Keisha P. Crabtree

Post-pandemic world seems set to be high on gender-neutral fashion



When it comes to inspiration, Clemens says he loves the model of tech behemoth Apple because it "disrupted the way we think about what we need to live now" and says he wants to do the same in fashion.


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When it comes to inspiration, Clemens says he loves the model of tech behemoth Apple because it “disrupted the way we think about what we need to live now” and says he wants to do the same in fashion.

By Reya Mehrotra

For Liberian-American fashion designer Telfar Clemens, his genderless fashion label Telfar (with the tagline ‘Not for You, for Everyone’) embodies his whole belief system. “That guy is wearing that and that girl is wearing that and every single person is wearing that and that’s how people actually look all over the world, which is how I’ve been imagining the world in my head my whole life,” Clemens says. While other fashion labels suffered huge economic losses or even shut down during the pandemic, Telfar shone bright. Celebrities like Oprah Winfrey, in fact, were seen flaunting the iconic Telfar bag. When it comes

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Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen’s style evolution

The Olsen twins are hands-down the fashion icons of the millennial generation. From Full House to New York Minute and The Row, Mary-Kate and Ashley have kept long-standing fans and fashion enthusiasts entranced for three decades and counting. Against many odds, the duo flipped their child stardom into one of the most aspirational and deeply coveted American fashion labels in recent memory, all by virtue of their diligence, business-savvy ways and, of course, their style.

While Mary-Kate and Ashley have gone through phases of boho-glam, goth, high glamour and minimalism, their sartorial predilections are characterised by a love of experimentation. The Olsen twins have defined and redefined some of the biggest trends of the noughties and 2010s, championing overarching themes (vintage clothing and staple-dressing) as well as garments that are now synonymous with the era (Balenciaga’s city bag, leggings, oversized everything).

Here, we parse

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Demi Moore Looks Back on Her “Magical” Fendi Runway Appearance at Fashion Week

This Fashion Week is one Demi Moore won’t soon forget.

Last week, the G.I. Jane star turned heads for all the right reasons when she made a surprise runway appearance at Fendi’s spring—summer 2021 fashion show. Not only did Demi open up the show, but she also was able to participate in creative director Kim Jones‘ first couture collection for the brand.

In a new interview with Naomi Campbell, the 58-year-old actress raved about her experience on and off the stage.

“First of all, truly, it didn’t hit me until afterwards that it really was like a teenage fantasy fulfilled,” Demi explained on the YouTube series No Filter With Naomi. “I took a moment where I thought, ‘Oh my God! I literally just walked a runway show with some of the biggest models ever.’ For me, I literally felt like a little kid.”

“It was very powerful,”

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Sade Mims Talks Building Her Luxe Accessories Line, EDAS

It’s not easy to create an It bag, and it’s even harder for a burgeoning accessories brand. But designer Sade Mims has managed to cut through the noise of a nonstop fashion cycle with her sustainable accessories line, EDAS.

The brand, which debuted in 2013, produces eclectic jewelry, avant-garde hats, and sleek leather handbags, all of which have captured the attention of NYC’s influential creative community and even parts of Hollywood (actress Tessa Thompson purchased a beaded bucket hat and showed it off via Instagram late last year). Though the brand’s now signature buttery leather micro bags, named the Yshaia and Maria, can be found via indie boutiques, like The Break in Brooklyn, and major retailers, such as Farfetch and Selfridges, unprecedented sales amid the pandemic and the Black Lives Matter movement have encouraged Mims to pivot to a direct-to-consumer sales approach and home in on her brand’s underlying

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