Known as the most influential abstract art movement of the 20th century, cubism is now being translated through fashion introducing abstract patterns, geometric prints, dimensional silhouettes, stiff fabrics, sharp cuts, and edgy shapes influenced by the characteristics of Cubist paintings. If you’re a fan of cubism art and wish to reflect it on your fashion style, keep on reading for creative ways to wear it.
- Opt for cubism-inspired accessories.
If you’re unsure on how to wear the cubism fashion, start small by opting for accessories featuring sharp edges, asymmetrical cuts, strips and shreds style, and unconventional ones. Instead of going for a rounded toe ballet flats or classic pumps, opt for ankle strap footwear with unique cuts, structure, and design. You may look for those unconventionally thick ankle straps or ankle boots with cut out designs. Also, you may go for rectangular shaped-frame sunglasses over rounded ones as Cubism is known for its sharp edges, while Geometric ones may consist of irregular and even curvy shapes.
- Opt for clothing with cut-out, asymmetrical, and bias-cut features.
Since Cubism art represents its subject in multiple perspectives in different angles, you may go for ensembles with two-dimensional or even three-dimensional silhouette that can be seen through ruffles, folds, cut-outs, panel cuts and such. Fabric can play a great role as the stiffer one tend to look dimensional than soft ones. There are dresses, skirts, and blouses in bias cuts and edgy shapes with body-skimming effect created by the natural movement of the wearer.
- Select patterns with repeated designs and sharp geometric shapes.
Geometric prints are eye-catchers and their psychedelic boldness is perfect for women who like to stand out, without trying too hard. When it comes to choosing a geometric-printed design, the possibilities are endless since countless designers made these patterns a must-have trend. Sharp geometric patterns like checks, triangles, diamonds, stripes and such can be a great selection. However, keep in mind that they can affect on your figure whether to slim it down or widen it out. So, if you’re carrying weight on your hips, go for a geometric-printed top to balance your figure that will draw the attention away from your hips.
- Opt for color blocked styles of clothing in sharp panels.
Color-blocked style whether pairing solid-colored pieces to create a color blocked outfit or simply going for ensembles with color blocked panels will be easier to pull off. Go for bright and cheery colors, and creatively contrast the textures of your fabrics to make your outfit more interesting and eye-catching. Lace, chiffon, faux leather, patent leather, neoprene, cashmere, and even fur can create the artistic fashion style you’re aiming for, so feel free to wear them.
- Go for colorful geometric patterns or abstract designs with sharp edges.
If you’re a fan of colors, then this approach work best on you for adding a fun and lively look to your outfit. Remember, translating cubistic art into fashion is meant to be creative and expressive, so revamp your style and make an artistic statement on the streets by incorporating Cubism-inspired pieces and dimensional silhouette to your street looks.