6 Classic Fashion Looks to Own


Much like a great red wine never goes out of fashion, looking at something old from a new perspective will help you #rediscoveraclassic. Roodeberg red wines show us how to re-master these classic fashion looks to be on trend in 2016.

The return of the high-heel

Bonang Matheba Bonang Matheba

Even though the past 3-years have seen record breaking sales of sneakers and flats, women will need to re-master the art of high-heel endurance if they want to be trendy because the high-heel is back in a big way and being rediscovered as a must have fashion staple evident on runways around the world.

“I’m not afraid of heights…have you seen my shoes?” – Carrie Bradshaw

Re-discover the classic LBD

Omuhle Gela Omuhle Gela

This classic is a wardrobe essential. Ditch the stagnant classic look by flirting with some alternatives; runway spring collections show international designers cheating on the LBD classic look but it will always remain timeless, essential and iconic and continues to age gracefully.

“When a little black dress is right, there is nothing else to wear in its place.” – Coco Chanel

Trench coat heritage is the new luxury 

Crystal Kasper Crystal Kasper

Originally an item of clothing for army officers in the First World War, the classic trench coat has remained fashionable since World War II, and because of its chic shape and timeless appeal investing in one is a must. There are a number of ways to rediscover this classic; wear it with jeans & sneakers, alluring slit skirt, classic trousers & blouse or simply layer it with the sleeves turned up.

“Longevity is based on quality and craft.” – Thomas Burberry

Classically elegant - white dress shirt

Terry Pheto Terry Pheto

Every girl and guy needs a stable of white dress shirts, if Don Draper kept a drawer full of them in his office and Victoria Beckham has her own brand range of them there is no reason not to take this Victorian classic and include it in your 2016 look from Winter to Summer. Popular since the 1880’s this ultimate classic fashion look can be dressed down with jeans and sneakers or worn with black skinnies and heels. The perfect subtle sophisticated and understated celebrity chic look.

“A classic white shirt is the ne plus ultra of elegance & good taste.” – Tim Gunn

Revival of the Boot cut Jean

Rihanna Rihanna

Boot cut jeans are officially back! The often forgotten ‘90s look needs to make a revival into your wardrobe. They are flattering, lengthening and perfect for those who don’t love the high-rise flares inspired by ‘70s revival. For the third time since the early ‘90s all the skinny jean haters can get out their white t-shirts, heeled boots and black blazers for the revival of jeans made famous by Britney Spears and Halle Berry.

“In the right denim a girl can conquer the world.” – Unknown 

Classic anti-establishment denim jacket

Amanda du Pont Amanda du Pont

Cool, classic and always appealing, this item of clothing has been trending for almost 130-years and has made a comeback this year in a big way. The first denim jacket was created circa 1880 by denim legend Levi Strauss and from James Dean’s ‘50s rebellion to Rihanna’s deconstructed versions we see today – this classic still epitomizes anti-establishment cool. Pull yours out now and wear it with almost anything.

“I’m like every other woman: a closet full of clothes, but nothing to wear. So I wear denim.” – Cameron Diaz

Pictures: Instagram 

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