Why Stitch Fix Is the Perfect Clothing Subscription to Keep Your Shopping Habits in Check

John J. Gibson

I’ll admit that I was very hesitant to get into subscription services out of fear that I’d accumulate a bunch of things I don’t need or can’t afford—but Stitch Fix completely changed my mindset. If you ask anyone who knows me well, they will tell you that I’m somehow prone to both under- and over-shopping: I always need to buy something whenever an event or special meeting comes up—and when shopping IRL was a thing, I’d end up buying a million things I didn’t need (think duplicates of things that are already in my closet). To say my shopping habits can be a real problem is a massive understatement. 

When clothing subscription boxes grew in popularity a few years ago, I did a ton of research into finding one that might suit my needs—and curb my irresponsible online shopping habits in the process. At the time Stitch Fix looked like

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Madelaine Petsch’s New Fabletics Collection Was Inspired By Runway Fashion

John J. Gibson

Cheryl Blossom would be so into this. Riverdale star Madelaine Petsch has her first-ever collection with Fabletics, and it combines high-fashion with comfy workout and loungewear—so, basically, it’s practically made for River Vixens everywhere.

Petsch excitedly announced her debut Fabletics collection on Saturday, August 1st, in an Instagram post, kicking off a new month in style. Alongside a picture of her in a matching red set, she wrote, “IT’S FINALLY HERE!!!!! My fabletics collection is officially out in the world and I couldn’t be more excited for you to see it, feel it and wear it!”

At the same time, Fabletics shared a series of Instagram posts showing Petsch in some of the styles, spelling out her name, “Madelaine,” when you see them in sequence on the brand’s feed. The collection pops with lots of fire-engine red (so Cheryl of her) and black, alongside some ballet pink, light

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A fashion editor reveals Amazon’s 11 best hidden gems, all under $50

John J. Gibson

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Amazon has surprisingly great basics for summer, fall and beyond. (Photos: Amazon)
Amazon has surprisingly great basics for summer, fall and beyond. (Photos: Amazon)

Fashion guru Andrea Linett, author of The Cool Factor and style blog I Want to Be Herpicks 11 chic staples your closet is craving.

Did you know that Amazon has its own brands of clothing? Ok, maybe you did—but did you know that the pieces are super chic? Seriously. Amazon, as we all know, has it all. But now that the online retailer is overflowing with fashionable goods, never has one-stop shopping been more exciting.

Next time you’re loading your cart with AA batteries and toothpaste, stop and check out the completely affordable and totally fab Amazon house brands, from Lark &

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Let 5″ Inseam TikTok Be Your Bare-Thighed Guide To Shorts Shopping This Summer

John J. Gibson
Photo credit: Hearst Owned
Photo credit: Hearst Owned

From Esquire

If you ever went to a school that had a strict dress code, you may recall the finger test. Basically, it’s this: If you’re standing up straight with your arms at your sides and your skirt is shorter than where your middle finger falls on your leg, the skirt is too short. I lost too many afternoon lessons being sent home for the length of my skirt (that is a whole different essay). So I want to reclaim that test, put my thing down, flip it, and reverse it. Here goes. Men: if your shorts are longer than where your middle finger falls on your thigh when you are standing up, they’re too long for you, bro. And if you won’t take it from me, take it from the women of TikTok. Welcome to the 5” inseam movement.

The past few weeks of this

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The Future of African Fashion Post-Pandemic, Upcoming Documentary Gives Intimate Look at Martin Margiela

John J. Gibson

Plus, beauty brands are tackling unsexy grooming concerns with slick packaging.

<em>Looks from Fruche's Spring 2019 runway show at Lagos Fashion Week in October 2018. </em>
Looks from Fruche’s Spring 2019 runway show at Lagos Fashion Week in October 2018.

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Tuesday.

The future of African fashion post-pandemic 
Designers in Africa are particularly vulnerable to the damaging effects of Covid-19, as most of them rely on store sales, in-house production and physical shows to gain a following and run their businesses. Their survival post-pandemic will depend on using online tools to ramp up e-commerce and rethinking retailer-brand relationships. {Vogue Business

Upcoming documentary gives intimate look at Martin Margiela
Long thought of as fashion’s Banksy, we’re finally getting an intimate look at Martin Margiela through a new documentary by Reiner Holzer. Tilted “Martin Margiela: In His Own Words,” the film features interviews with Margiela himself, Jean Paul Gaultier, Carine Roitfeld, trend forecaster Lidewij

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