Sofia Coppola in Marc Jacobs PJs at the Met Gala

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.

You probably wouldn’t guess by looking at this picture that it was taken at the 2013 punk-themed Met Gala. Pretty much every celebrity seemed to have trouble interpreting that particular theme while also adhering to the white-tie dress code. At first glance, you might think Sofia Coppola’s dressed-up PJs wouldn’t quite fit the bill — but if

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As a Black Fashion Editor, My Loyalty to Brands Is Dwindling

PARIS, FRANCE – JULY 04: A passerby wears a blue ripped denim jacket, a yellow bag, a large white paper shopping bag, on July 04, 2020 in Paris, France. (Photo by Edward Berthelot/Getty Images)

People always change when they’re in a relationship. They go from never watching football to being the biggest Cowboys fan ever. Or never being “big on rap” to knowing all the words to Tupac’s songs. When you confront them, they’re often defensive and clap back with “I was always into that!,” as if they have amnesia. Sure, people change for their significant other, but it’s hard

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Buy now, pay whenever? Lockdown lift for online shopping loans

By Nikhil Nainan

(Reuters) – Browsing online during lockdown, Jessica Friend spotted a pair of Ray-Ban sunglasses she liked, but the price tag made the 30-year-old Ohio resident think twice.

What persuaded her to click ‘buy’, Friend said, was the short-term credit offered by Afterpay, which split the $260 payment into four interest-free instalments.

Afterpay is among a handful of alternative credit firms which offer small loans, mostly to online shoppers, and make their money by charging merchants a 4%-6% commission.

These buy-now-pay-later (BNPL) firms have benefited from a shift to online shopping during the coronavirus crisis in countries including

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How Should Fashion Entrants to China Approach COVID-19 Rebound?

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LONDON — Everybody wants a slice of China’s booming luxury and fashion market, especially after the coronavirus put a stop to many businesses around the world.

It’s indeed fascinating to hear stories about how loyal Chinese consumers would queue outside Chanel and Hermès stores moments after the pandemic was contained and spend a record-breaking sum of money on high-price items, and how Burberry’s 100 limited-edition Pocket Bags in collaboration with Mr. Bags sold out within seconds on his WeChat mini-program.

McKinsey predicts Chinese consumers will account for 40 percent of the world’s

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Fourth of July Fashion Sales You Don’t Want to Miss

The July sale events have kicked off ahead of the long weekend. Major retailers and brand names are offering deep discounts for July 4th.

Shop markdowns across fashion categories, including clothing, shoes and accessories, for a limited time. This is the time to purchase a dress or a pair of sandals for summer on discount.

Whether it’s a sitewide sale or discount on select styles, these July deals are some of the best you’ll find this summer. Revolve, Intermix, Alice + Olivia, Bloomingdale’s and Ray-Ban are among the fashion favorites participating in the July 4th sale.

Happy July 4th

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The Best Fourth of July Fashion and Beauty Sales to Shop Right Now

Think Fourth of July sales are all about patio furniture and BBQ gear? Think again. This year, a ton of our favorite fashion and beauty sites are having amazing sales that totally overshadow the home deals we’re used to seeing. And the best part is, many of them are already live so we don’t have to wait until this weekend. Here, the 17 best Fourth of July fashion and beauty sales to shop right now.

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The Best Fourth of July Fashion and Beauty Sales

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1. Carbon38

In need

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