Episode 238: London Fashion Week, Rihanna's Runway Delivery, New York & Co.

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! 


Episode 237: New York Fashion Week, J.Crew Mercantile, Chanel's Big Move

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!

For the resource we mentioned about counterfeit goods, check out this fact sheet.

Episode 236: Kylie Cosmetics at Ulta, Eco-Denim Fashion, Plus-Size Vintage Clothing

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!

Episode 235: Thom Browne Fashion, J.Crew Revival, Reebok's Plant Sneaker

Welcome to another episode of Pop Fashion! J.Crew has a plan to win back customers, Thom Browne has a new majority owner, and Old Navy is expanding its size offerings in stores. We try to figure out what the heck is going on with NAFTA, and review the big ol class action lawsuit Conde Nast got involved in. Reebok made a shoe from plants! And Gap is expanding a youth hiring program. Come hang out!

If you're looking for the resources we mentioned on the last show: Check out The Creative Group's creative salary report and salary calculator.

Episode 234: Shaq & JCPenney & Ellen & Walmart

Welcome to another episode of Pop Fashion! Shaq is launching a big and tall line at JCPenney, Ellen is launching a collection at Walmart, and ...oh by the way, did you know Walmart is rich AF? We debate whether Claire's can survive bankruptcy and whether Farfetch is really worth its IPO prospectus. Buzzfeed News dug into facial recognition technology used to prevent shoplifting, and an infrastructure tragedy in Italy has ties to fashion. Oh, and libraries are lending out accessories! It's so cool! Come hang out!

Episode 233: Nike’s Discrimination Lawsuit, Turkey’s Luxury Sales, Bank Heist

Welcome to another episode of Pop Fashion! There's an update in the Nike sexual harassment saga, Turkey's currency dip is driving luxury sales, and a transportation company tried to lure thieves with sneakers and Louboutins. Kaarin has the wild tale of a jewelry store that's facing bankruptcy and fallout from a bank heist. Fashion crime! Why are customers abandoning their shopping carts? And we also explore the possibility of Office Depot opening coworking spaces. Come hang out!

Episode 232: Love Island, The RealReal, Buying Beauty Empties

Welcome to another episode of Pop Fashion! Joanna Coles left Hearst, The RealReal opened a second store, and Walmart canceled its employee delivery program. Levi's has an ambitious sustainability plan, and we have a trade war update. Bloggers are paying for empty beauty products, and a British reality show turned out to be great for selling clothing. Come hang out!

Episode 230: Ivanka Trump Fashion, Parental Leave at Estee Lauder, Shopping Mall Surveillance 

Welcome to another episode of Pop Fashion! This week, we're catching up with Ivanka Trump — she's closing her fashion line!— and Lululemon, which hired a new CEO. Another luxury counterfeit ring got busted, and eBay is laying off more than 250 people. Another high-level exec left J.C.Penney, and Estée Lauder settled an EEOC complaint. Info on who's parking at shopping malls needs to be examined. Plus, Beauty Blender has a new foundation line. Come hang out! 

Episode 229: Chanel's Big Reveal, Prime Day Sales, Burberry Fashion Destruction

Welcome to another episode of Pop Fashion! We discuss all things Amazon, from worker strikes on Prime Day to a Snapchat collaboration. Gymboree is back from bankruptcy, Chanel is talking about its profits for the first time ever, and Burberry admitted to destroying a whole bunch of product. Victoria's Secret continues to struggle and rumors are swirling about more layoffs at Conde Nast — W Magazine may shutter completely. Meanwhile, in the Navy, women servicemembers have new hairstyle rules. Come hang out!