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KristinKristinFebruary 16, 2021
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Opening any new business is a very daunting process and creating a new shop within the fashion boutique industry is no exception to this. If you want to be successful as a shop owner then it is important that you take all of the necessary steps to create a solid foundation that your business can grow upon. You shouldn’t rush into things and every little detail should be thought about before you even consider opening your store to customers.

 

Sourcing Stock and Premises

The first thing to do when it comes to opening a new boutique would be to find the perfect location for you and your company, the location of a shop is often overlooked and many new owners admit to going for their premises-based on price and not location. Of course, you should be looking for a good deal but when you are reliant on passing trade you should consider which location is going to get you the most customers. Many businesses fail due to the simple fact that they are positioned too far away from the main shopping area and a business like a boutique that is heavily reliant on its in-store sales means that location is vital to your business’s success.

Once you have finalized your boutique’s premises it is time to start looking at where you are going to purchase your stock, depending on your company you may already have contacts in the design industry and it would be a good idea to use these if you have them available. Sourcing stock is a very intricate process as you must make sure the clothes you are selling match up to the style of shop and business that you wish to open. There are many retailers out there who will offer a better price for a stock that is bought in large amounts so you should shop around for the best deal where possible. You can find many bulk clothing retailers such as toplineclotheslines, so you should look online for a retailer with a style that you like.

 

Hiring Staff

Your shop will require extra staff to help carry out the running and maintaining of your new boutique, it is important that you interview potential new recruits before you take them on as you will require staff that provides the right image for your store. Finding potential candidates should be easy as you can advertise online that you are looking for people to hire. I would argue that younger recruits are favorable as they will be able to help your customers with finding the right clothes, however, age shouldn’t be a determining factor and as long as your staff is presentable and efficient with working around the shop then you should be able to put together a high-quality team.

 

Advertising

Once you have put everything in place in the set up of your new shop and you are ready for the opening day you should be thinking about the way in which you are going to introduce your new store to the public. With proper advertising and organization, you could set up an opening day event to encourage more customers to come into your store and spend their money. An event like this is a great idea as it also spreads the word about the existence of your boutique and encourages a lot of customers to come in and see what you are offering.

 

Creating a good Aesthetic

With smaller boutique businesses there are already a lot of competing establishments in existence, with this in mind it is vital that your shop has a unique and intriguing design quality to encourage customers to choose your store over another clothing retailer. One of the main aspects that sets boutique retailers apart from the mainstream high street stores is the unique pieces that can be found, you should try and source clothing stock that is a bit different to make your store more enticing. If you are able to create a unique aesthetic in both the stock you sell and the design of your shop then you should see pretty good results in terms of sales and the number of customers who visit.


KristinKristinFebruary 7, 2021
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It can feel pointless at the moment to put effort into your accessories when they’re a few people to show them off to. However, as with all aspects of our dress, it is important to remember that you are dressing for yourself not other people. Wearing a bright pink bow or adorning our fingers with rings in the shapes of skulls might not have passed in your work environment but you can get away with them at home. In fact, being at home means that if we want to wear our dinosaur hat all day long then we can do so without fear of judgment. So, I implore you to spend this time experimenting with your weird and wonderful accessories in the freedom of your own home. To help I have compiled a list of six of the current hottest accessories brands.

 

Accessorize

It is no surprise that Accessorize made this list, it is named after all for its range of accessories. This high-street staple produces bags, hair accessories, and jewelry that are on trend at affordable prices. Their sister brand Monsoon focuses on fashionable clothing, so at sites where their shops are combined, you can find accessories that perfectly match your clothes allowing you to buy your entire outfit in one go. Their pieces appeal to those of any age, with some items specifically targeted for older or younger customers. So, no matter your age, you are sure to find the hottest accessories for your generation available.

 

Gucci

No matter the year or season, Gucci will always be on-trend. The brand was created by Guccio Gucci and is based in the city of Florence in Italy. Whilst they do produce clothing, their main focus is on accessories. If you can afford their high prices, then their world-famous handbags or golden belts are must-haves. Their pieces are iconic yet timeless so can be well worth their high price tags. Their recent collaboration with North Face has ensured that not only are their items durable they are also practical.

 

Blackshore

Blackshore is a British coastal clothing company that offers a range of handmade designer bags, the most famous of which being their canvas duffle bags. They are made in the local style of Norfolk, using the same type of canvas found in boat covers which makes them waterproof. Their unique style mixed with sea proof practicality helped to win their place on the Make It British’s list of top 30 British made bags. So, if you would prefer to support more locally independent companies instead of worldwide brands then why not spend your money on a well-crafted handmade item from Blackshore instead.

 

Audemars Piguet

Accessorising isn’t just for women. There are plenty of brands dedicated to accessories that cater to men as well. Audemars Piguet is a high-quality fashion brand that specializes in watches ad clocks. The company was founded nearly one-hundred-and-fifty years ago in Switzerland, so they have had plenty of time to perfect their craft. Their quality watches have become a must-have for any professional gentleman.

 

EMP

As stated earlier, we can use our current time at home to experiment and explore accessories that might have gotten us strange looks if we were to wear them in public. EMP is a website that has merchandise from various brands from Disney to My Chemical Romance. They have many fandoms to choose your accessories from including Marvel and Star Wars, and they are always up to date with the hottest TV shows and bands. They also do unlicenced items that cater to a more gothic or grunge look if that is more your style.

 

Claire’s

They might not appear to be the hottest accessories to older audiences, but when it comes to popular accessories for children and teens, Claire’s always has it covered. Whether the latest trend amongst tweens is to wear massive rainbows in their hair or earrings in the shapes of fuzzy pompoms, Claire’s will have it stocked. If you have children in your family and you are unsure of what to buy them, then you can be assured that anything you buy for them from Claire’s will be on-trend, however garishly so.


KristinKristinJanuary 20, 2021
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There has been a lot of changes to how things are done this year. From the way we work to the way we shop, nothing is the same as how it used to be. One of the biggest aspects of our lives that have changed is the fashion that we wear. That is completely understandable as we haven’t exactly had the chance to throw on our best clothes and hit the streets. Instead, we have been subjected to what has been called ‘Lockdown Fashion’, which is a lot different from the clothes that we used to know and love. Here is what lockdown fashion is and how we have chosen comfort over style in lockdown.

 

Sweats

A lot of people think that jeans will be completely obsolete after lockdown comes to an end. That is because we have all ditched our skinny jeans in favor of leggings and joggers. We are spending most of our time these days in bed or on the sofa admiring the four walls in our house. So when we are lying in bed looking for more unneeded house decor at internaldoorsuk, we don’t want to be wearing jeans. How can we ever return to discomfort after this? We can’t. Not only because we don’t want to, but because our lockdown weight gain won’t allow it.

 

Fluffy Socks

Another item of clothing that we have all added to our wardrobe is a vast collection of fluffy socks. Again, if we have nowhere to go, why would we choose to put on thin ankle socks when we can stay in fluffy bed socks that keep our feet nice and warm. Again, comfort has been the main priority during the lockdown, quite literally from our heads down to our feet.

 

Masks

Though we have been asked to stay at home for the majority of our time, there are still times where we have had to venture out into the apocalyptic wasteland. When we head out, we have also been asked to wear masks. What started off as everyone wearing blue throw away masks has evolved into what can be considered a fashion statement. Masks now have all sorts of patterns on them. People have also figured out how to make their own, so they really are reflections of everyone’s personalities.

 

Hoodies

Though hoodies have always been a big part of everyday fashion, they really have made a comeback. If you look at the main page of any online fashion retailer, the first thing that you are bound to see is a set of comfortable hoodies. This has something to do with the weather, but also because people aren’t leaving their homes and so have no reason to get dressed up. Plus, what is more, comfortable than a hoodie? Nothing, nothing is more comfortable than a hoodie. You may have noticed the increase in the popularity of a brand called Oodies. These are literally giant hoodies/blankets that are perfect for lounging about the house in. You are bound to know someone who owns one and it is no surprise why.

 

Fewer jackets

Something that happened due to lockdown that left us all in a state of shock once winter rolled around was the lack of people wearing jackets. This was because we weren’t going out every day and so didn’t really pay attention to the cold. Online fashion also fell out of the loop with seasonal clothing, so it became a lot harder to find weather-appropriate clothing. This meant that the high street was flooded with people in search of thick coats and gloves.


KristinKristinJanuary 19, 2021
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Daniel Radcliffe

Although Daniel Radcliffe’s disability is something that affects him internally rather than externally, his battle with dyspraxia throughout his career and how he overcame it as he grew to make him worthy of a position on this list. Radcliffe’s condition is something that affects the brain’s functionality with things like hand-eye coordination and some cognition and is not to be taken lightly, throughout his career Radcliffe often found himself frustrated during filming and there were times where he really struggled. However, thanks to his ongoing work on overcoming his illness Radcliffe has been seen looking pretty stylish over the years. At many of his red carpet appearances, Daniel can be seen rocking a very smart look often wearing a suit and tie, this timeless look and his various takes on it make him a style icon in the disabled community.

 

Warick Davis

Another actor who has made various appearances on Harry Potter as well as hit sci-fi classic Star Wars who is a great style icon of the disabled community would have to be none other than Warwick Davis. Davis was born with a rare form of dwarfism but this didn’t stop him from achieving an amazing movie and television career, from a young age Davis had his heart set on becoming an actor and when he found out about Star Wars auditions in his area he couldn’t be stopped. After playing the role of an Ewok, Davis went on to play two roles in the Harry Potter franchise as Griphook and Professor Flitwick. From the high profile roles that he has played it is no surprise that he has made some appearances at some flashy events, Warwick looks good for his age and has a clear sense of style. He even hosts his own game show now and I have to say he is looking pretty sharp.

 

Justin Timberlake

It isn’t actually well known that Justin Timberlake was diagnosed with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder very early in his life, and the fact that his condition is not well-known shows just how strong a character he is. Timberlake is a very well known singer and he has had many successes in his life, from playing at high-end events to walking on the red carpet. Timberlake also has a very unique take on fashion and his retro style is something that cannot be replicated by anyone else. When discussing his condition Justin talked about how living with OCD has changed his outlook on his career and his fashion, his precision and need for things to be perfect has come in handy in fashion appearances as his unique outlook really shines through.

 

Nicki Lilly

The next fashion icon whose bravery and happiness shines bright even throughout the many battles her condition has brought around would have to be Nicki Lilly. This British YouTuber is one of the youngest people to win the various awards that she has, including the Pride of Britain award, she suffers from a rare form of arteriovenous malformation which has caused this brave young woman to have over seventy major operations. Throughout her journey, Nicki has always been commended for her bravery and positive outlook on life when she has had so much more to deal with than most people at such a young age. Nicki is worthy of the title of style icon due to the fact that she is so creative when it comes to her online beauty videos showing her in fashionable and well-constructed looks. Nicki has done a huge amount of charity work in her life and at just sixteen years old it really is commendable, from raising money online to providing spielzeug für behinderte kinder there is nothing that can stop this amazing young woman.

 

Katie Piper

Katie Piper’s story started in a very negative situation when she was subjected to a cruel and very serious acid attack by her ex-boyfriend, the attack left her blind in one eye and her face was severely damaged. After major reconstructive surgeries and a groundbreaking procedure to help her recover her vision, Piper wasn’t going to let this get her down. After coming out of the shadows and telling the world about her story Piper has been seen at many high-profile events over the years and it must be said that she really is a natural beauty. Whether it be on the red carpet or at the launch of her new book Piper is really showing that she has a stylistic flair to her looks. Piper is a huge charity worker and has real consideration for smaller organizations out there that may not get as much attention in the media, when hosting charity events it is likely that you will see Piper looking very glamorous.

 

Aaron Fotheringham

The final style icon in the disabled community is one that is not necessarily recognized for his fashion but it has to be admitted that this person really does have style. Aaron Fotheringham is one of the world’s best wheelchair skaters, his best work consists of him defying gravity in a series of flips and tricks all whilst in a wheelchair. Steep ramps and huge jumps don’t even faze him and the fact that after several failed hip operations that left him confined to a wheelchair he is the daredevil that you see today makes him worthy of his “icon” status.


KristinKristinJanuary 15, 2021
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Preparation

The lead up to fashion week can be a very stressful time for someone who is set to be working on this huge event, it is important that you ensure you are both physically and mentally prepared for the exhaustion that comes with working London Fashion Week. A great way to prepare you for the big day would be to take time to work on your fitness, a personal trainer from London can really help you to put together an exercise regime that will help with relaxing your mind and body before you have to start working. It is vital that you are working to the very best

of your ability during fashion week so that you can finish the week knowing that you put out your best work for the world to see.

 

Cleaning Your Kit

Whether you are working on putting together garments or hair and makeup you will more than likely require a kit of some kind that is put together well and organized. Organization really is key when it comes to fashion week as you just don’t have the time to be frantically looking around for the things you need, as a professional within this industry you should be carrying an organized kit anyway in order to portray yourself as a professional. If you have not already I would recommend that you compile a list of everything that you are going to need for the week, but all of the items in categories of which items are going to be used together, and organize them accordingly. It goes without saying that for any of you that are makeup artists it is important that all of the pieces of your kit are cleaned and sanitized as you should be doing with your normal clients anyway.

 

Don’t Stop Helping Out

When it comes to working on the actual event you will quickly learn how there is no time for anyone to be standing around doing nothing, even if you have finished your assignment you should be reaching out to other stylists around you to find out if there is anything that you can be helping with. Fashion week is about making an impression on those around you, there are many high profile industry icons who will be in attendance so making sure that you are showing them how much of a team player you are is crucial. Although being able to work on such a prestigious event should be good enough, there is a real opportunity here to impress some influential figures and further your career so you will want to make sure you are working very hard to make a positive impression.

 

Making An Impression

If you want to make a good impression during your time at fashion week then it is vital that you are working to the best of your ability no matter what you are asked to do, you never know who is going to be watching so you should avoid doing anything that you shouldn’t be and displaying your professionalism and how you work. Fashion week is one of the most important events within the fashion industry and to stand a chance of being invited to work there again you need to show that you can deal with the stressful and fast-paced environment. You will be given specific tasks to carry out by your handler however if you are lucky enough to complete them early you should be going around and helping your peers, fashion week relies upon quick look changes so showing that you are trying to make the event run smoothly is the right thing to do.


KristinKristinJanuary 15, 2021
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Fast fashion is a symptom of globalization and capitalism.

 

Fast fashion is the phenomenon of producing clothes at exponential rates to keep up with high-fashion trends set by fashion companies. The ‘fast’ part of fast fashion comes from how the clothes are made, how fast the clothes cycle through fashion trends, and what happens to the clothes after they’ve been discarded – all in the name of fashion, of course.

Before fast fashion, there was seasonal fashion; fashion trends based on the change in weather and the need for different clothing styles. In stark contrast to this, fast fashion took over, taking the need to want in the fashion industry.

 

Fashion of need

According to ‘The Good Trade’ in ‘What Is Fashion, Anyway?’, before fashion was based on fluctuating trends, the fashion industry created its garments on the changes in season, which influenced the changes in fashion at the time. This fashion of need was the prevalent form of fashion, mostly because the industrial revolution hadn’t happened yet. Creators and consumers were bound by (in comparison to current times) rudimentary machinery and manual labor. Not only did this take money, but it also took time. Therefore, clothing was more expensive – consumers couldn’t afford to buy clothes as often as is normal now, nor was there time or money for the clothing industry to create the amount of clothing that cycles through shops in current times.

 

The clothing revolution

‘Bellatory’, in ‘Ready-to-Wear: A Short History of the Garment Industry’, explains once the industrial revolution enveloped the “western world”, clothes could be produced much faster and, therefore, at cheaper rates. Every aspect of the industry was supplemented with technology, making every stage of clothing creation faster.

It was the fashion industry that revolutionized this industry of need into one of want. With clothing now faster to produce, different styles and cuts were easier to make en masse, and the demand for fashion became a new front for the clothing industry. This was the beginning of fast fashion. With advertisements for new and different clothing now part of popular media, the notion of “fashion” became widespread.

‘Bellatory’ explains another large step for the clothing industry was the move from locally produced clothing to internationally produced clothes. Many clothing companies chose to move their factories to other countries, where worker’s pay was cheaper and the lack of regulation meant cheaper production. The clothing industry, operating on a low-expenditure high-production system, began to create clothing at rapid rates, and with the ability to keep up with equally quick fashion trends. ‘Bellatory’ tells us how clothing quality became progressively worse with the new invention of plastic. Again, a cheap material to make, plastic is a huge part of the current clothing industry.

 

Fast fashion and pollution

‘The Good Trade’ tells us about fast fashion and the environment. With the decline in the quality of materials used in clothing, garments don’t last as long and are thrown away quicker. A lot of the clothes made by the clothing industry end up in landfills or garbage incineration – either way, this means pollution.

Despite landfill and incineration, many of the clothes thrown away (a symptom of fast fashion) end up in the ocean and, because of the low-quality materials they’re made with, cause pollution. These pollutants contaminate wildlife and their natural habitats, with the damage occurring irreversible; these pollutants will be in the environment forever. This also directly affects humans in the matter of the food-chain.

 

Fish caught from the sea have these pollutants in their bodies, and we consume those pollutants when we eat seafood. The long-term consequences of plastic pollutants are still unknown but have already been linked to higher rates of cancer.

 

Fashion and the internet

With the rise of the internet, the fast fashion industry’s reach grew even more. With stores placing themselves on the internet, creating an online presence, everyone with access to the internet had access to them and their entire catalog. Clothes shopping didn’t just happen on the high street anymore, people could now buy clothes online and have them delivered to their home. While this may seem normal to us, the internet and its connections were revolutionary to all businesses. just last week i got a great deal on my broadband from here but a few years ago you would have been hard-pressed to find anything as stable.

 

According to ‘The Good Trade’ and ‘Bellatory’, the high street fashion industry has a high turnover of styles and trends. This, of course, is driven by the internet. If fashion companies weren’t online, there would be less demand for new fashions and styles and therefore less turnover of garments. However, the opinion on whether the internet is harming the fashion world is a matter of opinion.

 

Is the internet harming the fashion world?

Those who partake in “high-fashion”, such as that of Paris Fashion Week, maybe of the opinion that the internet is harming fashion. With creators spending an entire year culminating new ideas and transforming them into new innovations for fashion, such creators may dislike the fast fashion of high street companies. The argument could be made that, with so many companies influencing “general” fashion, fashion overall is being polluted with trend fluctuations that aren’t itself fashion.

 

On the other hand, those high street companies whose business largely depends on online sales may disagree and argue “high-fashion” is inaccessible to those who shop at high street stores, and by following, trends are providing those shoppers with the fashion they can relate to.

 

So, what’s your opinion?


KristinKristinJanuary 14, 2021
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Vaping. It is the trend that has swept over the planet in full force. No matter how people try to push back against it, people continually invest in their vapes. It seems like only yesterday vaping had just emerged, riddled with cautious voices crying out against it and people saying it would never catch on. But those voices are now being drowned out and the nay-sayers are quiet. Vaping is here and it is here to stay.

But how does vaping go from being a simple smokers alternative, designed to help people quit, to being one of the biggest industries on the planet. Alongside it also being one of the biggest fashion trends of the 21st  century. Today we are going to do a deep dive on vaping, examining its early years and looking at its eventual rise into fashion icon history.

Humble Origins

Vaping was born out of the ever raging battle against smoking addiction. Smoking is one of the biggest killers on the planet. With proven studies showing its clear links to a number of heart and lung diseases. And, of course, the correlation between smoking and cancer is undeniable.

And yet, despite millions dying from smoking-related illnesses every year, smoking remains legal. This is due to the big tobacco companies having enough money to lobby for laws to stay the way they are. But this battle is where vaping comes from.

Starting out as E-cigarettes designed to give a nicotine hit to the user to help them ween off of cigarettes. Here is something you may not know, the nicotine in cigarettes is addictive but it isn’t actually the worst part of smoking. It is all the dangerous chemicals inside the cigarettes, mixed with the act of inhaling smoke, that causes the most damage. Nicotine still has a number of mental effects that make it horribly dangerous.

So E-cigarettes were a cheaper, safer alternative to smoking. But the issue was this early tech was cumbersome, ugly, and unresponsive. So it went largely ignored for a long time. Until we finally got the first proper Vaporiser.

Vapes

Vaporizer technology was nothing new. Used in a lot of fields from the sciences to medicine and everything in between. But when Vape companies finally released the first batches of flavored vape juice, combined with nicotine, all bets were off. Early adopters flocked and began vaping everywhere they could, leading to a lot of memes and jokes about people who vape.

But eventually, the trend picked up. In relation to its impact on smoking, it did help a lot of people quit. Being able to slowly ween themselves down on their nicotine intake was a valuable tool. But for some people, it was a doubled edge sword. Their nicotine intake now doubled as they could vape inside and smoke outside.

And technology only improved. Soon people were making their own vape juices, exploring exotic flavors. People were getting custom vapes and vape accessories. People began vaping with delta 8 thc and various cbd oils as well. Vaping was seeping into a lot of cultural areas.

Fashion Trend

One day vaping finally hit America in a huge way. Juul pods started surfacing, mini vapes that could be easily concealed, and the lovely flavors associated with vaping made it very enticing for the younger crowd. And then came TikTok.

A wave of influencers would parade themselves around, flashing their vapes for the world to see. And their audience lapped it up and, wanting to be just like their idols, millions began vaping. Suddenly it wasn’t just smokers that were vaping. People were buying non-nicotine based vapes and simply vaping for the flavors. It had become an area all its own.

Soon many fashion icons, aside from the TikTokers, started vaping proudly in public too. Further pushing that vapes were now as much a fashion icon as they were a tool to combat smoking. With companies creating new and exotic flavors every year and the vaping community growing by the day, it seems vaping is here to stay. We have even seen vaping conventions popping up, where people go to compete in blowing smoke, discuss and trade and just be with other vape enthusiasts.

A Dangerous Trend

It would be negligent to look at all this and see it as just a positive. In fact, we would go as far as to say that this may be one of the more dangerous trends to appear lately.

Medically speaking there is little evidence that vaping non-nicotine vape liquid has any negative health effects. Some hospitals have claimed that odd-viscous liquid has been shown to form in the lungs because of it, but these claims are anomalous.

The big danger has come from the influx of young people now vaping. But you might be thinking, where is the danger if the juice is nicotine free.

Smoking addiction is more than just nicotine. It is the lifestyle attached to it. Any smoker will tell you the social aspect of it is what kept them smoking for so long. Vaping could be seen as a gateway to smoking. Or a way to easily get nicotine introduced into their lifestyle. Not to mention vaping is an addictive activity in and of itself. To have so many teenagers now addicted to this lifestyle is not encouraging at all.

But we might be worrying needlessly. What do you think about it all? A welcome fashion trend, or a dangerous sign of the times?


KristinKristinJanuary 13, 2021
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When you think of fashion, I imagine you picture glamorous runways and even more glamorous exclusive parties. The fashion industry is a billion-dollar industry that shows no sign of slowing down. Every year we buy products from some of the big-name brands, which gives them the opportunity to invest in creating even more clothing options. Something that a lot of people do not know is that a lot of big-name fashion brands actually use their influence and monetary power to donate to a number of charities.

 

There isn’t a charitable cause that has not received funds from fashion brands. Usually, the brands will donate to organizations that link closely to the message of the brand, but they are not restricted in which brands they donate to. In recent years, one of the main categories of charity that has been donated by fashion brands is medicare charities. There has been a big increase in brands donating to medicare charities in the last few years for a number of reasons. First of all, the medical sector has been under a lot of pressure for some time now due to a decrease in funding and an increase in demand. This has only magnified through the introduction of Covid 19, which has seen a mass population of hospitals and a drain on medical resources.

 

These brands not only donate to these charities, they also host events with the goal of spreading medical education in mind. But which fashion brands are donating millions to medicare?

 

Alice and Olivia

Alice and Oliva is an online-based fashion brand, offering year-round comfortable clothing to its consumers. Though this brand is by no means the biggest on this list, their contribution to medicare has been astonishing.  Since the start of the Corona pandemic, Alice and Olivia have donated 10% of their profit to causes that are aiding the treatment of Corona sufferers. This is a large part of their profit margin, yet they have promised to continue to do so until a viable cure is found and distributed nationwide.  They have been donating to charities in need since April last year and since then there have been hundreds of reports from charities that they have worked with, thanking them for their generous donations.

 

Skims

Skims is Kim Kardashian’s own clothing line and, much like Alice and Oliva, the brand has been making big steps to help with the current pandemic. The brand has pledged 20% of all profits made from its products to be donated to underfunded hospitals and other smaller health organizations. Skims promises that even after the strain of the pandemic decreases, they will continue to donate profits as they feel that the health care sector, in general, is underfunded and in need of additional funds. They hope that their donations will encourage other brands to take some pressure off of the already strained health sector.

 

 

Tom Ford

Everyone has heard of Tom Ford and the vast amount of money that they have donated to charity is no secret. The brand has been giving back to its community for over a decade, sponsoring several causes and supporting various charities. Even before the start of the pandemic, Tom Ford was donating to dozens of charities that supported medicare. Not only does the brand donate to various charities, but they also host events to spread the importance of the medical sector and also promote new medical findings. Just last year they hosted an event that discussed the advantages in choosing microcannulas over traditional needles with the hope that more medical centers will use them as part of their practices, due to the substantial cost difference between the two.

 

Michael Kors

Michael Kors has been donating to varying medical charities for a number of years due to his own experiences with his mother’s deteriorating health. The brand has donated thousands of dollars to charities specializing in the treatment of diabetes and other long term health conditions. During Michael Kors runway shows, attendees are expected to donate to various charities that Kors represents and there are often raffles that give all the proceeds to these charities.


KristinKristinAugust 5, 2020
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If you try and think about what is that one thing which is constant, you will conclude that it’s “change”. And it is indeed a change that is one thing which is constant particularly when you talk about in terms of fashion. Since the very beginning of human civilizations, there has been this constant effort that is put to make ourselves look better. The distinct styles in fashion have gone through countless changes. With an increase in the number of innovations, change in the trend and a fashion style have also been quite rapid.

So, keeping in mind here is presenting you all with the list of some of the popular fashion genres that people have gone on to accept with all their hearts. Also, it will answer your question-

What are the different fashion genres?

The vintage style

Probably, it is one of those fashion genres that is adorable and is definitely a blast from a past. From the flapper dresses to a pinup clothing & from the retro swimwear to an indie clothing, this very vintage look is the culmination of a fashion from the 20s to the 70s. It is one of those trends that got the better of a test of the time.

The bohemian style

The finest way to describe this bohemian would be using the term non-traditional. The style that is similar to an arty, bohemian genre uses wild & extravagant patterns on the exotic textures. It may be attributed as inspiration from hippie & gypsy looks. It is often referred to as ‘Boho’.

A chic style

Chic is attributed to being fashionable and trendy. It is basically a kind of statement that makes an individual oneself look striking and smart. Whoever happens to follow this style ensures to opt for a well-tailored stylish design that is pretty classy. The strong colors that are not so extravagant, comes as part of a chic style. It’s something that goes on to relate to casual in a not so casual manner. If you’re part of this very style, the wardrobe is the symbol that is full of style.

The artsy style

Just how ‘artsy’ the names say, entreat independent creativity of a person. These are generally the ones who wish to make the statement of their very own by clothes they wear. Most time, they’re creators of their very own fashion style. They don’t follow a traditional norm and make a path for themselves. This unconventional form of the art guide to innovating too many interesting sorts of trends that are not restricted by a general textbook characteristic of creating a fashion.

A sexy style

Sexy genre is all related to showing off the very best features of yours. Let all the finest things you have out there to grab some attention from males. Most of it is accompanied by shorts, heels, or little skirts that fit you so well, this style goes on to leave a bare least for imagination. The exposure is simply to be at maximum and more skin is shown. The tight-fitting top is often chosen to show off your best features like the stomach and of course, breasts accompanied by fine cleavage. One thing to keep in mind is that this kind of fashion is not really every girl’s cup of tea. One got to have plenty of guts if she is to pull off this sexy genre.

The casual style

Casual is nothing but a combination of comfort and elegance. This simple and easy-going style has caught up quite well with time and is also one of the most sought fashion styles, thus far. None of the bold and exotic items will be found in a wardrobe of the woman who happens to follow casual fashion. They would go for a black pant and a white T-Shirt over some uncomfortable and tight exotic clothing any day. They are likely to keep it pretty simple and match an accessory with whatever simple clothing they’re wearing.

A sophisticated style

The individuals who prefer sophisticated styles are simply the ones who need everything at the best quality. Nothing goes on to satisfy them if it’s not worth trouble. They are often looking for styles that happen to make a statement on the culture, polished manner, and quality. Most of ‘em are ones who’re from the higher status and are somehow related to showcasing how the businesswoman would go on to dress up. Sophisticated may be attributed as a businesswoman minus that formal look. Luxury and culture mean most people who opt for this genre of fashion.

The tomboy style

Tomboy style is basically for individuals who don’t want or wish to dress like a woman being a girl. They don’t abide by the general norms of what should a woman wear. To put it in simple terms, they prefer white and black over pink or red. Most of the clothing they have in their wardrobe is a tad bit baggy and concentrates more on graphic Shirts and T-Shirts from a boy’s collection. They don’t prefer laces or frills and light colors. The boyish look is something they look forward to opting for a classy, elegant look.

The rocker style

Vintage Shirt or T-Shirt, leather jacket and ripped jeans – 3 words that go on to describe a rocker look. It’s amongst the most versatile genre of fashion that continues to change depending on a genre of the music, the person, and the band who opt to wear it. There is no baggy apparel in this style. Most clothes that are chosen are a tad bit smaller when it comes to size.

Well, this is all you get to read and learn about the different fashion genres that are currently ruling the world. It is expected that this guide will go on to answer all your questions relating to What are the different fashion genres?

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KristinKristinAugust 5, 2020
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The world of fashion is everchanging. In this fast-paced world, the trend only remains constant for a few weeks or a maximum of a month or two. A lot of us try to stay in the style of what the industry is giving us, but a lot of us lack it. A lot of people require a sense of style and fashion, so they need professional assistance as they lack behind and wish they could dress and look better. We know that such situations can be harsh because not all of us have got the perfect lean body. Even though we want to wear what we desire, but our bodies don’t support us the same way, so is there no way for you to remain in trend? Do you have to rely on your old clothes all the time? No. You can still try to achieve that position. We present you with the top 9-fashion tips from Tan France on how to improve your style.

Who is he, and is he reliable?

Tom France is a well-experienced and classic designer with his clothing line in the market. He has represented several people in his fashion statement, and if you are a fan of some of the best OTT content, then you will know that this is the man you need to go to when you are facing doubt relating to styling and fashion. The man excels at heightening things that look good about you or the things you like about yourself to improve your self-confidence. He focuses on introducing stylish, quality clothing for women by offering a range of clothing items inclusive of swimwear, dresses, skirts, tops, and layering basics. If you are wondering what he has to say in terms of clothing and style, then you are reading the right article.

What are the top tips to improve your style?

We have concocted some of the best tips from the stylist himself to assist you in making the right choices and decisions. Here are the top 9-fashion tips for you:

  • Work on boosting your self-esteem

the top-notch designer suggests that you must wear clothes that boosts your confidence. You should not wear clothes just because it is fashionable, belongs to some well-known brand, or is expensive. You should wear clothes that you feel enhance your best qualities and brings out the best in you. You must understand that you look best when you wear clothing that makes you feel secure and confident when you look in the mirror.

  • Be a part of evolution

fashion will forever keep changing; as such, it would feel like you are wearing a uniform if you keep wearing the same look for years. As the fashion world keeps evolving, you should also keep pace with it. Wear whatever you feel comfortable wearing, but also ensure that it is something new. Keep changing your style and your looks. It too surges confidence in you.

  • Seek inspiration

when you are new to fashion or when you are trying the trend for the first time, it can get challenging to find the clothes that best suits you. What do you do? You can find an inspiring persona. When you have someone you can look up to, someone whose life and style impresses you, you will eventually end-up wearing the right clothes and looking smart. A lot of people look up to celebrities and essential people in the world and try to impersonate their style and fashion. You can, too, find yourself a person whose fashion sense is impressionable and follow the same.

  • The perfect jeans

we know the struggle of never being able to find the perfect jeans. Lucky are the people who end up finding the best jeans at one go. So, how do you pick out your perfect jeans? Well, every time you go out shopping, try a few pairs of jeans. It is one of the most natural methods for you to find your perfect pair, in addition to that. Try some of the tapered jeans because they help your legs appear longer.

  • Nude heels

heels are a way of empowering a woman. Some women find it amazing regarding how confident they feel when they wear heels. It makes you stand taller, chest out, and head held high. We believe that every woman’s wardrobe should have a nude heel. It goes with everything, whether you wear them with a cocktail dress or a pair of jeans and a blouse.

  • What about the masculine-presenting people?

if you have a body figure or face figure with a touch of masculinity, then you must have a dark suit, a good pair of jeans, a buttoned shirt, and a great tee in your wardrobe. These items will work on you a lot in the majority of casual and formal occasions. The rest of your wardrobe can function based on these few clothing items.

  • What kind of loungewear must you wear?

it is essential to feel comfortable in your home. When you are with your partner, you need to feel confident about yourself while you still make efforts for your loved ones. You can try uncountable clothing items, but wearing something soft and smooth should always be your go-to idea.

  • Try the french tuck

if you do not know what it is, then we are here to inform you that this is one of the best methods of making yourself look taller and give yourself a polished and laid-back appearance. It means that you need to tuck your shirt or blouse partially or slightly in your skirts, trousers, or jeans. This method is readily available to use with any blouse, even sweatshirts.

  • Do not go for capri pants

these pants are the foremost methods of making you look short. It is because it typically cuts a part of your leg and makes it seem oddly shaped. Some designers also tend to put embellishments that do nothing in favor of your looks.

Now, that you know all the 9-fashion tips from Tan France on how to improve your style, we hope that you will apply these methods, and bring out the best in you.



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