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Becoming Beige

Consumers opt for less flashiness to detract from material possessions

Implications - Nude hues and skin-toned fashions are bringing focal attention back to people rather than their possessions. Consumers not wanting to attract attention to wardrobe choices or status goods are being drawn to simpler designs that allow them to bypass sartorial judgment or brand critique.
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11 Featured, 90 Examples:
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Date Range:
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Featured Examples

Nude Corsets
Nude Corsets
Luxirare Molds Un-Dyed Leather into a Scandalous Risky Fashion
One of our favorite fashion and cuisine blogs, Luxirare, came out with a realistic-looking un-dyed leather corset. The corset was molded from a severed mannequin and turned out to be stunningly lifelike.… MORE
Fake Naked Dresses
Fake Naked Dresses
Antonio Berardi Spring 2010 Show Teased With Corsets & Lingerie Tops
Antonio Berardi, the creator of the now infamous towering anti-heels worn by Victoria Beckham (see below), just strutted a fantastic collection down the runway at London Fashion Week. The Antonio Berardi… MORE
Skin-Tone Mini Dresses
Skin-Tone Mini Dresses
Megan Fox Sparkles at 2009 Teen Choice Awards
Hollywood actress Megan Fox has won Choice Female Hottie at the 2009 Teen Choice Awards, and deservingly so. Megan has been the talk of the fashion blogs over the past few months for her stunning gowns… MORE
Aqua-Inspired Ruffled Tutus
Aqua-Inspired Ruffled Tutus
Boudoir D'huitres Spring 2010 is Inspired by Jellyfish Tentacles
Luxury fashion designer Mimi Plange has created a striking collection of oceanic-themed looks for her Boudoir D’huitres Spring 2010 line. The Boudoir D’huitres Spring 2010 collection contrasts vivid,… MORE
Khaki Caped Crusader Style
Khaki Caped Crusader Style
The Chloe Spring 2010 Collection Offers a Dust Bowl Palette
If the Chloe Spring 2010 collection has anything to say about it, there is going to be a lot of beige, khaki and army green around this coming spring. The dust bowl-inspired color palette was right on… MORE
play_circle_filled Head-to-Toe Beige Fashion
Head-to-Toe Beige Fashion
Chloe Emphasizes Nothing But Neutrals for Fall 2009
For Fall 2009, Hannah MacGibbon of Chloe sent several models down the runway in head-to-toe beige. Some looks were all one shade, while other outfits featured slightly different hues. While the Chloe… MORE
Limbless Safari Fashion
Limbless Safari Fashion
Albino Spring 2010 Heads Out of Africa Relatively Unscathed
The Albino Spring 2010 collection channels Roaring 20s safari fashion, but the limb-obscuring coat in the first image makes me think that the models in this line left a little bit of themselves back in… MORE
Neutral Runway Couture
Neutral Runway Couture
Elie Saab Close-Ups Reveal Feminine Details, Understated Makeup
These close-up images from Elie Saab Couture Spring 2009 show a number of details attendees at the runway show might have missed--specifically, the models' faces. Saab chose to have a nude makeup palette… MORE
Neutral Fashion Nuances
Neutral Fashion Nuances
Halston's Colorless Spring 2010 Collection
The highly anticipated debut of Mario Schwab for Halston has left the audience feeling just as colorless and indistinct as the neutral toned nuances of Schwab’s collection. Aside from the obvious lack… MORE
Skin-Toned Shades
Skin-Toned Shades
Designers Play Up Neutral Colors on Sunglasses
Even with the warm rays of summer slowly fading behind us, we still need to look chic while protecting our eyes. With the idea of “less is more” in mind, neutral-toned sunglasses are the way to go. Major… MORE
Dracula-tastic Dresses
Dracula-tastic Dresses
Jonathan Saunders Spring 2010 Gets Vampirish
Although Jonathan Saunders Spring 2010 collection was partly inspired by a Swedish vampire movie, the clean lines and refreshingly neutral color palette with hints of greens and pastel pinks thrown in… MORE

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