These Are the 10 Biggest Fall/Winter Fashion Trends for 2021

While fashion month looked much different than past seasons, the virtual runway shows viewed from our laptop screens gave us a taste of the exciting trends on the horizon for fall 2021. With talks of a reopening world, optimism was woven into the collections, and we were gifted with a long list of sartorial treats to wear in it. From high-impact shades to luxe takes on comfortable clothes, designers gave us plenty to look forward to as we think ahead to the upcoming season.

After careful examination of all the fall/winter collections, we’ve come to the conclusion that the below

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Universal child care could boost women’s earnings by $130 billion

Since last February, over 2.3 million women have dropped out of the workforce, compared to just 1.8 million men who left the labor force between February 2020 and 2021, according to data compiled by the National Women’s Law Center. And many of those women are still unemployed because they are caring for children who are not in school or daycare.

New research from Columbia University and the National Women’s Law Center finds that a universal child-care system — one that provides affordable, reliable child care from birth to age 13 — would not only help many of those out-of-work

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Google is shutting down its mobile Shopping app

Google is shutting down its mobile Shopping apps for both iOS and Android and directing users to its web Shopping site instead, 9to5 Google reported. On Friday, Xda Developers discovered that the term “sunset” had been added to several strings of code in the Shopping app, suggesting the apps were being discontinued.

A Google spokesperson told 9to5 Google that the apps will continue to function through June. Within the next few weeks, we’ll no longer be supporting the Shopping app. All of the functionality the app offered users is available on the Shopping tab,” the spokesperson said. We’ll continue

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Celebrate Julian Edelman’s LEGE11DARY career in style!

Don’t be sad that Julian Edelman’s career is over, be happy that you got to experience it over the last 12 seasons.

“It was a hard decision but the right decision for me and my family. And I’m honored and so proud to be retiring a Patriot,” said the 34-year-old in his retirement video released on Monday. Edelman won three Super Bowls with the New England Patriots but recently was hampered by a nagging knee injury.

While his playing career is now over, it is worth celebrating what he accomplished. His rise from college quarterback to one of the best

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Mountains of Garbage in Russia are Being Turned into Fashionable Accessories

A Russian fashion brand is trying to tackle St. Petersburg’s mountains of garbage by creating an entire supply chain out of them.

99Recycle

Sifting through the trash mountains, workers collect all kinds of different recyclable materials before turning them into bespoke recycled accessories and school products.

99Recycle won Recycle/Upcycle Project of the Year as part of the 2020 St. Petersburg Awards, and their current roster of goods include pencil and laptop cases, backpacks, bags, and even skateboards and a bicycle.

Sustainability in fashion is becoming a larger and larger concern as the 21st century rolls on, as the industry is

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These lifelike dolls are helping women heal

Reborn dolls are displayed at a doll show in Brentwood, England.

The first time Karolina Jonderko held a reborn doll, she was amazed at how lifelike it was.

It not only looked like a newborn baby, but it felt like one, too. It was as heavy as a baby should be. She had to support its neck like a baby. It even smelled like a baby.

“My mind was blown, seriously,” said Jonderko, a photographer based in Poland. “It really feels real.”

These dolls, crafted by artists around the world, can cost hundreds and sometimes even thousands of dollars. They’re

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