Day: December 14, 2020

The Hot Pants Trend Is Here, and It’s Hotter Than Ever

In case you’re wondering, no, hot pants aren’t called “hot pants” just because women look “hot” in them (which they most certainly do, by the way). While the term “hot” was tacked on to the style name back in the ’50s due to the shock factor they brought, this trend is one that women originally broke out in protest of their expected dress code at the time. Longer hems and an overall modest aesthetic were the norm back in the day, but that didn’t keep women from showing off their bodies loud and proud with the evolution of short shorts. We continued to see the rise of this trend from the ’50s through the ’70s, and believe it or not, in the year 2020, as they’re back and hotter than ever. 

While this trend is certainly here to stay, it has also evolved quite a bit. I don’t want to chalk up the rise of knit hot pants, in particular, to the current at-home climate, but it sure as hell is convenient. Hot pants made a major impact on the spring/summer 2020 runways and were styled in such diverse ways that we knew it was only a matter of

Underground NY Fashion Boutique’s New Perfume Smells Like Almond Milk – WWD

Café Forgot, an underground New York City fashion boutique that has become a destination for its assortment of on-the-fringe designers, will launch its first perfume next week. The fragrance, Eau de Parfum No. 1, has notes of pink peppercorn, dried roses, new stockings, and almond milk — the latter ingredient playing to the store’s status as an arbiter of next-gen retail.

The oil-based formula will be sold in a rollerball format for $65 and was created in collaboration with Moscow-based nose Maria Golovina. For Café Forgot cofounders Vita Haas and Lucy Weisner, the appeal of launching a perfume lay in both the ironic and mundane.

“Perfume seems, in some ways, like the most generic kind of product you can make. But then, I guess I also like how it’s sort of this elusive kind of thing that can work for different people in different ways,” said Weisner.

Haas added that she likes “the idea of a scent because it’s ephemeral and abstract — kind of like our shop. It’s so hard to describe a scent sometimes, and I feel that way about Café Forgot and I like that you can’t put your finger on it. Also I like the