Sunday, February 9, 2014

Retro Gloves - a Necessary Complement in the Clothing

    The gloves are a very aesthetic addition to clothing. In the past, been absolutely unacceptable, man or woman of high society to appear in public without gloves.


Balenciaga, 1952

Vogue magazine editor Bettina Ballard directing models for a photo shoot in Paris, February 1951

At that time, they were a must have accessory for any lady, which respecting yourself. The gloves were compulsory for dinner, opera and theater. At the beginning of the last century was very chic to smoke cigarettes and long gloves. 



1939 Helene Arpels

The black gloves are retro classics and modern every season. The fabrics, they usually are made, ​​are leather or suede. Every classy lady must have in your wardrobe long gloves, covering the elbow.

 It is recommended, to wear them with a formal dress. 

Also, they very well can combine with sleeveless jackets and vests.

Gloves in bright colors look best with dark plain clothes - such as brown, black or dark gray coat.

If you have more than one accessory in your styling - bag, scarf, hat, umbrella - it is good the gloves be in line with at least one of the other items of clothing.

The extravagant people can choose patent leather gloves, or even from alligator skin. Mandatory in this case is to combine them with a belt or shoes of the same material.

The stylish retro gloves can diversify and the most boring clothing. Those, who are elbow-length, you can put when go to a party. They are a wonderful addition to a classic jacket or coat.

The crocheted gloves provide comfort, warmth and protect hands from the cold. Suitable combined with a hat and scarf, guarantee a retro chic look.

The gloves are a great element of the clothing, by which to express your own look at the fashion.