10 fashion trends from the past that are making a comeback this fall

What year is it, again? It may be hard to tell, because a quick glance at the outfits of celebrities, street style icons, and store mannequins might make you feel like you’ve just stepped into a time capsule. Welcome to 2019, where mom jeans are cool again, fanny packs are no longer considered tacky, and barrettes have been reborn. Sarah Byrd, a New York University and Fashion Institute of Technology fashion historian and lecturer, previously spoke to Insider about why fashion trends are cyclical. “The story of fashion is also the story…

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THE MOST RECENT FASHION TRENDS AND THEIR SUSTAINABLE ALTERNATIVES

Fast fashion is a term we hear mentioned all the time in the industry, but what exactly does it mean? Put simply, fast fashion is when big brands churn out popular designs (often mimicking high-end designers) at a low price-point, so the consumer is able to follow current trends easily and for little money. However, what we don’t see is what goes on behind the scenes, as workers are rarely paid the minimum wage and work in harsh, unjust conditions. Equally, fast fashion brands are not transparent about where they…

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International Career Institute on Trends Shaping Modern Careers

The current career landscape is undergoing many exciting changes. With innovations constantly entering the market, students and employees alike have been able to enhance their skill sets with the newest techniques. These trends, including online learning and social media, help people connect with opportunities that may not be available in the local area. The International Career Institute (ICI) highlights the importance of connecting students with these exciting new methods of learning, fostering and promoting high educational standards, while also giving them the tools to succeed in today’s competitive work environment. Online…

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The 6 Best Men’s Spring Fashion Trends for 2019

ASSORTED RETAILERS Spring is in the air and this season we are highlighting six trends in menswear to simplify your shopping and dressing dilemmas. Familiarizing yourself with the spring trends now assures that you’ll be a step ahead of the rest—making your wardrobe refresh a total breeze. From city streets, to office hallways, keeping it casual with your daily garb is the new norm. However, there’s an art to casual dressing that will keep you looking sharp, without having to forgo comfort. That’s where these six stellar spring trends come…

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9 Fashion Trends That Defined The ’60s

With the influence of British fashion, the rise of daring hemlines and the breakout of Twiggy, there was plenty to be inspired by in the 1960s. The ’60s saw the break from traditional fashion in favour of colourful, fresh trends characterised by the miniskirt, mod dresses and Bohemian-inspired prints. The swinging sixties were a time where traditions were broken, and self-expression was encouraged. The introduction of birth control encouraged women to seek a new kind of freedom, with the youth of the time moving away from the prim and proper ’50s…

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Home Decor Trends | 15+ chic buys your home needs this month

Home Decor Trends | The chicest decor you’ve got to bring home this April Summer’s almost here, giving one a perfect opportunity to rejuvenate the home keeping in mind the latest home decor trends of the month! Breaking the routine splash of bright colours every summer, this year’s trends open the doors to a refreshing summer avatar dominated by earthy hues, gleaming surfaces, and quirky prints. Bright colours might be the norm for summer but where’s the fun in that? It’s a great time to get creative and bring in sophisticated tones…

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Stay ahead of the curve with these 15 summer-inspired pieces

  Home Decor Trends for Summer We’re entering the next phase of the year and it is filled with summery goodness! Yes, the home decortrends of May are bright, vibrant and truly one-of-a-kind. With four months gone after a frenetic string of festivals (Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s, Valentine’s), you might be quite bored of your home’s interiors. Introduce pops of colour, summer-fresh prints and textures to liven things up a little. We agree, bright colours have become the norm every summer. So we’ve gone the extra mile to bring you refreshing designs and the…

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Home Decor Trends | All the summer-inspired pieces to covet this month

30+ summer-inspired home accessories to bring home this April | Home Decor Trends Home Decor Trends Summer’s around the corner and there are fresh pops of colour everywhere. Mustard yellows, lime greens, deep oranges, and bright reds are making a comeback! This is also the perfect time to plan lazy Sunday brunches, elegant soirees, or an elaborate Friday night sit-down dinner – it’s the season to play the host with the most. While some of our team members scour the exhibits of Salone del Mobile 2018 this week – only the biggest…

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18 home decor and design trends we’ll be watching in 2018

Bold colors and vintage styles are some of the big trends for 2018. (Jungalow; Anthropologie; Design Storms LLC / Houzz; Sherwin-Williams) Forget crystal balls and psychics. Trend forecasters are pinning their predictions on data and consumer research to reveal what’s hot and what’s not for the year ahead. Visual, image-driven home decor and design websites like Houzz and Pinterest identify trend direction through consumer interaction and keep track of our evolving interests with every click, upload and search word. Along the same lines, a new wave of decorating apps can also foresee the future…

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Home trends to try out this monsoon

Romantic upholstery The best way to do up your pad is by giving your upholstery a makeover. Instead of using plain bright linens, go for something soft and soothing this season. It can simply be a few big flowers in shades of red and green. From bedspreads to curtains, table mats and linens — there is no end to it. Soul wall Many a times most people use one single colour in their house as the focal point. This trend is passe. Instead use a printed wallpaper to liven up…

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