What the Fashion Industry Can Learn

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Style Points is a weekly column about how fashion intersects with the wider world.

In fashion, there’s normcore, there’s gorpcore, and there’s even Totoro-core. And then there’s carbon. It might be the most unlikely buzzword to pop up in the industry, but over the past few years it has been in circulation nearly as often as fashion’s other favorite C-words, “capsule” and “collaboration.” Gabriela Hearst and Gucci have held carbon-neutral runway shows, and multiple fashion brands, including Burberry and De Beers, have announced their own ambitious paths towards carbon neutrality.

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Gucci’s spring 2020 carbon-neutral show.

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One of the biggest, newest undertakings in this sphere comes from a company that is not technically in fashion—though its legendary ’80s line of merch admittedly has an eager following—namely, Apple. But Apple has the fashion industry’s attention, in that it feels as

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Why are Covid-19 cases spiking in Chile?

Chile, a country of 19 million on the Pacific coast of South America, had gotten a head start on vaccines by making agreements with pharmaceutical companies only months into the pandemic. By the beginning of this year, Chile had reached one of the highest vaccination rates in the world, while other countries in the region had yet to get any vaccines.
As of Wednesday, Chile had a vaccination rate of 38.94 per 100 people, only behind Israel (61.58) and the United Kingdom (47.51). In terms of vaccination, it is ahead of the United States (36.13), according to data published by Oxford University’s “Our World in Data” database.

Yet the pandemic has hardly abated. Last week, Chile broke records on its number of daily cases since the start of the pandemic on two consecutive days: 8,195 new Covid-19 cases on Thursday and 9,171 on Friday. And even though the number … Read More

A 54-Year-Old Shares 7 Beauty Products That Make Her Look 10 Years Younger

Melissa Meyers is a Los Angeles–based influencer with a focus on beauty, style, travel, and wellness. Her blog, The Glow Girl, aims to empower women to embrace the best version of themselves, age gracefully, and cultivate a glow from the inside out. She also happens to be a 54-year-old with a passion for clean beauty. Below, hear from Meyers on her favourite natural skincare, makeup, and hair formulas. Plus, how she uses them in her daily routine.

I find that as I approach my mid-50s, my skin and body are getting more and more sensitive to what I put on them. Over the past year, I’ve been making an effort to incorporate and use clean, safe beauty products in my life in order to reduce my exposure to toxic chemicals. In doing so, my allergies have improved, I feel mentally clearer and physically better, and I know exactly what I’m

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12 best overalls for women and how to style them

Fashion trends from the ’90s are coming back with a vengeance, and none of them are more fun than overalls. But rather than the boxy, oversized overalls of the decade coming out of your mom’s closet, today’s overalls are sleek and chic.

The Shop TODAY team got some insight on how to pull off the trend, where to find perfect overalls and how to customize your favorite pair from Stitch Fix stylist Stephanie Valponi.

Why are overalls trendy again?

Overalls are a classic fashion that seem to come back every few decades. In fact, you probably have photos of yourself as a kid or adult wearing overalls in the ’80s or ’90s.

“This season, we are seeing this classic piece reemerge in a big way,” Valponi said. “Over the last year, comfort and functionality have become the priority within fashion. Overalls deliver on the promise of comfort and every body,

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