It should come as no surprise for an era that’s mourned the loss of cross-dressing cultural icon David Bowie and the stagnation of general gender roles: Once again a classic menswear item gains a coveted cubbie in every woman’s closet. This season, blazers of any possible tint and iteration were found in almost every runway of the world. Gucci, Balenciaga, Prada and French fashion faves Balmain are just a few of the designers that decided to re-examine this tired, yet traditional piece and make it a must have for Fall/Winter 2017/18. The best thing about this stalwart standby of the upper crust? It’s almost infinitely versatile, tastefully tight and body-conscious for a formal look or artfully oversized to grant it a more fashion-forward aura. From a big meeting to a casual date, the blazer has the versatility and verve every girl is striving for.
Bringing new meaning to “must-have,” the pandemic has ushered in a new trend — blinged out face masks, cloth coverings, PPE, shields, neck gaiters, bandanas — whatever you decided to wear, these unexpected fashion accessories can literally save lives.
Buying a luxury home is a matter of prestige — and why not? After all, most luxury home/condo owners have bought their pride and joy with hard-earned money. They want to live in residences that announce their arrival and offer an enhanced quality of life. Here are three prime examples.