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.  
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.  

THE 10 COOL THINGS EVERY FASHION GIRL WEARS |  truefashionistas | Women’s Fashion and Clothing

THE 10 COOL THINGS EVERY FASHION GIRL WEARS

How do they do it? Carefree, confident and rocking the perfect look every time, a fashion girl has a firm grip on the latest trends, and more often than not, what’s oozing timeless classic as well. So how do the rest of us keep up and join the True Fashionista crowd? Besides shopping on a regular basis at a certain consignment store, Naples, and trolling Instagram nonstop, we’ll lay it out with the following handy list.
SUMMER SANDALS FOR EVERY OCCASION – THE 2021 REPORT |  truefashionistas | Women’s Fashion and Clothing

SUMMER SANDALS FOR EVERY OCCASION – THE 2021 REPORT

Easter has come and gone and that means only one thing ‘round these parts: socks are history — it’s time to plan on some True Fashionista finds from Naples’ best designer consignment store for all things sandals and summer.
MUST-HAVE SUMMER PRINTS FOR FASHION SUCCESS |  truefashionistas | Women’s Fashion and Clothing

MUST-HAVE SUMMER PRINTS FOR FASHION SUCCESS

There’s a growing chance that we’ll be seen out and about much more this summer than last. Breathing a collective sigh of relief, the designer community embraced the feeling in their True Fashionista seasonal creations viewed in limited-seating and virtual runway shows back in December. We’re ready to live the result now, quite possibly without a mask to match (yay).
FAVORITE SUMMER ACCESSORIES |  truefashionistas | Women’s Fashion and Clothing

FAVORITE SUMMER ACCESSORIES

As we do the deep dive into summer (already hitting temps in the 90’s here in Naples, FL, home of True Fashionistas Resale, the area’s best designer consignment store), we’re eyeing our summer outfits, and that means: accessorizing! Three cheers for all the extras, peeps! Here’s a quick rundown of some True Fashionista faves happening for summer ’21.
HISTORY OF THE BIKINI |  truefashionistas | Women’s Fashion and Clothing

HISTORY OF THE BIKINI

This summer, you can accessorize your True Fashionista heart out with just the right sandals, eyewear and tote, but if you’re not rockin’ the latest swimsuit, it could all be for naught. As we’re always happy to catch you up on what’s going on in the swimsuit section of True Fashionistas Resale, Naples’ best luxury consignment store, for the moment we’ll take you back and see how the bikini, that staple of all things sexy swimwear, was birthed and recall its ascension to the throne of the swimwear world.
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.