One of 2016s numerous trends that is setting roots in every field of fashion has undoubtedly the plum shape, the thorny determination and the indolence of the cactus.
I’ll start by saying that they’re among my favourite plants because they require almost no care and give satisfaction to even to those who possess a rotten thumb like me.
▪ totally disregarding sunlight, you decide to place your cactus in the corner of your room purely because it looks aesthetically pleasing with the rest of your knick-knacks? The cactus will survive.
▪ you go away for 15 days? The cactus will survive.
▪ you forget about it’s existence? The cactus will survive.
▪ you throw it in a dark box filled with clutter for a whopping three months? The cactus will survive.
But let’s get back to the trend that spreading the cactus love everywhere.
✓ At the Milan Design Week they were seen everywhere and on every surface: fabrics, pillows, curtains, upholstery and in various sculptures, shapes and forms.
✓ At Coachella the cactus print was an epidemic.
✓ We keep seeing them in street style shoots, sported on sweaters, handbags and themed accessories.
A few names responsible for planting the trend: Kenzo, Dolce & Gabbana, markus Lupfer, Asos, H&M.