Fashion Trends

These are 2017's most Instagrammed fashion trends from around the world

When it comes to fashion trends, have you ever considered how Britain fares to the rest of the world? Is France as into Gucci's furry loafers as we are? Could Australia love sculptural earrings more than us? Attempting to answer these questions is Long Tall Sally's latest study that searched the …

Stella McCartney

We're Calling it Right Now: The Lob Is Done and This Hip-Grazing Hair Trend Will Rule 2018

Hollywood's latest hair craze: Rapunzel hair.<p>Though the shoulder-grazing lob trend has been taking over salons throughout 2017, we're calling it now: …

Hair

These Cosmetic Brands Are Letting Consumers Define What Beauty Means to Them

In October, CoverGirl unveiled a new, more inclusive brand positioning that better reflected its consumers. The work from creative shop Droga5 …

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The Best Registry Office Bridal Outfits That Are Anything But An After Thought

The destination wedding trend has really taken off – and with it, an extra chapter in the nuptial wardrobe odyssey. Yes, jetting to a far-flung …

Jimmy Choo

As Athleisure Cools, Denim Heats Up

A slowing demand for leggings has given way to the rebound of the denim sector, driven by Millennial desire for retro styles, customised product and …

Fashion

Abercrombie & Fitch's Rebrand Is Finally Catching on With Customers

The teen retailer was on the up and up in its third quarter.<p>In the last few years, Abercrombie & Fitch has been just one of a handful of once-premier …

Fashion

BoF Exclusive | Stitch Fix Founder on How to Get to IPO

As the personal styling service debuts on the NASDAQ stock exchange today, Stitch Fix chief executive Katrina Lake shares the secrets to the …

Fashion

Opening Ceremony & Esprit’s Collegiate-Inspired Winter Collection Is Available Now

After showcasing every piece from Opening Ceremony and Esprit’s standout winter collection, its corresponding campaign imagery is unveiled, captured …

Fashion

Ugly Fashion Is Big Business

From Crocs to bumbags and Birkenstocks, universally ugly ‘It’ accessories have been rebranded into the cult items of the season. BoF explores why …

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We recently saw a viral hair trend inspired by LaCroix sparkling water, so it makes perfect sense that the seltzer has become a muse for some very …

Makeup

Sweet Mango Hair Trend Will Make You Crave a Color Refresh

I have to admit that some of the recent food-inspired food trends have made me scratch my head a bit. No tea, no shade to "cream soda" and "root beer" hair. Both are gorgeous, but they are just fancy names for blonde and brunette. "Sweet mango" hair, however, is deliciously spot on. It looks like …

Hair

Will The Year of 'The Drop' Change Fashion Forever?

Luxury fashion adopted the streetwear scene's preferred method of retail in 2017. But is the hype model sustainable in the long term?<p>The Instagram …

Fashion

12 Fashion Trends That Defined 2017

When they go low, we go millennial pink.<p>The usual "writing year-in-review content" mood is "I can't remember last Thursday, let alone January," but not this time. No—in 2017, it's more "every moment was so excruciating not even years of therapy could erase the pain." But that sort of muscle memory …

Gucci wants to bedazzle you this Christmas

1/11<p>Guccify your Christmas.<p>2 days ago<p>Fashion Trends<p>byDanielle Gay<p>Advertisement<p>Guccify your Christmas.<p>Load …

Christmas

Japan’s Luxury Market Enters a New Era

As a recent economic surge lifts spending in Japan’s luxury market — the second largest in the world — how can brands capitalise on this</b> …

Trends

Which one would you wear?

Fall is my favorite season of the year! This means hello fall vibes and goodbye summer.<p>The beauty trend report for fall is in.<p>We all know that hair …

Hair

Calvin Klein opens tech-savvy pop-ups with Amazon

Calvin Klein is teaming up with Amazon Fashion to open pop-ups and sell some items only on Amazon this holiday season.<p>The two companies have launched …

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Why You Should Buy and Sell Secondhand Fashion in 2018—and the 3 Top Ways to Do It

It might come as a surprise that <i>Vogue</i> editors love consignment shopping. Unlike the snooty “fashion girl” stereotype often seen in movies, we’re cool with used clothing, even better if it’s “past season.” Maybe it comes down to the rarity of scoring a 10-year-old dress that’s still in good …

Fashion

Everything You Need to Master the Next Big Hair Trend

The celebrity stylists have spoken, and the prediction for next year’s biggest hair trend is the complete opposite of the chin-grazing style that …

Hair

The $3B Wedding Industry Has a Major Millennial Problem

Of all the collapsing chains and brands that have characterized the retail apocalypse of 2017, the one I honestly did not expect was Alfred Angelo. …

Weddings

The Key Trends Shaping the Handbag Industry

Handbag companies are trying to adapt to a new reality. As it stands, growth in the North American handbag market is near flat, and the major …

Trends

This Bride Went 100% Minimalistic With Her Dress + It's SO Good

There's a major wedding trend towards minimalism right now and it has found its way to bridal gowns. Structured, simple elegance is the foundation of …

Weddings

Walmart.com Gets Fancy In A New Deal With Lord & Taylor

Facing off against Amazon, Walmart.com will sell products for Lord & Taylor in spring 2018.<p>Walmart.com may be a destination for people shopping for laundry detergent and cake mix, but the retailer is doubling down on efforts to reach a more fashionable consumer through a new partnership with the …

Business

5 Reasons Steve Madden Is Company of the Year

Tough times may be hitting retail hard, but a quick glance at Steve Madden’s performance during the past year gives hardly a hint that anything in …

Fashion Industry

'Esquire' Revamps Style Section, Boosts Ecommerce

Hearst's men's magazine <i>Esquire</i> has relaunched its online Style section, redesigning its landing page to a more visual, grid-based design and doubling …

Advertising Industry

I Tested This Trippy Beauty Trend—& This Is What It Looked Like

<i>Beauty</i> <i>with</i> <i>Mi, hosted by Refinery29's beauty writer</i> <i>Mi-Anne Chan, explores the coolest new trends, treatments, products, and subcultures in the</i> <i>beauty</i></i> …

Makeup

The Three Makeup Trends That Beauty Professionals Need To Know

Beauty professionals—whether they are makeup artists, aestheticians or salon owners—need be aware of all of the changing beauty trends sweeping the …

Makeup

Wedding Trend: Swings at the Reception

Add romantic swings at your reception for a fun and playful accent that guests are sure to love (and use!)

Weddings

Luxury in a Turbulent World: What’s Next?

What’s next?<p>There are more than 20 books on Amazon with those two words in the title (and subtitles like “Britain’s Future in Europe,” “Creativity in the Age of Entertainment,” “Dispatches on the Future of Science” and “The Smart Nurse’s Guide to Your Dream Job”).<p>They form the mantra of Silicon …

Fashion

Must Read: 'GQ' Unveils Its Men — and Woman – of The Year, Why Brick-and-Mortar Stores Are Key to Retail Success

Plus, Giorgio Armani talks working with British fashion students on his Spring 2018 collection.<p>Colin Kaepernick is GQ's first 2017 Man of the Year. …

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