What Is Lampshading And How To Ace The Look | POPxo

101 On Lamshading And Why Celebs Are Loving This Trend!

Sumona Bose

Fashion Writer

A new look on the block has been spotted and boy has it filled our insta feeds already! Lampshading: the silhouette driven look stands out when you pair thigh high boots with a long sweatshirt or an oversized shirt, skipping the pants while you are at it. The look has been named such because the top half mirrors a lampshade with its wide hem and the thigh high boots filling in as the lamp-stand. Confused? Check out fashionistas Sonam Kapoor and Jacqueline Fernandez in her version of sporting the look with a denim jacket!




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Now there are some tried and tested ways you can rock this look come this winter! We have boiled it down to some celeb-inspired looks you can try to ease into the trend. The fact that you only need two wardrobe pieces to ace the look should be incentive enough to go for it!




1. Ariana’s Sweatshirt Sensation







 

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A baggy sweatshirt paired with slouch thigh highs, Ariana has definitely gone ‘grande’ on this one (pardon the pun!). Make sure the sweats you pick hangs a couple of inches below your crotch to avoid accidents!


POPxo Recommends: Get the look with this ESPRIT Navy Blue Appliqué Hooded Sweatshirt for Rs 4,299. Buy it here


2. Rihanna’s Layers









 

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Roll with the trend like Rihanna who mixed things up by making it Rock n’ Roll with a long band T-shirt and sleek tie-up boots. Her addition of an extra layer to the look can be adopted come this winter when the chill starts to reign in!


POPxo Recommends: Get Rihanna’s layered look with this ESPRIT Beige Single-Breasted Trench Coat for Rs. 6499. Buy it here


3. Beyonce’s High Low Hems









 

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A high low hem tunic should do the lampshading trick equally well. Give a dressy look to it by picking a glamorous monochrome number or keep it casual with a solid top. Be your ‘lazy girl’-self in a comfy tunic and long boots you can wear all day!


POPxo Recommends: get the look with this Dorothy Perkins Curve Black Tunic for Rs 2,693. Buy it here


4. Zendaya’s Shirt Dress









 

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Looking for a more modest and body-comfortable option, opt for a streamlined silhouette courtesy a shirt dress. Steer clear of waist-tied dresses as a cinched waist can ruin the overall look of the ensemble.


POPxo Recommends: Get Zendaya’s look with this Oxford Shirt Dress for Rs 2,099. Buy it here


5. Kylie’s Purple Haze







 

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A good way to add glitz to the style is to experiment with colours. Since its just two elements you need to mix-and-match, you can stick to the basics or go big with unconventional colour combinations.


POPxo Recommends: Go for an unconventional colour with these wine-hued thigh high boots for Rs 3,850. Buy it here

Published on Nov 02, 2017
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