Insider asked five interior designers for their take on fading and emerging home-decorating trends in the run-up to the new year. Certain rustic features, like shiplap and barn doors, are starting to date themselves. Cosy “granny chic” designs and handmade tiles may soon be trending. Designers also said peel-and-stick wallpaper […]
President Donald Trump accused Twitter on Thursday night of making “false trends” and demanded again that Section 230 be “terminated.” Twitter users mocked the president using the hashtag #DiaperDon after he sat at a small table during a news conference and posted frustrated tweets. More than 230,000 posts have used […]
Insider spoke to interior designers about the decor trends from 2020 they don’t like. Experts said that impractical design choices, like open shelving and barn doors, don’t work for people anymore. They also don’t love harsh looks in homes, so black hardware, dark colour schemes, and mirrored furniture are falling […]
Insider asked three professional stylists to share what items they would buy from Target this November. They recommended a few trendy faux-leather pieces, including leggings, pants, and blouses. Pretty but cosy looks, like sweater dresses, can elevate your work-from-home style, according to experts. Accessories featuring animal prints or bold colours […]
Celebrities can’t get enough of mullets and shag haircuts in 2020. The hairstyles, however, have been popular since the ’70s and ’80s. Stars like Jane Fonda and Rob Lowe both rocked mullets in earlier decades. Now, celebrities including Miley Cyrus, Rihanna, and Zendaya are bringing back the trends. Visit Insider’s […]
Jackie Aina showed how drastically beauty trends have changed since 2010 in her latest YouTube video. According to the YouTuber, bright highlighter, matte foundation, and more have declined in popularity as people become interested in “lighter” and “cleaner” makeup. As seen in recent YouTube videos and on red carpets, people […]
Mauro Guillén is an expert on global market trends and professor at the Wharton School, where he holds the Zandman Professorship in International Management and teaches executives, MBAs, and undergraduates. The following is an excerpt from his new book, “2030: How Today’s Biggest Trends Will Collide and Reshape the Future […]
Scott Belsky is the chief product officer of Adobe and founder of Behance, Adobe’s social media platform. Amid the coronavirus pandemic, he says certain lifestyle and business trends have accelerated within just a few months’ time to a level that otherwise may have taken years. Belsky says human creativity is […]
Belgian beer brand Stella Artois has launched a new, celeb-curted virtual hotel experience that brings the comforts of a five-star hotel to a few lucky guests at home. Called Hotel Artois @ Home, the experience includes a wake-up call from actor Liev Schreiber, branded robes delivered to guests’ doors, room […]
Insider asked interior designers about decorating trends they don’t like. Experts said all-white interiors and open shelving are impractical for most people. Shiplap, palm prints, and accent walls can look overly trendy and easily become dated. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Decorating trends come and go, but designers think […]
Some of this summer’s biggest fashion trends include biker shorts, tropical prints, and thong sandals. Although today’s fashion is all about embracing clothing that was popular in the ’70s, 80s, and ’90s, some of these trends are meant to be left in the past. Insider spoke to various celebrity stylists […]
Fashion trends from the past have made a comeback in 2020. Crochet and flared pants were huge trends in the ’60s and ’70s, and they are going to be everywhere again this summer. Insider spoke to celebrity stylists and designer David Meister about the trends that are going to be […]
Insider spoke with stylists to figure out which divisive trends they actually like. Experts told Insider they like chunky sneakers and loafers, which can be comfortable and chic. Retro-inspired looks, like bell-bottom pants and tie-dye prints, also earned praise from the pros. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Sometimes the […]
There’s a trend on TikTok where people secretly flip the camera on their family members, partners, and pets to catch their reactions. The TikToker usually learns a dance and then pretends to film it in front of their audience. The reactions are completely genuine because the viewers have no idea […]
Retro-inspired fashion trends from the ’70s, ’80s, and ’90s are coming back in full force. Sweatsuits are the latest trend to emerge as people are spending more time at home. People are also incorporating bold prints like florals, polka-dots, and even homemade tie-dye items into their wardrobes. Visit Insider’s homepage […]
We visited Break Bar, a “rage room” in New York City, where visitors can come to enjoy a cocktail before smashing everything from their empty glass to printers and computers. Break Bar is one of a growing number of rage rooms in the US. Today, there are 60 of these […]
Insider spoke to three interior designers to find out which popular decorating trends people should stop following and what they can do instead. All-white kitchens are a popular trend, but one designer told Insider you’re better off adding a pop of colour to the room through your cabinets or countertops. […]
The tiny handbag trend took off after French designer Simon Porte Jacquemus debuted the Le Chiquito purse at his 2019 Fall/Winter show. Celebrities even embraced the accessory, including Lizzo, who wore a tiny bag to the 2019 American Music Awards. Jacquemus also released the 2-inch Le Chiquiti bag, which I […]
The next decade of style will be all about being out-of-the-box, whether that entails breaking gender norms or incorporating technology into your outfit. Insider spoke with fashion experts across the industry to determine the biggest fashion trends that will dominate the next decade. Many trends will be reminiscent of the […]
The 2020 Golden Globes proved that puffed sleeves are making a major comeback this year. Celebrities like Cate Blanchett, Olivia Colman, and Jodie Comer all rocked the trend on the red carpet. While Rachel Bilson opted for a simple gown with puffed sleeves, stars like Gwyneth Paltrow put a more […]
Home trends have greatly evolved over the last 100 years. Insider spoke to Justina Blakeney, founder of Jungalow, and Corey Damen Jenkins, founder of Corey Damen Jenkins & Associates, about how home decor has changed through the years. Homes in the 1920s were inspired by the Art Deco movement, and […]
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Insider spoke to stylists and designers to find out which fashion trends are going to be popular in 2020. Next year, we can expect to see psychedelic prints and flared cuts from the 1960s and 1970s everywhere. Stylists also said that current trends like hoop earrings and puff sleeves are […]
Kim Kardashian West attended her husband’s new opera show in New York City on Sunday. While leaving her hotel, the TV star was photographed wearing a ruched velvet dress with a single sleeve and thigh-high slit. Her 2000s-inspired outfit also included brown sunglasses and strappy sandals – despite the temperature […]
The 2010s inspired some poor design moments, including the overuse of mason jars as home decor. Chevron-patterned accessories and DIY chalkboard walls were popular throughout the 2010s, but the styles look dated today. Luckily, it seems as though trends like painted floors and nautical decor schemes will stay in the […]
Home decor went through phases throughout the last decade, highlighting how interior design evolved throughout the 2010s. Some of the trends were new, like using large greenery as decor or the rise of millennial pink, while others were a renaissance of older home looks, such as wallpaper or velvet furniture. […]
Trends from the early 2010s are already making their way back into mainstream fashion. Animal print, for example, has become popular again, with stars like Kendall Jenner and Kim Kardashian West rocking the trend frequently. The popular bandage dresses are also back with a more modern, up-to-date look. Visit Insider’s […]
Insider spoke to designers, podiatrists, and fashion experts about some of the worst shoe trends from the 2010s. Wedge sneakers were called out for being impractical. Sock sneakers, sock boots, and slides don’t offer proper support, meaning they can potentially be harmful to your foot and ankle. Visit Insider’s homepage […]
The beauty industry exploded throughout the 2010s, especially in part due to influencers and YouTubers. However, many of the trends made popular this decade will soon disappear. Extreme cheek highlighter, for example, will likely take a backseat to subtle glows. People will also probably stop wearing Instagram-inspired eyebrows and super […]
Google recently released its “Year in Search Trends” for 2019. Among the most popular exercise trends were innovative and high-tech fitness solutions, including the Mirror streaming device and a workout with electrical muscle stimulation. But some old-school workouts, like planks and medicine balls, appeared on the list alongside some unusual […]
Changes in culture and technology over the past 10 years have influenced how Americans exercise. The 2010s saw the rise of high-intensity, competitive group workouts and sports like CrossFit, obstacle course racing, spinning, and more. And innovations in fitness tech, including virtual reality, have changed how people exercise and made […]
Google recently released its “Year in Search Trends” for 2019. Among the most popular diet trends were fasting, plant-based diets, and cutting out sugar and carbs. The once-popular keto and carnivore diets have fallen off of the popular trends list this year, however. Visit Insider’s homepage for more. Even though […]
Interior design has evolved over the last decade, with trends coming in and out of style frequently in the 2010s. Insider spoke to three interior design experts about the decor trends they think won’t come back in style. Ashley Quinn, the vice president of creative marketing at Interior Marketing Group, […]
Like most markets, the food industry is subject to the shifting tides of consumer preference, especially in today’s viral world. Over the last ten years, there have been countless trends and fads, including avocado toast, sustainable cooking, and gluten-free products. From matcha teas and coffees to elaborate, over-the-top desserts, here […]
Kim Kardashian West, Bella Hadid, and Hailey Bieber have been some of the biggest celebrity trendsetters of the decade. Stars like Gigi Hadid and Rihanna made ’90s and 2000s-inspired fashion relevant again. Jennifer Lopez and Kendall Jenner weren’t afraid to rock the “naked” look, which became one of the most […]
When it comes to the last decade’s most popular food trends, there are some we’d like to forget ever happened. From milkshakes topped with cake slices and candy to pumpkin-spice-flavored Spam, some food trends simply took things too far. Other food products, like coconut oil or celery juice, were revealed […]
As we head into the new decade, trends for 2020 are already making themselves known, particularly in the home sphere. Modsy, the digital design platform, released its annual “State of the Home” Trends Report, curated by vice president of style Alessandra Wood. The report predicts trends for 2020, according to […]
As 2019 comes to a close, it’s time we looked back on the food and drink items that captured the national spotlight over the last year. Hard seltzer isn’t a new product, but it became the unofficial drink of the summer in 2019. Insect protein, meat alternatives, and natural wine […]
Some beauty trends that were popular throughout the 2010s haven’t exactly aged well. Although they were popular throughout the 2010s, tanning beds can be dangerous and increase one’s risk of developing skin cancer. Graphic, negative-space eyeliner should be left behind since it’s not flattering for most eye shapes or for […]
Bella Hadid attended a photo-call for the Vogue Fashion Festival in Paris, France, on Friday. She wore a brown tank top with detached sleeves for the event, as well as a pair of unbuttoned Alexander Wang pants. Hadid completed the look with one of the year’s biggest shoe trends: square-toed […]
Fashiontrends from the early 2000s are now making a comeback. Heeled flip flops, for example, are now all the rage, with stars like Rihanna and Kim Kardashian West wearing them frequently. Necklaces made from seashells are also coming back in style, thanks to VSCO users. Visit Insider’s homepage for more […]
Celebrity home decor can be a point of inspiration for many, which is why seeing inside their homes is such a thrill for fans. But celebrities also make design choices that professionals aren’t always a fan of. Insider spoke to interior designers about the celebrity design trends they hate most. […]
Instagram has lifted the lid on some of its latest trends in Australia. In its inaugural A-Z of Instagram report, the platform highlighted the 26 trending hashtags, communities and accounts in Australia. Some of the quirkiest trends include avocado art, cleanstagrams, cross stitching and zodiac memes. What’s trending on Instagram? […]
Amazon-owned Whole Foods has revealed its predictions for the top food trends and products in 2020. The list includes zero-proof drinks, watermelon seed butter, tiger-nut flour, and monk-fruit sweetener. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Amazon-owned Whole Foods on Monday revealed its predictions for the top trends and products […]
The return of old trends to the zeitgeist applies to furniture as much as it does clothes. For instance, interior designer and HGTV star Leanne Ford told Insider one of the design trends she’s most excited about for 2020 is caned furniture. Caned furniture is made by weaving wood rattan […]
Our lifestyles are changing, and so are the ways that we stay fit. People are always coming up with new ways to get better, faster, and stronger. In five days, I tried five of the most unusual fitness trends out there, including an urban sweat lodge, circus-inspired aerial yoga, a […]
We’re more than halfway through 2019, and the world has already seen tons of new fashiontrends. However, a bunch of these fads have already gone out of style. Tiny sunglasses, for example, have since been replaced by much bigger shades. Animal patterns like cow and zebra were also popular at […]
Crocs’ clogs are some of the most controversial footwear on the market. Over the years, they have been featured on Time’s “50 Worst Inventions” list, described as “vermin,” and most recently pinned to the ugly fashion movement. But exploiting the tension between the lovers and the haters is all part […]
The “ugly shoe”trend has been popular since 2018. Now, major retailers like Fashion Nova, Nordstrom, and ModCloth are selling wild footwear online. Not only can you purchase heels that look like pianos, but you can also find sneakers with built-in socks. Visit INSIDER’s homepage for more stories. Wild shoe designs […]
The ’90s brought tons of trends to the forefront of the fashion industry – many of which are still considered stylish today. Some trends, however, should be left in the decade of Britney Spears and Beanie Babies. Silk dresses, for example, were a favourite among women throughout the ’90s, but […]
This spring, expect to see cowboy-inspired looks and plenty of tie-dye outfits. Chunky “dad” sneakers, as well as bright-orange pieces, will likely be trending this spring. Retro swimsuits are coming back in style. Visit INSIDER.com for more stories. With the turn of the weather and the influx of butterflies and […]
New fashiontrends come out with the turn of every season – they then walk off the runway into stores and finally our closets. But just because something is on the runway doesn’t mean it should be in your wardrobe. There have been countless fashion mishaps throughout the years, from poodle […]
Charlie Hall invented the waterbed in 1968, just after the “Summer of Love,” and started what became a $US2 billion industry. The water-filled mattress earned a provocative reputation throughout its heyday in the ’70s and ’80s. But Hall intended for waterbeds to help people get better sleep, although r esearch […]
While bubble tea has been all over Instagram for the past few years, it’s actually not that nutritious. The bubbles are made from fried tapioca, with is full of starch and sugar. The tea also basically lacks any minerals, vitamins, or fibre. Registered dietitian nutritionist Bonnie Taub-Dix said it’s just […]
WeddingWire has put together some of the biggest trends you’ll likely see when couples tie the knot this spring. As couples focus on personalizing their weddings with modern and fun touches, get ready to see more creative lighting arrangements. Vintage decor elements, tropical blooms, and rattan wicker pieces will also […]
Fashion in the workplace has changed drastically throughout the last century. In the early 1900s, both men and women were dressed to the nines – but just 50 years later, casual work looks began to emerge. Pantsuits dominated women’s fashion in the 1970s, and men in the ’90s began to […]
From Meghan Markle to Princess Diana, members of the royal family have made some memorable and controversial fashion decisions over the years. There are tacit rules concerning royal family members’ public wardrobe choices, so daring outfits tend to stand out. Some of these memorable fashion moments were more accidental – […]
Jeans have been around since the 1800s and they have undergone a lot of changes. In the ’90s, big and baggy jeans were a popular trend. In the 2000s, skinny jeans and colourful jeans began gaining popularity. Fashion trends come and go, but denim jeans are one item of clothing […]
Some viral skin-care trends can do more harm than good, according to dermatologists. Peel-off masks, charcoal masks, and DIY skin-care recipes can damage your skin. “Natural” and “organic” skin-care products aren’t always better. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. When it comes to skin care, it seems like there’s always […]
Gucci nearly doubled its sales in 2018 – and consumers under 35 accounted for 55% of those sales. Gucci’s creative director, Alessandro Michele, led the brand in a millennial and teen-friendly direction by showcasing pop culture references and fresh designs. Celebrities like Lil Pump and Kylie Jenner have further popularised […]
Fashion and style are always changing. Though you may be wary of trying new trends, experts say you shouldn’t fear these ones. Monochromatic outfits wear just as well on the footpath as they do on the catwalk. Bodysuits are easy to style and excellent for layering. As 2018 draws to […]
Fashion was swept by some truly confusing looks in 2018. Many items seemed like they were intentionally designed to go viral or perplex the majority of consumers. Other trends were either difficult to pull off, uncomfortable to wear, or both. It’s time to retire bike shorts, boilersuits, sock sneakers, and […]
Pajama dressing is the latest trend to mix comfort and style. Celebrities like Gigi Hadid and Chrissy Teigen have been spotted wearing pajamas in public. When it comes to pajama dressing, accessorizing and a proper fit is key to nailing the look. If staying in our pajamas all day is […]
Looking ahead to 2019, Pinterest shared its top beauty Pins with INSIDER. Based on search traffic, the Pins give us an idea of the beauty trends we can expect to see during the upcoming year. Shimmery nails, berry-coloured lips, and foiled eye shadow are predicted to be everywhere. Regardless of […]
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Sixty-five companies have reached valuations of $US1 billion or more for the first time this year, new data from Crunchbase reveals. Private investors poured $US73 billion into “unicorn” companies in the first seven months of 2018 – just $US15 billion short of the total funding for unicorns in all of […]
Extremely wealthy people are paying as much as $US23 million to purchase secondary citizenship in a foreign company, Bloomberg reports. For some, a second passport is a status symbol. For others, it’s about security and opportunity. Yachts, sports cars, and sprawling mansions have long been the status symbols of the […]
Students from universities like Stanford, MIT, Harvard, Yale, and Georgia Tech are losing interest in working at Facebook according to a new study by education software company Piazza. Piazza surveyed students from leading universities for the past few years. In 2018, student interest in working for Facebook had dropped by […]
This year, Harvard professor Steven Pinker topped Bill Gates’s top book list with Enlightenment Now, a book that challenges people’s questions about world progress. According to Pinker, the world is actually getting better. In his book, Pinker uses history and statistics to outline world trends which position progress within a […]
Bangs or “fringe,” as it’s known pretty much everywhere except the United States, has been an iconic hairstyle for centuries. We examine the origins of bangs, and talk to real women who reveal how high-maintenance the look really is. And we took a trip to Préma Hair in Manhattan’s lower […]
A new study by the American Association of Retired Persons reports that baby boomers are consistently using new technologies. More and more Americans over the age of 50 are embracing smartphones, laptops, and desktops in order to stay in touch with their family and friends. As this chart by Statista […]
The Nintendo Switch had a great run in 2017. The Japanese video game giant sold nearly 3 million Switches the month it launched, wiping out all of the company’s stock. Nintendo has been doubling down on manufacturing ever since but is still struggling to keep up with demand. To date, […]
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No one can predict how the future will shake out, but we can make some educated guesses. Global design and strategy firm frog has released its forecasts for the technologies that will define the upcoming year. Last year, the firm correctly predicted that buildings would harness the power of nature […]
Hurricane Irma topped the list of Google search trends for the year. Hurricanes Harvey and Maria also were among the most Googled news events. The storms may not be trending searches anymore, but in many places that got hit, recovery has barely begun. It will be years before any sort […]
We’ve all started a Google search by typing the words “what is” into the empty box. But what do people type after those two words? As part of its end-of-the-year recap, Google compiled the most popular queries of 2017 that used the “what is” phrase. The results reflect a tumultuous […]
Google released its top Google searches of 2017, providing revealing insight into the world’s chief preoccupations. The top Googled “how to” phrases include “how to make slime,” “how to buy Bitcoin,” and “how to watch Mayweather vs McGregor.” Google just released the top searches of 2017, and among them are […]
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