“Life in plastic? It’s fantastic!” – and so goes that annoyingly catchy song from the 90s. PVC and patent leather have emerged strongly on the runways for Fall/Winter 2016, as seen at Anthony Vaccarello, Isabel Marant, and Carven, making them this season’s ultimate wardrobe must-haves.
With their ultra-glossy finish, these two “wet-looking” fabrics bring up the style ante by giving your outfit an edgier and sexier feel, only you won’t look like you’re trying so hard at it. Scroll through the gallery below for plenty of outfit inspiration straight off the runway and shop these slick, game-changing pieces.