June 18, 2021

Day: June 18, 2021

Dating ‘expert’ Says Men Should Always Pay for the First Date

This is the 21st Century right, so it’s okay to split the bill on a first date, right? Not according to TikTok dating ‘expert’ Nelly, who, in a recent video that has massed more than 85,000 views, explained why she thinks men should always foot the bill on a first date.

Speaking on her TikTok channel @ask.nelly, she explained how, “Men should never let a woman pay for a first date because if you’re asking a girl out and then going Dutch, it just shows you’re cheap, you weren’t raised right, you’re not chivalrous and you’re dating outside of

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Opinion | There Are No Fashion Rules Anymore

Despite the agitated millennials on TikTok defending their side parts and skinny jeans from perceived insults, skinny jeans remain a best-selling style. The concept that anyone ought to be wearing anything other than what they’re comfortable in represents the last gasp of an old system that is fading into irrelevance.

We’ve arrived at a place where a new season doesn’t usher in an accompanying new silhouette. Instead, the dominant way of consuming fashion now is through niche aesthetics like cottagecore, which holds that no style is superior. Of the possible postpandemic identities one can assume, there’s the early 2000s

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Let the Sydney Fashion Week 2021 Street Style Stars Be Your Return-to-Office Outfit Inspiration

Last week at Sydney Fashion Week, the sartorial set flocked to the Resort 2022 shows. And because it’s winter there, street style photos revealed showgoers sporting layers and sharp but soft tailoring combined with smart, commuter-friendly accessories. For those of us in New York, the images served as the ultimate inspiration for our imminent return to the office this fall.

There were plenty of tailored trousers, a relaxed yet polished look that bodes well for a comfortable transition out of work from home, and a handful of lovely oversized blazers—a true office staple. And per those down under in Sydney,

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7 Outdoor Furniture Brands That Interior Designers Consistently Turn To

If you’ve ever felt completely lost in a hunt for great outdoor furniture, you’re not alone. For many people, it’s an overwhelming and even intimidating category to shop for — not only is it something you probably don’t do very often, but you also have to find pieces that won’t immediately crumble under the elements after you shell out hundreds or even thousands of dollars. Sure, you could weed through the millions of reviews until you find a label that seems trustworthy. But honestly, your best bet is just to turn to the outdoor furniture brands that interior designers themselves

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Dynamic Creations Boutique Opens With High Fashion for Greenpointers

“Fashion is more than clothes; it is a way to tell one’s story,” says Dynamic Creations owner Diana Buenaflor. Her new boutique at 568 Manhattan Ave specializes in contemporary, vintage and consigned designer brands, a culmination of her lifelong fashion journey.

Diana’s story began in the Philippines, where she grew up in the 1970s.  Back then, the fashion selection in ready-to-wear was not as broad as it is today, so she began drawing the clothes that she wanted to wear when she was just 11 years old.  “That form of self-expression stayed with me, although it would be another 42

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