I honestly feel a bit confused about trends. How can something you wore many years ago, (and swore that you would never wear again after seeing an old photo of yourself wearing it, looking ridiculous), return and be “in fashion” again?

James Laver can tell you exactly why. He was an author, art historian and museum curator for Victoria & Albert Museum. He’s also known for being an important and pioneering fashion historian.

He created a model known as “Laver’s Law“. Laver’s Law says that fashions have a timeline, and are considered to be:

So in 20 years when I see a photo of how I look today, I will think I look ridiculous again, but then after 150 years I would find myself looking beautiful.

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