Yes this is the same material made for the infamous potato sac. But we are not talking about potatoes today, we are talking about fashion. How can one exactly wear this rough fibre made of plant material? For starters, this is an extremely itchy type of material that should be worn over another piece of clothing. Also one needs to be comfortable being uncomfortable!
Many fashion designers have increasingly been using unconventional materials for their runway shows. Not only does this show the creativity of the designer but also their willingness to experiment and create new pieces. Let’s take a look at the top ways you can wear burlap to diversify your wardrobe.
The burlap dress has been featured by some creative designers as an ultra environmental type of style. Usually dye in black or kept the distinctive light brown colour. This dress can get itchy so it would not be suitable to wear for a prolonged period.
The burlap cardigan has been around for a couple of years, but has now been embraced by many. The simple style of the cardigan can be worn in numerous ways from layering to open with a t-shirt underneath.
A burlap blazer can actually be one of the most versatile pieces a man can own. To spruce up the regular black and navy blue blazer look, try to wear a burlap blazer paired with black chinos and dress shoes. When it comes to the best type of pants to wear with a burlap blazer, opt to wear either black jeans or chinos.
The best type of top to wear in burlap material will be a sweater. As with any casual outfit you can easily wear denim jeans to complete your look. All white of black running shoes should be your preferred footwear.
The most popular type of burlap material shoes are Vans. These shoes are extremely versatile and can be worn in a variety of occasions. One tip to remember is that since burlap material dries quick, there is no need to avoid a little rainfall.
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