Lockdown has been a strange time unlike any other, and the effects have spilt over into a lot of different areas of our life. Ranging from socialising and work to how we spend our money and time, many of us have turned to our own personal #glowup to remedy the effects of putting our lives on hold.
Women in sport have long stood by the side lines, waiting for their moment to come into play. Even the terms ‘women’s football’, ‘women’s athletics’, and ‘women’s — or sometimes ladies’ — tennis’, assume that there is something unusual, against the norm about a woman picking up a racket or running on to the pitch (we never hear it referred to as ‘men’s football’ after all).
The modern catwalk show is as much a pool of celebrities and journalists as it has always been, but in 2020 there’s a new breed of fashionista to contend with―the influencer. Their authority in the fashion world is growing, with their choices dictating which style fits the day, and which brand has seen its last.
When brand ethics shine through, customers will appreciate the company’s commitment when it comes to championing inclusivity and empowerment.
It’s hard to say exactly what post-lockdown holidays will look like, but with the introduction of ‘travel corridors’ and ‘green zones’, we’re beginning to see our options open up once more.
For women in particular, trends have been utilised to shake up the existing industry standard, and such fashions have since become symbols of bold, revolutionising moments. Let’s take a step back in time and revisit the styles that shook things up, the trends that changed our fashion journey.