Andreas Milano

Spring 2021 must-have fashion trends

As fashion adapts to a more casual and cautious world, the list of must-haves for spring 2021 are appropriately subtle. Here are our favourites for whatever the future holds.

FLIP SIDE

Few shoes divide fashion opinions as much as the thong sandal. The late-nineties favourite can often be mistaken for a glorified flip-flop but this spring’s versions are more refined, playing with height, like the platform styles by Jacquemus; or proportion, like the pillowy take at Stella McCartney. One of the most wearable examples is by ATP Atelier, which incorporate a thick white strap and contrasting black platform. When the

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What Is the Meaning of Meghan’s Fashion Choice?

So you think the clothes are beside the point in the Oprah-Harry-Meghan tell-all? You think it’s the vocal bombshells and revelations that matter, and no one is going to give two figs what the former royal couple who is uttering them is wearing? You, my friend, should think again. Costumes are always part of the program.

Ever since she first stepped into the spotlight not just as an actress on a pretty successful TV show but as a potential British princess, Meghan Markle has proved herself a master of the visual message.

So whatever she chose for the single-biggest speaking

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Asian American Fashion Community Unites To #StopAsianHate

In recent weeks, harrowing incidents of hate crimes towards Asian American elders across the country have run rampant. In New York City alone, hate crimes towards Asian communities have risen by 1,900%, according to NYPD data—and the fashion community is speaking out. The #StopAsianHate movement has emerged thanks to prominent Asian-American designers, editors, entrepreneurs, and influencers, who are using their platforms to eliminate cruelty towards those with similar heritage.

Prominent figures are also sharing their personal experiences with racism, in order to raise awareness of the deep-seated problem. Within the last several days, a wave of posts on social

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Charlotte Magazine’s 2021 Spring Fashion Preview: Get Dressed!

Who is a fashion influencer you’ll watch in 2021? Karen Blanchard.

Trends for 2021: What’s in, what’s out? Getting dressed is in. Getting dressed in sweats is out!

What’s your favorite fashion designer or brand to follow on social media? So many! If I have to choose one—Jacquemus.

What’s one trend you’ll incorporate into your wardrobe in 2021? The high waist flare trouser—whether it’s in denim or another fabric. It’s very ’70s, a decade that I often draw fashion inspiration from.

Sustainable fashion: What is it and where do we find it? Sustainable fashion is clothing designed and produced in

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Biden stimulus shows new era of politics

The disparity between the reception to President Barack Obama’s 2009 stimulus plan and President Biden’s is the result of several seismic shifts in American politics — the most dramatic of which may be the apparent impact of the pandemic on attitudes about the role of government in helping the economy.

Since the outset of the coronavirus, polling has found substantial support among Americans for providing more government aid for those in need. That is partially due to the nature of the current crisis, which for a time opened a deeper economic hole than even the Great Recession. But the shift

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6 best women’s sweaters in 2021, according to fashion experts

What is the best fabric for sweaters?

Here are the seven best fabrics and blends the fashion pros say you’re most likely to come across while shopping for sweaters.

Sweaters made with natural materials

While you shop, you’ll find these four materials in both organic and recyclable variations.

  • Wool: 100-percent wool sweaters get a bad rep for being itchy, and Christian Juul Nielsen, creative director of contemporary womenswear brands AKNVAS and Herve Leger, suggested an easy fix to “make the wool a lot softer and lighter:” Opt for wool sweaters blended with at least 20 percent polyamide, a synthetic
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