NYFW Street Style Was the Freaky Release We All Needed

I am crouched in a doorway on 42nd Street with two tax accountants. It’s raining on the parade of celebs streaming out of the Moschino show, and as Megan Fox and Taraji P. Henson climb into their respective town cars, Jill Franco and Lauren Lovelace—both CPAs—are shielding their Bottega Veneta heels from the sudden downpour.

“We are not influencers,” Franco insists, although she’s wearing a head-to-toe look of runway pieces that can be procured only from a semisecret Italian showroom. “We are just fashion fans who actually buy the clothes we see on the runways. … And this season, I mean, it feels like I’ve been hiding inside for a year!” she laughs. “So I wanted to show off a little bit. I’m done with blending in.”

tax accountants showing off their street style at new york fashion week

Jill Franco and Lauren Lovelace

She’s not the only one. It’s day three of New York Fashion Week, and already, the looks have

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Luxury fashion marketplace Tradesy raises $67 million

Tradesy, an online marketplace for secondhand high-end fashion goods, raised $67 million in Series D funding led by Foris Ventures, John Doerr’s family office.

Why it matters: With climate change (and ESG more broadly) solidifying itself as a mainstream concern, companies like Tradesy that help consumers cut down on their consumption and waste are seeing exploding interest.

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  • “That’s really what we’re doing—to kill fast fashion,” founder and CEO Tracy DiNunzio tells Axios, referring to the trend of apparel brands whose low-priced, quickly produced goods encourage consumers to constantly buy new items.

The big picture: Tradesy is among a number of online marketplace for secondhand apparel, a category that’s seen notable validation from investors recently.

  • ThredUp went public earlier this year at $1.3 billion market cap, while Etsy agreed to acquire another marketplace, Depop,

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