02
July

‘Chefcore’ is the a la mode restaurant-inspired style you’ll actually want to wear | Fashion

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There’s a trend bubbling up in restaurant kitchens, and this time it’s got nothing to do with small plates. “Chefcore”, as coined by the menswear writer Clayton Chambers, has chefs ditching their traditional formal whites for a more casual aesthetic.

For a long time, no one cared what chefs wore, either inside or outside the kitchen. However, thanks to TV shows such as The Bear – where Carmy’s (Jeremy Allen White) perfect white T-shirt gained a cult following and (spoiler alert!) he gives protege Sydney a custom Thom Browne chef’s jacket – customers are as keen to know the brand of clothes a chef is wearing as they are the specials.

Look around your favourite eatery and you’re likely to spot that stiff, long-sleeved jackets have been replaced by Carmy-esque biceps-grazing T-shirts while torque hats have been ousted by baseball caps.

Jeremy Allen White as Carmy in The Bear. Photograph: Matt Dinerstein/FX Networks

It’s a trend that is heating up in front of the pass, too. London’s celebrated nose-to-tail restaurant St John recently swapped its front-of-house formal whites for laid-back corduroy tailoring, teaming up with the Savile Row tailor Drake’s on a clothing collection.

At Osip, a farm-to-table

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18
February

Who What Wear Podcast: Personal Style

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Welcome to our podcast, Who What Wear With Hillary Kerr. Think of it as your direct line to the designers, stylists, beauty experts, editors, and tastemakers who are shaping the fashion-and-beauty world. Subscribe to Who What Wear With Hillary Kerr on Apple Podcasts and Spotify.

If you follow any fashion accounts on social media, your feed is likely filled with images and videos of the latest and greatest trends that you need to add to your wardrobe ASAP. When it comes to defining and owning your personal style, all of that #content can distract you from discovering what you actually want to wear.

Who What Wear’s Ana Escalante explored what it means to truly have an individual sense of style in the digital age. Escalante spoke with influencers and content creators Heather Hurst and Jalil Johnson to learn how they define their personal style and cut out the social media noise.

For the latest episode of Who What Wear With Hillary Kerr, Who What Wear’s editor in chief, Kat Collings, sat down with Escalante to discuss common personal style themes, the creators who make meaningful fashion content, and more. Plus, Escalante sat down with Hurst and Johnson

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31
December

5 stylish fitness wear finds to kick off the new year in style

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Five activewear pieces to run, skip, hop and layer up in this January.

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Whether it was one of your new year’s resolutions or you just want to keep fit and warm this winter, new gym kit never hurts when it comes to fitness motivation. And while we’re all very familiar with Lululemon, Arc’teryx and TNA — undeniably our most famous homegrown athletic labels — there are other brands worth checking out, too. Rebecca Tay discovers five activewear pieces to run, skip, hop and layer up in this January.

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HOT CHOCOLATE TIME

Don’t let cold weather stop you from working out: Don these fleece joggers instead and consider yourself armed against sub-zero temperatures. With a comfortable elastic waist, two slash pockets and a size run that spans XS to 3X, they blend warmth with versatility and, most importantly, will keep you toasty during your morning outdoor jog.

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24
April

Alicia McCarvell pens ‘good reminder’ to wear clothes that make you ‘confident’

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Alicia McCarvell is challenging the word “flattering” when it comes to fashion. (Photo via Instagram/@aliciamccarvell)

Alicia McCarvell is challenging what it means to wear “flattering” clothing.

On Tuesday, the Canadian influencer took to Instagram to share a videos of herself mulling over two outfit choices ahead of a Taylor Swift Eras Tour concert. She paired the post with a body positive message about dressing how she wants, not in what’s “flattering” for her body type by societal beauty standards.

in the Instagram Reels, the social media star first posed in a light gray denim ensemble. She paired “option one” with a black strapless top, a silver sequined cowboy hat and black platform slides with homemade lettering that read “Eras” on one shoe and “Tour” on the other.

Element about the outfit since she was worried she’d be too warm with an all-denim look at the show, McCarvell took off her jacket but wasn’t a fan of the rest of the look.

Then, she swapped her jeans for a black leather skirt and added on a sheer black cardigan, which eventually became her final outfit for the concert.

In her caption, McCarvell was open to suggestions on where she could

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01
March

10 Easy London Fashion Week Outfits You Can Wear This Weekend

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All products featured on Vogue are independently selected by our editors. However, we may earn affiliate revenue on this article and commissions when you buy something.

The street style scene can be incredibly theatrical, with guests having at least three outfit changes in a day in the back of their chauffeured cars, pieces borrowed by designers for an hour or so, and outfits chosen for their wow factor. As fabulous as these moments can be, we find ourselves drawn to the quieter outfits that we can actually use as styling inspiration for months, if not years, to come.

Out of all of the international fashion weeks, London always has a more relaxed and practical energy—maybe it’s the high chance of rain, or the likelihood that you’ll be spending a couple of hours standing in a frozen warehouse in Hackney. Most editors, stylists, and buyers tend to wear their minimalist staples, such as jeans or black tailored trousers, as a base, and then add some more interest with accessories or a few trend-led pieces.

There were a few trends we saw, again and again, this London Fashion Week, namely bomber jackets, the leather motocross trend, wide-leg jeans, and oversized silhouettes. If

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