Normie Streetwear and Dino Nuggets

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Glossier drops Ultralip, Kaia’s on the cover of Vogue, feather extensions are back, Shawn Mendez and Camila Cabello join Calm, and…

STREETWEAR IS NORMIE

“Sneakers are the new loafers; a baggy logo tee is the new polo shirt; a jewel-toned cut-and-sewn sweatshirt is the new puffer vest,” says Kyle Chayka, who is not particularly impressed with J. Crew’s new Supreme/Noah hire. dirt

NORDSTROM, WILDFANG LAUNCH GENDER-FLUID FASHION

The gender-fluid, body-diverse collection called BP + Wildfang is a collaboration “to acquire a Gen Z consumer and create a really exciting line that speaks to their values.” wwd

SOFT SERVICES WANTS YOU TO TAKE YOUR BODY-CARE ROUTINE MORE SERIOUSLY

Glossier alums Rebecca Zhou and Annie Kreighbaum are coming for your body acne and chicken skin. The packaging is decidedly not Gen Z, but it’ll be interesting to see if young people flock to it like they’ve flocked to other startups founded by the “Glossier mafia” (Ghia, Crown Affair). allure

STARTUPS ARE STILL TRYING TO FIGURE OUT WHAT TAKES OFF ON TIKTOK

There’s a lot of throwing-spaghetti-at-the-wall going on. Maybe, per Rebecca Jennings’ excellent new piece on the TikTok algorithm, they should just try being…more bland? modernretail

THE FIRST 'D'AMELIO SHOW' TRAILER SHOWS A FAMILY NAVIGATING THE LIMELIGHT

Speaking of bland. nylon

DINO NUGGETS AND CHOCOLATE MILK: WHAT A SUBURBAN TEENAGER EATS IN A WEEK

Frozen microwavable taquitos with Annie’s Bunny Shape Mac and Cheese for breakfast. vice

P.S. This is coming early today because I’m on the west coast. Heading to Portland for the first time ever, if you have any recommendations!