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Jason Wu Reveals the Inspiration Behind His “Tropical Paradise” Runway Show at New York Fashion Week

Jason Wu‘s New York Fashion Week show provided a sweet escape from life in the COVID era.

Forget staring at the same wall for another day and turn your eyes to Jason’s spring 2021 runway show set on the beaches of Tulum, Mexico! Or at least pretend that’s the case.

In reality, Jason Wu, the Council of Fashion Designers of America and IGM were able to create a tropical oasis on the rooftop of one of New York City’s high rise buildings. All it took to bring Jason’s vision to life was an array of palm trees, a boardwalk and 12,000 pounds of sand, which was all well-worth it for the designer.

In an exclusive interview with E! News’ fashion expert, Zanna Rossi, Jason said that ahead of the show he told all the models, “‘I want you to forget that we have all these problems—we’re in a

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Virginia Chadwyck-Healey on the website you need to know for hidden fashion gems

Virginia Chadwyck-Healey Hofmann Copenhagen - Andrew Crowley
Virginia Chadwyck-Healey Hofmann Copenhagen – Andrew Crowley

Well, that was a different sort of maternity leave. It’s been 216 days since my last column, and how life has changed! I wish I could say that this was entirely due to our son, Walter, making his way into the world, but the issue of a global pandemic also features. I admit I feel somewhat sheepish about returning to writing about fashion. It all seems a bit irrelevant, doesn’t it?

And yet, as I looked around the shops on my first visit to London last week, I was reminded of what talent we have in this country. I was also reminded of the vast numbers of people employed by the industry, and that’s just the people and products we see. Behind the scenes, at fashion HQs up and down the country (although more likely working from home currently), there

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The fashion spectacle goes on with masked models, digital presentations

The COVID-19 pandemic isn't enough to cancel New York Fashion Week. (Photo: Getty Images)
The COVID-19 pandemic isn’t enough to cancel New York Fashion Week. (Photo: Getty Images)

New York Fashion Week kicks off on Sunday and it’s going to be a season like no other. The coronavirus pandemic has forced designers to get creative with their presentations and many will have a virtual footprint this year. However, there are a few big names still planning in-person shows — and many who opted out altogether. Here’s everything you need to know.

NYFW will operate in “full compliance” with COVID-19 safety guidelines

The Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) and host IMG have worked with closely with New York state officials to ensure safety protocols are in place ahead of in-person gatherings.

“New York City is the fashion capital of the world and New York Fashion Week celebrates the ingenuity of this city, and our unmatched creative talent,” Gov. Andrew Cuomo said in a

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12 Affordable Fashion Brands That Are Slaying The House Dress Trend

You can’t go out to party in your favorite dress right now, but that doesn’t mean you can’t wear a dress at home. Take, for instance, the “nap dress” trend that has gained popularity during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

If you want to take things up a notch from the nap dress, house dresses are for you ― they’re the upgraded version of loungewear for when you’re sick of living in leggings, pajamas, sweatpants and shorts. Who wouldn’t love that?

The house dress initially came about a century ago and was made to wear while doing household chores, but women are now wearing house dresses to do whatever they please. Check out our list of 12 fashion brands that are slaying the trend. Each pick is under $25, and you’ll be supporting minority-owned brands to boot.

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(Photo: C-Suite)

Marli Crowe, the founder and CEO of C-Suite, has

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