Tag: Y2K

Why it is Too Soon For These 3 Fashion Trends

Why it is Too Soon For These 3 Fashion Trends

One thing I look forward to at the start of every year is seeing what’s trending in the fashion world. It can be helpful to scope out trends to see what may or may not be a worthy investment for the coming year. With that being said, there are often trends that go out of style quicker than they come into style. Here are three trends that I personally won’t be investing in.

Best Y2K Fashion Moments of 2022

Best Y2K Fashion Moments of 2022

We all know that fashion trends are a never-ending cycle, but in my opinion, the most appealing one is the Y2K trend. This era was so unique since it included all of the hyper-feminine trends like miniature bags, pleated skirts, and bubblegum pink. I think that this was a prominent trend throughout 2022 since so many aspects of it were brought back by celebrities and public figures on social media and at big events!

How Microtrends are Polluting Individuality and the Environment

How Microtrends are Polluting Individuality and the Environment

Throughout history, trends have shaped decades in the fashion industry. When I think of fashion trends, I think of the Kurt Cobain-inspired grunge trend of the 90s or the neon color block trend of the 80s. I mean, what would the early 2000s be without the infamous juicy couture tracksuits? Throughout history, fashion trends have come and gone, defining each era. That is until Social media was born. Following trends can be a fun way to participate in fashion. The way you dress can help you express yourself and shape your identity. However, with the invention of social media, trends have come and gone faster than ever. In a matter of months, we see the rise and fall of the latest fashion trends. As a result, clothing is being overconsumed and overproduced at an exponential rate.

The Ethics Of Depop Sellers Upselling Thrift Finds

The Ethics Of Depop Sellers Upselling Thrift Finds

Since vintage 70s, 90s, and 2000s looks have come back into style over the past couple years, the clothing app Depop, which lets users buy and sell their new and used clothes, has blown up as a hub for unique items that cannot be found anywhere else. However, what once began as a way for individuals to resell their old clothing or for new designers to market their original pieces has now transitioned into a comprehensive marketplace of users thrifting clothing and reselling them for quadruple the price. Based on the higher demand for vintage clothing items, thrifting has been the primary method for fashion-forward people to enhance their wardrobes, and those who don’t have access to prime thrift stores turn to Depop for thrifted items. The problem lies in the ethics of reselling items that were originally donated for lower-income individuals, and are now generating sizable incomes for privileged individuals through Depop.

Is the Fashion Industry Backpedaling on Size
Inclusivity?

Is the Fashion Industry Backpedaling on Size
Inclusivity?

Y2K fashion is back and with it comes low-rise jeans, high cropped tees, mini skirts, baggy pants, and the under boob. All trends that favor a very specific type of body: extremely thin long legs, small waists with toned, slim bellies and jutting hips.
How is the fashion industry planning to make this very skinny privileged 2000s trend size inclusive is the mystery.

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