With many of the spring and summer 2019 fashion shows already wrapping up, the message from the overall industry is pretty clear; be unique and be edgy. In short, almost everyone is saying that 2019 is the year to be yourself and be as unique as possible with your style. There have been an incredible amount of socio-political events taking place across the country; these have been reflected in film and entertainment and has now broken into the fashion world.
Many major fashion brands are now facing these kinds of conversations. They’re actively promoting the likes of inclusivity, diversity and other issues affecting women. With body negativity and ageism being at an all-time high, many fashion designers are looking to encourage women to be themselves. Because of that, the core message for many women has been to use fashion to reflect and empower their own selves while also reflecting their values through their clothing. Continue reading “Edgy Fashion Trends For 2019” »
The roaring 20s were an exciting time in U.S. history, and this was the decade when the Charleston was first introduced (1924). The rhythm quickly became the most popular dance of the 1920s. The Charleston craze exploded nationwide after it was performed on the Broadway stage. Fashionable young women who danced the Charleston were known as “Flappers.” Women had won the right to vote, World War 1 had ended and prosperity was booming. Times and attitudes were changing, and female independence was on the rise. This gave way to sassy bobbed hairstyles, more streamlined dresses with shorter hemlines (to the knees), bold makeup and a tiny bit of a naughty attitude. 1920s Flapper dresses were quite the head-turning frocks of the moment, and several key accessories pulled the look altogether. Designer Coco Chanel influenced the Flapper fashion phenomena with her miles of pearls and dresses made in neutral shades like cream, beige, sand, navy and black.Continue reading “1920s Flapper Dresses” »
Your attire is one of the ways youÂ represent yourself in the world. With a properly selected outfit, you can establish new business connections, amaze the boyfriend, or make a good impression on parents in law. Powerful stuff!