Stirrups: Yay Or Neigh?
No, pony club is not in session. Instead, you’re looking at the fash pack’s new trews obsession
What’s the deal with trousers, eh? Whether they’re palazzo, peg or the dreaded harem, mere weeks after they reach peak popularity, they become passé. Old hat. Unfashionable.
It’s inevitable, and we’ve come to terms with the fact that our love for certain strides will be forever fickle. And in no uncertain circumstances, the same fate will befall the latest trouser trend to hit the sartorial scene.
Miroslava Duma and Pernille Teisbaek have both taken a leaf out of Marni’s AW17 book, donning stirrup trousers for all to see. A must-have for jockeys, both professional and amateur, as well as being an integral part of our childhood uniform, there’s no denying their practicality where boots are concerned.
But slung over heels? We’re on the fence. To help you decide, two Look staffers have made their cases on the matter. Should you find you're up to the challenge, we suggest investing in the £15.99 Zara versions instead of the £790 catwalk originals. Unless you fancy eating hay for the next six months, that is…
The second I saw stirrups on the Marni runway my life did a 360. I’ve wasted so much time hoisting down trews that roll up under my boots, but that problem is now solved. Plus, it means I don't have to wear socks, and I never was a sock kinda gal…
You know how some things grow on you over time? Well, these don’t. Not only do they draw attention to your feet but they’re so impractical. Think about it; how are you meant to walk like a normal person with your feet hooked into harnesses?