“When does inspiration turn into appropriation?” is the question that keeps popping up on the internet since the last few years. How do we spot the difference between someone being inspired, or someone appropriating a culture? And in what ways can we provide solutions for designers and consumers to avoid cultural appropriation?
This upcoming fall and winter, leopards have taken the lead as the true kings of the fashion jungle and its runways. Whether you’ll be rocking the classic black and brown leopard spots or you prefer a brightly colored version to beat the winter blues, let the one print you’ll be wearing this next season be leopard.
The current conversation on gender identity and labeling seems quite recent and unique. However, all throughout the twentieth century, the fashion industry has been challenging traditional gender roles and the looks associated with them. In this article, we explore the evolution of gender images and the driving forces behind the changes throughout fashion history.
When it comes to style, no one does it better than the French. What is in the water in the City of Lights that leads les Parisienness to dress so effortlessly chic? In this post, we share some of the best secrets to dressing like a true Parisian. Are you ready to channel your inner Jane Birkin?
From beautifully composed flat lays to the most inspiring #ootd’s: some style bloggers and influencers truly curate the most fascinating Instagram accounts. Today, we’re sharing our 10 favorite and most inspiring accounts that you want in your feed right now.
For years, minimalism has dominated the fashion scene. The seemingly simple way to pick an outfit was inspired by the way the world’s most successful people seem to dress themselves. Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg always chose a simple knit on jeans, while fashions own Grace Coddington or Dries van Noten seem to favour black as the primary color of their outfits. Their minimalist style opened the eyes of many, and quickly it was adapted by fashion’s most stylish influencers.
If one classic fashion icon has to be celebrated, it should be Audrey Hepburn. The Belgian-born Hollywood actress stole many hearts as princess Ann in Roman Holiday and as Holly Golightly in Breakfast at Tiffany’s. Soon she grew to be an alternative female inspiration next to the more voluptuous and glamorous Marilyn Monroe. Until today, her slim figure and timeless elegance influence fashionistas around the world.
Science fiction movies and tv shows have always toyed with the idea of enhancing and improving the human body with wearable technology. Do you recall the headsets and the self-lacing shoes in Back to the Future II? These ideas are no longer the product of bright expectations. On the contrary, they inspired constant research that brought us the Google Glasses and the Nike self-lacing sneakers.