HISTORY OF DIANE VON FÜRSTENBERG

HISTORY OF DIANE VON FÜRSTENBERG

It’s time to focus the True Fashionistas spotlight on the well-rounded life of Diane von Fürstenberg. We’re confident that shoppers of True Fashionistas, Naples' best consignment store, would love to know about the inventor of the iconic wrap dress. As it turns out, she’s so much more than that. Ms. Von Furstenberg has spent the latter part of her life upping her Third Act game. As philanthropist and author, Ms. von Fürstenberg continues to this day in her efforts to make as much of a difference in the world as she did for fashion earlier in her fabulous life.  

FALL 2021 FASHION TRENDS: BOLD COLORS AND KNITWEAR |  truefashionistas | Women’s Fashion and Clothing

FALL 2021 FASHION TRENDS: BOLD COLORS AND KNITWEAR

While you shake your head in disbelief at the Halloween decorations popping up everywhere, there’s no denying that fall is on its merry way. Get busy slathering on another layer of sunscreen and pour another poolside cocktail; we’ll do the work of planning your True Fashionista wardrobe for the upcoming few months. We’ve got this at a fraction of the original price at Naples’ best consignment store. You won’t be able to miss what’s hot; the runways have been forecasting big, bright, and bold for fall, and now it’s here. 
FASHION ON FILM PREVIEW- THE GUCCI MURDER STORY |  truefashionistas | Women’s Fashion and Clothing

FASHION ON FILM PREVIEW- THE GUCCI MURDER STORY

When a story drips of True Fashionista glamour, sex, betrayal, death – and a name synonymous with haute couture - we’re IN. When it involves Gucci, a signature name in high fashion that you can find in abundance at True Fashionistas consignment store, Naples, we’re SO in. Such is the case with the upcoming movie, House of Gucci. Complete with an all-star cast, including Director Ridley Scott, we’re sure to get a heaping serving of drama and excitement to go with our mashed potatoes, given the November 24th release date.  

ALL EYES ON AUSTIN – AMERICA’S NEW FASHION HOTSPOT

When COVID-19 began its reign of terror in 2020, many people in larger cities responded in turn by packing it up and bailing to smaller locales that had been building an underground buzz of cool. There they have been able to work remotely and set up shop without having to shell out mega rent and mortgage payments. Nowhere is it more True Fashionista to be designing high fashion right now than Austin, Texas, y’all.
FASHION COLOR TRENDS FOR FALL 2021 |  truefashionistas | Women’s Fashion and Clothing

FASHION COLOR TRENDS FOR FALL 2021

Straight from Pantone courtesy of WWD come the most anticipated True Fashionista color trends to know about this fall. Thanks to vaccines, there is an undeniable air of hope and optimism abounding for ‘21, and fashion is happy to reflect it in street style and more. Back in December, as Layla Lichi reported, Pantone revealed that Illuminating — a bright yellow hue — and Ultimate Gray are its 2021 Colors of the Year, as both represent unity, stability and hope. Perhaps Pantone Executive Director Leatrice Eiseman put it best, “When the gray clouds disperse, we see the sunshine.” Aside from these two, several energetic colors stood out on the Fall ’21 runways, like a denim, close to sky-looking blue, gorgeous greens, a proper brown in outerwear, fiery reds and luscious auburns and comforting beiges.
10 BINGEWORTHY FASHION FILMS |  truefashionistas | Women’s Fashion and Clothing

10 BINGEWORTHY FASHION FILMS

As we acknowledge what will hopefully be the last few months of the pandemic, let us suggest embracing the opportunity to dive into our favorite True Fashionista subject: fashion! An ongoing subject since the beginning of celluloid, celebrated fashion films are a part of our culture, from stylized fiction to cult classic and biopic. We’ve compiled 10 of the finer examples, so you can burrow beneath a cozy plush throw, a glass of wine and dig in.

HISTORY OF SKIRT LENGTHS

“How’s your hemline hangin’, baby? “ said no one ever, until we did in this here blog post. When it comes to skirt length, or hemline, a familiar term which didn’t even come to be until the 1930s, fashion over the years has dictated a real hemline journey both up and down, albeit primarily since the twentieth century. Up until then, all True Fashionistadresses and skirts were primarily ankle-length.
THE RETURN OF THE HOUSE DRESS |  truefashionistas | Women’s Fashion and Clothing

THE RETURN OF THE HOUSE DRESS

Fling open your closet and ponder whether or not you own a simple, made to be lived-in dress, the kind that can effectively be worn to both run to the store and enjoy your latest streaming bingefest. If pictures of your mom flood your brain at this particular moment, don’t be shocked. After all, the True Fashionista house dress has its place in history.

FLORALS 2021- THE SPRING MUST-HAVES

(Full on resisting urge to drop a Miranda Priestly reference)…Although florals aren’t so groundbreaking for spring, (oop did it) there’s nothing like the fresh look of gorgeous flowery blossoms after a particularly brutal winter, be it in a box on the windowsill or adorning your True Fashionista spring wardrobe. Let’s take a quick look at what’s hot in florals for 2021, as we more than figuratively emerge from our cocoons, ready to take on the world. Floral fashion trends this spring are leaning toward boho-style prints in pink and pastel colors or dark and understated, reports Eve Dawes for fashion site GlamourandGains.com.

FOCUS ON CLASSICS |  truefashionistas | Women’s Fashion and Clothing

FOCUS ON CLASSICS

Trends come and go, but classics stay forever. You’ve heard it, you know it, you live it. However, just in case you’ve been questioning your collection and what remains on the floor post-purge for eventual designer consignment (shameless self-promotion moment, and proud of it), we’ll help with a refresher on some True Fashionista must-haves that have only grown finer with time. Having a knowledge of which items have the highest resale value is a must, as well as the ability to recognize the fickle nature of trends and the importance of investing in solid, trusted pieces to round out your collection. Here is a solid checklist from which to start: