Day: May 20, 2022

How The White Tank Top Became 2022’s Biggest Fashion Statement

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The concept of a capsule closet — a wardrobe made up of a versatile collection of basics like black T-shirts, white button-downs, and little black dresses — is nothing new in fashion. But this year, a new wardrobe essential is leading the pack and, in the process, turning from a trusty staple to a fashion summer must-have: the white tank top.

In one of the most talked-about fall 2022 runway moments, Prada showed an assortment of white tank tops embellished with the house’s triangle logo on models like Kaia Gerber and Hunter Schafer. Then, there was Bottega Veneta, which transformed the ribbed white tank top into leather versions, and Acne, which gave the sleeveless piece the high-fashion treatment with oversized trousers.

Today, you would be hard-pressed to find the Loewe white tank top from the spring 2022 collection, as the item has quickly

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Sen. Kristen Gillibrand bill offers fashion industry incentives to move stateside

Sen. Kristen Gillibrand will introduce new legislation on Thursday to encourage the fashion industry to move production to the US and regulate workers’ wages, reports said. 

The Fashion Accountability and Building Real Institutional Change (FABRIC) Act is the first federal bill to specifically address the needs of garment workers. It will extend the groundwork laid by the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 and California’s recent SB62 garment worker protection bill.

“We need to put a prohibition on predatory payments through the piece rates, but we also need to give these companies the incentives to bring the manufacturing back to the US or make it possible for them to start up here in the first place,” Gillibrand (D-NY) told Vogue.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of industry jobs in New York City alone has dwindled from over 26,000 to less than 5,000 in just

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Best Plus Size Clothing 2022

After decades of being underrepresented in fashion, the plus-size apparel market is thriving; according to Statista, it’s worth an estimated $24 billion and growing at a rapid pace. With this explosion of demand comes more options, obviously, which means shopping for plus-size fashion is no longer confined to a handful of speciality stores or limited sections within larger department stores. Instead, everyone from retail giants like Nike to fashion-forward labels like Reformation have embraced more inclusive sizing and released freshly imagined collections that speak to a more diverse audience. The issue now is not so much a lack of options, but finding the very best places to shop for plus-size clothing in what’s become a very crowded market.

While everyone will have a different opinion

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