Fringes may take us to the 20s but it is not what this trend is about.
It is only about threads all over a skirt or a dress.
Threads can be either shining or opaque, you should only care about the movement of your outfit.
From left to right:
Alberta Ferretti, Bottega Veneta, Jean Paul Gaultier, Marchesa, Versace,
Ralph Lauren, Nina Ricci, Mark Fast
All pictures from Style.com