Topics Every Fashion Lover Should Be Able To Talk About

When you tell someone you love fashion, you can almost always guarantee you’ll receive one of the follow-up questions: “What’s in style now?” “Where do you shop?” “What blogs do you follow?” After many people have asked the same questions, we realized it comes in handy to have your answers ready, so you can sound just as knowledgeable about the fashion industry as you actually are. Here are a few things you should be knowledgeable about.

 

1. The designers you love

Liya Kebede at Kenzo

Liya Kebede at Kenzo

Whether it’s Humberto Leon and Carol Lim at Kenzo or Alexander Wang at Balenciaga, it’s useful to be able to list not only names, but why you like them.

 

2. When the heck the Resort shows happen, as well as all the other Fashion Weeks

Oscar de la Renta Resort Fashion Show in Lake Tahoe

Oscar de la Renta Resort Fashion Show in Lake Tahoe

January – Pre-Fall collections show
February/March – Fall/Winter collections show
May – Resort collections show
July – Couture collections show
September/October – Spring/Summer collections show

​The four major Fashion Weeks occur in New York, London, Milan, and Paris, in that order.

3. How to actually pronounce designer names. Even Ann Demeulemeester

Ann Demeulemeester

Ann Demeulemeester

We hate to break it to you, but you will be judged for mispronouncing a designer’s name.

4. The brands you’d give your first-born to own

Celine

Celine

Have a few well-known brands in mind, such as Celine, as well as indie brands, like Building Block and Emerson Fry.

5. The coolest fashion bloggers on the block, and by block, we mean world

Fashion Bloggers

At this point, we all know The Blonde Salad and Atlantic-Pacific, but here are a few blogs on the rise we think you’ll like: http://www.whowhatwear.com/best-fashion-blogs/slide2

6. Which fashion collaborations are worth camping out for

Isabel Marant for H&M

Isabel Marant for H&M

Everyone knows Isabel Marant x H&M was incredible! For upcoming collaborations, keep your eyes opened because more exciting fashion partnerships to look forward to.

7. A handy list of three upcoming trends.

Fall 2016 Trends

Fall 2016 Trends

For fall we’re feeling robe coats, psychedelic prints, and slouchy wide-leg pants.

 

Written by Nadine Fakih