Shirley P. Olin

7 Ways in Which Cargo Pants offer Great Comfort for women

The best thing about being a woman is that we can wear and rock the men’s outfits too! In fact, women have been pulling off all types of fashions perfectly for a long time now. Shirts, dungarees, cotton trousers, and so on make the list of fashion apparel that were originally designed for women. The new addition to this list is the cargo pant. It was like in the ancient age when denim jeans were the only bottoms or pants that women had, isn’t it? One after the other, the fashion industry has delivered some of the best pants to help women enjoy the privilege of wearing a variety of dresses. With cargo pants for women, the world of fashion has broken another stereotype! 

Unlike regular jeans or trousers, the cargo pants are a mix of both baggy pants and slim fits. It means the cargo pants possess femininity as … Read More

Finally Getting Us ‘Off the Couch With Some Real Fashion,’ the AMAs Didn’t Skimp on Style

Taraji P. Henson wears Carolina Herrera on stage at the 2020 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on Nov. 22, 2020, in Los Angeles, Calif.
Taraji P. Henson wears Carolina Herrera on stage at the 2020 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on Nov. 22, 2020, in Los Angeles, Calif.

“I’m just happy to be off the couch with some real fashion,” Taraji P. Henson crowed in the opening monologue of the 2020 American Music Awards on Sunday night. OK, so maybe we were still on the couch in our matching tie-dyed sweat sets (I know it’s not just me), but not wasting a minute of her on-stage opportunity, the host donned 10 looks (real talk—we think there were more) throughout the night, including four hair changes (including a full Diana Ross-style natural mane that we will be attempting to emulate ASAP).

Taraji P. Henson wears an optical illusion-printed gown by Area.
Taraji P. Henson wears an optical illusion-printed gown by Area.

In fact, while Sunday night was all about music’s winners, when it came to fashion it was really Taraji’s show—with or without

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Kate Middleton Improved Her Style After Meghan Markle, Says Expert

Nothing wrong with a little healthy competition! According to royal fashion expert and author Elizabeth Holmes, Kate Middleton definitely stepped up her style game when Meghan Markle came around.

“I think Kate kicked up her fashion game in the fall of 2018, certainly after the royal wedding of Harry and Megan,” Holmes tells Us while appearing on Us Weekly’s series “Royally Us” to promote her new book HRH So Many Thoughts on Royal Style. “Kate had just had Louie and she went away on maternity leave for a couple months and came back and suddenly had a little bit more fashion in her wardrobe.”

Duchess Kate Felt Fashion Pressure When Meghan Markle Came Along
Duchess Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle. Tim Rooke/Shutterstock

Though Holmes says that this change could have been due to a variety of things, it was certainly interesting timing. “It’s impossible to say what inspired that,” she explains. “It could be just sort of bouncing

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Meg Thee Stallion’s Fashion Nova Collection Is a ‘Wild Western Moto Speed Chase’ With Some Wild Ass Patterns

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Classy, bougie, ratchet (yeah). Sassy, moody, nasty. Megan Thee Stallion is a lot of things—as is her debut collection for Fashion Nova, which debuted on Wednesday. Ahead of the release, Meg boasted that the line would have “better representation” than most, specifically pointing out the size-inclusivity of her collection “of premium denim, luxe corset bodysuits and tops with matching pants, jaw-dropping dresses and plush outerwear,” created with “the real body” in mind.

“Everybody is not just a cookie-cutter size, so I just want to make sure that starting with this collab we have better representation with just women in general,” she told Entertainment Tonight. “It’s not just about the model body. It’s about the real body, so this collection definitely caters to women with curves…just the girls with the little representation; that’s what my collection really caters to.”

Well, curves are definitely catered to in

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Meet Rejina Pyo

If you were to describe Rejina Pyo, you’d reach for the most polite adjectives – sweet, nice or just lovely, ‘so, so lovely’, as she has been described by everyone, from former interns to the most curmudgeonly members of the fashion press.

We meet on one of the hottest days of August, at the end of a marathon six-hour shoot, spread across four locations. Everyone, from assistants to art directors, is exhausted, flush-faced and huffing beneath surgical masks in the stifling heat. Everyone except Pyo, who sits in the centre of it all, cool as a mill pond, with a smile that spreads slowly across her face, reaching her eyes.

If you don’t know Pyo by name, you will almost certainly recognise the styles for which she has become known: easy-to-wear separates, elegant ‘with a twist, a little detail’ that make everyday styles less ordinary. Those, and the puff-shouldered

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How politicians became fashion influencers

Politicians can’t profit from their personal style, in the way that traditional fashion influencers can, however they can use what they wear, as in the case of Ocasio-Cortez, to highlight creative talents and businesses from their constituency, or, in the case of Harris, to communicate values which align with the people she wants her political message to appeal to. 

The right tools can even make the public warm to a candidate – the symbol of the 2016 Trump campaign, of course, was his simple red baseball cap, a sartorial emblem that all regular Americans can identify with. 

Wearing anonymous business attire is one way of staying out of the conversation. But then what if you miss an opportunity to point-score, or enhance your image, or gain new supporters, without even needing to say a word? 

How long before it becomes commonplace to want to ‘get the look’, literally? Will we

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