The 3 Best Fashion Sales to Shop This Holiday Weekend

Fourth of July weekend is officially upon us and there’s no better time to score big on all things fashion than right now. Out of all the deals going on, we’re most excited about scoring up to 60 percent off at Nordstrom’s Clearance Sale, taking up to 75 percent off at Old Navy, and shopping designer styles for up to 75 percent off at Shopbop.

Scroll down to shop our favorite fashion steals from Nordstrom, Old Navy, and Shopbop and kick your holiday weekend off in the best way possible!

Nordstrom

Nordies fans know that the retailer’s epic Clearance Sale is where all of the best deals happen. Case in point: Shoppers can score up to 60 percent off thousands of must-have clothes, handbags, shoes, and accessories. Whether you’re looking to shop Nordstrom-made brands like Leith, Zella, Treasure & Bond, and BP. or designer labels like

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Will the Hut Syndrome Linger as Fashion Brands Gradually Plan Shows?

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MILAN — “Don’t stand so close to me,” used to croon The Police. How fitting in this day and age.

While the Americas continue to grapple with new COVID-19 outbreaks and new clusters emerge in China and in Germany, Europe is facing its fears of a second wave of the virus in the fall even as cases decline in the continent’s capitals and a newfound degree of ease is cautiously spreading after months of lockdown.

Over the past few days a number of fashion houses have been revealing their plans for presenting future collections, from Dior, which will stage a cruise show in Italy’s Lecce town on July 22 to Burberry, which will stage an outdoor presentation on Sept. 17, and Fendi, which plans to kick off Milan Fashion Week on Sept. 22 with a show at its headquarters in Rome with

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Black owned fashion and beauty brands to buy from

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Worldwide protests against police brutality and racism continue in the aftermath of George Floyd’s death. There’s still so much work to be done when it comes to being an ally to the Black community and striving to be actively anti-racist — and it’s important to keep the momentum going and continue to fight against systemic racism.

Educating yourself, speaking out about the injustices, donating to anti-racists charities and protester relief funds are just a few of the ways you can impact change.

Another way to support the Black community right now is to buy black. Shopping from black owned businesses is a key way to show solidarity.

We’ve curated 30+ black owned brands, both local and international that you can shop — from luxury to affordable, ethically sourced and modest. 

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25 black-owned beauty and fashion brands to support now and forever

Following the death of George Floyd at the hands of police brutality, many Americans are mourning, protesting and standing in solitude against centuries-long racial injustice.

Powerful ways to support monumental platforms such as Black Lives Matter include learning through literature about race and privilege. You can also make sure to do your part in voting throughout election season, find ways to authentically amplify black voices that need to be heard, and last but certainly not least, put your money where your mouth is by financially backing black-owned businesses during this triggering time.

MORE: Black businesses hit hard by COVID-19 fight to stay afloat

There are a wide variety of black-owned businesses that are often underfunded, lacking access to capital as well as loans and have been disproportionately disrupted by the coronavirus crisis.

The number of black-owned businesses has fallen by 40% during the pandemic, according to The Washington Post.

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Why Fashion Is About to Get Very Understated

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As the world begins opening up after months of isolating, there is no shortage of questions. What will day-to-day life be like after Covid-19 upended the status quo? There’s much that remains to be seen, but a recent report by Bank of America sheds light on at least one facet of post-pandemic life: what we’ll be wearing. While clothing and accessories may seem inconsequential given the enormous issues the world currently faces, it’s worth remembering that fashion and retail are a big businesses, employing tens of millions of people around the globe. The study is geared toward investors looking at the future of the industry. And, according to the findings, the future is all about understatement. Or, as the report’s title succinctly states, “Nobody wants to show off in a crisis”.

That may seem like a rather obvious observation, but the data offers

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