According to Wikipedia, "Normcore is an unisex fashion trend characterized by unpretentious, normal-looking clothing." Yes Wiki is correct But what do unpretenious and normal-looking clothing mean? Let me break it down for you. Normcore is a style tribe. Folks who identify with this tribe have a specific way of dressing up. Here are some examples: As you can… Continue reading What is Normcore?
Are you wondering what is the must have color for Spring/Summer 2017? The answer is Strawberry Red. This hue(aka color) has lighter value, intense saturation and is a tint(meaning, white is applied to this hue.) The red is everywhere in many designer's Summer/Spring Ready-To-Wear Collection. Strawberry Red is now at the "Color Fowards" stage; only people who are… Continue reading Red Hot Summer 2017
Now, we all know black is the signature color of New York City. New Yorkers love wearing black. They wear black sweater, black jeans, black boots…etc. But one item is no doubt the classic of them all: black leather jacket. Every fall and spring, black leather jackets always take over the street of New York. But… Continue reading Anything But Classic Black
Choker. Most people would relate it to the Gothic style back in the mid-90's or the late 90's tattoo choker. But if you look at all the fashion events, music videos or just any pop culture events, you can see that choker is everywhere. This 90's trend has been taking over for at least one year. Usually,… Continue reading Let’s Talk About Choker
Fashion trends are one of the driving forces of global economy. Fashion industry is a $1.2 trillion industry that employs $1.9 million people in the U.S. Fashion trends are tied closely to economy. Every time there’s a new trend, it would generate even more values than it normally does. When there’s a trend, companies increase the… Continue reading Fashion Trends & Economy
Demographic + Psychographic Harlem has an older age population but the neighborhood is still full of energy. People are not shy and really comfortable with their surroundings. There are many street vendors and the decorations of stores are much colorful than Brooklyn Heights. Ethnicity wise, Black/ African American dominates the population. On the other hand, White/… Continue reading Harlem vs. Brooklyn Heights