What does fashion’s top trend-spotter think we’ll be wearing in the 2020s?

A down to earth Nostradamus of fast-moving consumer goods … Lidewij Edelkoort. Photograph: Koen Hauser When Lidewij – or Li – Edelkoort started her career as a trend forecaster 45 years ago, people thought her job was “witchcraft”, she says. “Men would be giggling at the end of the room. But I have gained respect,” she says, “because I have been right so many times.” The Dutch 69-year-old is fashion’s best-known soothsayer, a woman who has spent more than four decades helping brands, including Prada, Zara and Coca-Cola, to anticipate…

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What’ll she be wearing? Inaugural fashion, politics are intertwined this time

NEW YORK — What’ll she be wearing? It’s a question that fascinates fashion-watchers — and lots of others — every four years: Which designer will the new U.S. first lady choose to wear on Inauguration Day and, more importantly, on Inauguration Night? This year, as never before, the question is a loaded one. Dressing the first lady has long been considered a great honour for a designer — and a huge business boon. But in an industry that leaned heavily toward Hillary Clinton, a number of designers have indicated they…

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Like what Aditi Rao Hydari is wearing here? Here’s how to get the look

Aditi Rao Hydari was recently spotted in the city in a coolly coordinated jacket and shorts combo by Encrustd. The actor paired her ensemble with a pair of nude heels and a basic white T-shirt. The look is ideal for a weekend in the city and if you want to try the same, you can skip the heels and go with a pair of sneakers for a more relaxed vibe. From decal-ed denim jackets to brocade skirt sets and a heady dose of metallic, high street stores are brimming with…

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