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Is this armor? is this a skirt Either way it's hot! - Walla! Fashion


We set out to trace the origins of the chain-mail trend, and especially the resurgence of the trend in recent years - with an emphasis on micro-mini skirts from the genre, which are made of wonderful meshed metal

Pernille Tiesback demonstrates the hot trend (photo: screenshot, Instagram)

Did It First: The Iconic Moment Naomi Campbell And Kate Moss Wound Up Couple Blog Matching Silver Mesh Versace Dresses

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The "Chain-mail" trend, that is: clothing made of metallic elements connected to each other in a pattern that creates a kind of flexible network (sometimes less and sometimes more), has been with us since the late 90s.

First spotted on supermodels Naomi Campbell and Kate Moss who wound up together in coordinating silver Versace mini dresses.

Then, in the early 00s, Paris Hilton slipped into a shimmering slip dress from the genre for her 21st birthday party celebrations, and more than a decade later, Kendall Jenner wore a silver number for her 21st birthday that was a nod to Hilton's iconic look, and made for her in a personal design by the Lebanese brand LaBourjoisie.

Bella Hadid also gave us an unforgettable moment under the auspices of the hot trend when she celebrated her 20th and wore a two-piece set by the Fannie Schiavoni brand, which is entirely based on the purity of hand-made "metal" fashion, or a beautiful dua lipa that came on a Versace look in stunning contrasting colors.

Let's not forget Zendaya who injured the Met Gala in 2018 in a stupid "armor" dress by Versace

E, or Zoe Kravitz at the Met Gala 2021 in an embellished metallic mesh dress from Saint Laurent with the thong sticking out the back.

In short, the metal trend is really taking its so-called moment, and it has been going on for several decades.

On the red carpet of the Met Gala 2018: Zendaya turns heads in a crazy "armor" dress designed by the fashion house Versace

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For her 20th birthday, Bella Hadid wears a sexy, metallic and "armored" set by Fannie Schiavoni, from the spring-summer 2016 collection

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Originally (until the 16th century BC), the chain-mail was used as an effective armor for the protection of knights, and as a relatively lightweight alternative to the hard plate armor, as it was composed of small metal coins connected to each other in a mesh pattern.

While the metallic clothing was branded as a "trend" only at the end of the nineties, the fashion house "Paco Rabanne" designed clothes from metallic elements since 1966, into wonderful constructions that are still identified with the Spanish-Parisian super brand.

Fast forward to the last decade - the cool metal mesh receives an even extra edgy interpretation, when it appears in its harder version, and even the elements connecting the hard "fabric" are now also enlarged.

The trend has even seen a resurgence on the spring and fall 2022 runways - whether it's in the form of Versace's cheerfully colorful crop tops and mini dresses, through Ludovic de Saint Sernin's bold mesh mini skirts, to a more subdued version by Etro that featured golden mesh bras.

Circles or rectangles, the main thing is to have a cool metal: the Paco Rabanne fashion house does it since 1966

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And now, the Insta feed also wears fifty shades of metal, when the illustrators and stars of the network adopt the hot trend - with an emphasis on mini skirts from the genre.

The 38-year-old Khloe Kardashian

is almost unrecognizable in a new, beautiful fashion shoot for Sorbet magazine: on the styling is Amunah Daniel Levy (Kim Kardashian's close stylist, and also Ben El Tabori's close friend), who dressed the transformed and slim Kardashian in Prada from toe to toe head.

Of course, the look with the golden chain-mail skirt is our favorite by far from the production: the tiny piece that Chloe wrapped around her hips is made up of triangular triangles in various sizes, made of metal (acetate), where all that holds them together are tiny connecting loops.

This micro-mini skirt is a clear expression of the futuristic-innovative-bold aesthetic that characterizes Prada.

With bangs (pike) and a slim figure: Khloe Kardashian on the cover of Sorbet magazine shows Prada's iconic metallic skirt

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Pernille Tiesback

, the influencer of the Danish chain, demonstrates the hot trend in its silver version designed by the fashion house Prada, which includes a protruding black fabric lining, and with a price tag of 10,500 dollars.

It should be noted that the tailoring of the skirt for a white button-down is precise and exquisite like no other.


Emily Sindlev

, who is also a network influencer and Danish fashionista, adds to the trend and gives her own twist - when over a long button-up shirt in shiny purple, she combines a retrofete silver mesh micro-mini skirt, decorated with sparkling crystals and with a generous slit (for which you will have to say goodbye "just" from 705 euros).

Doz Poa Emily!

Pernille Tiesback demonstrates precise chic!

With the Prada turtleneck skirt combined with an oversized white button-up

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Emily Sindlev Takes Retrofete's Embellished Mesh Skirt to Next Label!

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On her 21st birthday, Kendall Jenner will wear Paris Hilton's iconic look, in a sexy silver mesh dress

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Dua Lipa is hot in Bursace: wearing mesh in two pieces and colors

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Always iconic: Paco Rabanne's coin version

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