Showgoers Wore Their Best Animal Prints at Seoul Fashion Week

From leopard spots to zebra stripes.On the street at Seoul Fashion Week Spring 2020. Photos: Emily Malan/FashionistaFashion week is still going strong in Asia, as the Spring 2020 shows wrapped in Seoul earlier this week. Off the runways, the street style crowd went full-throttle ferocity. From zebra stripes to python print to everything in between, showgoers sported fresh takes on a variety […]

Has Fashion’s Tokenism Overlooked the ‘Inbetweeners’?

For Charli Howard, Kate Upton and other models whose bodies don’t fit the mold, working at their size meant dougie or die.Charli Howard at Refinery 29’s Every Beautiful Body Symposium. Photo: Craig Barritt/Getty Images In 2010, rap newcomers Cali Swag District premiered their debut single to commercial fanfare, referencing one very well-known Texan dance move: the dougie. […]

A Case Study on the Media Value One Influencer Can Bring to Fashion Week

A new report examines mega-influencer Aimee Song to determine her impact.Aimee Song. Photo: Donell Woodson/Getty ImagesIt’s hard to believe it’s only been three years since a handful of Vogue editors ignited an industry firestorm by calling influencers at fashion week “embarrassing” and “pathetic.” In the years since, influencers have proven that, whatever legacy publishers might say, they […]

Blazers Were a Street Style Hit at Shanghai Fashion Week

The bigger, the better.On the street at Shanghai Fashion Week Spring 2020. Photos: Emily Malan/FashionistaThe Spring 2020 shows might have wrapped in New York, London, Milan and Paris, but Fashion Month is still going strong across the globe — specifically in China, where Shanghai just held its own fashion week.Over the past six years, Shanghai has […]

What the Buyers Are Buying From the Spring 2020 Runways

Cool, minimal houses like The Row, (new) Bottega Veneta and (new) Celine will be on a lot of racks next season.Valentino, Celine, Bottega Veneta, The Row, Versace. Photos: ImaxtreeWhile we’ve already wrapped up our favorite collections, accessories and top trends from the Spring 2020 runways, we’re not technically the ones who decide what you’ll actually be […]

The Backstage Beauty Experience Is Still Lacking for Black Models

“It’s bullshit if we call it ‘diversity’ and we can’t get representation backstage.”Although inclusivity has started to improve in some areas of the fashion industry, Ashley Chew, model and creator behind the viral “Black Models Matter” handbag, feels it hasn’t exactly translated to backstage beauty, believing it to be a trend that often feels phony. […]

30 Top Trends From the Spring 2020 Runways

Everything you need to know to get ahead on next season.Another season of fashion month is in the books, which means that we at Fashionista have been busy tracking the biggest trends. From dramatic, room-filling silhouettes in London to glimmering, gilded gowns in Paris, the garments that went down the Spring 2020 runways gave us a lot […]

Fashionista’s 39 Favorite Shoes of Spring 2020 Fashion Month

Adorned footwear was the central theme of our top picks, from retro-inspired motifs and crystal fringe to polka-dot prints and charming cherries.A look from the Paco Rabanne Spring 2020 collection. Photo: ImaxtreeWe did it, fam. After four weeks and hundreds of Spring 2020 collection debuts, we made it through yet another fashion month. While we […]

Fashionista’s 34 Favorite Bags of Spring 2020 Fashion Month

From teeny-tiny totes to classic leather carryalls, we’ve edited down the season’s offering to our standout styles.It’s only been a few days since the Spring 2020 shows wrapped in Paris, and now that we’ve had some time to digest this season’s biggest trends (from both the runways and the street) and the deeper cultural significance […]