Reuse, renew, recycle! Is making new from old the future of fashion?

Using ‘deadstock’, the leftovers from clothes manufacturing, to create something new isn’t just environmentally sound, it’s surprisingly inspiring

Shifts in fashion can often be signposted through semantics. Take the word “deadstock”. Formally an industry term often meaning fabric unused by the manufacturer, it has recently become part of our general parlance. Brands that use deadstock in their designs are increasingly on the radars of consumers, who appreciate the idea of saving waste fabric from landfill.

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From Cummings to bardcore: this week’s fashion trends

What’s hot and what’s most definitely not in fashion this week

Going up
Cummings collar Forget the political adviser’s creased white shirt. We’re into his new Spitting Image styling with a Ming the Merciless popped collar.

French bob The most requested style since hairdressers reopened. See Anna Karina in Vivre Sa Vie or current favourite, Marc Jacobs.

Beyoncé’s Black is King jigsaw
How is it possible for an item to be peak summer 2020 but still properly great?

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Blusher is all you need on a summer’s day

When it’s hot and sultry, there’s nothing worse than full-on foundation. But clever use of blusher will create a great look. Plus, a hard-working facial mist. As I write, there is a heatwave, hence full-on maquillage is anathema to me. But I’m not forgoing blusher because if you want to look alive, even while wilting in the heat, it’s a good shot. So, things to note – cream glossy blushers are brilliant on foundation-free faces,

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How to wear summer trousers

Trousers are always an afterthought in summer collections, but these khaki ones are a treasure

I love summer, but I do not love shorts. Some people get to August and are thrilled at the opportunity to wear shorts every day, but I am not one of them. I do wear shorts (on holiday, for exercise, mooching about at home), but unless it is super hot then, to be honest, I’d rather not. Which means I am constantly on the hunt for the elusive treasure that is a nice pair of summer trousers.

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This Week’s Need-to-Know Beauty News

This is what we were discussing this week.

Kim Kardashian West is suing a makeover app for $10 million


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Love this glam! @makeupbymario used the @kkwbeauty dark & light Powder Contour & Highlight kits for my eyeshadow!

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This Week’s Need-to-Know Beauty News
This is what we were discussing this week.

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Here’s All the Culture News You Missed This Week

Lady Gaga is set to star in a new film about the Gucci family, Jennifer Aniston teased a potential new project with the Friends cast, and more…Lady Gaga is set to star in a movie about the Gucci family
After The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story, Hollywood is turning its lens on another fashion dynasty. This time, it’s the Gucci family, and they’re at the centre of an upcoming film starring Lady Gaga.

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After viral NBA video Beyoncé fans bullied Nicole Curran off of Instagram

The Beyhive is buzzing about Game 3 of the NBA Finals and it has nothing to do with basketball.

A viral video of Beyoncé and Jay-Z sitting courtside at Wednesday’s showdown between the Golden State Warriors and the Toronto Raptors caught everyone’s attention after Beyoncé looked less than thrilled with someone leaning over her.

The woman doing the leaning: Her name is Nicole Curran and she’s the wife of the Golden State Warriors majority owner,

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Fashion Designer Karl Lagerfeld Dies

The German-born designer helped define the looks of Chanel and Fendi behind the scenes, even as he cut a titanic figure center-stage in the fashion industry. Chanel confirmed Lagerfeld’s death Tuesday.

Fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld has died at the age of 85. He was Chanel’s creative director for decades, and he was a symbol of fashion itself with his signature fingerless gloves and other bold gestures. Lagerfeld balanced the luxury brand’s tradition with the excitement of the future.

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