Fashion’s Space Race: Why The Spacesuit Is A Huge Future Branding Opportunity For Designers

The mock rocket launch at Chanel’s fall 2017 Paris Fashion Week show (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images) Space travel has long been a source of inspiration to the fashion industry. When the space race between the Soviet Union and the US was underway in the 1960s, it influenced designers including Paco Rabanne, Courrèges and Pierre Cardin into all manner of both sculptural and streamlined looks. High fashion houses since have regularly referenced everything and anything related to the galaxy, the fantasy of its contents and the way in which we…

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2017’S HUGE FOOD TRENDS

BLUEBERRIES These lovely little fruits won’t just color-match your mood, they’re jam-packed with antioxidants and vitamin C—which is a great thing, because you’re going to need all the help you can get staying healthy when you can no longer afford to go to the doctor! Eating lots of blueberries in 2017 will give your immune system a much needed boost and help your body stave off polio, which we expect to be reintroduced this year as well! TACOS Whether you want to support our melting pot of a democracy by…

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A financial planner explains why ‘lifestyle creep’ is such a huge problem for people in their 30s

As you enter your 30s and begin to consider marriage, buying a home, or having a kid, it’s more important than ever to get your financial house in order. But as your friends (and foes) begin reaching these milestones, it can be tempting to try and keep up, even if you know you can’t afford it or their goals don’t align with yours. “[S]ometimes that becomes harder in your 30s and 40s when you see all your friends buying a nicer house or nice car, and you start thinking, ‘Well…

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McDonald’s is quietly testing a huge change that everyone is underestimating

McDonald’s is quietly testing fresh, never-frozen beef patties. The test is small — limited to just 14 restaurants in Dallas — but it has major implications for the future of the company, and right now investors are totally underestimating “just how seriously McDonald’s is evaluating” a larger rollout, according to Nomura analyst Mark Kalinowski. “Should McDonald’s move to fresh beef on a much more widespread basis, we believe that it would likely lead to multiple positives (such as better-tasting burgers and quicker cook times, which in turn could mean speedier…

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