Fashion: Funny or Forever?

Fashion introduces a look to the main stream that appears surprising at best and at worse, ludicrous. Then a year later after seeing enough of whatever you are seeing, becomes palatable, and then, a year after that, down right desirable and then, possibly a wardrobe staple. Take Uggs for instance. When California surfer girls started wearing them in the 80’s, it looked crazy to wear boots with swimwear or shorts. Forty years later, they are ubiquitous in both cold and warm weather. Note a couple of 2020’s trends: square toed shoes and socks with sandals. What do you think? Will they have staying power?

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