Fashion

Trend Alert: For The Love Of Linen

by Rosie McKay

When it comes to fabrics, it's safe to say linen is having a moment. From 100% linen to linen-blends, shop 22 buys for all budgets now...

There's something about a fabric that gets better with every wash and wear, denim is one such fabric, and linen is another. I recently brought these 100% linen pants from a vintage shop called Tiki La La on the Central Coast. Ever since purchasing I have pulled them out almost weekly to wear. They're super comfy and I love the relaxed, straight cut. I suspect the person before me was also a shorty, as I have been able to wear these with flats and and slight heel too. If you like this classic trouser style, I have found a similar 100% linen pair (below) currently available from Sportsraft.

Now I have a taste of the linen life, I've been looking for other linen pieces to add to my collection, so I thought I would show you some of the faves I've been bookmarking. You will notice that many brands and labels are doing linen blends, this does reduce the crease and make buying into the trend a little bit more affordable. As with most natural fibres anything that is made 100% of that fabric will be a little more expensive, but of course more luxurious and in most cases sustainable as they're a piece intended to last more than one season. 

However, it's all a matter of preference and what you can afford. If you're looking for one really good piece to invest in, I cant go past the 100% linen pieces from Lindy Klim's beautiful new resort collection Rama by Lindy Klim. The Gigi skirt is definitely on my wish-list. And The Shirt by The General Store is also a strong contender as is the gorgeous A-line Prom Skirt in lilac by ASOS. 

Would love to know you're faves so do feel free to drop me an email or perhaps stop by @see.need.want on Instagram or Facebook and drop me a comment or a DM.

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22 LINEN BUYS TO SHOP NOW
See Need Want Fashion Linen Pants Sportscraft
Credit: Sports craft "Frida" linen straight pants, $199
See Need Want Fashion Linen Blazer Asos 2 See Need Want Fashion Linen Blazer Asos
Credit: ASOS Tailored linen blazer, $80, ASOS Tailored lined pants, $56
See Need Want Fashion Linen Dress Showpo 2 See Need Want Fashion Linen Rama Voyage Dress
Credit: Showpo 'Life Goes On' linen look dress, $74.95, Rama Voyage Avenue dress, $480
See Need Want Fashion Linen Dress 17 Sundays See Need Want Fashion Linen Dress Atmos Here Curvy
Credit: 17 Sundays dress, $159.95, Atmos & Here Curvy dress, $69.95
See Need Want Fashion Linen Jumpsuit Steele See Need Want Fashion Linen Jumpsuit Glassons
Credit: Steele 'Sorrento' jumpsuit, $189, Glassons Linen Blend jumpsuit, $59.99
See Need Want Fashion Linen Top See Need Want Fashion Linen Wrap Skirt Mink Pink
Credit: Bohemian Traders 'Alice' elevated sleeve top, $149, Mink Pink Pacifica Linen skirt, $79.95
See Need Want Fashion Linen Shirt My General Store
Credit: The General Store The Shirt, $320
See Need Want Fashion Linen Crop Top Glassons See Need Want Fashion Linen Wide Leg Pants Glassons
Credit: Glassons Linen Blend crop top, $29.99, Glassons Linen Blend wide leg pants, $49.99
See Need Want Fashion Linen Dress Showpo 1
Credit: Showpo 'Life Goes On' linen look dress, $74.95
See Need Want Fashion Linen Prom Skirt Asos See Need Want Fashion Linen Rama Voyage Skirt
Credit: ASOS tailored linen prom skirt, $56, Rama Voyage Gigi skirt, $420
See Need Want Fashion Linen Camisole Esther See Need Want Fashion Linen Dress Boden
Credit: Esther Everleigh Top, $59.95, Boden 'Rivera' dress, $180
See Need Want Fashion Linen Dress Asos Design
Credit: ASOS Design linen wrap dress, $50
See Need Want Fashion Linen Playsuit Esther See Need Want Fashion Linen Pants My General Store
Credit: Esther playsuit, $64.95, The General Store The Summer Suit slacks, $260
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