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Fringe benefits: Get in on spring's hottest trend

Kelly Killoren Bensimon goes for a cool take

Kelly Killoren Bensimon goes for a cool take on fringe in this swingy skirt from Geminola (41 Perry St., 212-675-1994). Photo Credit: Kelly Killoren Bensimon

Move over '70s. Spring 2014 is taking over with one of this season's biggest trends: fringe.

This season's fringe is everywhere. While at Barneys New York recently, I was bombarded by fringe, on everything from chic sandals to a gorgeous silver handbag by Stella McCartney.

This spring, Tamara Mellon created a beautiful purple suede wrap skirt, which reminds me of the Ralph Lauren wrap skirts from the '80s that are covered in fringe. American Apparel, Victoria's Secret and Ralph Lauren's Denim & Supply line are also bringing fringe to the streets and the beach.

When in doubt this season, add a little fringe. Even with the simplest white T-shirt, a fringe bag keeps you on point.

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