After being canceled in 2020 and pushed back to September in 2021, the 2022 Met Gala, with all its glitz and glamour in full resplendence, returned to its cherished First Monday in May with the dress code of “Gilded Glamour, White Tie.” To further explain, attendees were encouraged to approach late 19th-century clothing through a modern lens. Many of our cherished True Fashionista designers created one-of-a-kind attire to adorn the A-listers who attended the fundraiser of the year.
We love our designers! As true artists and creators of gorgeous clothing and accessories, you could call them our favorite True Fashionista subject. We very much enjoy sharing the history and stories behind the people and houses who continue to come up with the looks we revere at Southwest Florida’s largest lifestyle consignment store, True Fashionistas. Here are a few of the top designers whose artistry is continually in high demand by shoppers and consigners in our world.
It’s that longer-than-usual moment where you stare into the depths of your closet like you gaze into the open fridge trying to make a decision. If that moment seems to happen to you more and more frequently, maybe it’s time to step back and create a True Fashionista capsule wardrobe. If you’ve been wondering where all the clothing went that you used to really like, we will bring it back to the basics here, so choosing outfits will be the least of your challenges. Each day will have more of a chance to reach its full potential once you’ve created your gorgeous capsule wardrobe, much or all of which you can discover at True Fashionistas, the best designer consignment store.
There you are, finally back in (insert fave big city here) to celebrate the holiday hustle and bustle and enjoy the winter chill. Before you know it, a brisk breeze has come out of nowhere, causing you to tighten the belt on your maxi coat just a bit.
HISTORY OF PLAID Long before Burberry…make that looooong before Burberry, there was plaid. Besides Burberry, images of 90’s grunge fashion more than likely might pop into your head. No? How about that other iconic 90’s plaid moment, the movie Clueless? Alicia Silverstone and her True Fashionista gang pretty much vaulted plaid into high fashion with those short-skirted…
ICONIC SIGNATURE PIECES IN FASHION Throughout fashion history, as trends weave in and out and talented designers step out of the sewing room to the spotlight, there occasionally rises to the top something to firmly take its place as a timeless classic. Styles may change, but these True Fashionista pieces hold their own, and can…
The History of High Heels. “I don’t know who invented high heels, but all women owe him a lot.” – Marilyn Monroe
Ah, high heels. We can all use another pair of fabulous heels. They look so good, feel so sexy and, as millions of wearers will agree, elicit a feeling of empowerment. Gimme a pair of Chanels and red lipstick and I can conquer the world! Whether you’re chunkin’ it out on two-story platforms, or True Fashionista balancing on four-inch stilettos, high heels have firmly placed themselves in wardrobes and on runways since, oh I don’t know, the beginning of time?