Fashion Style

Shaming women out of fast-fashion won’t combat sustainability; empowering women will

The 2020 satirical indie horror film Slaxx exposes the horrors associated with the fashion industry when a pair of jeans become possessed by the exploited factory workers who made them. Frustrated by the cynicism of Western consumer society and the layers of injustice fashion generates, the jeans engage in a rampant bloodbath targeting the influencers, vloggers, consumers and fashion store managers that perpetuate the inhumane conditions through which they are produced. Using a combination of gore and comedy, the raging jeans point to an apocalypse fuelled by the perceived immorality of the fast fashion.

Poor factory conditions loom heavy on fast-fashion giant Boohoo. Former High Court judge Sir Brian Leveson has overseen investigations following last year’s scandal into its Leicester supply chain. Just weeks ago, the Levitt report was published causing Boohoo to weed out 122 suppliers who failed to comply with sustainable practices, seeing the retailer rapidly scale back

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Newly floated In The Style partners with Stacey Solomon for new fashion collection

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2 Compelling Dividend Stocks Yielding at Least 8%; Oppenheimer Says ‘Buy’

The crises of the past year – the COVID pandemic, the social lockdowns, the economic shock – are on the wane, and that’s good. However, the crisis post-mortems are rolling in. It’s only natural to compare the current economic crisis to the ‘Great Recession’ of 12 years ago, but as Oppenheimer’s chief investment strategist John Stoltzfus points out, “Considering the differences in what caused the Great Financial Crisis of a little more than 12 years ago… and the current crisis… it’s little wonder that as good as things are when compared to this time last year there remains much to be revealed as to how the exit and the legacy of the pandemic crisis will take shape…” Stoltzfus also believes that the economic data, while suffering some setbacks, is generally resilient. Markets are rising, and that, as Stoltzfus

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Gen-Z Influencers Say These 5 Trends Are Going to Be Huge in 2021

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8 Women On How Their Style Changed When They Moved Cities & Towns

The pandemic has shifted people’s priorities in many ways, from career changes to lockdown breakups. For some, suddenly being confined to the four walls of a cramped flat in the middle of an exorbitantly priced city had them seeking pastures new. There were those whose changing perspective found them new residents of bucolic villages and quaint coastal towns, while there were others who left their motherland to embrace the next new adventure abroad. The ultimate chance for reinvention, a big move offers the question: how much of what we wear is dictated by where we live? Does the character of a city – or the anonymity it provides – influence what you choose to wear each morning? How much does the need for practical, weather-faring pieces like wellies and raincoats have you tapping out

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A Vision of Timeless Fashion

Illustration for article titled The Independence Brothers Discuss Their Vision of a Timeless Fashion Accessory: Leather Jackets

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Top Product: Double Rider | $350 | Independence Brothers

There’s nothing more classic than a leather jacket. I’ve been enamored with them ever since I saw Micheal Jackson’s iconic red Thriller jacket, and the love solidified after seeing classic movie stars like James Dean donning a pair of Levi jeans, a white T-shirt, and a fitted leather jacket in Rebel Without a Cause. Fashion changes and evolves, but the simplicity of a leather jacket has remained a mainstay of pop culture, similar to the little black dress. You can’t go wrong with a well-fit jacket, and it can clearly finish any outfit—casual or professional.

Recently I’ve gotten to know a new online shop that specializes in customized leather jackets. They’re called Independence Brothers and its founders are, you guessed it, a brother duo who created the world’s first customization app, bringing a usual up-close-and-personal tailoring

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