Refinery29 tests whether ‘washable silk’ can really withstand the laundry machine.

The Guardian shares tips for how to keep swimwear in great condition.

They also have advice for what to do with clothes that have been caught in the rain.

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Runcarla wanted to share this article about how Fashion Week street style has been affected as international types stay home and ‘locals’ exert more influence at the venues.

She also thought these street style photos from Milan’s Men’s Fall/Winter 2022 shows were fun eye candy, and inspiration.

Roberta is very sad that André Leon Talley has died, and wanted to share these great remembrances of him, and this wonderful visual tribute. She adds: “His last book, The Chiffon Trenches, was absoultely wonderful. I’m very hopeful there will be an exhibit of his amazing personal fashion, from couture suits to caftans.”

Nemosmom enjoyed this Vanity Fair article about the intriguing thought process and consideration when designing on-screen wardrobes for recent hits. 

Nikki enjoyed reading about puffer cases for the iPhone.

Why the ‘ugly’ clog is the style statement of our times.” Nuancedream says: “I don’t think clogs have ever gone out of style. In my opinion, they are classic footwear. I have fond memories of my first (floral!) pair and wish my feet could still tolerate them.”

This caught Jaime’s attention: “New York Could Make History With a Fashion Sustainability Act“.

Stagiaire Fash directs us to this article about fashion and fairness.

As a non-traditional modest dresser, Vildy loved this video tour of Orthodox Jewish street fashion. She adds: “I do come from this background generations back, and have extended family in some of these neighborhoods. As the video says, none of them are just dressed in black. It’s a You Do You modest style.”

UmmLila came across this article about how the pandemic has changed people’s dressing habits.

Iris Apfel celebrated her 100th birthday last year! She’s known for saying, “more is more, and less is a bore”. Whether you believe that or not, Angie found this list of Apfel’s forthright quotes fascinating, thought-provoking, and hilarious. Well worth a quick read and cerebral sink-in!