When we saw Timothée Chalamet and Michael B. Jordan wearing harnesses with their suits on the red carpet last year, we thought the trend wouldn’t pick up as much. Fast forward to today, designer labels at London Fashion Week (LFW) have made the accessory popular once again.
There were the usual leather buckled leather harnesses which were paired with Gucci ball gowns, while Christopher Kane combined jelly plastic with rhinestones. Vera Wang also added a bit of edge to her bright floral gowns with a leather harness across the chest.
While harnesses aren’t exactly new, it’s safe to say that they’re making a comeback thanks to LFW’s runways. If you’ve always wanted to try this trend, shop our picks below.
Bershka Belt with Harness
This accessory is pretty simple: It’s a belt with harness straps attached to it. If you’re still intimidated by wearing a complicated harness, you can go for this first. Available at Glorietta 2.
Wolfe + Huntr Customized Harness
Wolfe + Huntr is a local brand known for its customized leather pieces. Their harnesses, which add an edgy touch to any outfit, have been worn by stars like James Reid and KZ Tandingan. For inquiries and orders, contact them on Instagram or email [email protected].
Comme Des Garçons Metal Embellished Harness
This Comme Des Garçons piece is made with rubber and gold-tone metal embellishments. It has a hook and eye fastening so it’s easy to wear and take off. You can wear this over any top or, if you’re daring, a bralette. Available on Farfetch.
Shop Freaky Friday Harness
This local shop sells harnesses of various designs on their online shop and at bazaars. Check their catalogue account to see which items are available for pre-order. For inquiries and orders, contact them on Instagram.
Club Exx Butterfly Dance Vinyl Leg Harness
Another form of harness accessories are the ones you wear on your hips and thighs. This one from Club Exx is made from clear vinyl and has silver rings and studs on it. It has adjustable buckle straps at the back to make it comfortable for the wearer. Available Dolls Kill.
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