Month: September 2021

Shanghai Fashion Week Final Schedule Announced

LONDON — The official schedule for the spring 2022 edition of Shanghai Fashion Week, which will run from Oct. 8 to 16, was revealed on Monday at a press conference in Shanghai.

Under the theme “The Future Is Now,” the upcoming edition will comprise more than 100 runway shows, trade shows and industry- and consumer-facing events.

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Chinese designer Masha Ma will kick-start the fashion week at the main show venue in downtown Shanghai’s Xintiandi. Key designers to be shown in the iconic white tent include Pronounce, Ban Xiaoxue, Zi Ii Ci Ien, Awaylee, Reineren, Yes by Yesir and Ricolee.

Yingpei Studio, winner of last season’s emerging talent award, will also make its Xintiandi venues debut. The brand was previously showcased with Shanghai Fashion Week’s emerging designer platform Labelhood.

A show finale inside Shanghai Fashion Week’s iconic white tent at Taipinhu, Xintiandi, Shanghai. - Credit: Courtesy

A show finale inside Shanghai Fashion Week’s iconic white tent at Taipinhu, Xintiandi, Shanghai. – Credit: Courtesy

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What Are Fall’s Biggest Trends? Net-a-Porter, Nordstrom, and More Retailers Share Their Picks

At our best, fashion editors are like psychics. We can clearly foresee which trends are bubbling up, which are here to stay, and which are fading into the abyss. And while our fingers are quite on the pulse, so too are those belonging to buyers, merchandising officers, and editorial directors of online retailers. This is a group that can see, in real-time, which trends are flying off the shelves.

The impact of COVID-19 on fashion and retail has been enormous, but people are shopping again, and the overarching theme seems to be getting dressed up for occasions. “Our customer is inspired to dress up and be social again,” Fwrd’s vice president April Koza tells Vogue. Nordstrom’s SVP of designer and new concepts, Sam Lobban, agrees with this sentiment: “Across the board, fall feels like the return of fashion. Events are on, and there’s a general sense of excitement to be

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20 stylish wide-calf boots for women


If you’re like us, the minute the calendar flips to September, you immediately turn to all things pumpkin spice, pull out your favorite cozy sweaters even though it’s still 80 degrees outside and store away the sandals in favor of fall boots. And for those looking to add a few new pairs of wide-calf boots to their wardrobes this season, you’re in luck — from mid-calf to over-the-knee there are plenty of fab styles available now.

To get you started, we reached out to a handful of fashion pros for their favorite wide-calf boot picks and shopping tips.

“I always, always, check the calf measurement in the product description when I’m shopping online” Allison Teng, owner and editor of Curvy Girl Chic, says. “I recommend knowing your own calf measurement so you know what to look for when browsing. Keep in mind that calf

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Inside the little leather shop on the Chico Basin Ranch, a big fashion brand is building | Lifestyle

Inside a little leather shop on the Chico Basin Ranch, a big fashion brand is building. (Video by Skyler Ballard)

The land and everything on it gets all the attention.

The majestic sights of pastures and prairies and populations of wildlife, and the hard-working, old-fashioned way of doing life here, is often what brings photographers and journalists and animal lovers and artists and advanced riders and wannabe ranchers and wanderers to Chico Basin Ranch, the 87,000-acre working cattle ranch 35 miles southeast of Colorado Springs.

Being outside here, you feel small. Everyone around you feels, just, big.

That has always distracted, understandably, from the little things happening in the little leather shop on the ranch. Maybe someone was fixing a rancher’s tack or bridle. Or making a gift for a little girl. Chatting over beers after a long week. Little

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