From the Naked Dress to Wedge Sneakers: The 32 Best and Worst Fashion Trends of the Past Decade

The 2010s saw us through a myriad of, let’s just say, interesting sartorial moments. There was the rise and fall of the peplum top. The emergence of dad shoes as something to covet and be proud to wear. And, of course, a collective decision to call sweatpants “athleisure,” thus making them appropriate for all kinds of social engagements. We’re already looking back on some trends and wondering, What were we thinking? Some are still going strong into 2020, but all of these fashion moments deserve a second look. Here are the best and worst fashion trends from the past decade. It started with a rise in matching sets in all categories before being narrowed down to a classic blazer and pants combination. But the love didn’t stop there: Every style of suit has since become a wardrobe staple, no matter your lifestyle. Casual shorts suits, Hillary Clinton-esque pantsuits, even slouchy knit versions are only growing in popularity as we head into 2020. To whoever looked at a regular wool scarf and thought,Well, that’s entirely insufficient for keeping me warm. It needs to be at least three times that size! we are forever indebted to your brilliance. Our necks, shoulders and bottom ha...

Working Shoes Comparison for Ambulance Professionals and EMS Workers

During a rescue mission, there are two crucial features: safety and comfort. For ambulance workers, good performances start from a lightweight, comfortable and efficient pair of boots. Emergency-Live.com took the threat seriously and in January 2019 we began testing boots and shoes. We organized 30-day trials with 5 of our readers, who are reliable testimonials among people who use boots in different scenarios every day. All the testers are involved in the emergency services and work with shoes that comply with the EN20345 S3 regulation. First of all, we want to thank the manufacturers who have decided to participate in this project. It has been not easy to find them because the ambulance field is a harsh environment in matter of regulations. Every manufacturer is following the European norms about safety workwear, but there is some difference among them. Some of the footwork manufacturers are producing a high-quality product. Others are producing boots that comply with the European regulation but with more modest materials and an affordable price on the market, easy to support also ambulance services that require a significant supply. We decide not to split into first or secon...