Geriatric Couture

Seniors become the anti-fashion inspiration for young people
Implications - Geriatric-inspired fashion is gaining ground in both personal and runway style. Looking to their grandparent’s closets, young people are finding madcap prints, old-school crochet and excessive embroidery à la mode. By remixing what was previously considered bland, the modern granny style can be considered anti-fashion for those looking to rebel against more trendy ensembles.
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