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Are you interested in reading fashion news about haute couture, prêt-à-porter and avant-garde clothing? We hope so because you will learn about these topics as well as find style reports about emerging designers, new lifestyle brands, cutting edge fabrics, and much more. Anything relevant to the fashion industry is open for discussion.

Enjoy the fashion blog to obtain your daily dose of inspiration. Keep your wardrobe as trendy as your mind.

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We hope that you love reading about fashion as much as we do.

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Live Fashion Commerce and Conversation

Could this be the beginning of interactive commerce’s breakout moment?
Every week, Betabrand invites its fanbase to an interactive chat experience celebrating the company’s latest product launch. Recently, a new discussion thread has emerged: How are you feeling? 

Whitney Cummings wears UNOde50

Whitney Cummings records a podcast while wearing UNOde50 earrings
Whitney Cummings wears earrings
The Good People actress spiced up her work from home outfit with UNOde50's Switch On Earrings ($100, www.unode50.com).

NINObrand Fashion


Ninobrand

Late last year they got to collaborate with an amazing young artist who ended up treating and hand painting a few styles for us. Her name is Cassie O'Toole and this year we're working on something bigger and brighter together. Please keep an eye on a very limited capsule collection launching soon. 

Ninobrand.com

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Understanding N95 & Surgical Masks

The FDA regulates surgical masks and surgical N95 respirators differently based on their intended use.

The Apparel Search Company is NOT an expert in regard to protective masks.  However, we did compile a bit of information that may be of help if you wish to further research face masks because of the COVID-19 illness.  As you have heard on the news, COVID-19 is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways. It's caused by a virus called coronavirus.

Below is partial information that we have found online.  Please review below but also do further research on additional websites for a more comprehensive understanding.  If you have specific question, you can possibly contact the FDA or CDC.

It is important to recognize that the optimal way to prevent airborne transmission is to use a combination of interventions from across the hierarchy of controls, not just PPE alone.

What is an N95 mask? 

An N95 respirator is a respiratory protective device designed to achieve a very close facial fit and very efficient filtration of airborne particles. Note that the edges of the respirator are designed to form a seal around the nose and mouth. Surgical N95 Respirators are commonly used in healthcare settings and are a subset of N95 Filtering Facepiece Respirators (FFRs), often referred to as N95s. People with chronic respiratory, cardiac, or other medical conditions that make breathing difficult should check with their health care provider before using an N95 respirator because the N95 respirator can make it more difficult for the wearer to breathe. Some models have exhalation valves that can make breathing out easier and help reduce heat build-up. Note that N95 respirators with exhalation valves should not be used when sterile conditions are needed.  N95 respirators are not designed for children or people with facial hair. Because a proper fit cannot be achieved on children and people with facial hair, the N95 respirator may not provide full protection.
  • All FDA-cleared N95 respirators are labeled as "single-use," disposable devices.
What is a surgical mask?

surgical mask is a loose-fitting, disposable device that creates a physical barrier between the mouth and nose of the wearer and potential contaminants in the immediate environment. These are often referred to as face masks, although not all face masks are regulated as surgical masks. Note that the edges of the mask are not designed to form a seal around the nose and mouth.

While a surgical mask may be effective in blocking splashes and large-particle droplets, a face mask, by design, does not filter or block very small particles in the air that may be transmitted by coughs, sneezes, or certain medical procedures. Surgical masks also do not provide complete protection from germs and other contaminants because of the loose fit between the surface of the face mask and your face.

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Ruthie Davis announces the launch of the Mulan Warrior collection in celebration of Disney's "MULAN." Inspired by acclaimed filmmaker Niki Caro's epic depiction of the fierce and inimitable warrior whose courage shaped the legend, the Mulan Warrior collection embodies the fearless, inner strength of the film's protagonist. "MULAN" opens in U.S. theaters on March 27, 2020.

Mulan Shoes


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Fashion blogs typically cover various aspects of clothing, footwear and personal style. Ours is exactly what one would expect from a leading international resource and more.

Designer brands: If you are researching the newest emerging indie designers or the most popular international designer brands, you will find articles and enlightening reviews on the subject. Fashionistas will find what appears to be an endless stream of designer options.

Shopping: You can find consumer tips on issues such as how clothes should fit, where to find sample sales, and other information to help consumers research apparel and where to make purchases. We also discuss clothes, fabric, and color trends that offer assistance to shoppers.

Beauty: We do write articles about cosmetics, fragrances, hairstyle trends, and a wide assortment of beauty tips. Models, stylists, fashionistas, and photographers, will surely find news articles of interest.

Essentially, we cover most of the topics you would find in an industry journal as well as other topics that you would discover in a typical fashion magazine.

Fashion is a multi-billion-dollar industry that has considerable impact on the way ordinary people dress and present themselves. Fashion is trend-driven and our fashion blog by Apparel Search provides a riveting way to follow and oversee these fast-paced trends. The blogoshepere has tons of style sites for your review. We thank you for taking the time to view ours.

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Our style blog incorporates topics such as clothing, footwear, jewelry, beauty products and fashion accessories. From luxury lifestyle choices stemming from Paris, Milan or Hong Kong to urban street trends from Chicago & the boroughs of New York, we have your style covered.
Take your time to browse the various areas of our blog, or head back over to the main area of our Apparel Search website to learn more about our industry.

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