Genderless Fashion: When I Stopped Shopping by Gender, I Fell in Love With Fashion Again

I’ve always been fascinated with women’s clothing. As a child, my tomboy sister refused to wear her frilly, pink princess gowns and toddler heels, but I coveted them. I found comfort in playing with Barbie dolls and dressing like the Spice Girls, but whenever I would try to wear something that I inherently liked—like a tiara—I was told it was wrong. “Boys don’t wear that.”

I eventually grew out of this fashion phase and began wearing the clothes deemed appropriate for boys to wear. The soccer jerseys, grungy band tees, and oversized suits never felt quite like me

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31 of the best places for vintage and thrift shopping in Pittsburgh

The heyday of thrifting — and scoring great clothes for super-low prices at vintage shops — was supposed to be over, due to the rise of internet shopping sites like Etsy and eBay.

But nobody told Pittsburgh. There are more vintage shops now in Pittsburgh than ever before. (The prices, well … they’re not as cheap as the old days).

Of course, checking out the vintage/used clothing shops for the first time in a while was a bit of a shock — I’m still not over the fact that the ’80s, ’90s even the 2000s have become “vintage.”

For this

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The Met x Instagram Partner For A Designer Shopping Experience

September signals the re-emergence of the fashion industry, at least where events are concerned. New York Fashion Week is well underway, the Emmys are coming up, and part one of the Met Gala is on Sept. 13. The theme is “In America: A Lexicon of Fashion,” and it will be boundary-breaking both in terms of fashion and in its societal impact. To tap into this renewed energy and spirit in celebrating designers and their creations, The Met and Instagram planned a shopping experience with designers.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art teamed up with Vogue, which throws the Met Gala,

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How Fashion Insiders Are Shopping

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Shopbop; MyTheresa; Tyler Joe

New York Fashion Week—the live and in-person runways, the days of street style inspiration—is back in full force after an extended, semi-digital hiatus. Finally.

For the editors, buyers, publicists, and models filling our feeds with runway videos this September, the Spring/Summer 2022 shows mark a change in pace. New York Fashion Week is one of the first events requiring more than sweatpants, for several days on end, in…a while. In the spirit of getting dressed again, we asked a group of NYFW’s notable attendees how they shopped for the front row’s resurgence. No two women are

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Shopping Is Back but Where Are the New Clothes? | BoF Professional, News & Analysis

Arabelle Sicardi just wants something fun to wear to parties this summer.

The freelance beauty writer, who lives in New York, is fully vaccinated and ready to go out again. But after several fruitless shopping excursions and hours perusing the web, Sicardi has given up on the idea of refreshing her summer wardrobe.

“There’s just nothing interesting … and nothing new,” she said. “If I see another Hill House dress, I will scream.”

Sicardi is referring to the “nap dress,” a play on the house frock featuring a loose flowing skirt under a smocked bodice. The version sold by Hill

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