I Have Simple Style, and These Are the Only Easy Trends I Care About

Alexander P. Ary

If I had to describe my personal style in three words, low-key, elevated, and simple would pretty much sum it up. And while I tend to stick to more basics than super-trendy items, the trends that do pique my interest tend to be the more versatile and laid-back picks that fit within my simple style. On that note, I thought I’d share some of the key trends I’ve been into recently for myself and others.

Naturally, I turned to some of my favorite fashion people on Instagram to showcase said easy trends. With all that in mind, keep scrolling to check out the looks worth noting if you have a more simple style like me. And if you’re shopping at the moment, I rounded up product recommendations as well.

Ribbed Tanks

There’s nothing easier and, honestly, more stylish these days than teaming a basic ribbed tank with a cool pair

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8 Summer Trends Fashion Girls Are Wearing With Their Shorts RN

Alexander P. Ary

Shorts are the new skirts this summer, and we’re 100% here for it. From athletic shorts to long shorts and hot pants, there is a plethora of styles and silhouettes to suit every sartorial taste. So what exactly should we wear with our shorts this season? On the S/S 20 runways, we saw shorts styled with everything from blazers to bodysuits, ribbed tanks to cropped blouses, and as we head into the warm-weather season, fashion girls have been sporting similar iterations all over the ‘gram. If you’re looking for some inspiration on what to wear with your shorts this season—whether it’s cutoffs or sweatshorts—scroll below as we share some of the coolest summer items to team with your trusty bottoms for an easy and chic summer ensemble.

Romantic Blouses

From puff sleeves to sweetheart necklines and milkmaid silhouettes, fashion girls are wearing charming and romantic blouses with

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Consumer Behavior Insights and Retention Strategies

Alexander P. Ary

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In a WWD-produced webinar, Sherene Hilal, senior vice president of marketing and operations at the retail technology solution Bluecore, joined WWD executive editor Arthur Zaczkiewicz in discussing expedited digital trends, how brands are able to drive recovery with consumer behavior insights, and retention strategies.

With a nearly 150 percent increase in first-time buyers online, compared to April 2019, luxury and beauty retailers are experiencing an opportunity to optimize digital strategies for retention beyond acquisition and meaningful lifetime value. In fact, during the coronavirus pandemic retailers across industries have experienced a huge digital shift, driving trends on the tipping point into fruition. According to Hilal, the 50/50 online/off-line shift is now a permanent reality.

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Hilal also pointed out that while many, or most, retailers were preparing to make investments for e-commerce to represent about 15 percent of sales in January

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Michael Kors Is Leaving New York Fashion Week and Will Not Be Having a Runway Show

Alexander P. Ary
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 12: Designer Michael Kors walks the runway during the Michael Kors Collection Spring 2019 Runway Show at Pier 17 on September 12, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by JP Yim/Getty Images for Michael Kors)
NEW YORK, NY – SEPTEMBER 12: Designer Michael Kors walks the runway during the Michael Kors Collection Spring 2019 Runway Show at Pier 17 on September 12, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by JP Yim/Getty Images for Michael Kors)

Michael Kors is the latest designer to opt out of New York Fashion Week for the upcoming season in September. In the past, Michael Kors’s shows have often opened the final day of shows in NYC, but all of that has changed due to COVID-19 and the fashion community wanting a more consumer-focused format for Fashion Week. Now, the designer will be joining the likes of Gucci, and he is rethinking the brand’s Fashion Week structure.

In a statement, the designer stated: “I have for a long time thought that the fashion calendar needs to change. It’s exciting for me to see the open dialogue within the fashion community

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