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

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7 New Brands Fashion Girls Are Pushing to the Brink of Fame

The fashion industry is constantly evolving. Between the seasonal trend cycles, rotating creative directors, and emerging new brands, there is always a lot to keep up with. Unless you’re hyper-passionate about the fashion industry, all of the above would feel impossible to keep tabs on. But lucky for you, it’s our job. Now when I say “our” I mean me and the handful of incredible fashion girls you’re about to hear from. Supporting up-and-coming designers, in particular, is something we love doing here at Who What Wear, which is why I reached out to the editors, influencers, and directors below to find out which new fashion brands are catching their eyes.

Below, you will hear some of the most talented women (most of whom I have the pleasure of calling my friends) spill the tea on the emerging brands they are loving right now. I encourage you to click into

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Carly Cushnie, Roopal Patel + More Fashion Forces Launch New Collective to Support Black-Owned Brands

As fashion leaders from across the industry rally to support Black-owned businesses, a new group of female forces is uniting to make a difference.

Today marks the launch of RAISEfashion, a collective of seasoned industry leaders whose aim is to offer their expertise to emerging Black talent, and help them overcome the challenges they face. (RAISE stands for Respect, Advocate, Inspire, Support, Empower.)

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The board of directors is an advisory of eight industry leaders with extensive experience. Board members include Carly Cushnie,​ CEO and creative director of her eponymous brand; retail executives ​Elizabeth von der Goltz​, Roopal Patel​ and ​Nayla Touma​; brand leaders ​Alexa Geovanos​ and ​April Hennig​; ​Nelli Kim​, entrepreneur and strategic business consultant; and Felita Harris​, tech entrepreneur and fashion executive.

The group’s experience spans all areas of the business, including sales, product, marketing and operations.

“The fashion industry can be incredibly difficult

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7 queer-led brands you should be shopping

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Happy Pride! Annually during the month of June, people around the world celebrate and uplift the LGBTQIA+ community, while honoring the 1969 Stonewall Uprising in New York.

While many Pride marches, parties and large gatherings were canceled this year due to the global pandemic, that doesn’t mean that you can’t still show your love and support for the queer community. Donating what you can to charities and organizations that help uplift LGBTQIA+ people is a great place to start, and this charity navigator is a fantastic resource if you’re in need of a few suggestions. You can also show your pride by waving or

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