• Mismatched Earrings: Celebrating Eclectic Cool
    Jewelry

    Mismatched Earrings: Celebrating Eclectic Cool

    Forget perfect symmetry! Mismatched earrings are here to disrupt the rules and inject a playful dose of individuality into your everyday style. From subtle asymmetry to full-on eclectic vibrancy, this trend is all about expressing your unique fashion sense. Let’s dive into why mismatched earrings are so irresistible and how to rock them with confidence. The Allure of the Unexpected There’s something inherently captivating about mismatched earrings. They challenge expectations and create a visual intrigue that perfectly matched sets might lack. This element of surprise adds a touch of whimsy and personality, inviting a sense of playfulness into your look. Embrace Your Inner Maximalist Mismatched earrings are a maximalist’s dream!…

  • Opinion: Teen obsession with skin care products isn’t a trend, it’s a warning sign
    Skin Care

    Opinion: Teen obsession with skin care products isn’t a trend, it’s a warning sign

    Editor’s Note: Holly Thomas is a writer and editor based in London. She is morning editor at Katie Couric Media. She tweets @HolstaT. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author. View more opinion on CNN. CNN  —  Adolescents’ enthusiasm for beauty products is nothing new. Indeed, we’ve long taken it for granted. When I was about 12, I received a large — unsolicited — Estee Launder makeup sampler for Christmas. The box felt like a totem of my impending maturity, recognition that I would soon be allowed access to an as-yet out-of-reach club. I gave it pride of place on my bedroom table (swiftly rebranded as a “dresser”…

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  • Latest Gen Z fashion trend sees return of the ‘twee aesthetic’ popularised in the 2000s
    Fashion

    Latest Gen Z fashion trend sees return of the ‘twee aesthetic’ popularised in the 2000s

    Over the last couple of years the baggy jeans, crop tops and slogan T-shirts of the 1990s has become a go-to look for Gen Z fashionistas.  But now it seems another retro trend has caught the attention of stylish social media users, with the ‘twee’ aesthetic – made popular in the late 2000s and early 2010s – set to be favoured this year.  The style, associated with celebs like Zooey Deschanel and Alexa Chung, involves looking quaint and quirky, often wearing vintage clothing that looks like it’s come straight out of a Wes Anderson movie.  Drawing inspiration from mod styles of the 1960s and ’70s, the ‘twee’ aesthetic includes colourful tights, oversized collars,…

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