You’re not alone if you think wearing PVC will make you feel like you’re in a raincoat — even when it’s sunny. But the translucent take on vinyl — often treated with prints and dyes to make a statement piece even more eye-catching — is here to stay. Chanel’s Spring 2018 runway was covered in plastic, most notably the shoes and bags, and there are plenty of style stars wearing clear Miu Miu and Calvin Klein coats on the street.
If you think throwing the material over your entire outfit feels like a little much, we recommend starting with a sleek boot or a see-through clutch. Ahead, we’re introducing you to the trend slowly, offering simplistic styling advice at first, and later, more extreme.