The armor of style! Through the years, fashion has taken inspiration from unexpected places.Fan-favorite trends have been unveiled thanks to nature, culture and even architecture.
History has also had an obvious impact on fashion, with designers reimagining dated garments into pieces of wearable art. A more recent example of this is military wear.Zendaya famously turned heads at the 2020 Critics’ Choice Awards when she stepped onto the red carpet in a metallic pink Tom Ford breastplate.
The glossy top was molded to her body, resembling shields soldiers or warriors wore to protect themselves in the 17th century.
The Euphoria star’s piece, however, was modernized as it was cropped and featured a sexy open back. She paired the look with a long-flowing skirt.“I saw it on the runway, and I thought it was sick and amazing,” she told Entertainment Tonight at the time. “They were actually able to scan and mold my own body, so it fits me the right way, so it’s pretty cool.Read more on usmagazine.com