This Is the Accessory Every Fashion Girl Has in Her Summer Wardrobe

When it comes to early aughts trends making a major comeback this season (we’re looking at you, platform flip-flops), anklets rank among the easiest to incorporate into your wardrobe, no matter your style. A flash of gold or silver—or, you know, puka shells—adds a nice bit of punctuation to nearly any outfit and can help show off those strappy sandals you’ll be wearing all spring and summer long.

Now that ankle-baring season is officially in full swing, we’ve tracked down the 13 best ankle bracelets to add to your collection ASAP. Each will complement looks that range from demure to daring and can be mixed and matched to create playful ankle stacks. Read on and get shopping.

Roxanne Assoulin Daisy Green Anklet ($45)

Chan Luu White Pearl & Gold Anklet ($95)

Ancient Greek Sandals Fine Chain Pearl Anklet ($75)

Éliou Asti Pearl and Bead Anklet ($220)

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Zilingo Cuts 12% More Jobs as Online Fashion Shopping Plummets

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Zilingo Pte, a fashion tech platform backed by Temasek Holdings Pte, has cut an additional 12% of its total workforce as it extends cost-cutting measures to deal with Covid-19 fallout, according to a blog post.

The latest cuts come on top of a 5% headcount reduction around April. The company helps small fashion outlets across South and Southeast Asia get online, market and deliver their goods, but it said the coronavirus outbreak has already led to a quarter of those businesses closing doors.

To rein in its own costs, Zilingo is downsizing marketing, sourcing and support teams in the U.S., Australia, Singapore and Indonesia. The leadership team is taking a 30% pay cut, most employees will shift to working from home at least part of the time and some regional offices will be let

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How Should Fashion Entrants to China Approach COVID-19 Rebound?

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LONDON — Everybody wants a slice of China’s booming luxury and fashion market, especially after the coronavirus put a stop to many businesses around the world.

It’s indeed fascinating to hear stories about how loyal Chinese consumers would queue outside Chanel and Hermès stores moments after the pandemic was contained and spend a record-breaking sum of money on high-price items, and how Burberry’s 100 limited-edition Pocket Bags in collaboration with Mr. Bags sold out within 44 seconds on his WeChat mini-program.

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McKinsey predicts Chinese consumers will account for 40 percent of the world’s luxury spending by 2025, but the growing demand is likely to be trapped in the country until 2021 due to pandemic disruptions. Because of this, China’s retail market is expected to overtake the U.S. and become the world’s largest as early as this year.

But

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BET Awards Celebrate Black Designers and Stir Calls for Fashion Industry Change

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There wasn’t an actual red carpet, but Sunday’s virtual BET Awards was an impressive showcase of Black style nonetheless, starting with host Amanda Seales, representing all Black-designed clothing, jewelry, hair-care and makeup brands, including a custom gown by Los Angeles-based rising fashion star Claude Kameni.

“We wanted to tell a story of Black creativity, pay homage to iconic moments of Black style, and amplify the work of these Black fashion innovators,” said Seales.

“The BETs are our Oscars, our Grammys, our everything, where we are able to show ourselves and have fun and show off,” said her stylist Bryon Javar of the 13 looks, using pieces from Pyer Moss, Romeo Hunte, Sergio Hudson, Sister Love, Brother Vellies, Grayscale, Bishme Cromartie, Dapper Dan-Gucci and more, and paying homage to iconic moments in Black style history, from Hilary Banks’ Nineties power wardrobe in

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