Now just who do you think you are? Women everywhere are having fun with statement-making lettering these days. Pick a patch, or add some embroidery to perk up a vintage piece. It’s not really yours until you’ve put your brand on it! Check out our favorite ideas on how to work some words into your wardrobe.
Did you fall in love with our distressed denim favorites? Look for jean jackets with vintage style lettering and distressed hems. Words are no longer exclusive to graphic tees and are just as versatile. Check out this OFF-WHITE Flap Bag made in Italy. We love the poignant graphics and the Wonder Woman colors!
If you follow any of my fashion inspiration articles, you know I’ve got a minor obsession for coats and jackets. If you’re late in the game, check out last year’s pontifications on multicolored fur coats, fur-lined coats, and every jacket type I swoon over. This year, we’re adding Scabble-esque fur coats to the mix with big, bold lettering. Who needs animal prints, when you can roar like this?
Show off your friendly side with a little embroidery. A bright sweater looks fresh this season with cursive lettering and romantic sentiments. We fell in love with French girl cool this Summer and our amour is lasting into the Fall. Find sweet statements or french phrases to hit this trend on point.
I used to have a t-shirt that I slept in when I was 5 that said, “I’m #1, So Why Try Harder?”. Embroidered monogram lettering never hurt anyone! Personalize the cuff of a sleeve or the front of a collar. This would be another excellent hands-on project akin to our macrame ideas! Also a perfect way to add some character to any one of our favorite all-white fashion finds.
Add a Patch
Do remember when Madonna showed up with her “Mrs. Ritchie” jacket? Let people know who you are with lettering on a patch. Check out our article on patches for some ideas on placement and where to buy. Our recommendation is that you get creative here. Instead of promoting your ball-and-chain status, how about letting people know why they should cooperate?
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It’s always fun to focus on the details when it comes to fashion. Add a little lettering under your collar, or in the lining of your jacket. Make sure to put it in a place that peeks out unexpectedly for maximum impact! This is the perfect way to root out who the observant people are in the crowd. And then, watch out for those guys! You’re getting nothing by them.
Make a statement today as easily as grabbing a sharpie and writing it on your canvas sneaker. Adding a little lettering to your outfit is fun and informative! Never take yourself too seriously and use this fashion trend and send a little humor out into the world. We’re thinking a long silk boxing robe with “Girlfriend is Better” across the back..