CLOTHING WITH CONSCIENCE

CLOTHING WITH CONSCIENCE

There’s nothing like being your fabulous True Fashionista self, keeping your fashion-conscious standards in line with your commitment to protecting the environment.  It’s also nice to know that many luxury fashion designers feel the same, many since the launch of their careers! You can support their efforts to dress the public fabulously and sustainably by shopping their lines at True Fashionistas, Florida’s largest consignment store. Then start the conversation. You never know who’s listening.  

THE EVOLUTION OF DESIGNER CONSIGNMENT

THE EVOLUTION OF DESIGNER CONSIGNMENT

You can’t argue with the numbers quoted by Vogue in February 2021. In 2019, designer resale grew 25 times faster than full-price retail—and what is now a $28 billion market will more than double to reach an astonishing $64 billion by 2024.  
13 WAYS TO WEAR A SCARF

13 WAYS TO WEAR A SCARF

13 WAYS TO WEAR A SCARF

Aah, the scarf, that high-brow fashion staple that never goes out of style and can be worn in sooo many True Fashionista ways that we cannot wrap our heads (sorry) around it. We can, however, share here a few of the more popular ways to rock that accessory. In the event you find yourself so fired up and feel the need to increase your scarf collection, there are plenty waiting for you at True Fashionistas consignment store, Naples.  

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.  
HISTORY OF GIORGIO ARMANI |  truefashionistas | Women’s Fashion and Clothing

HISTORY OF GIORGIO ARMANI

Although many True Fashionista fashion designers hail from Italy, Giorgio Armani is perhaps the most influential and well-known for his signature style of relaxed luxurious ready-to-wear lines and elegant, intricately woven evening wear, a collection of which can be found at True Fashionistas consignment store, Naples.

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.

DO WINTER FABRICS MATTER ANYMORE? |  truefashionistas | Women’s Fashion and Clothing

DO WINTER FABRICS MATTER ANYMORE?

We Floridians ask ourselves questions like the following on a regular basis: Is it really that important to hold onto that True Fashionista Balenciaga wool sweater we bought a couple years ago, wore twice and stored away for the next time temps dip down to the frigid 60s?  Those up north, however, face a deeper set of seasonal wardrobe rules that include the infamous “no white after Labor Day” deal.