I’ve seen more curly-haired models on the Fall/Winter 2016 runways than in the previous five years combined. And I’m loving it! From Altuzarra and Rag & Bone to Zac Posen and Giorgio Armani, there are wavy and curly ‘dos aplenty.
I also enjoyed browsing this Popsugar slideshow of 24 Natural-Hair Beauties Who Are Diversifying the NYFW Runway.
Have you heard of Texture on the Runway, a fashion event that is all about the hair? This year, hair stylists from five major brands were asked to create “fashion-forward looks to illustrate the versatility of curly hair and the overarching message that texture transcends ethnicity.”
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Banoffi came across this article about the shift in fashion towards oversized silhouettes.
Have a look at the world’s oldest known pants. Rabbit thought that these woolen trousers, found in the grave of a nomadic herdsman buried about 3,000 years ago in what is now Western China, are pretty awesome.
MsMaven liked Sally’s post about why we expect older women to wear dark wash jeans.
She also wanted to share this article on throwaway fashion, and how women have adopted a “wear it once” culture.
Richard Stewart, a mayor in British Columbia, decided to wear the same suit to official functions for as long as possible in an effort to highlight sexist double standards. L’Abeille recommends reading the Facebook post in which Mr. Stewart shares his thoughts.
La Belle Demimondaine thought that Into Mind’s flow chart for how to decide whether a capsule wardrobe is right for you might come in handy.
Texstyle found this article about why one young woman stopped wearing make-up interesting.
Laurinda informs us that Lands’ End is in hot water after publishing and subsequently pulling a catalogue interview with equality advocate Gloria Steinem. Angie points us to Sally’s post on the controversy.
Annagybe reports that Umberto Eco, who passed away two weeks ago, had an unusual take on jeans.
“Despite being one of the fastest-growing demographics in the world (there will be more than one billion women over the age of 60 by 2050), older women simply go missing.” This article about what the media writes and doesn’t write about caught Caro in Oz’s attention.
Kari enjoyed this piece on Seattle designer Luly Yang who is designing uniforms for Alaska Airlines.
Barbara Diane was interested in reading about Guy Trebay’s experiences with actually wearing the clothes he saw on the runway instead of just reviewing them.