Tag: Returning

Returning office workers seek sweet spot between casual and formal | Fashion

With a return to the office now a real possibility, workers in the UK are thinking about something they haven’t for a while: what to wear. This comes after 16 months at home with only a laptop for company – and only a semblance of presentability required for video calls. The conventions of office attire are being reassessed, particularly by men who often wore suits for work. So are they ditching the jogging bottoms and dusting off their suits or are elasticated waists here to stay?

With hybrid working – spending part of a working week in the office,

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Times Fashion Journalists Reflect on Returning to the Runway

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The pandemic shook the fashion industry to its core. Stores closed, manufacturing slowed or stopped, companies filed for bankruptcy, and the shows — the grand, crowded celebration of the designs — shifted to virtual moments. But this month in Paris, the haute couture shows were largely back. Celebrities were in the front row. Stilettos clacked. And for the first time in a year and a half, journalists could again experience these creations in the round. Vanessa Friedman, the fashion director

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