Please upgrade your browser for the best Refinery29 experience. Read more.
Today, the word "trendsetter" just doesn’t hold the same cache as it did back in the day. Mainstream was the way ladies of the past swam, so when sartorial rebels made a splash, it was cannonball style! And now that nonconformity is the cardinal rule for every fashion cognoscente, we feel the need to give some props to the pacesetters who made being a black sheep chic.
From the ultimate editrix, Diana Vreeland, to bohemian bon vivant Anita Pallenberg and decadent British darling Wallis Simpson, we’re forever grateful to these five iconic rebels. And, since their styles still resonate today, we’ve concocted a handful of cool ensembles inspired by each pioneer's singular taste. So, give a nod to your avant-garde ancestors, and soak up some of our secrets to making your own major fashion waves this summer.
Thanksgiving is seriously just around the corner! We’re always so focused on what to make for the actual Thanksgiving feast…but what about all the meals that need to be made before and after when your friends and family are in town? I’m taking the guesswork out of your meal planning and rounding up a few of my read
In all the ways the '70s were iconic, flared hems are probably the decade's longest lasting legacy — in fashion, at least. More times than we care to admit, we catch ourselves falling into the trap of describing any wide-leg trouser as having a "'70s feel."
We scope out vintage stores and flea markets, looking for read