NYX Professional and Rebecca Minkoff Join Crypto Fashion Week

In its second season, Crypto Fashion Week with NFTs saw big names joining the bandwagon as major brand partners. Minting as an NFT, NYX Professional Makeup served the first of its makeup looks that set the tempo going. It is the official beauty partner for the event that is set to take place between 10th to 17th September. Amongst the best features was the participation of Rebecca Minkoff in an NFT outfit. The NFT wave has seen multiple mainstream beauty and fashion brands lining up for the Crypto Fashion Week ever since the first edition was held in February 2021. 

The participation has been mainly to cash in on the hype surrounding NFT and its community. The organizers are optimistic about a future when virtual beauty and fashion will take center stage. The founder of Crypto Fashion Week, Lady PheOnix, was quoted as saying the world is ready and charged

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The Best Street Style Looks From New York Fashion Week Spring 2022

Plus, browse all of our images from the week in one place.

<p>Photo: Imaxtree</p>

New York Fashion Week has officially come to an end. While the Spring 2022 shows are just getting started in London, we’re taking the time to highlight our favorite street style looks from the past week. We edited down the bunch to 33 (!) of our favorite images, featuring showgoers who stood out to us on the sidewalks (and whose outfits we’re most likely to copy, tbh.)

See our winners in the gallery below, and keep reading for every single street style snap we published this week. And if you want more, we picked our favorite showgoer beauty moments from the week, too. Enjoy, and we’ll see you across the pond.

Our Top 33 Looks of the Week

<p>On the street at New York Fashion Week Spring 2022. </p><p>Photo: Imaxtree</p>

On the street at New York Fashion Week Spring 2022.

Photo: Imaxtree

View the 33 images of this gallery

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Eight Top Trends From Copenhagen Fashion Week

Br&#xf8;gger, spring 2022 ready-to-wear

Brøgger, spring 2022 ready-to-wear

Photo: James Cochrane / Courtesy of Brøgger

Fashion folk came, they saw, and Copenhagen Fashion Week conquered the return to IRL shows at the city’s hybrid event. The Danish Fashion Institute, under the direction of Cecilie Thorsmark, has prioritized sustainability during the week-long shows. Besides sourcing their materials with care, many designers went back to nature—literally, staging outdoor shows in inventive locations all over the city. These included an old balloon hangar (Henrik Vibskov), the artificial ski slope known as CopenHill (Ganni), and Arne Jacobsen’s former home (Saks Potts), among others. With the threat of the Delta variant ever present and mask-wearing not mandated in Denmark, fresh-air shows felt less worrisome than indoor ones.

Of course location doesn’t count for much if the clothes don’t deliver. Suiting was a major component of Scandi-chic pre-pandemic, and it was amazing to see how quickly designers returned to tailoring.

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Is the Pandemic E-Commerce Boom Over? | The Week Ahead, BoF Professional

Peak Online Shopping

  • Several fashion e-commerce companies report financial results this week, including Poshmark and ThredUp

  • Last week, Amazon reported lower-than-expected quarterly revenue, a sign that the rapid growth in online shopping during the pandemic may be slowing

  • E-commerce made up 13.6 percent of US retail spending in the first quarter, up from 10.2 percent in the same period in 2019

The sudden shift of billions of dollars in spending online was arguably the biggest fashion trend of the pandemic. Consumers grew more comfortable with buying clothes online while stores were closed, and many showed little inclination to return to old habits once they reopened. A host of e-commerce start-ups, including the resale platforms Poshmark and ThredUp, seized the moment to go public. But Amazon’s disappointing revenue figures last week may signal an end to the boom times is here. Executives there acknowledged a link between the end of lockdown

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