July 20, 2021

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Not sure how to dress? Just watch TikTok

TikTok Fashion

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TikTok is known for many things: viral dances, comedy and activism. But the social media app has also made a name for itself as a fashion incubator, where trendsetters are born and trends are revived, such as 1960s fashion and the now-popular, yet controversial low-rise jeans.

Agus Panzoni, a fashion trend researcher who runs @thealgorythm, a fashion trend TikTok,  says the platform has influenced both mainstream fashion and helped bring back the popularity of subcultures — and major brands are taking note. 

“The TikTok algorithm is especially good at introducing us to new things, analyzing what

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Dating expert reveals the ideal way to ask a woman out & every bloke should watch this

DATING during Covid can be hard, with socially distanced park dates or Zoom drinks galore – but as we return to normal an expert reveals the best way she was asked out.

Simone Grossman, a VIP Matchmaker for matchmaking company Three Day Rule, shared her recent experience with a man who tried to ask her on a date.

Simone praised the man's 'successful' technique

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Simone praised the man’s ‘successful’ technique

The US-based expert revealed on TikTok that a stranger had asked her out in a park and praised him for his successful method.

She says that while she was waiting for a friend in

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Chinese designers to watch: The next megabrands?

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It’s a big deal when the LVMH Prize for Young Fashion Designers announces a Chinese designer — Rui Zhou — as one of its nine finalists for the very first time (the winner is announced in September).

Other awards, such as China’s Yu Prize and Hu Fashion Forward Prize, have also fuelled the buzz surrounding Chinese designers.

But a sense of perspective is necessary — there is a long road to travel before a Chinese designer achieves megabrand status. For the Chinese, the direction of travel is certainly all

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A New Watch Brand Tells a Story

Furlan Marri is a new watch brand whose marketing tagline is “Highly Attractive Wristwatches.” The founders say there is a world of Swiss horological history in those three words, and yet their prices top out at $500.

“The main idea of the brand is to tell stories,” said Andrea Furlan, the brand’s designer and co-founder, based in Geneva. “The first story of our brand is a mechanical quartz story.”

Rather than using a mechanical movement, which Mr. Furlan and his business partner, the artist and watch collector Hamad Al Marri, had intended to do, they have chosen a hybrid meca-quartz

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Ananya Panday scorches the ramp as Lakme Fashion Week 2021 showstopper, Hina Khan and Dia Mirza walk the ramp too. Watch

Lakme Fashion Show 2021 witnessed its grand finale on Sunday. The event was a star-studded affair with many known faces in attendance. The one who charmed the audience was the show stopper Ananya Panday, who walked for designer Ruchika Sachdeva. The actor looked gorgeous in a boho-chic avatar, and said in a video that while she was “super nervous,” she didn’t want to leave the ramp because she was having so much fun. Ananya’s mother Bhavana Pandey also attended the event with sister Deanne Pandey and her daughter Alanna Pandey.

Not just Ananya, the last day of LFW 2021 saw

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The Best Fashion Documentaries to Watch and Stream Online

A roundup of fashionable films to add to your watch list.

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Any fashion lover knows that there are many players that help make the fashion world go around, and binge watching documentaries is a quick and easy way to study up on fashion history. Plus, it’s entertaining!

For the better half of the last 25 years, fashion has made its way off the

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3 designers to watch at Seoul Fashion Week

As one fashion week closes, another opens: enter Seoul. Having been called off last February amid the coronavirus outbreak, this season, the South-Korean capital’s event returns for AW21 in a digital-only format. 

In recent years, Seoul has cemented itself as a serious player in the global fashion scene. Brands like Wooyoungmi, Blindness, PushBUTTON, Ader Error, and Münn have established showrooms in the west and a presence in high-end stores across the world. That being said, many Korean brands, including the aforementioned, have decided not to show on-schedule this season. It’s symptomatic of a Paris-centric fashion

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18 best watch brands to shop in 2021

Wrist-envy is real. And whether you like a minimalist leather strap or a metal bracelet adorned with sparkling stones, a watch is the best way to level-up any outfit. So, to that end, we’ve rounded up the best watch brands to know in 2021.

While watches can be a more expensive way to accessorise, the offerings are more inclusive than ever with hundreds of options starting from around £20. Of course, the higher up the designer scale you go with cult-classics such as Rolex, you can be working your way into the thousands, but expensive watches hold their value relatively

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Watch Lindsey Vonn Ski Through Thom Browne’s Fall 2021 Collection In a Paris Fashion Week Film

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These Fashion Month Trends Are The Perfect Mix Of Comfort & High Fashion

Though almost nothing about Fashion Month looks like it did pre-COVID, one thing has remained constant about the biannual event: the arrival of new fashion trends. There are almost no in-person shows, and many presentations were taped long before official calendars commenced, and yet, just as they did a year ago — before the pandemic firmly took hold — this season’s collections were full of pieces for us to covet and copy come fall ‘21. According to some designers, autumn’s fashion landscape will remain steadfast in

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