After a Year of Digital Shows, Do We Still Need IRL Fashion Week?

Fashion week is in a bit of a strange place right now. It’s not just that the thought of congregating in a tiny space to look at clothes feels somewhat jarring (to put it lightly), when there’s an ongoing pandemic and so much of the world is still tip-toeing in and out of lockdowns. It’s also that the whole concept of fashion shows, where people fly from all over the world to see collections that won’t be released for another six months, seems odd in an era of smartphones and instant gratification, not to mention our growing awareness of the

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20 Best Workout Unitards for Women That Are Stylish, Too

Perhaps one of the more surprising things to occur in recent fashion: The unitard has become the it-form-meets-function item ascending into popularity. But it makes sense.

Over the past year and a half, clothes once relegated to lounging at home or workouts have become wardrobe linchpins. Fitness-centric pieces, more specifically, have meteorically risen as the world carefully dances between staying home and reemerging. To wit, garments that employ equal parts form and function are now fundamental considerations in assembling a wardrobe.  And unitards are among the list of popular items like leggings, yoga pants, and glamorous sweatsuit sets.

Part-cycling shorts

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Jessica Simpson Shares Photo of Daughter Birdie Mae Having Fun with Fashion: ‘Never a Dull Moment’

Jessica Simpson, Birdie Mae

Jessica Simpson/Instagram; Inset: John Shearer/Getty

Jessica Simpson‘s daughter Birdie Mae is having some fun with fashion!

On Thursday, the multi-hyphenate mogul, 40, shared an adorable photo of her 2-year-old wearing an unusual outfit that the toddler had thrown together for a casual game of floor hockey.

The snapshot, which was shared to Simpson’s Instagram account, showed little Birdie clad in a yellow dress, pink garden gloves, and black tap dance shoes. With her hair in pigtails, the young girl held a ball close to her heart and a hockey stick in her hand.

“Never a

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Santa Fe fashion designer touts style, comfort to boot | Local News

Wendy Lane Henry vividly remembers the first pair of cowboy boots she ever bought.

She was a teenager walking through a Neiman Marcus department store in Miami when she spotted a pair of burgundy-colored alligator skin boots.

“They were so different,” said Henry, standing inside her store, Back at the Ranch, in Santa Fe, surrounded by hundreds of handmade cowboy boots she designed.

“My parents didn’t dress me up like a cowgirl,” Henry said. “But I just had to have them.”

Half a century later, cowboy boots have become what Henry is known for. From her cozy adobe shop on

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Reformation’s Best Fall Fashion Is On Sale


Reformation is automatically associated with sun-soaked linens and cottagecore florals. When the sustainability-minded brand hosts a rare sale, this is the aesthetic we expect to find and shop in equal measure. But with fall fashion weeks looming and street style taking a decidedly cooler turn, we can’t help but plan fall outfits. Fortunately, this year’s Reformation sale has a surprising array of pieces for just that.

Sweater dresses, timeless jeans, minimalist footwear, and even more sweater dresses have made their way to our Reformation carts during its 2021 sale. They’re items primed for chilly days and endless layering—and they’re

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Shein: The secretive Chinese upstart ‘making fast fashion look slow’

“It kind of becomes a habit,” said the 20-year-old Hong Kong University student. “Before sleeping, I’m just like, ‘Okay, check in.'”

The platform Sachan is using belongs to a Chinese brand called Shein — pronounced “She In” — which has rapidly attracted a global army of teen fans on TikTok.

“They’re making fast fashion look slow,” said Erin Schmidt, a senior analyst at Coresight Research, a global advisory and research firm specializing in retail and technology. “They’ve changed the model.”

Sachan checks the Shein app daily for the same reason many others do: to get points. The more you get,

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Singapore couple redress Southeast Asian fashion rentals

When husband and wife Chris Halim and Raena Lim saw an opportunity to redress sustainability issues in the fashion industry, they wanted to do so in style.  

And the duo behind clothes rental app Style Theory certainly don’t do things by halves. 

“We did put in like $40,000,” the couple, who quit their jobs to take their start-up full time, told CNBC Make It.

“Honestly, we don’t know whether we are foolish or brave.”

Finding the right fit

Lim and Halim are the co-founders of Style Theory, a Singaporean fashion rental platform that allows subscribers to loan unlimited items

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Genderless Fashion: When I Stopped Shopping By Gender, I Fell In Love With Fashion Again

In July, I checked out the women’s assortment at Tokio 7, one of my favorite consignment stores in the city, where I admired a crocheted Chloé coat and a purple Anglomania blouse that’s so ’80s in the best way. Shopping online, I also recently acquired a bandana-print Dion Lee tank and a patent By Far shoulder bag. I’ve also been eyeing a Chopova skirt. The amount of womenswear saved on my wish list keeps growing. It seems after a serious dry spell of shopping and being unable to find something that feels like me, I’ve finally found

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15 Stylish Dresses to Shop This August

No matter the occasion or season, there’s always plenty of opportunities to wear a dress, and of course, an overwhelming amount of options from which to pick. And since there really is no bad time of year to invest in one, we’ve put together a monthly edit of our favorite dresses you can shop right now.

This August, there’s a dress to satisfy every style and every need—from those who are still planning last-minute summer holidays and looking for an affordable, vacation-ready frock to those who find joy in planning ahead for the fall season.

This month’s assortment of dresses

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Dickies Is Leaning Into Fashion While Staying True to Its Workwear Roots

It’s not exactly news that utility-focused workwear has been embraced by troves of people who admire it for style over function. For the past several years, brands like Carhartt, Dickies and Wrangler have been hanging in the closets of artists, musicians, fashion editors, art directors, influencers and Urban Outfitters shoppers. Never mind that these jumpsuits, carpenter pants, overalls and chore jackets were originally designed for manual labor — something that probably isn’t in the job description of most of the creative coastal elites driving this trend.

A pretty-stylish male friend of mind who works as a graphic designer at an

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