Resellers are investing in new tech to compete with fast fashion

At the beginning of March, luxury conglomerate Kering took a 5% minority stake in French luxury resale platform Vestiaire Collective. It was one of the most significant crossover moments between the worlds of luxury brands and resale. 

There has long been contention between the two sectors, most evident in the ongoing legal battle between The RealReal and Chanel. But increasingly, luxury brands are beginning to see resellers as allies instead of enemies. When the company invested in Vestiaire Collective, Kering CEO François-Henri Pinault called resale “a real and deeply rooted trend” in a press statement. And Kering brand Gucci read more

This Biden Campaigner’s Black Tie Wedding Showcases Classic DC Style

Andrew, a marketing and publishing professional from Annapolis, Maryland, and Ari, a former Biden-Harris campaign staffer-turned-director of scheduling and advance at the Treasury Department, who hails from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, were introduced at a New Year’s Eve party by mutual friends. Lots of conversation, a couple glasses of champagne and one New Year’s kiss later, they say what they thought would be typical D.C. chatter turned into plans for a date. “We’ve been together ever since!”

For their first date, they enjoyed dinner and wine at Trattoria Alberto in Barracks Row. After seven years of dating, Ari proposed to Andrew

read more

Google Shopping: 9 of the “Best Things for Everything”

Whether you’re looking to finally purchase an air purifier for your home or want to find the beauty products that are actually worth adding into your routine, you likely want to make sure that you’re purchasing the best of the best.

While we here at Shop TODAY are committed to finding everything from the internet’s hidden gems to the bestsellers with thousands of rave reviews, there are still plenty of finds we’ve yet to uncover. If we haven’t come across the next big thing, there’s one other place you might find it: Google.

According to Google, “Google Shopping sees over

read more

ON THE MARKET: Craftsman-style Locust Grove home features attached, detached garages | Entertainment

This gorgeous craftsman style home located in one of Henry county’s most sought after neighborhoods, Sage Creek.

Decorated like a model home, this home offers 4 spacious bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms, and a huge bonus room with expandable attic space.

It looks like at least one of the inhabitants of this home is a Georgia Bulldogs fan. Go Dawgs!

The huge yard features an irrigation system, 2 car attached garage and an extra 2 car detached garage with upstairs space for a future office or storage.

Scroll through the photos below for a virtual tour.

The home is listed for

read more

Post-pandemic playbook: Fashion returns to glamour

While the pivot to comfortable pieces is being well received, 16Arlington has also seen an influx of inquiries from VIP clients for full-out show pieces since AW21. “There’s a dress actually that’s just come off the machines… It’s feathers from the bust to the floor,” says co-founder Marco Capaldo. “Even when we were showing that on the runway for SS20 it wasn’t picked up by the store because they were playing it safe. Now, as we hopefully near the end of the pandemic, we can see an appetite for those real extreme pieces.”

An upbeat energy is in the air.

read more

Great Outfits in Fashion History: Lisa Bonet’s ‘High Fidelity’ Premiere Look

Lisa Bonet at he Los Angeles Premiere of “High Fidelity” in 2000. 

There are perfectly good celebrity style moments, and then there are the looks that really stick with you, the ones you try desperately to recreate at home. In ‘Great Outfits in Fashion History,’ Fashionista editors are revisiting their all-time favorite lewks.

It’s always a good idea to revisit the remarkable style of Lisa Bonet. The mother of cool, both in the literal sense — she birthed and raised Zoë Kravitz — and in fashion — she practically created the ’90s uniform

read more