After Chanel’s chunky Velcro sandals appeared on the runway, cool girls everywhere started considering the benefits of buying in big.
In the 1880s, an interest in recreational hiking grew. But while the 19th century was full of inventions, it lacked the comfortable, practical attire we take for granted nowadays.
Mini-bags also trended in the mid-’90s to early 2000s, worn by cool teenagers and fresh-faced starlets.
For Marie-Louise Sciò, creative director of the Pellicano Hotels Group, -issimo was the locus for her latest venture, ISSIMO, a lifestyle and e-commerce platform dedicated to the best of Italian design, travel, food, and style.
In its attempt to become a leader in sustainable fashion, Frank And Oak has rebuilt its supply chain from the ground up, adopting innovative new technologies like waterless denim and unconventional materials to minimize its impact on the environment.
Designers, such as Michelle Waugh, have had to find creative ways to evolve. Waugh has done what many in her position are doing: personalizing her brand and connecting with her customers in more authentic ways.
When we think about high-performance technical fabrics, we tend to picture the kinds of things worn by hardcore outdoor adventurers. These materials have now been adapted for everyday use by countless athleisure brands and have proven their value as #wfh staples.
Whether you go for a modern, monochromatic pattern or a multicoloured, seventies-perfect iteration of the trend, crochet might just offer the handcrafted charm (and cheer) we need, not to mention it can be a hobby you can take up yourself.
Decades before eco-fashion hit the mainstream, artist Charllotte Kwon lived and breathed the ethos of sustainability.