What Would Veronica Lodge Of "Riverdale" Wear As A Minimalist? | Clozette


Right off the bat, the style of Riverdale's Veronica Lodge can be compared to another preppy girl that we know: Blair Waldorf. We think it's no coincidence since both ladies are from New York City's Upper East Side. However, even with the glaring similarities, there's still a distinction between their fashion choices. Veronica's is undoubtedly more sophisticated and less experimental. She also sticks to jewel-toned and monochromatic outfits. But what would happen if, in an alternate universe, Veronica Lodge decides to ditch her preppy look for a minimalistic one? Here's what we think she'd wear.


For school


Acne Studios Ribbed merino wool turtleneck sweater, USD300; Maje Pleated plaid woven mini skirt, USD265; AEYDÄ’ Leandra suede ankle boots, USD385; Gucci GG Marmont quilted leather backpack, USD1,890 (net-a-porter.com)


At school settings, we often see Veronica wearing a black top paired with a plaid skirt. But as a minimalist, we'd think she would go for a simple grey plaid skirt instead of those with eye-catching checks and houndstooth pattern. As for accessories, she will likely still sport a designer bag but it's not gonna be a pretty little handbag anymore, instead, she'll opt for an understated backpack with a monogram.


For hanging out at Pop's Chock'lit Shoppe


Theory stretch-knit peplum top, USD255; REDValentino cady shorts, USD450; Rupert Sanderson Aurora suede slingback sandals, USD695; Calvin Klein 205W39NYC leather shoulder bag, USD1,950 (net-a-porter.com)


Veronica is the kind of gal who will wear heels even if she's just gonna have a milkshake at Pop's and we don't think that would change if she'd go the minimalist route. However, instead of a satin halter top and plaid skirt, we imagine she would sport a crisp white top with a subtle peplum design matched with elegant cady shorts. 


For a party


MARYLING skinny-rib maxi dress, SGD670/~USD486.08; Prada quilted leather shoulder bag, USD1,750; Christian Louboutin Pigalle 100 patent-leather pumps, USD695 (net-a-porter.com)


It's evident that Veronica knows how to have a good time. Her usual night out ensemble is a lacey top or a sequined pleated dress with a halter neckline. However, when reimagined as minimalist we think Veronica would choose to wear something with a more elegant cut. She would pick a jewel-toned, body-hugging dress and match it with a pair of sophisticated shoes. 


For a family dinner


Max Mara Polka-dot silk and stretch-jersey top, USD495; Miu Miu two-tone wool-crepe mini skirt, USD745; Rupert Sanderson savanna velvet platform sandals, USD695; Mansur Gavriel circle leather tote, USD1,095 (net-a-porter.com)


The Lodge family is big on family dinners and Veronica always shows up in these gatherings looking like she's going to a five-star restaurant instead of their dining room. If she's gonna be a minimalist, expect that her style will stay on point no matter what. She will probably ditch the peter pan-collared dresses and exchange them for a simple sleeveless blouse paired with a cute two-toned crepe skirt. It still has some preppy elements but in a more straightforward, no-frills way. 


(Cover photo from: @thecwriverdale)


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One growing trend among travellers is having their photos taken with their backs against the camera. It adds mystery to the subject of the photo while emphasising the focus on the scenery ahead. But most of all, it creates an unspoken invitation between the viewer and the photographer, intriguing us to inquire about the horizon the subject is headed to. So now we ask: what do you infer about these photos from the Community?


Out to the sea


(Photo from: maraalyana)


Daring dunes


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There's no shortage of bizarre fashion trends; the throwback photos of your teenage self is enough evidence of that. Over the years, numerous comical fads have graced people's wardrobes. From bullet bras to visible thongs, wearing strange trends is just part and parcel of living. While most of it is cringe-worthy in hindsight, there are some kooky styles that we're fond of. For example, bell bottoms and babydoll dresses are really fashionable when worn the right way. These days we've also been spotting new unusual style trends that actually look quite cool. Only time can tell if we're gonna regret sporting these pieces but as of the moment, here are the weird style trends that you just might end up loving.


Frankenstein dress



These bizarre but really cool dresses feature pattern hybrids. Sometimes even the fabrics will be different, usually with one being velvet and the other in cotton. Even though it looks strange, it works because the two different designs are complementary. In a way, it's just a more minimalistic approach to the patchwork dresses that were previously in vogue. 


Prairie girl



As the saying goes, everything old will be new again. We've seen the comeback of various vintage trends but what we didn't expect is the return of a 19th-century style. Inspired by what people wore in the prairie area during the 1800s, several fashion houses have revived the style and made it less frumpy but more 'ruffly'. It's whimsical, stylish and surprisingly very comfortable.


Extra puffy sleeves



We're no stranger to unique sleeve designs but these puffy ones caught our fancy the most. It seems like a nightmare for petite frames but strangely it looks good on anyone as long as the rest of the dress is well-fitted to the body. If you wanna try this style, we recommend you go for a piece with floral patterns instead of a monochrome one as those with patterns showcase the silhouette better. 


Pyjamas



Take comfy fashion to the next level by wearing pyjamas outside the bedroom. If lingerie and bralettes can be on public display then what's so scandalous about walking outside in your sleepwear? But of course, make things a little more polished and presentable before strutting on the streets. For maximum comfort, pair it with your favourite set of sneakers.



Deep V



We're not just talking about tops that reveal deep cleavage, what we're referring to are those dresses with frontal cuts that go all the way down to the navel. This style is usually spotted at beach resorts where it's a popular 'just got out of the pool' outfit. Would you try this glam and daring look?


(Cover photo from: @coach)


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