Topic: bring back the trend

Bring Back The Trend: Animal Ears On Grown-Ups

Bring Back The Trend: Animal Ears On Grown-Ups

One of the most abidingly obnoxious trends has got to be putting animal ears on grown ass people. From the Playboy bunnies of the seventies to the spirit hoods of last year, the trope of “woman as primal, sexy animal you want to commit bestiality upon” simply refuses to die. I mean, it’s fine for furries and cosplayers, but in a high fashion context it just looks…out of place? Infantilizing? Uncomfortably fetish-y? Dazed and Confused Korea’s new cover featuring Coco Rocha is just the latest in a long line of offenses. Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, I present to you: animal ears on grown-ups. More »

Chasing Thirty: Bring Back the Landline

Chasing Thirty: Bring Back the Landline

When you’re approaching thirty, you find that for the first time your nostalgia is meaningful. Meaningful because you remember things from a legitimately bygone era and you’ve likely seen some major trends come and go. There’s a world that you knew that not only the children of today but also the nascent adult masses—the college co-eds and the interns—will never know. Take for instance the telephone. More »

Bring Back The Trend: Parasols

Bring Back The Trend: Parasols

Last week, when editor-in-chief Jennifer Wright and I were figuring out content for the now-current theme week, we were listing off dozens of trends that have been relegated to memory: acid washed jeans, shoulder pads, bell bottoms. In doing so, I realized all trends were objectionable. Which left it very difficult for me to write about a trend I’d like to see revived. More »

Want To Share Your Thoughts On TheGloss? ‘Bring Back The Trend Week’ Is Here

Want To Share Your Thoughts On TheGloss? 'Bring Back The Trend Week' Is Here

Probably, as you wait for the hurricane, you are saying to yourself “God, I wish scrunchies would come back.” You do? ME TOO. How great was Heathers?

Fortunately, we’ll be writing about trends we’d love to revive all next week – which include everything from muffs to cigarette holders. If you would also like to write about a favorite trend – and we feel almost 100% certain that you would, because the world needs to know how awesome harem pants are – you should tell us about it in 600-800 words. Send your essay to me at Jennifer [at] thegloss.com or Ashley [at] thegloss.com and we will share your thoughts with the Heather-types who read TheGloss. More »