The Lounge And Leisure Wear Edit For 2020

Just before COVID-19 went viral (pun intended), the last major fashion purchase had to sit in the closet for three months before seeing the light of day. For months on end, lounge and athleisure garments were front and center of the quarantine style repertoire. Many weekdays saw day-to-night iterations of an adorable workout set. Many experimented with ways to style and pare down these active wear garments just in time for a sweat session, quick Zoom conference, dinner at the terrace and sunset cocktails. Although most digital meetings and events still require a dress code, trousers, pencil skirts and pumps have, for the most part, been on hiatus along with our pre pandemic lives.

Weekends are now for silk pajamas, resort-inspired maxi dresses and sometimes, a maillot paired with a robe or long skirt. Also referred to as lounge or resort wear, these new

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Here’s How Much Money Men Really Spend On Grooming Products

There’s a prevalent stereotype about the typical American man’s grooming habits. We’re led to believe he pays significantly less attention to his routine than most women and leans heavily on a drugstore-brand 3-in-1 wash for most of his needs.

But a 2019 Mindbody survey found that men prioritize beauty and grooming as much as women do, overall spending just slightly less on average than women. They attributed the difference in male spending to a higher number of men saying they rarely or never get beauty or grooming services.

HuffPost spoke to eight men of different ages, ethnic backgrounds, locations and occupations about their grooming routines. We found that like women, many men aren’t afraid to pay top dollar for a product or service that’s just right for their needs. They love a well-working bargain product just as much as a specialty brand, and many of their daily and weekly regimens

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As online grocery booms in Britain, will new habits die hard?

By James Davey

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s multi-billion pound supermarket industry is placing its bets on whether big-spending older shoppers will stick with buying their groceries online when months of lockdown end.

Having more than doubled during the COVID-19 pandemic to represent 16% of Britain’s roughly 200 billion pound ($281 billion) food retail market, the country has one of the world’s highest take-ups of online grocery.

Ocado boss Tim Steiner says it’s here to stay and will carry on growing quickly.

Not so fast, say bosses of some established rivals.

“A lot of people are talking about the new normal, I’m absolutely convinced that we are not in this new normal right now, we are in the temporary normal, we are in an extraordinary time,” Christian Härtnagel, CEO of Lidl GB, told Reuters.

He believes that as the crisis recedes, so will online grocery penetration, not back to pre-COVID-19 levels

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11 Big Menswear Moves to Try Right Now

If you landed here after curiously googling “men’s fashion trends 2021,” we have an admission to make: it’s a weird time to be trend forecasting! Between the plodding pace of the vaccine rollout and the late January chill that’s set in, there still aren’t a whole lot of public forums for getting fits off, which makes it tricky to assess what people are actually wearing right now or what—if any—true-blue trends are forming and blossoming organically. So today, instead of any real era-defining capital-M Menswear Trends, we’re blessing you with an oddball assortment of things we’re really feeling at the moment. New stuff we want to wear, old stuff we’ve been wearing forever, weird stuff that brings us joy. It’s a lot less surefooted and cohesive than the list of men’s fashion trends we gave you last year, which makes sense: this is a much less surefooted and cohesive

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