Welcome to another episode of Pop Fashion! This week we talk about the upcoming retirement of America’s Next Top Model after 12 years, Bulgari’s tax evasion trial in Italy, and Birchbox’s new in-house beauty brand. New York and Paris have launched a business exchange program to make it easier for startups to start doing business internationally. On the runway, an alarming survey has been released about diversity in fashion week shows. There’s a new comic about the fashion industry, and we think it’ll knock your socks off, and we’ve got new data about which cities love to use coupons. Our main topic this week: branding. We dig around in Ann Friedman’s New Republic article about what personal branding means today. Come hang out!
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