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Americans are swapping out their high heels for comfort shoes like Birkenstock and Crocs at record rates, as the pandemic continues to obliterate fashion as we knew it

Consumer demand for high heels has plummeted during the pandemic, as Americans trade in their dress shoes for comfortable footwear like sneakers, slippers, and slides. According to data from market research firm NPD Group, dress shoe sales fell by a whopping 71% year-over-year during the second quarter of 2020. The […]
Americans are swapping out their high heels for comfort shoes like Birkenstock and Crocs at record rates, as the pandemic continues to obliterate fashion as we knew it
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The summer of the ‘VSCO girl’ may be over, but retailers and the VSCO app itself are still reaping the benefits of the craze that swept Gen Z

Generation Z helped bring a new term into widespread acceptance this summer: VSCO girls, teens heralding brightly coloured outfits and environmentally friendly items. The term comes from an aesthetic associated with the popular photo-editing app VSCO, who told Business Insider it played no part in launching the trend. Even after […]
The summer of the ‘VSCO girl’ may be over, but retailers and the VSCO app itself are still reaping the benefits of the craze that swept Gen Z