Month: February 2021

These Are the 2021 Fashion Trends People Are Drawn to and Repelled By

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29 Matching Sweatsuits For Living Your Best Stay-At-Home Life

While many of last year’s most-popular fashion trends don’t feel quite right for a life of time spent at home and social distancing (I definitely won’t be wearing a tailored vest anytime soon), there is one in particular that I’m currently very grateful for: the matching sweatsuit. As a freelance fashion writer, I’m already a big fan of sporting my pajamas while conducting phone interviews and writing stories from the comfort of my own abode. And, now that all my previously in-person meetings to events and coffee dates have been replaced by virtual Zoom calls, I’ve found myself reconsidering this sleepwear-only WFH wardrobe entirely. Luckily, the sweatsuit happens to be a comfy PJ-adjacent look that’s appropriately conducive for wearing during a day full of important Zoom meetings — aka it’s just a hair more elevated than the aforementioned “I literally

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The CFDA and PVH Corp. Release Report on Diversity and Inclusion

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The Council of Fashion Designers of America and fashion conglomerate PVH Corp. have released the State of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Fashion Report, a review of racial equity in the fashion industry. The findings are sourced from a study done by McKinsey & Company, which surveyed 1,000 industry professionals in 41 companies, 20 stakeholders, and three focus groups with college students and burgeoning designers. In other words, we’re getting down to the numbers on some key issues in the fashion industry.

Drawing from the research, the CFDA and PVH Corp. have spotlighted six targets: compensation, belonging, advocacy, promotion, awareness, and access. These key areas will be used as a foundation to help advocate for the representation and career advancement of underrepresented groups across all sectors of the fashion industry.

“The inclusion and diversity challenges in the fashion industry are real,” said Stefan Larsson, CEO

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Watch Kylie Jenner Give Caitlyn Jenner an Ultra-Glam Makeover – E! Online

Caitlyn Jenner has the best makeup artist: Her daughter, Kylie Jenner!

On Saturday, Feb. 6, the 71-year-old Olympian posted a YouTube video showing the 23-year-old Keeping Up With the Kardashians star giving her a makeover. Caitlyn is first seen entering the offices of Kylie Cosmetics in the clip. “So much fun!” she tells her daughter, who echoes her sentiment.

“We saved this special moment for you guys because this is gonna be the first time that I ever do my dad’s makeup,” Kylie says, spurring Caitlyn to give her a high five. “Did you ever think this day would come?”

Caitlyn replies, “No, I never thought, I mean, I was 65 years old before I found I can’t do this.”

Kylie has helped Caitlyn with her makeup before but has never been seen giving her a full makeover. The Kylie Cosmetics founder was shown applying one lip gloss on

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9 Best Beauty Boxes To Transform Your Beauty Routine

Discovering new makeup and skincare products is a little more challenging with less in-store shopping happening these days. You can’t necessarily test a product’s consistency, swatch a color, or fall in love with a brand’s flawless packaging in your hand. The best beauty boxes will basically do the shopping for you and deliver a curated selection of cosmetics, skincare, hair care, and more to your door to try. Whether you’d like to customize your beauty box to your preferences, stick to only vegan and clean products, or you’re looking for trendy new makeup to experiment with, there is a beauty subscription box for you.

Below, we found nine of the best beauty boxes that offer everything from the latest premium products to personalized sets of items just for you.

FabFitFun

This quarterly beauty and lifestyle box launched in 2013 and since then has built an impressive community of

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Applied Underwriters to Acquire UK Yacht Insurance MGA, Concept Special Risks

Applied Underwriters announced it will acquire Concept Special Risks, a UK-based international managing general agent, which provides coverage for a variety of nautical vessels and operators across the globe.

Based in Yorkshire, UK, and founded in 1999 by Tony Usher, Concept Special Risks is a licensed Lloyd’s coverholder. The company has a leading market position in the U.S. and Caribbean markets for motor yachts, trailer craft, sailboats and catamarans covering both private/pleasure and charter.

Concept Special Risks will continue to write business through retail agents in the U.S. and Caribbean. It has offices in the UK and in Florida.

The acquisiton of Concept Special Risks is another step for Applied Underwriters into the luxury market sphere, commented Steve Menzies, chairman of Omaha, Neb.-based Applied Underwriters.

“We are finding heightened demand among our growing customer base in the private clientele sector for thoroughly knowledgeable, truly experienced, and acutely specialized underwriting,” added

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Here’s My Top Growth Stock to Buy Right Now

Every investor wants a stock that can grow faster than the broad market, but this outperformance isn’t always easy to find. Let’s explore how Revolve Group (NYSE:RVLV) can use its innovative business model to disrupt the fashion industry to boost its revenue and earnings. 

A fashion retail disruptor 

Founded in 2003, Revolve Group boasts a unique take on fashion retail. The company curates and sells designer apparel, footwear, and accessories with the help of a proprietary algorithm to manage inventory and tap into fashion trends. But its marketing strategy — which relies on a network of about 4,500 Instagram influencers — is what sets it apart from competitors in the industry. 

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Instead of traditional advertising such display ads, billboards, etc., Revolve pampers its social media influencers with free clothes and exclusive experiences to help them create engaging social media content. As just one example,

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