Tag Archives: fashion news

What My 90-Year-Old Nonna Has Taught Me About Style

Talking about fashion with my nonna—that’s grandmother in Italian, although everyone calls her that as though she’s mononymous—is a bit of a challenge.

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If I Could Only Wear 10 Brands This Fall, It Would Be These

To clarify on the above headline, if I could only wear 10 brands this fall and purchase an entirely new wardrobe for the season , it would most definitely consist entirely of the below. While the option to buy every single one of the items you’re about to see is, at least for me, a bit out of reach, if you happen to be looking for an amazing bag , new dress , or investment logo piece, this story is still entirely relevant because if you ask me, these are the brands that are absolutely killing it right now . From my favorite designer logo of the moment to the fast-fashion brand currently outshining its competitors, continue on to read about and shop the labels that made my list.

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9 Emerging Italian Brands Everyone’s Going to Be Talking About

Fashion, like people, is fickle. At the whim of an ever-changing trend cycle, the industry forces its most loyal followers to live in a constant state of transition, whether that means being disappointed by the induction of new creative directors at iconic brands ( #oldcéline ) or stressed by the growing list of things we "need" for each coming season. While those factors may be real and tedious, they do give way to one of our favorite parts of this wild industry: celebrating designers the masses might not know about yet .

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The Theme and Hosts of the Next Met Gala Have Been Announced, and They’re Camper Than Ever

After following the controversial theme of "Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination" in 2018 , the 2019 edition of the Met Gala will be going in a very different direction.

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"Lagom" Is the Swedish Trend That Saved My Wardrobe

Move over,  hygge —you're so 2017. There's a new Scandinavian trend on the block and it has the potential to improve your closet in no time.  Swedish plus-size brand Ellos first introduced me to the idea of "lagom," meaning not too much, not too little—just the right amount

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Here’s Where Zara Is Hiding Its Coziest Fall Trend

We don't blame you if you check Zara's website more frequently than you'd care to admit. But if you're only browsing Zara.com, you're missing out on a treasure trove of amazing pieces that the retailer hides on a different website. Remember when we first  discovered Zara Home last year

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15 Books That Are Crucial to Your Fashion Education

Curious to know more about this industry and the people who have defined it? While a quick scroll through Instagram might inform you of the most up-to-date trends and cool brands right now, the best way to dive deeper into fashion’s rich history is to pick up one of the dozens of amazing books on the subject.

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4 Fashion Things I Wish I’d Learned Before 30

The first time I ever read about the idea of dressing for your age was in a magazine, and I was probably too young to even make it into the youngest age bracket. I can remember advice like “choose a longer skirt length,” “invest in classic tailoring,” and “embrace a bold accessory” but never quite at whom those remarks were directed.

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One of Kate Middleton’s Favorite Fashion Labels Has Closed Its Doors

Orla Kiely, the pretty print-driven label worn by the likes of the Duchess of Cambridge , Alexa Chung, and Keira Knightley , is no more. The British-based label, which the designer set up 23 years ago, has closed its stores and website and is entering voluntary administration.

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Burberry Just Banned Fur (and a Controversial Practice)

Update 9/7/18:  Today the British Fashion Council announced that fur will be banned in all the shows and presentations at London Fashion Week. This is the first major fashion week to take this stance

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