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Sometimes, wearing a scarf and a polo coat and no makeup and with a certain attitude of walking, I go shopping or just look at people living. But then, you know, there will be a few teenagers who are kind of sharp, and they’ll say, ‘Hey, just a minute. You know who I think that is?’ And they’ll start tailing me. And I don’t mind.

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Tie-dyeing is making a comeback on Long Island: DIY in 10 easy steps

Tie-dyeing is making a comeback on Long Island: DIY in 10 easy steps

It looks like this will be the Summer of Love on Long Island with the return of tie-dye fashions reminiscent of the 1960s and 1970s. Only this time, it’s DIY tie-dyeing at home to lighten moods during the pandemic that has become the newest thing.

“The trend is huge,” says Gabrielle Banschick, 28, who owns the Penelope women’s boutique in Woodbury, where half of the store window is currently tie-dye fashions, some of which Banschick dyed herself.

The current tie-dye moment started trending in 2019 with the 50th anniversary of Woodstock, says Durand Guion, vice president of Macy’s Fashion Office. “Over the past year it has exploded,” he says. “There is no doubt as people have had more time at home and the weather has started to get warmer that this created the ideal condition for DIY projects.”

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Mizizi Is Turning the Sports Jersey Into a Symbol of African Pride

Mizizi Is Turning the Sports Jersey Into a Symbol of African Pride

“I play sports, but I can’t say that I was ever good at them,” he says with a laugh. “The [sport] aesthetic was a way to connect American culture with African culture in a more modern way.” Mizizi’s first collection was focused on baseball jerseys specifically. “We...

Tie-dyeing is making a comeback on Long Island: DIY in 10 easy steps

It looks like this will be the Summer of Love on Long Island with the return of tie-dye fashions reminiscent of the 1960s and 1970s. Only this time, it’s DIY tie-dyeing at home to lighten moods during the pandemic that has become the newest thing. “The trend is huge,”...

With His Latest Essentials Drop, Jerry Lorenzo Is Looking to Streetwear’s Democratic Future

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Mizizi Is Turning the Sports Jersey Into a Symbol of African Pride

“I play sports, but I can’t say that I was ever good at them,” he says with a laugh. “The [sport] aesthetic was a way to connect American culture with African culture in a more modern way.” Mizizi’s first collection was focused on baseball jerseys specifically. “We...

Miaou Chose the Coolest Cast of Models for Its Summer Campaign

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