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♥ How the Cape Became an Unlikely Post-Pandemic Flex (GQ): “Capes have emerged as an unlikely … post-pandemic flex in the fashion world. They popped up at Balenciaga’s couture show ,,, and in Hedi Slimane’s Fall 2021 Celine show back in February, and Vaccarello showed them with a vampiric Pete Doherty-esque campness, as huge, floor-length silk blouses, buttoned or tied… View Post

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♥ Does Fur Have a Future? (The Business of Fashion): “… the fur industry … was worth $22 billion in 2019, down 45 percent from $40 billion in 2015 … Canada Goose, Moose Knuckles and Neiman Marcus all announced plans to begin phasing out fur production or sales of fur products. Government action has aided the dirge, too: Israel announced… View Post

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♥ Chanel Raises Bag Prices By Up to 15 Percent (The Business of Fashion): “The French luxury house has upped prices for some of its most iconic bag models by 10 to 15 percent in its third round of price adjustments since the pandemic began. The price increases, which took effect on July 1, boosted price tags on models like… View Post

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♥ It’s Crop Top Season, and This Year There’s Even More Skin (The New York Times): “… the extreme crop top look [is] an ‘exploration of sensuality for women, where it doesn’t feel so overtly sexy.’ The style is an extension of lingerie dressing, which became unexpectedly popular early in the pandemic, as a kind of confinement indulgence … More… View Post

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♥ It’s Prime Day again. If you are an Amazon Prime member, don’t miss out on the $10 promotional credit when you buy $40 in Amazon Gift Cards (enter GCPRIME2021 at checkout). Other Prime Day picks: Levi’s Ribcage Straight Ankle Jeans, iRobot Roomba i6+ (6550) Robot Vacuum with Automatic Dirt Disposal, sodastream Fizzi Sparkling Water Maker, Lacoste Embroidered Crocodile Cotton… View Post

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