With so many trends making their way to the red carpet and in our favorite fashion magazine in 2016, it might have been a little hard to keep up. Thanks to your curious minds and the digital holder of all unanswered questions, also known as Google, we were able to shed a little light on the top 10 fashion questions asked this year!
With help from some of our favorite New Jersey celebrities, the mysteries to the answers to these questions will no longer be a mystery. So whether you’re curious or just love a good fashion post, this is for you!
So cheers to the upcoming new year and to the fresh fashion that awaits us:
How to cut sleeves off a shirt?
Somehow taking the sleeves off of a shirt can instantly transform you from regular girl to regulation hottie (thank Mean Girls for that reference), just ask former Tenafly resident Lea Michele. Achieving the look might be easier than you think. While you can take a shortcut and buy a fun sleeveless shirt to dress up and outfit or dress down your athleisure gear, turning your fashion into a DIY project is cooler. Follow these simple steps from LiveStrong.com to get the shirt you desire.
How do I start modeling?
Okay, so when it comes to modeling this is a talent you either have or you don’t. South Orange native Anna Cleveland, daughter of super model Pat Cleveland, was blessed with catwalk skills in her genes. Luckily, the world of social media has completely changed the way people get noticed. So if you’re lighting is just right, your photos are flawless and you’re able to pose like Iman, then you just might have what it takes. Check out these tips from a former model on Seventeen.com.
What is haute couture?
According to Huffington Post, haute couture is described as “fashion that is constructed by hand from start to finish, made from high quality, expensive, often unusual fabric and sewn with extreme attention to detail and finished by the most experienced and capable sewers, often using time-consuming, hand-executed techniques.” It not only refers to the clothing itself, but also the designers and fashion houses from where they come from. How hot does actress Kate Mara in this couture Valentino gown?
How to wear booties with skinny jeans?
Skinny jeans have taken over the fashion world and they’re not leaving any time soon! Thanks to mother nature and seasons changing, it’s the perfect weather to wear them with booties. If you’re looking for different tips on how you can wear your jeans tucked inside your boots or cuffed on top of them, then read this article from StyleCaster.com. RHONJ star Melissa Gorga has mastered the look and now you can too!
When can you start wearing white?
Let us let you in on a little secret, following the unspoken “rules of fashion” is so last year. Do you think women like Rihanna or Sarah Jessica Parker made style history without taking any risks? The answer is no, so wear white whenever you want! The fashion police only exist on TV, so have fun with your clothes. The color white might be viewed as a summer color, but it actually looks amazing all year round, just look at Haworth native Elizabeth Gillies.
How to become a fitness model?
Wyckoff-raised actress and fitness blogger Katrina Bowden has made a name for herself for her work on the small screen and for sharing her secrets to healthy living. If that sounds similar to a career you’re looking to pursue, then follow these instructions from Shape.com. If you’re actually looking to compete in fitness competitions, then you should read these tips from Muscle & Fitness.
What is boho?
The word “boho” derives from Bohemian. The majority of the outfits you see at music festivals like Coachella fall under that umbrella. Boho style encompasses flowy materials, loose-fitting clothing that oftentimes blends vintage with natural styles. Ocean Township native Ashley Tisdale is a huge fan of this style. If you still need help deciphering if the pieces in your closet are considered boho, follow this list from Harper’s Bazaar.
What did people wear in the ’90s?
The best thing about fashion is the way designers can effortlessly put a new spin on old trends. The ’90s is one decade that continues to reinvent itself. Maplewood-raised artist SZA is a big fan of fashion pieces that made that era shine, like overalls, crop tops and suspenders. You didn’t think chockers just magically appeared out of nowhere did you?
How to dress like a hippie?
Did you honestly think anyone but Halsey would be the face of this answer? The Washington Township native embodies the soul of a hippie because her free spirit transcending through her fashion choices and music. Hippie fashion is similar to boho styles, but with fewer restrictions. It’s all about wearing what makes you feel good.
How to become a fashion designer?
When it comes to fashion, people are always look for the next big thing! Do you think you have what it takes? Turn your dream into reality with some great advice from some of today’s leading designers, thanks Complex.com. Milburn-raised fashion designer and enthusiast Rachel Zoe is just one of the badass women reinventing the way we view style.