Witchy covens are back in fashion: style lessons from the AW16 catwalk
By Shanu Walpita

No broomstick needed. How to rock the coven look for AW 16/17, WGSN Youth editor Shanu Walpita reports

Feb 29, 2016

47 sec

The catwalks during London Fashion week were awash with the tough visual language expressed in Pre-Fall 16, mixing of-the-moment witchy references with grunge and goth looks. These witchy looks were spotted at Mary Benson, Topshop Unique, Christopher Kane, Simone Rocha and more.

The clothes and the models rocked a moody attitude associated with these alt-subcultures is softened with a seductive romanticism via lush velvets, peek-a-boo sheers and romantic lace.

Here we discuss the trend in detail and offer inspiration for how to rock the look with style.

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