The ’90s are back: Here’s why nostalgia is the hottest trend in fashion

May 27, 2019 at 09:00AM by CWC To help get me in the mood to write this piece, I cued up Alanis Morissette’s “Jagged Little Pill.” The album, originally released in 1995, transported me back to a simpler time. In the ’90s, I begged my parents to let me buy a pair of Steve Madden … Continue reading The ’90s are back: Here’s why nostalgia is the hottest trend in fashion

8 slow fashion brands that are anything but basic

May 11, 2019 at 04:00AM by CWC The fashion industry’s carbon footprint is no joke: Its “long supply chains and energy intensive production” contribute to 10 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions and consumes more energy than the shipping and airline industries combined, according to the United Nations. But, thankfully for Mother Nature and eco-conscious … Continue reading 8 slow fashion brands that are anything but basic

We got Google to share its most-searched spring fashion trends—here are the ones you can start wearing now

March 01, 2019 at 04:28AM by CWC Before you @ me for talking about spring fashion trends, March 20, also known as the first day of spring, is less than three weeks away. It’s still definitely wintering outside, but the days are getting longer and with that additional sunlight comes the promise of warmer weather … Continue reading We got Google to share its most-searched spring fashion trends—here are the ones you can start wearing now

5 ways to pull off the Oscar’s pink fashion trend IRL—from feminine to sporty styles

February 25, 2019 at 09:20AM by CWC Without a doubt, pink was one of the standout trends of the evening at the 2019 Academy Awards on Sunday. In all tones, silhouettes, trends, and styles, celebrities hit the red carpet in pink looks that wowed. While you might not exactly be in the market for a … Continue reading 5 ways to pull off the Oscar’s pink fashion trend IRL—from feminine to sporty styles

Oversized blazers are spring’s easiest fashion trend—here are 5 ways to wear one

February 23, 2019 at 12:32PM by CWC What I’m about to say might sound incendiary, but what if you left your leather jacket hanging in your closet this spring and swapped it for another reliable throw-on-and-go: the oversized blazer? With a little more tailored flare, it’s a worthy alternative, especially considering some of the chic … Continue reading Oversized blazers are spring’s easiest fashion trend—here are 5 ways to wear one

More fashion brands are jumping on the size inclusive bandwagon, here’s how to tell which ones are legit

February 19, 2019 at 04:00AM by CWC Last September, online retailer Nasty Gal announced that it was “finally joining the party” and dropping its first ever extended-size capsule collection, offering its signature silk minidresses and high-waisted jeans in sizes 0-18. While this news did garner a lot of double-taps, many other women in the plus-size … Continue reading More fashion brands are jumping on the size inclusive bandwagon, here’s how to tell which ones are legit

I don’t care what fashion week says, wearing a low ponytail makes me look like Gaston

February 15, 2019 at 01:56PM by CWC We’re in the midst of the fashion week sprints (just as the catwalk lights in New York dim, they flash on in London)—a time I usually love because of all the fresh wardrobe, makeup, and hair inspo I’m able to absorb. I usually welcome all the haute trends, from bedazzled … Continue reading I don’t care what fashion week says, wearing a low ponytail makes me look like Gaston

The biggest takeaway from New York Fashion Week is that everyone just wants to be comfortable and cozy

February 11, 2019 at 10:46AM by CWC When fashion week comes around, between the street style and dozens of runway shows, I’m often visually overwhelmed—and this year was no different. Once I got over my impulse to throw all my clothing out (it happens every fashion month), I finally digested the collections and came to … Continue reading The biggest takeaway from New York Fashion Week is that everyone just wants to be comfortable and cozy

CWC Fashion – Editor’s Picks

5 Eco-Fashion Trends To Watch Out For During NYFW We asked you for your biggest issues with size-inclusive fashion—here are the top 3 You’re not imagining it—so many cool, sustainable fashion lines are coming out of California right now What to wear to watch sports when you’re more team fashion than anything else The best … Continue reading CWC Fashion – Editor’s Picks

5 Eco-Fashion Trends To Watch Out For During NYFW

February 07, 2019 at 11:18PM Look out for them on the runway this year. Continue Reading… The fashion industry as we know it isn’t doing the planet any favors. Clothing production doubled from 2000 to 2016 to keep up with shoppers buying higher volumes of cheaper clothes. If we keep going at this rate, the … Continue reading 5 Eco-Fashion Trends To Watch Out For During NYFW

We asked you for your biggest issues with size-inclusive fashion—here are the top 3

February 04, 2019 at 07:29AM by CWC Whenever a fashion brand announces that it’s offering extended sizing—or newly entering the market with a focus on dressing plus-size women—the general reaction is usually one of celebration. Inclusivity’s always a good thing, right? Well, duh. Plus-size shoppers have been majorly underserved by the fashion industry (if not … Continue reading We asked you for your biggest issues with size-inclusive fashion—here are the top 3

You’re not imagining it—so many cool, sustainable fashion lines are coming out of California right now

January 22, 2019 at 11:41AM by CWC Every city has its “thing” when it comes to fashion. Parisian designers deal in effortless glamour, New York’s the epicenter of individuality and personal expression, while Los Angeles and San Francisco—where so many healthy trends begin—are quickly gaining a reputation as hotbeds of crazy-covetable sustainable fashion labels. Perhaps … Continue reading You’re not imagining it—so many cool, sustainable fashion lines are coming out of California right now

What to wear to watch sports when you’re more team fashion than anything else

January 09, 2019 at 09:10AM by CWC Celebrities like Emily Ratajkowski and Beyoncé show up to watch pro basketball games looking glamorous and amazing, which I will admit deeply appeals to me. But even I, a person prone to being the most, have a hard time wrapping my head around what to wear to watch … Continue reading What to wear to watch sports when you’re more team fashion than anything else

The best piece of style advice each of these 5 fashion writers is taking into 2019

December 27, 2018 at 10:14AM As 2018 slowly winds to an end, let’s all collectively undo the top button on our mom jeans, loosen the laces on our dad sneakers, and let out one big sartorial sigh of relief. Phew! We made it, folks. Fashion was all over the place this past year. Depending on … Continue reading The best piece of style advice each of these 5 fashion writers is taking into 2019

Fashion…but make it accessible: The millennial mantra that’s reshaping an industry

December 21, 2018 at 11:18AM Between the extremes of fast fashion and high-end design, there’s a subtle, but massive, industry shift happening toward accessible luxury items. It’s largely thanks to the tastes and conscientious shopping habits of millennials. But what is accessible luxury exactly? The definition is open to interpretation depending on your disposable income. … Continue reading Fashion…but make it accessible: The millennial mantra that’s reshaping an industry

9 fashion-forward athleisure pieces that’ll make holiday dressing comfy and cool

December 20, 2018 at 05:02AM The holidays are that special time of year when wearing your pajamas to the airport and lounging around your parents’ house for hours on end in your sweats is completely acceptable. The mere prospect of wearing “real clothes”—AKA jeans, dresses, and tops—suddenly feels like a dreadfully unnecessary task, and, in … Continue reading 9 fashion-forward athleisure pieces that’ll make holiday dressing comfy and cool

7 French fashion brands that’ll give your style—from the studio to the street—a chic update

December 12, 2018 at 08:47AM The most authentic way to embrace the French lifestyle is planning a trip to Paris. But because of you know—time, work, and money—the next best thing is to embrace those little life and style hacks that will bring you joie de vivre (or happiness). But dressing like a French girl … Continue reading 7 French fashion brands that’ll give your style—from the studio to the street—a chic update

Pinterest’s top fashion trends for 2019 show that wellness is on the rise

December 11, 2018 at 09:12AM In 2018, leggings stopped being doubted as pants, sneakers proved they can be rocked with gym clothes and girly dresses, and once-dusty fanny packs basically became a wardrobe staple… again. So it’s no wonder why some of Pinterest’s top fashion searches feature plenty of activewear and streetwear, proving just how hot wellness is … Continue reading Pinterest’s top fashion trends for 2019 show that wellness is on the rise

Pass the trail mix because this new fashion trend is all about embracing great outdoors vibes

December 01, 2018 at 02:00AM First, there was normcore (dressing like a normal person, so creative right?), then there was dadcore (chunky sneakers, and all), and now, gorpcore is the form of fashion taking over the runways and streets. But what, exactly, is a gorp anyways? In truth, it’s an acronym for “good old raisins and … Continue reading Pass the trail mix because this new fashion trend is all about embracing great outdoors vibes

Sustainable fashion that’ll make you look good—and feel good about wearing it

November 27, 2018 at 07:20AM Ashlee Piper started wearing sustainable fashion nearly a decade ago—way before faux fur was everywhere and you could buy eco-friendly clothing at H&M. She was not what you’d have called a conscientous consumer at the time…to put it mildly. “I was a fast fashion disaster,” says Piper, who is now a … Continue reading Sustainable fashion that’ll make you look good—and feel good about wearing it

I went backstage at the Victoria’s Secret fashion show and all the Angels had one piece of advice

November 09, 2018 at 09:03AM Drink a lot of water. It’s the oldest trick in the book, and yet, one that I heard time-and-time again when I went backstage at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show (which will air on December 2) this year. While models have access to all the perks of a wellness life well-lived … Continue reading I went backstage at the Victoria’s Secret fashion show and all the Angels had one piece of advice

When it comes to gender, for a growing number of fashion brands, the feeling is neutral

November 08, 2018 at 11:55AM Within the fashion world of (millennial) pink being for girls and blue for boys, there’s a huge white space. “Statistics show 38 percent of Gen Z-ers ‘strongly agreed’ that gender no longer defines a person as much as it used to, and 27 percent of millennials felt the same way,” says Christina Zervanos, … Continue reading When it comes to gender, for a growing number of fashion brands, the feeling is neutral