We’ve seen these fashions statements many times before. Maybe they came back after a few decades or just several runway shows ago. Whether a style of handbags or animal print on clothing (and on everything including the kitchen sink), they have achieved staying power through fashion history—ancient or recent.
Here are the fashion survivors, some of which, incidentally, were on the runways in the 2014 resort collections, including gladiator sandals, both long and short just, and camouflage wear:
From Ancient to Recent: The Best Fashion Trends of All Time
The Bag That Coco Built
Actress Blake Lively carries the classic Chanel handbag in an off-beat color. Coco Chanel’s signature leather black quilted handbag with gold chain straps, officially called 2.55, debuted in February 1955, and what a standard it set worldwide. Rarely can you walk into a store or shop online and not see all manner of handbags with this icon look.
Certainly, there are more trends that could have easily made it on our list. The classic Coco Chanel jacket and her signature patent-leather toe shoes along with the present-day shemagh-style scarf around so many necks were all good candidates. Let us know of other trends you feel should have made our list, maybe bumping off one.