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10 Emerging Fashion Brands We’ll See Everywhere in 2021

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There’s a certain feeling of excitement you get when you come across a new label that really speaks to you. It’s thrilling, joy-inducing, satisfying, and it makes your heart beat a little bit faster and your fingers tap and scroll with a little more urgency. Ask any fashion editor and they’ll tell you that discovering new and emerging fashion brands is one of the best parts of their job for this very reason.

Thanks in part to social media, coming face-to-face with a new label doesn’t even require you to get up off the couch since platforms like Instagram, Pinterest,

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Opinion | Vogue’s Kamala Harris cover shows that diminishing powerful Black women is still in fashion

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The photo, leaked over the weekend, has been a topic of heated discussion for days. Shot by Tyler Mitchell, the first and still only black photographer to shoot a Vogue cover since his beautiful 2018 portrait of Beyoncé, the incoming vice president is pictured in her famous converse Chuck Taylor sneakers. She wears her street clothes, a dark espresso blazer and black ankle-length pants, and stands before a backdrop of pink and green drapes — the colors of her sorority Alpha Kappa Alpha. On her face is the expression of someone not quite ready for the camera.

Notably, an alternate,

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Great Outfits in Fashion History: Josephine Baker in a Glam Dress With a Bunch of Cookies

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Josephine Baker in an undated photo.

There are perfectly good celebrity style moments, and then there are the looks that really stick with you, the ones you try desperately to recreate at home. In ‘Great Outfits in Fashion History,’ Fashionista editors are revisiting their all-time favorite lewks.

Josephine Baker might be better known for her banana skirt than anything else she ever wore. But the truth is that the iconic figure — who was a vaudeville entertainer turned anti-Nazi spy turned Civil Rights speaker in the 20th century — had great style beyond what’s commonly

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Brands Want In on the Archival Fashion Boom

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The turmoil of the last twelve months seems to have eliminated trends from fashion, with moods and desires almost impossible to track on a global scale. But one phenomenon still seems poised to dominate 2021: vintage clothing, or “archival fashion,” as the cognoscenti call it. (Funny, that, because “vintage” was developed as the snob’s alternative to “used” and “thrifted.”) Archival, a notch above vintage, is distinguished by the piece’s place in fashion history–it appeared on the runway, started a trend, or has been highly influential. And most importantly, it was created by a historically significant designer.

The pandemic and a

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Great Outfits in Fashion History: Whoopi Goldberg in a Sack Dress and Birkenstock Bostons

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There are perfectly good celebrity style moments, and then there are the looks that really stick with you, the ones you try desperately to recreate at home. In ‘Great Outfits in Fashion History,’ Fashionista editors are revisiting their all-time favorite lewks.

Whoopi Goldberg is one of those stars whose style has remained pretty consistent over the years. She figured out what she liked — classic, covered-up styles in loose-fitting, often shapeless silhouettes — early on, and stuck with it. It’s a look that prioritizes comfort without sacrificing personal style, and that pretty much defines how many of us

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18 Dresses That Say ‘Bridgerton’ Regency Fashion, But Make It 2021

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The frothy Regency era rom-com series (produced by Shonda Rhimes) drops us into London high society during a “season,” a yearly tradition in which debutantes are presented at court to signal their readiness for marriage.

Naturally, they’re dressed to the nines. The series’ costume designer, Ellen Mirojnick, brings the fashion of 19th century England back to life with vibrant colors; airy, era-specific silhouettes; tons of embroidery and lots of outlandish prints.

“It’s like a big ice cream sundae with all the toppings,” Mirojnick told WWD in a preview of the costumes in mid-December.

It’s a total feast for the eyes,

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