The student news site of The Harker School.

Harker Aquila

The student news site of The Harker School.

Harker Aquila

The student news site of The Harker School.

Harker Aquila

Microtrends are trends that last for just one fashion season, accelerating the trend cycle and quickly deeming particular styles as outdated. “[Micro-trends] kill the ideas of individuality and fashion because people are just following these trends,” fashion enthusiast Shreya Balakrishnan (12) said. “They dont build up on their own style or what they are comfortable and confident with.”

Rise of micro-trends: Social media’s harmful grasp on fast fashion

by Ariana Goetting, Selina Xu, and Claire Zhao November 14, 2022

Chunky jewelry. Hawaiian print dresses. Patchwork jeans. Cow print. These trends once reigned over fashion social media. Now, they gather in the aisles of Goodwill, collect dust in the depths of closets...

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