Monday, March 8

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I'm a Modest Dresser—6 Crucial Wardrobe Essentials I Rely on Come Spring
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I'm a Modest Dresser—6 Crucial Wardrobe Essentials I Rely on Come Spring

As a modest dresser, I live for the colder weather, as it calls for a whole lot of layering. I can comfortably wear a sweater, blazer, jacket, and boots in bliss without looking like Joey Tribbiani from that one Friends episode (you know the one). When spring starts to approach, layering is still possible, but the weather for the most part brings warmer temperatures, so there are a few essentials I rely on to keep me both covered and comfortable. While I won't be layering heavy knits, most of my essentials consist of lightweight materials that can easily be worn together or separately. If you're also a modest dresser or are just looking for some ways to incorporate modest style into your spring wardrobe this year, then keep scrolling for my six go-to pieces. I've even included some outf...
10 Timeless Items Every French Woman Has in Her Wardrobe
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10 Timeless Items Every French Woman Has in Her Wardrobe

I can trace the root of my obsession with French style all the way back to the first time I watched Beauty and the Beast. Belle might have been bored with her provincial life, but I certainly wasn't. I begged my aunt to let me cut the hem of an old blue bridesmaids dress that resembled Belle's own, asked my mum to style my hair in a bow every morning, and insisted upon carrying a basket with me wherever I went. Today, I still find myself trying to emulate the look of French women, albeit with less taffeta involved. I trawl through vintage photographs of Paris, looking at the outfits women wore in years since the past, as well as having an entire archive dedicated to saving images of the ensembles my favourite French influencers wear. Upon looking at these snaps that a pattern began to e...
24 Trainers That Will Work With Everything in Your Wardrobe
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24 Trainers That Will Work With Everything in Your Wardrobe

I've spent over a decade working as a journalist and most of that has been working in fashion. Over time, those of us who work in this area find they're more drawn to certain subjects than others. For me, trainers and the surrounding trends have always had a pull. I'm not really sure what it is that has always fascinated me but I imagine growing up as a teenager in the late '90s with the likes of Oasis and Blur making sports casual something cool and desirable has a lot to answer for.As I've gotten older, I've always enjoyed the softening effect that sneakers can have on outfits. Formal shoes can feel too old-fashioned with suits but the moment you wear a pair of Adidas Stan Smiths, you've got a Phoebe Philo-approved look. Add a pair of high-top Converse to a slinky slip dress and you'r...
6 Fresh Fashion Trends From London Fashion Week to Add to Your Wardrobe
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6 Fresh Fashion Trends From London Fashion Week to Add to Your Wardrobe

London Fashion Week showed us how much the characters of our favorite series are inspiring the way we want to dress. London's fall/winter 2021 season is filled with members fit for a royal court - harlequin jesters, modern debutantes, and ballerinas who are also very badass. We scanned 13 of our favorite collections from London's most influential designers and picked six fresh fashion trends for updating your fall wardrobe. Bridgerton recently collaborated with the British Fashion Council, and the modern period drama's fashion influence is just getting started. At London Fashion Week February 2021, we saw so many fabulous characters of court, from corset-wearing punk debutantes at Vivienne Westwood to Nigerian eclectics at Tolu Coker and ballerina-pink bustiers at Marques'Almeida. To k...
You Only Need 8 Pieces for a Complete Spring Capsule Wardrobe
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You Only Need 8 Pieces for a Complete Spring Capsule Wardrobe

Four different seasons with four ever-changing sets of style trends can threaten to burn a hole in even the savviest shopper's pocket. Well, fear not, because you have it on good authority (from, well, us) that this spring's wardrobe reshuffle needn't take more than eight carefully picked items. Yep, you can get your spring style entirely on point with items that you already have in your wardrobe. From the coat of the season to the trainers you'll wear forever, these are the pieces you'll need for your spring capsule wardrobe, and they all work beautifully together. Even better is you might own a lot of them already so this will be a good opportunity to remind yourself of the pieces you might have forgotten about. Keep scrolling to see the concise and effective spring wardrobe that will...
'I'm trying to build a more sustainable wardrobe, and you can too'
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'I'm trying to build a more sustainable wardrobe, and you can too'

How to build a sustainable wardrobeWords by Rosanna Falconer – Rosanna Falconer is a brand consultant, co-founder of FashMash and lover of all things colourful. She is a regular contributor to Livia Firth’s Eco-Age where she writes about sustainability in designer fashion and luxury retail. Let’s begin with the elephant in the room: sustainable fashion is a contradiction in terms. Fashion is a brilliantly creative industry but it’s a consumer one too, driven by a thirst for the new and commercial growth. Personally, I still see reason for optimism and never has this been more apparent than the creativity that has arisen in the pandemic. This week, I spoke to the British designers behind the Emergency Designer Network for the FashMash speaker series (a community I co-founded eight ...
All the Sweaters You Need in Your Wardrobe, Courtesy of Zara
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All the Sweaters You Need in Your Wardrobe, Courtesy of Zara

Whenever we're looking for a wardrobe refresh, we turn to Zara. The retailer has both great basics we pair with everything and on-trend, affordable pieces that are a bit more statement making. As serious Zara shoppers, some of our favorite pieces to buy from the brand are sweaters. There are so many different shapes and silhouettes to choose from, you're bound to find a new favorite. These 16 styles belong in your wardrobe ASAP. From cozy cropped styles to oversize picks and even a sweater vest, these are the essentials you'll be living in from season to season. Plus, every piece is $50 or less! Keep reading to shop our selections. Related: Zara Makes the Jeans You'll Act...
These Vintage-Inspired Brands Will Add Personality to Your Wardrobe
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These Vintage-Inspired Brands Will Add Personality to Your Wardrobe

If you've read any of our recent reports on the growth of vintage fashion, you'll know that old-school style has never looked cooler. Whether it's a sign of people craving escapism and nostalgia during the lockdown, or simply a by-product of S/S 21's celebration of all things retro, it's a trend that shows no sign of slowing down.Unsurprisingly, this shopping shift has inspired a slew of vintage-inspired brands to enter the market, all embracing a thoroughly retro aesthetic (there are no half-measures here). We're talking wonderfully ruffled prairie dresses, swirling psychedelic '70s prints and XXL collars that wouldn't look amiss on a royal family member circa 1985.These brands have drawn from every decade you could imagine, however, the '70s and '80s are a definite favourite this seas...