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Elsa Hosk grabbed attention front row in a denim-on-denim outfit during the Dior Spring 2023 collection which debuted today during Paris Fashion Week. The former Victoria’s Secret Angel offered a different perspective from her counterparts, offering a stark textural contrast with the addition of leather.
Hosk’s look consisted of a dark wash collared denim dress with long balloon sleeves and a pleated A-line skirt, the top half held closed with tan buttons. Using the ante, the catwalk star layered a shiny black leather corset over the dress, creating visual interest through the disparity of the fabrics. Hosk carried a baby pink quilted mini bag with an equally shiny finish, the style fitted with silver Dior charms.
The Swedish social media personality sported her short blonde tresses with a beaded headband and centered her makeup around peachy pink tones.
Playing more with leather in her look, Hosk laced up chunky black platform combat boots.
Originally designed to be worn by soldiers on the battlefield, combat boots are utility footwear created for foot protection, ankle support and grippy tread. Classically made of black leather, combat boots were adopted by counterculture movements in the 1980s and 1990s, such as the goth, punk, grunge, and heavy metal scenes.
The Dior Spring 2023 show featured 85 looks that saw models find their groove in lace-trimmed bustiers, card-print jumpsuits and vibrant florals coordinated against black and beige backdrops. Constructed capes and trench coats were the outerwear of the moment, paired with patent leather bags in black and white, as well as tote styles adorned with fringed pom poms and woven flowers that held their own in the face. to their sturdier counterparts. The front row saw Maggie Gyllenhaal and Iris Law.
Channel your best 90s grunge fantasy in these chunky combat boots.
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