Guess what?! The days of going to the strip club on the company dime are over! At least, they are for one athletic brand. Meanwhile, there’s a new discrimination complaint against Nike. Ballet dancers now have more shoe color options, and Balmain is going to do couture again. We’ve got an update on cruelty free cosmetics, a wild story of handbag authentication gone wrong, and some musings on holiday catalogs. Come hang out!
Walmart is launching town centers, big brands are coming together to reduce plastic use, and and Bebe has a surprising new beau. In Made of Snakes news, the owner of Topshop is being accused of harassment. We consider shopping for Instagram likes and the popularity of Scandinavian brand Ganni. There are some big scheduling woes for fashion designers and buyers coming this winter. Come hang out!
An air freshener company has issues with Balenciaga, Walmart is expanding its shipping and return options, and the U.S. Postal Service wants to raise prices a whole bunch. Guess is launching a recycling program and Everlane has a new outerwear line made of recycled plastic. Chip Wilson is attempting to get back in at Lululemon, and Burberry dropped a big lawsuit against Target. And, we remember the legacies of Wanda Ferragamo and Gilberto Benetton. Come hang out!
Welcome to episode 241 of Pop Fashion! Holy cow, Sears filed for bankruptcy. Meanwhile, Claire's is exiting bankruptcy, Kit and Ace has new ownership, and Deciem's stores are open again. Stitch Fix is having a terrible week! Burberry is launching a monthly product release model, the Met's latest Costume Institute show had a ton of visitors, and Vogue is launching a membership program. Come hang out!
Welcome to another episode of Pop Fashion! This week, we've got a massive fashion crime and an update on that Amazon worker pay increase. Melania Trump went to Africa and wore some clothes, Birchbox is going to set up shop at Walgreens, and Cartier is suing Saks Fifth Avenue for breach of contract. Is fashion's licensing of art going too far? Universal Standard is adding even more sizes, Deciem's founder says he's shutting down the company, and Jenna Lyons might be starting her own Goop. Come hang out!
Welcome to another episode of Pop Fashion! Walmart bought Eloquii, Amazon opened another store filled with random stuff, and Birkenstock opened its first U.S. store. Paris Fashion Week left us scratching our heads about Celine and losing our minds over another Chanel runway set. It's 2018 and we're still selling costumes that objectify Native Americans. Amazon raised its minimum wage! LVMH bought Jean Patou and will resurrect the legendary brand. Oh, and there's a new NAFTA! But it's not NAFTA. Phew! That's a lot. Come hang out!
Welcome to another episode of Pop Fashion! We discuss Michael Kors buying Versace, Paris Fashion Week, and questions involving Moschino and an up and coming designer. Italian luxury workers are making below minimum wage, the Clean Clothes Campaign is calling out H&M, and Amazon is offering small raises to warehouse workers. Farfetch's IPO was crazy, and Sears is circling the drain faster than even Lisa predicted. Come hang out!
Welcome to another episode of Pop Fashion! We do a quick review of London Fashion Week, including shows by Burberry, Victoria Beckham, and Alexa Chung. Back in New York, we review a special surprise that took place after Rihanna's Savage X Fenty show. Fashion website Racked shut down, Henri Bendel is about to shut down, and New York & Company is changing its name and might shut down. Bangladesh raised its minimum wage, and we have a trade war update. Come hang out!
Welcome to another episode of Pop Fashion! We review a handful of New York Fashion Week shows and trends, and give a preview of what you'll be seeing less of (yes, you read that right) at London Fashion Week. Chanel closed its U.S. headquarters, Amazon is going to sell J.Crew Mercantile, and Vogue is relaunching the magazine in Greece. And local governments are buying out shopping malls. Come hang out!
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Welcome to another episode of Pop Fashion! New York Fashion Week is upon us again, Town Shoes is closing all its stores in Canada, and Celine has a new logo. Shrimp are somehow involved in Madewell's new eco-denim line, Kylie Cosmetics is coming to Ulta stores, and Victoria's Secret is facing a major competitor in American Eagle Outfitters' Aerie brand. The CEO of JD.com was arrested in the U.S. Finally, where's all the plus-size vintage clothing? Come hang out!