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Arie Rich
Why Fast Fashion is Good for You, and Why It Will Never Be as Good as Sustainable Design

Why Fast Fashion is Good for You, and Why It Will Never Be as Good as Sustainable Design

Today, there’s an overwhelming amount of information about the negative effects fast-fashion chains and stores have on our planet. From the toxic chemicals used to make clothing to the massive volumes of garments that are produced, discarded and then landfilled every year. However, that doesn’t mean that you need to stop wearing those cheap t-shirts from Forever 21, or throw away your favorite pair of ripped jeans from Hollister. In fact, there are plenty of reasons why fast-fashion is good for you – as long as you know how to do it responsibly and sustainably so that it’s not detrimental...

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Arie Rich
Measure Twice, Buy Once: Fashion That Fits

Measure Twice, Buy Once: Fashion That Fits

Are you obsessed with fashion, but math leaves you cold? Try this quick fashion math formula to make sure your new outfit is a perfect fit. Working out the numbers on your latest style investment can be a tricky — and costly — proposition. The stakes are high when it comes to your wardrobe: A bad fit, an unflattering cut, or an ill-considered color combination could make you look and feel like a green super villain in an all-black world. However, armed with some simple formulas and measuring tricks, you too can know what works and what doesn’t on you...

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pleated skirt

Pleated Skirts: What’s the Best Way to Keep Them Maintained?

Pleated skirts come in fabric of all sizes, ranging from short, flouncy styles to long, relaxed shapes. Depending on the garment's weight and style, it can be worn during a fun day out with family or a fancy night out with friends. While pleated skirts have plenty of versatility, they're nowhere near easy in terms of care as a wardrobe staple. Hanging them in a closet at random or folding them any which way just won't do! Maintaining Pleated Skirts The way in which pleats are made directly correlates to how difficult it is to maintain a pleated skirt in...

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Lingerie

Choosing the Right Color Lingerie for Every Occasion

Some people view lingerie as nothing but a set of underwear. However, lingerie is more personal and intimate than that. Due to how sophisticated lingerie is, each set can send a different meaning. When purchasing lingerie, you do not only look at the style and design. Color is one of the most critical factors. In this style guide, we teach you about what each lingerie color suggests. 1. Sensual Red Red is a classic color in lingerie and one of the most popular ones. If you plan to channel your sensuality, red is your definite choice! It brings images of...

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