jacket over a longer tunic.

  5. Utilize Oversized Pieces: Oversized or loose-fitting items work well in the lagenlook style. This includes oversized sweaters, cardigans, or wide-leg pants.

  6. Consider Asymmetry: Embrace asymmetry by choosing pieces with uneven hems or layering items in a way that creates a diagonal line across your outfit.

  7. Accessorize: Use accessories like scarves, belts, and jewelry to enhance the layers. Belting a loose-fitting layer can define the waist and add structure.

  8. Mix Patterns and Colors: Don't be afraid to mix patterns and colors, but try to maintain a cohesive color palette to avoid a chaotic look.

  9. Experiment with Outerwear: In colder weather, incorporate coats or jackets into your layers. Consider oversized coats or long trench coats for added drama.

  10. Footwear Matters: Choose shoes that complement the overall look. Boots, sandals, or chunky shoes can work well with the lagenlook style.

  11. Confidence is Key: The lagenlook style is about self-expression and individuality. Wear what makes you feel comfortable and confident.

Remember that whilst the lagenlook maybe personal, there are no strict rules. Feel free to experiment with different combinations until you find a layered look that suits your taste and style preferences.

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