Clowncore is the larger-than-life fashion trend taking over this season

If fashion TikTok is anything to go by, this is a clown’s world, and we’re all just living in it. With close to 210 million views on the platform, #clowncore has accrued a vast cohort of enthusiasts and fashion content creators, each putting their spin on the larger-than-life aesthetic. Defined by bold primary colors, garishly mixed patterns and prints, and emphasized textures, it’s hardly a look for the timid – and yet, its hallmarks are increasingly making themselves felt beyond the genre’s URL home, spilling over onto high-end ready-to-wear runways. It’s a move that makes sense at a time when the virtues of personal style and shameless self-performance are being so loudly trumpeted in both fashion and wider pop culture, but its rise begs the question: where does the line between being one’s true self and just clowning about lie?

Granted, it should be noted that most people who dress

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Bella Hadid Talks Nose Job Regrets & Fashion Industry Pressures in Candid Vogue Cover Story

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Bella Hadid goes in-depth and candid with Vogue for the magazine’s April cover. The model is the latest talent to grace the magazine, where she spoke on many things about her life, her upbringing, the challenges she faces in the fashion industry and how she plans to say “no” more often this year.

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In the interview, Hadid spoke about how she wishes she didn’t get a nose job at 14-years-old.

“I wish I had kept the nose of my ancestors,” she says. “I think I would have grown into it.” Her heritage is Dutch from her mother Yolanda Hadid’s side and Jordanian from her father Mohamed Hadid.

(L-R): Yolanda Hadid, David Foster, Bella Hadid in attendance for Andre Agassi Foundation for Education”s 15th Grand Slam for Children Benefit Concert, Wynn Las Vegas, Las Vegas on Oct. 9, 2010. - Credit: Everett Collection

(L-R): Yolanda Hadid, David Foster, Bella Hadid in attendance for Andre Agassi Foundation for Education”s 15th

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Reflections on Fashion Week in the Shadow of War

This week on The BoF Podcast, founder and editor-in-chief Imran Amed sat down with editor-at-large Tim Blanks to reflect on the fashion month gone by. Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, which began the day Prada showed in Milan, raised questions about whether it was appropriate for fashion week to go on amid the horror and how the industry should respond to the unfolding tragedy and loss of human life.

Initially, fashion remained in its own bubble, seemingly unaffected by the crisis, wrote Amed in his opinion piece “Fashion Week in the Fog of War: To Speak Up or Stay Silent?

“The incongruity of it was obviously enormous, and it was just such a disconnect to see the news in the morning before you leave your hotel room to go to shows to see what was happening,” said Blanks.

By the end of Milan, when Giorgio Armani held his show

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LOS ANGELES, March 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Lawrence Zarian, one of the most sought after on-camera lifestyle & fashion experts in the television industry today, announced the launch of his first ever podcast “You Are Beautiful” in partnership with Citizens of Sound. 

What makes you FEEL beautiful? This is the pivotal question celebrated author, designer, stylist and host Lawrence Zarian has asked the thousands of women and men who have come to him for his advice and guidance over his 25+ year career. As Zarian, better known as LZ says, “it’s not what you wear, it’s how you FEEL. And it’s not how you look, it’s how you LIVE.” 

In his new podcast, “You Are Beautiful with Lawrence Zarian,” LZ celebrates his guests from all walks of life exploring what makes them tick; in the past two years we’ve all had to pivot our lives in

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