Next Year’s Hottest Trends Are Coming Straight From Seoul

Not to be that cliché editor, but I can’t lie and say I don’t derive a sincere amount of joy from keeping up with the moment. From finding rising influencers and emerging fashion brands to streaming the trendiest musicians to binge-watching the most viral shows of the moment, I am a culture fiend. And as such, I know the hold that fashion week has on the world. It can determine the biggest trends, predict what Zendaya will most likely be wearing to her next red carpet appearance, and show us which cities lead the cultural conversations. And while the S/S 22 shows in New York, London, Milan, and Paris were noteworthy, one city, in particular, is worth paying attention to: Seoul.

Seoul is the most underrated city in terms of influencing both fashion trends and cultural conversations. After all, some of the most viral entertainment (think Squid

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5 fashion trends to look out for this fall

After a year of cozy sweats and athletic wear, fall fashion for 2021 is all about making a statement. Sponsored by Armoire

SEATTLE — Seattle’s Pioneer Square is home to the headquarters for the flourishing clothing rental company Armoire. It’s their job to track the trends and offer the latest and greatest to customers. 

 “This fall is all about going outside of your comfort zone and taking a risk. and wearing something a little bit special,” shared Katrina Taylor, head user experience and product design for Armoire.

She shared the 5 most popular fashion trends for fall:

1. THE DUSTER

“Some call it a kimono, but it’s a fabulous one piece item you can wear over anything. You can do it with slacks and a top. It’s effortless and it makes a statement. You can put it over anything!” said Taylor. Armoire recommends:

2.  SNAKESKIN PRINT 

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What are the hottest fashion trends in Rochester NY? Take a peek

In its 12th year, Fashion Week Rochester returned to the Dome Arena in Henrietta to highlight local & national designers, retailers, community leaders — and talent.

The annual fundraiser for The Center for Youth raises funds and awareness for youth homelessness, youth shelters, and emergency programs.

The pandemic canceled Fashion Week Rochester in 2020. This year’s celebration relocated to the Dome Arena in Henrietta, a venue that provided over 250,000 vaccination shots to residents of the greater Monroe County region. 

Saturday evening, Fashion Week closed with the “Light Up The Night Finale Runway Show.”

“Rochester really showed out in their support for The Center for Youth,” said Elain Spaull, executive director of The Center for Youth.

Models show off the latest fashion trends at the 12th annual Rochester Fashion Week's Light up the Night Finale Runway Show.

“We even sold balcony seats,” Spaull said when mentioning fashion week’s grand finale.

Center For Youth Services includes support for families and children, including two Crisis Nursery locations, Chrysalis House for parenting & pregnant

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These Were the Biggest Street Style Trends to Come Out of New York, London, Milan and Paris Fashion Weeks

The runway shows at Fashion Month (aka, the combined four fashion weeks held in New York, London, Milan and Paris) are always fun to watch, both for the spectacle and for actual trend forecasting purposes. But the vast majority of the collections shown won’t be available until at least spring 2022. That’s why we often find ourselves more interested in the street style trends spotted on the sidewalks outside the season’s hottest shows instead. These are the looks we can recreate right at this very moment, rather than waiting months for new styles (and better weather) to arrive. Read on to see the top 11 trends we saw time and time again in all the major fashion cities.

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This trend is continuing to carry over from summer, when lightweight knit midis with dramatic side

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