in distress

distressed clothing


Frayed, fringed, textured, distressed.

I’ve a penchant for Dickensian-raggedy-urchin stylee clothes.

Put it down to Jack Wilds Artful Dodger being an early style icon perhaps.


Altuzurra Fall 2014 (via Vogue)

It’s interesting that many high-end brands added distressed and frayed clothing to their Fall14 collections….. recession attire for the wealthy perhaps?


Lanvin Fall14 (via

I seem to have collected quite a lot of shredded clothing …. can be a few pounds from a Charity shop or the (very) occasional splurge……


Marques’Almeida shift, £305 Matches …. #wishlist (There’s an Almeida diffusion line on sale at Top Shop right now!)

distressed tweed

Frayed edged tweed jacket … another Ebay find.


distressed montage

Coat £25 Ebay find, fringed gilet £19.50 (I think!) Luchelle, Pier St, Ventnor

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