Red carpet events may have been thin on the ground in the past 18 months, but they still have the power to influence consumer fashion choices. And two high-profile red carpets have shown that in the past few few days.
David Beckham retains his status as a top global fashion influencer even though younger celebrities such as Harry Styles are also making a huge impact now. And for women, Billie Eilish is top of a new ranking.
Lyst has released its Year in Fashion report for 2021, detailing the transition to the “new normal” as consumers “dressed up to go out and to make ourselves feel good” even though the effects of the pandemic remained.