In just a few years, the Chopova Lowena carabiner skirt went from being an insider British favorite to a cult hit. This season, the pleated wonder went global, making its way 5,000 miles from the British capital to Asia where the skirt has become a favourite amongst K-Pop stars including Red Velvet. Here, we document all the places where the skirt has been seen in Vogue’s street style coverage.
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New York, outside the fall/winter 2023 shows.
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New York, outside the spring/summer 2023 shows.
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The carabiner skirt made its Vogue street debut in Paris during the spring/summer 2019 couture season.
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Since K-Pop group Red Velvet styled various Chopova Lowena pieces earlier this year in their “Birthday”music video and press promotions, it’s been making the rounds in Asia. Seen here at Shanghai fall/winter 2023 fashion week.
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London, outside the fall/winter 2020 shows.
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The skirt has a hemline index of its own, ranging from mini to midi. New York, outside the fall/winter 2023 shows.
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London, outside the spring/summer 2023 shows.
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London, outside the spring/summer 2022 shows.
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The skirt may travel far, but no one loves the skirt more than the British. London, outside the spring/summer 2022 shows.
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I-D’s Lea Ogunlami gets matchy-matchy in Chopova Lowena at Paris fashion week. Paris, outside the spring/summer 2023 shows.
This article was originally published on Vogue.com.