Although tulle originated in the 19th century and was originally used only for ballroom skirts and wedding dresses, several hundred years later this fabric continues to enrich our ensembles. Among the most loyal fans of tulle skirts are the New York queen of shoes and labels Carrie Bradshaw and the German street fashion master Gitta Banko.
In the past, tulle skirts only reached mid-thigh, and that’s how Bradshaw wore them in the 90s. Today tulle is worn in greater quantities and trendsetters have fallen in love with midi and maxi tulle skirts.
Tulle skirt: Carrie Bradshaw’s outfits
Nobody wore tulle dresses and skirts like her. In the 90s Carrie Bradshaw paved the way and started the tulle trend. Since then, millions of fans of this shoe freak have updated their wardrobe and Carrie’s tulle outfits have gone down in fashion history.
Black tulle skirt
Carrie’s style was casual, gritty and very extravagant. Her wardrobe was full of sequins, giant hats, voluminous furs and endless jewels. But despite this, the eccentric style of the New York shoes addicted left some space for more modest and sober outfits.
In the photo below we see Carrie wearing a basic top with a short skirt with three flounces in tulle. She completed the look with some simple jewelry and left her hair down, giving the outfit a fresh and girly touch.
Miniskirt in tulle
Do you remember the opening theme of Sex and the City where Carrie walked the streets of Manhattan in her short curls, a pink T-shirt and a fluffy tulle skirt? This historic outfit became a cult and started the trend of layered skirts. To wear at a wedding, in the city or at a family party. It is precisely the versatility of tulle that makes it timeless. Combined with the right colors it can be used for any event. As befits Bradshaw, she completed the look with elegant sandals .
Tulle skirt: Carrie 2.0 outfits
In the reboot of Sex and the City , the New York journalist maintains the trend of the 90s and continues to wear tulle with pride. But this time in a new version, up to mid-calf. The tulle midi skirt is a tribute to the fashion of the past and at the same time a nod to today’s trends. Nowadays skirts are getting longer and there is more and more tulle. Carrie’s extravagant style is emphasized by a glamorous gold shirt and bold fingerless gloves.
Gray tulle skirt in maxi version
If she decides to wear tulle, it is in its boldest version. Gitta Banko is a true queen of street style. She wears the cappuccino-colored tulle skirt with a blue sweater and chunky ankle boots . This outfit is perfect for the beginning of autumn!
Pink tulle midi skirt
For an ultra-girly and romantic look, wear the blush pink tulle midi skirt with a white t-shirt and denim jacket. The white chunky sneakers create balance and give the look the athleisure style , while the straw bag is a nice touch of boho style.
The tulle skirt is an evergreen garment that relives its five minutes from time to time. Its length changed over the years, but tulle has been and still is one of the favorite fabrics of fashion influencers and stylists.