Some runway styles are hard to imagine in your own wardrobe — and even harder to actually wear. The insect trend has been seen everywhere from fashion to home decor, and though it may seem intimidating, there’s options out there to suit nearly every style.
[From top left: Butterfly Magnets by Doug Walpus Art Studio; Bee Necklace by Manic Trout; Bee Painting by RozArt; Lucite Bangle by Kolos Studio; Bumble Bobby Pins by Vintage in Color; Notecards by diazbastin; Bee Earrings by Dana Castle]
Winged creatures are surprisingly feminine when done in gleaming gold or colorful hues. It’s easy to get over the creepy factor when they’re just so pretty, so if this trend is a hard one for you, this is a great place to start. Don some gilded bumble bee baubles and hit the town!
[From top left: Cicada Hair Comb by Dana Castle; Vintage Science Poster from Curious Prints; Insect Collectors Set by Terra Nova Gallery; Knowing Insects Book from The White Pepper; Insects at Home Book from Kenton Collectibles; Illustrated Plates by Emilou Makes; Dictionary Pillow by ZyndiePOP; Beetle Ring by stavri; Bumble Bee Journal by 2BeePress]
Masculine and studious, the vintage side of the insect trend channels antique entomology prints and science textbooks.
[From top left: Cicada Necklace by Horse Flesh; Silkscreened Tie by Cyberoptix; Lacewing Insect Pattern of Rising Late; Beetle Image (on tote) of Anamnesis; Bumblebee T-Shirt by Sasquatch Designs; Tea Towel by Ecarlate Boutique; Beetle Poster by Helen Gotlib; Insect T-Shirt by Friendly Oak]
These graphic items are modern and easy to integrate into your wardrobe or home. Add some bug art on your gallery wall or layer some jewelry into a bright outfit, and you’ve already mastered this trend.