Why the big bright dress will be a post-lockdown fashion staple | Women’s dresses

As we prepare to peel off our jogging bottoms and tentatively reintroduce our lower halves to the world, retailers are betting on the big bright dress as the look of the socially distanced summer.

“Breezeable”, “voluminous” and “forgiving” are some of the terms designers are using for the loose, midi-length style, which is omnipresent in current collections.

This week Marks & Spencer launched a range of patterned midi-dresses in collaboration with Ghost. Next week, John Lewis and the independent brand Kemi Telford will team up for a collection of roomy, bright patterned dresses. At & Other Stories, the current crop

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‘Pink tax’ on women’s military uniform items would be eliminated under new proposal

New legislation before Congress would require military leaders to eliminate the so-called “pink tax” by ensuring women receive uniform allowances more in line with what men receive.

The bipartisan proposal, introduced Wednesday, comes just weeks after the Government Accountability Office found that women service members can pay as much as $8,300 out-of-pocket over the course of a 20-year career for uniform items not covered by annual clothing allotments.

“Women service members pay far more than their male counterparts on uniforms,” said Rep. Julia Brownley, D-Calif., head of the House Veterans’ Affairs task force on women veterans and sponsor of the

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Police investigating shooting outside southwest Atlanta shopping plaza

Police need the public’s help finding the person responsible for shooting a man outside a shopping plaza in southwest Atlanta. They’re also looking for the victim.

The shooting happened Monday afternoon outside Greenbriar Village. The Atlanta Police Department believes the shooter is one of the young men often seen selling bottled water to drivers along Greenbriar Parkway. They said the victim got into an argument with several of the men before he was shot in this parking lot.

“It’s never gotten violent over this

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Why Did Rich People Leave New York City During the Pandemic?

Invariably, there are going to be complaints about the return of those who bring an end to all of that.

Cheryl Dunn, 60, a photographer and documentary filmmaker, described the Lower East Side as having been transformed by a sense of community. “You go in a shop and people have time to have a conversation,” she said. “Maybe they’re starving for it, but it feels like a little village in a way it never did a year ago. There’s an energy. ‘I’m here, you’re here, we’re not tourists, we’re part of this community.’”

Mr. Moss of Vanishing

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From snoods to Satan: this week’s fashion trends | Fashion

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Mask trains As seen on the catwalk of Rick Owens. Makes PPE a lot more exciting.

YKB This is what we’re calling Yves Klein Blue now, FYI.

Nik Kershaw 80s pop fans, rejoice: the snood is back on the catwalks of Marine Serre and Raf Simons.

I won’t let the sun go down on me… Photograph: Rex/Shutterstock

Polo neck + blazer Line Of Duty has our dress code for an eventual return to the office sorted.

Repair What You Wear Free platform aiming to make mending easy and accessible. Tutorials range from upcycling shrunken jumpers to

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Great Outfits in Fashion History: Kim Kardashian in a Simple Strapless Rick Owens Dress

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.

Noted billionaire and pandemic success story Kim Kardashian has a longstanding relationship with Rick Owens that has included several neutral-toned outfits, the presentation of a Fashion Group International award and a clothing-swap photo shoot with Michèle Lamy for Another Magazine. Their first major moment together, though, was in 2017, when

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