Coco Rocha may be a trained dancer, but we think her future might lie as a Sci Fi heroine. While some other girls at Dior looked weighted, dated, or just plaid odd with their high starched hair and glittery headwraps last night, Coco managed to pull of a look very close to princess (and she didn't stumble, a miracle!). After wondering if she might be channeling Star Wars, we realized instead she was taking after Arwen, the elf princess played by Liv Tyler in Lord of the Rings. And this isn't a one-time trend: as the February runways proved, Warrior Princess Chic is fighting to replace the fauxhemian and equestrian vibes of the past few seasons. Really, it makes sense - social and political strife trigger anxiety in everyone, and each aspect of culture reacts in their own way. Fashion's current response is aggressive, almost taunting - would you want to get swiped with one of Burberry's metal studded gauntlet gloves? No way. More important: Will you embrace your inner Xena and go with the trend?
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