Future Of Fashion

Livestream Shopping Apps Are Retail's Newest Wave

By Leigh Cuen
Laura Preston met Kim Castellano, founder of the fashion retailer and livestream shopping platform Tiare Rose, through mutual friends long before the ongoing coronavirus pandemic started. When the Tiare Rose e-commerce portal eventually launched in…

8 Gen Zers On The Thrifting Trends & Tips That Get Them The Coolest Looks Every Time

By Theresa Massony
Not long ago, as I perused the racks of a local Goodwill with my girlfriend, a young group of friends strolled in, took one glance at the rows of clothes, and, within seconds, erupted in excitement. Two grabbed carts while the other three made a…

9 Gen Z Fashion Influencers On Their 2021 Mood Board Must-Have

By Theresa Massony
Considering I have a 25-year-old side part and a drawer full of skinny jeans, Gen Z fashion trends are as much a mystery to me as they are to anyone. Although, after a year of social isolation and weeks spent in the same tie-dye sweatsuit, I'd say…

Meet The Designers Tackling Fashion's Plus-Size Accessories Problem Head On

By Shammara Lawrence
The towering walls of chokers and bracelets at H&M and the sleek boots lining the floors at Zara have one infuriating thing in common: These accessories are not made for plus-size people. A straight-size shopper rarely blinks before tossing a set of…

2020's Viral Internet Fashion Aesthetics & What They Reveal About You

By Theresa Massony
Once upon a time, you had classes on a campus far from your parents and partied in frat basements and thought about grad school. Now, you’re standing in your childhood bathroom dripping purple hair dye on the floor, and your mom wants to know why…

Twitch Streamers Are The Influencers You Never Saw Coming

By Shelby Hyde
If the playful Twitter discourse surrounding the release of the PlayStation 5 as a marker of “relationship goals” revealed anything, it’s that men still dominate much of the gaming industry conversation. But when it comes to the popular Amazon-owned…

Gaming Is Gen Z's Latest Fashion Frontier — And It's Thriving

By Leigh Cuen
Even as the world around them slows to a halt, young gamers are ushering in a new era of fashion media — one in which virtual fashion matters just as much, if not more than, style in real life. Fashion and beauty brands are eager to find advertising…

You'll Be Living In Cozy Clothes Longer Than You Think — Add These 20 Picks To Your Lineup

By Theresa Massony and Margaret Blatz
Usually, the end of the year means getting a sneak peek at what the future of fashion will look like in the year to come. Avant-garde silhouettes with huge hips and angular shoulders? Did that. Chains on everything? Done. But following 2020, a year…

These Gender-Neutral Wardrobe Staples Will Change How You Think About Clothes

By Shelby Hyde
Consider the following scenario: After staring at the clothes hanging in your closet for, maybe, 20 minutes, you still maintain you have nothing to wear. Could it be that the way you think about said pieces has something to do with your disdain? It…

What If Thrift-Flipping Is The Future Of Fashion?

By Theresa Massony
In college, Symphony Clarke had a rich roommate, who she says “would look so bomb” when the two would go out. Like the average college student, Clarke, now 24, isn’t rich and knew she couldn’t afford Gucci or Dior, but she wanted the same vibe. A…

15 Basic Fall Fashion Staples To Buy & DIY For A Completely Custom Look

By Ryan Gale, Margaret Blatz and Theresa Massony
The big secret the fashion industry doesn't want you to know: You can pretty easily DIY your favorite clothes and fashion trends. Not only will you score a personalized item completely unique to you, but it'll cost you half the price, if that, of…

30 Designer Alternatives To Help You Rock Your Fave Fashion & Accessories Trends

By Theresa Massony
Fashion trends, though endlessly fun to consume and express yourself with, tend to be dubiously exclusive. What appears on runways quickly makes its way onto your favorite celebrities and influencers. Then these items flood your Instagram feeds and…