Will leggings make it into office spaces once normal life resumes? Only time will tell...
For most fans, signals a shift in the sartorial agenda that sees heavy knits and hiking boots relegated to the back of the wardrobe to make way for new-season purchases that are better suited to the warming weather.
However, in recent weeks typical shopping habits have been thrown out the window as consumers have found themselves momentarily housebound. International , the cancellation of and the inability to while away the days in sun-lit beer gardens have all made swimwear, floaty dresses and sunglasses somewhat redundant.
But while consumers might be holding back when it comes to spending on their summer wardrobes, there is one clothing category that is currently enjoying a surge. In a major turn of events, leggings have officially emerged as the uniform of choice for the sequestered.
Soon after the face mask became an essential accessory, designers swept in with their own versions: masks made of silk, tweed and satin; decorated with fringe, bows and sequins; for daytime and night-time; for weddings and political rallies.
When it became clear that we’d be wearing masks for a while, some added another element: a chain or lanyard for safekeeping (and extra flair).
Happy New Year 2021...Best Wishes From Topdown Trading Team!
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2020 has been somewhat challenging for many of us. Some speculations for the year were about seeing it nearly impossible for the fashion market to survive. However overall, good portions of the market with strong online presence have over achieved their targets reaching better results than expected.
The eleventh-hour agreement will allow for tariff and quota-free trade in goods after December 31, but won’t apply to the services industry or the financial services sector.
Do retailers put them on sale or save them until next year?
Silky, shin-length tunics in pale green, velvet mini-dresses as soft as a baby’s bottom, wonderfully impractical heels festooned with bows, and heavily embellished skirts. Party dressing is all about extravagance, sexiness and wearing something mood-lifting - but it is also a self-contained sector, with the clothes we buy for Christmas drinks or New Year’s Eve dinner rarely used outside of the festive season.