Will brick-and-motor be obsolete within the next decade?
As retail outlook dims, mall tenants are pushing for shorter leases. Contracts have dropped from 5-10 years to 1-2 years, and with over a dozen bankruptcies to date and a projected nine to ten thousand stores to close this year, it seems like the best option is to now run your business online.
Rossevelt Field Mall East Garden City, New York
Google digitalises fashion with its new app
Google arts and culture rolled out We Wear Culture which is a digital reference tool which uses information from all over the world. It is a great way for students and fashion enthusiasts to experience parts of fashion and the world that they may not have access too. After playing around with it over the weekend, I found it to be a great source of inspiration especially when you may not have the resources at your current disposal.
Find We Wear Culture here
Things to try now
Adding Blush into your wardrobe
Blush is the new nude, and you can pair it with any color. A great wardrobe staple to add to your closet that is classic and will hold longevity.
Mood Board via styledbymichaela.com
From bold to delicate cinched garments will create an hourglass shape that will accentuate your curves or give you the appearance of having curves when done right.
From Left to Right: Les Copains, Alberta Ferretti, and Balmain
Off the shoulder
Bare naked collars what more can I say?
From Left to Right: Margaret Howell, Self Portrait, and Carolina Herrera
Images via styledbymichaela.com
More romantic yet seductive, thigh-high slit gowns that will help you to stand out in the crowd at events.
From Left to Right: Ermanno Scervino, Carolina Herrera, and Brandon Maxwell
Remember don’t follow trends but take the ones you love and mix them to create your unique style.