All the fashion talking points

Watch: Emmy Awards 2021: Huge night for UK stars as The Crown and Ted Lasso dominate. 

After going virtual last year, the Emmy’s 2021 kicked off in person last night, meaning a return to red carpet appearances from some of our favourite TV stars. 

Following last week’s incredible fashion moments at the Met Gala, we were expecting big things, and the looks, while a little more subtle, certainly didn’t disappoint. 

Now in its 73rd year, the event, hosted by Cedric the Entertainer for the first time, saw big wins for The Crown, Ted Lasso, and I May Destroy You, and as well as scooping their fair share of awards, the Brits also rocked it on the red carpet with Kate Winslet, Olivia Coleman and Michaela Coel all doing themselves proud in the style stakes. 

While most were in attendance at the glittering do in Los Angeles, Netflix put on

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The Top Fashion Trends To Try For Fall 2021, According To The Runways

Bestie, I don’t want to be the one to tell you this, but it’s time to retire that neutral aesthetic you’ve been rocking since 2019. And toss that matching sweatsuit in the trash, too, while you’re at it. According to the top runway fashion trends of the season, going bold and bright is pretty much the only option—and TBH, I’m all for it.

Here’s a little pro tip from me to you: If you want to be a step ahead of the top trends, always look to next season’s biggest identifiers. No, that doesn’t mean you should be wearing wool trousers or heavy coats in spring and summer, but it does mean you can mimic next season’s top colors, patterns and silhouettes. This way, you’ll already be wearing what’s cool before your friends even realize they have to have it, too. For all they know, you’re the one that started

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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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Met Gala celebrities use “In America” theme to make bold fashion statements about social issues

Monday night’s Met Gala was filled with iconic looks delivered by notable celebrities and athletes, from Lil Nas X’s three outfit changes to gymnast Nia Dennis showing off her skills in a royal blue bodysuit. But for some attendees, this year’s theme of “In America: A Lexicon of Fashion” was about raising awareness about social issues. 

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Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney wears a feminist-themed look to the 2021 Met Gala.

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Perhaps one of the biggest moments was the unveiling of New York Representative Carolyn B. Maloney’s dress, which featured large wings that read, “Equal rights for women.” She also held a tambourine with the words “ERA yes,” alluding to her support of the passing of the Equal Rights Amendment. 

The amendment, which would explicitly provide women with Constitutional equal rights, has yet to be officially passed, roughly 100 years after it was

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