Blog: Leonie BarrieWhen less is more

Leonie Barrie | 21 February 2005

If you could put together a list of the top fashion items of all time, what would it include? Well, perhaps not surprisingly, jeans, the little black dress, combats, trainers and trench coats all made it into the top ten in a poll of 3,500 shoppers at London store Harvey Nichols. Heading the all-time favourites was the mini skirt – a modern wardrobe staple even though it was first invented by designer Andre Coureges, put on the catwalk by Mary Quant and became a symbol of the swinging sixties.

And the ten worst fashion items? Those that have definitely not stood the test of time included shell suits, puff ball skirts, leg warmers, hot pants and tank tops. And showing how one person’s fashion favourite is another’s fashion nightmare flares, ponchos and platform shoes had the dubious honour of being on both lists.


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