Fashion just can’t get enough of the biggest trends of the ’90s, and neither can we. First slip dresses returned with a vengeance, then strappy sandals became the unofficial shoe of the Summer, and now butterflies are surprisingly making a major comeback.
This sweet detail can be spotted all over Sophia Webster’ accessory designs, season after season, while David Koma chose fairies and butterflies as his muse for his most recent Autumn/Winter 2019 collection. But thanks to Instagram’s style set, these pretty little critters have been making an appearance on all things clothes, accessories, and even beauty.
Who could forget those ubiquitous butterfly clips of the ’90s? It’s funny how fashion goes in cycles. What was once cool becomes naff, and then the waves of nostaglia bring it back into our lives, and wardrobes, once again.
If you feel a bit intimidated by this colorful, supercute trend, then don’t worry because there are tons of ways to wear it without going overboard. For a low-key look, try pairing a minimal top featuring a single embroidered butterfly with your favorite pair of jeans, or you could focus on accessories by adding a sparkly necklace or glittery hair clips to a playful look. If you really want to go bold, why not rock a head-to-toe co-ord covered in butterflies?
Looking to take your outfit to new heights? Keep reading for our picks of the best clothes, shoes, and accessories featuring the prettiest little winged creatures.