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Millennials and the Anti-Luxury Trend: Thoughts On the Potential Downfall of the High-End Market

Sep 3, 2014  |   Contributor: Susan Kime

About a month ago, CPP Luxury, a well-respected British luxury business website, published an article called The Dangerous Rise Of The Anti-Luxury Trend. It discussed, among other things, Kanye West’s views about luxury’s downside.

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Architectural Style: How Dressing Like Your Favorite Beachside Bungalows Can Improve Your Summer Wardrobe

Aug 5, 2014  |   Contributor: Jenna Intersimone

If you check out the quirky ensembles of beachgoers while stealthily admiring the details of the pink bed-and-breakfasts, you may begin to realize that the two have a lot in common. 

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Couture Week Trends & Overview: History Reinvented for a Younger Market

Jul 15, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

During Couture Fashion Week, we never know what we’re going to see on the runway. Princess wedding gowns, over-the-top headgear, or dresses made of concrete or carpet (it’s a thing) were all over the catwalk this past week, proving that the designs are anything but predictable.

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The 6 Worst Fashion Trends That Just Keep Coming Back

May 29, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Okay, it’s not that we’re total fashion snobs (maybe a little), but there are some comeback trends that are harder to stomach than others. Birkenstocks? Fanny packs? Mini backpacks? And honestly, how many gorgeous women have to be lost in shapeless overalls before we say enough is enough? 

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How To Dress In Spring Pastels Without Looking Like an Easter Egg

Apr 16, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

That’s really the question isn’t it? Pastels were all over the runway during the month of Spring/Summer 2014 fashion week—models were dressed from head to toe in the light shades and were still able to stay away from looking too—well, Eastery.

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Hello 2014!! We Say Goodbye To the 9 Best and Worst Trends of 2013

Jan 7, 2014  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Now that 2013 is behind us we can look back from a safe distance at the fashion trends we loved, tolerated, and prayed wouldn't follow us into 2014. With form-flattering midi skirts, fun cutouts and freakishly seasonally-resistant peplum tops, there’s something on this list we’ve all either adopted as our signature look or been victim to. 

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Personal Trainers Are Amongst the Top Trends in Fitness and Health

Dec 20, 2013  |   Contributor: James Rothaar

What is currently the biggest trend in fitness in America? Well, according to the results from the 17th  IDEA Fitness Programs & Equipment Trends Report, sharing a personal trainer in a group session is currently the most popular movement afoot.

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Wearable Tech Is Positioned To Reach $8 Billion By the End of the Year

Dec 5, 2013  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien  |  1 Comment

As we approach the close of the fiscal year the numbers start rolling in, and the wearable electronic market is on track to exceed $8 billion by the end of 2013. Wearable tech—like smartglasses, smartwatches, and even those simple little pedometers—is rapidly expanding with sales increasing from last year and expected to grow to around $20 billion by 2017.

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Four Calling Birds: Give On-Trend Fashion With These Feathery Frocks

Dec 4, 2013  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Birds of a feather flock together—or at the very least all dress amazingly well. With feathers being such a big trend all over the runways during fashion week it stands to reason the most stylish ladies are going to be flocking to the stores in the coming seasons for this new look. 

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New Market Research on Affluent Media Consumption and Holiday Buying Patterns

Sep 27, 2013  |   Contributor: Susan Kime

The 2013 Ipsos Affluent Survey USA, released a week ago, reports that the affluent population in the United States has increased in size and financial resources. In addition, affluents are still consumers of traditional media, even though their use of digital media continues to grow.... Read More

Is Australia the New Land of Opportunity for Luxury Markets?

Sep 13, 2013  |   Contributor: Sophie Doran

Australia is now a $1.07 billion AUD luxury market with the ninth highest concentration of high-net-worth individuals (HNWI) in the world. When it comes to luxury, Australia is a promising nation. Wealth is growing steadily at the hands of a resource boom; the population is increasingly well-traveled and the Internet has allowed international brands to pique the interest of Australian consumers like never before.... Read More

What The Latest Market Research Says About Generational Luxury Buyers

Sep 11, 2013  |   Contributor: Susan Kime

Two recent market research reports have provided some fascinating insights into the attitudes and buying preferences of three age and income-related demographics — the Millennials, the Gen-Xers and the Boomers. ... Read More

Italian Menswear Line Debuts Sharp Suit Separates for Summer

May 21, 2013  |   Contributor: Alexa Mangrum

Man is an evolutionary creature who demands an equally versatile, adaptable and no-hassle wardrobe.... Read More

The Complete Guide to Men's Shorts for Summer 2013

May 16, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh

Shorts: they’re a simple garment. Meant for sporting events and hot summer days, they’re ideal for a casual setting. So why is choosing the right pair such a cause for distress? It’s because there’s a lot of history behind the garment, many ways to wear them, and even different lengths. Read on for your full men’s guide on how and when to wear shorts for Summer 2013.... Read More

'20s Style Has a Roaring Comeback Thanks to The Great Gatsby

May 7, 2013  |   Contributor: Nicolle Keogh  |  1 Comment

Anyone who thinks that current fashion trends aren't affected by the media has obviously not seen such popular period pieces as Boardwalk Empire, Downton Abbey, and Mad Men,to name a few. Each of these hits has a loyal audience— and it shows on the runway when designers start borrowing ideas from what they see on their televisions. Over the last year, perhaps the biggest trend in the fashion world— both on and off the runway — has been 1920’s innuendos thanks to The Great Gatsby which will be released later this week.... Read More

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