Growing up, Christmas pajamas were a must—not necessarily Christmas themed, but a new pair of PJs for the holidays were always in order. They were usually the kind that had the feet in them and zipped up from the ankles—you know, the ones your throat has been zipped up in at least once. Fast forward a couple of decades and most of us have ditched the one-piece situation. No judgment if the one-piece is still your thing. None.
What to wear when meeting your beau’s parents for the first time shouldn’t be a matter to over think. After all, what’s the big deal when you’re making a first impression and surely to be closely scrutinized regardless of what you’re wearing? Don’t panic, dressing for the occasion can be hassle free—and here’s how—just stick to the basics.
More than likely, you’re reading this article on a device that you can hold in your hand, allowing access to the digital world with a data plan or Wi-Fi connection. We can bring fashion to us at any given moment—aspects of the industry once available to very few. Have you ever been to New York Fashion Week? Me either, but your favorite designers now stream live right from their shows, granting everyday consumers first access to the latest fashion.
Mattel recently made a noteworthy change by introducing a variety of Barbie dolls featuring diverse body shapes, skin tones and hair textures. The transformation is leaps and bounds from the classic dolls which have outrageous proportions and slim frames—not representative of most women today. With an ever evolving society, we are always curious to see what’s next from Barbie’s world—maybe a hijab wearing Muslim Barbie?
What if a new outfit was as close as your home printer? Need something to wear to that thing you’ve got coming up? Print. That’s what we can expect in the years to come as fashion becomes more acquainted with technology. Global sportswear brand Nike was recently granted a patent for technology associated with 3D printing shoes, and stated one day consumers will have the ability to purchase a shoe design file from Nike and 3D print shoes themselves. Imagine that.