With everything shifting this year because of the pandemic, the fashion industry has made sure to change and adapt to the current circumstances. Instead of the normal insane crowds for fashion week, Paris looked a little different this fall. While some designers opted for virtual runway shows, others still decided to hold intimate gatherings of their new collections, of course, with strict guidelines on distancing and mask-wearing.
Fashion is one of the key ways we express ourselves. Grunge, goth, athletic, preppy it's the easiest and most recognizable way to tell the world what we want them to see. It would make sense that fashion designers would be held in such high esteem. Even more so fashion designers who specialize in creating designs for major life milestones. Moroccan fashion designer Somaya Akbib has carved herself into the world of wedding dress designers in the Spanish capital.
Denim is everywhere we look, from jeans to jackets and shirts, the popular textile has stayed relatively the same among brands like Levi’s and among clothing stores like American Eagle. However, menswear label3sixteen has brought back the importance of good quality denim that is unique and will stand the test of time.
From expensive anti-aging skin creams to routine hair dyeing, many women will do whatever they can to halt the inevitable aging process -- because traditional societal expectations dictate that beauty and age cannot be synonymous. Thankfully, though, there are a few women who disrupt the fashion scene by embracing their years and grey hairs.
“Streetwear in its current form is the offspring of 1970s and 1980s U.S. hip-hop and punk, of skateboarding, surfing, street fashion, sportswear, and of casualwear movements that rose to prominence globally in the 1990s and thereafter. It venerates maverick individuality,” stated Cameron Laux from an article on designed, BBC’s culture section.
When I think of innovative fashion, I don’t typically think of fabrics or materials such as crystals or satins being utilized, I associate these goods with inaccessible couture brands such as Chanel or Dior. However, as younger fashion designers and brands that have had to utilize the unique materials and opportunities provided to them rise, these materials have become as innovative and contemporary as the people wielding them.