Fashion

The Rise of Ultra-Feminine Fashion

Laura Tolentino

There has been much talk of the return of ultrafeminine fashion. Emilia Wickstead’s ruffled dresses inspired by Leonardo DiCaprio have ...

Stephen Sprouse Fashion

Laura Tolentino

Indiana-born fashion designer Stephen Sprouse‘s vibrant designs were heavily inspired by punk rock and graffiti influences; however, his retail marketplace ...

Influences of Alexander McQueen Fashion

Laura Tolentino

McQueen rose quickly from lower-class high school dropout to internationally-acclaimed designer with extraordinary speed and volatility. His bold styles and ...

Forecasting Fashion Trends

Laura Tolentino

Fashion trend forecasting involves anticipating which styles, colors, and fabrics will become trendy over the coming seasons. It involves conducting ...

Medieval Fashion

Laura Tolentino

Clothing was often an expression of status and wealth. Additionally, it provided insight into gender roles and social hierarchies. Lower ...

The Psychology Behind Fashion

Laura Tolentino

Reasons behind people’s attraction to luxury fashion products can be complex. At their core is an inborn human need for ...

Globalization and Fashion

Laura Tolentino

Globalization has had a profound effect on the fashion industry, opening up new opportunities for both designers and consumers alike ...

Connect to the Cultural Heritage of Communities Worldwide With Folk Fashion

Laura Tolentino

Folk fashion embodies the cultural traditions of communities worldwide. Showcasing time-honored embroidery techniques, natural textures and tribal influences, modern folk ...

How to Wear Grunge Rock Fashion

Laura Tolentino

An ensemble featuring a knit tribal-inspired crop top and baggy black jeans with holes are ideal for grunge fashion. Additionally, ...

7 Garconne Fashion Trends

Laura Tolentino

After World War I had concluded, a fashion trend known as Garconne style became fashionable among women. This new androgynous ...