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Fashion-speak is a living language,

ever evolving to better describe

dress images presented

And the term is

higher-concept outfit

higher-concept outfit

1.    referenced from WhoWhatWear, an on-line fashion, style beauty magazine

2.    used to describe an innovative dress ensemble with stunning details / features

3.     an outfit of elevated fashion style status

4.     an interesting juxtaposition of pieces, which ordinarily are not worn together

5.     thinking ‘out of the box’ in terms of fashion / styling choices

6.     creating an expensive look from relatively inexpensive garments


Higher-concept Outfit (HCO)

Easy layering to perfect

HCO outfits from style master,  Nick Wooster

higher concept outfit, men, fashionbeans, nick wooster, layering

(image from fashionbeans.com)

Casual look elevated

CWS (crisp white shirt) details:  oversized cuffs /collar

higher concept outfit, urban spot,  casual look, white blouse, jeans, in the details- blouse,

Mixed fabrication

faux fur, denim, cotton

higher concept outfit, urban spot, layering, textural, mixed fabrication

Clean / simple silhouette

higher concept outfit, urbanspot, layered, ladies, choc leather jacket, black long length jumper, trousers, ParisSS16Day8-6366

Colour commit

AiB (all in black)

higher concept outfit, AiB, clean lines, urban spot

(photos from the urbanspotter)