I’ve never seen a single episode of Little House on the Prairie (or everyone’s latest obsession, Westworld, for that matter) but there’s a weird shift happening in my summer wardrobe: I want to dress like
Sure, fashion is all about form-fitting athleisure, ’90s-inspired mini skirts and dresses, and neons and animal prints galore, but the typically conservative Victorian aesthetic has been reimagined into modern silhouettes and gingham and floral prints. They can be teamed with heels or cowboy boots for a full-on prairie look or dressed down with casual sneakers for a dash of streetwear cool.
After sifting through countless clothing websites for hours looking for evidence to support my claim that milkmaid fashion is a thing, I present a few of my findings.
From left to right: Coach Palm tree print minidress S$995, Philosophy Di Lorenzo Serafini ruffled laser-cut poplin mini dress USD712.43, Exhibitstore ruffle overlay midi dress S$111.93 and Olivia Rose The Manon dress in ivory £280.
This article first appeared on ELLE.com.