Episode 134: Tim Gunn, Gwenyth Paltrow’s Goop, Bad Fashion Options   Welcome to another episode of Pop Fashion!  Goop  is launching its own fashion label, and  Nasty Gal  is looking for a buyer.  Tote bags  might not be the most sustainable choice, and  Tim Gunn  says “shame on you” to designers ignoring plus-size shoppers. And why are retail sales down? Maybe because  the clothes just stink  lately. Plus, a listener’s take on virtual reality and the fashion world. Come hang out!

Episode 134: Tim Gunn, Gwenyth Paltrow’s Goop, Bad Fashion Options

Welcome to another episode of Pop Fashion! Goop is launching its own fashion label, and Nasty Gal is looking for a buyer. Tote bags might not be the most sustainable choice, and Tim Gunn says “shame on you” to designers ignoring plus-size shoppers. And why are retail sales down? Maybe because the clothes just stink lately. Plus, a listener’s take on virtual reality and the fashion world. Come hang out!

Taylor Swift’s Jumpsuit, Band of Ballers, Protecting Your Time - Episode 65   Welcome to the week of crazy social media mishaps with fashion brands!  Nasty Gal accidentally admitted they were copycats  after tweeting about Taylor Swift at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards,  Under Armour managed to irritate the entire military  (and Facebook) with a t-shirt, and  Pacific Sunwear is pulling one of their offensive t-shirts , too. In other news,  Coach is going through a round of layoffs  in Canada and  Ann Taylor just sold to a retail group for over $2 billion.  The Cannes Film Festival made waves this year for  their (alleged!) rules on footwear . Also, sapphires from Kashmir are currently being sold for astronomical prices. But, these gemstones have a fascinating history and political reasons for their heavy price tags.   Our main topic is about time! This week we discuss the philosopher  Seneca.  Two thousand years ago he wrote about  time management, being busy as an addiction, and saying no to people who steal your time.  Surprise! All of our time problems aren’t new. Come hang out as we look to history to give us insight(s) to our hectic schedules.   Additional Links:    Shoes That Put Women in Their Place     Managing Your Most Precious Resource: Time    How We Spend Our Leisure Time    ALL THE COOL KIDS LISTEN TO THE PODCAST  here 

Taylor Swift’s Jumpsuit, Band of Ballers, Protecting Your Time - Episode 65

Welcome to the week of crazy social media mishaps with fashion brands! Nasty Gal accidentally admitted they were copycats after tweeting about Taylor Swift at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards, Under Armour managed to irritate the entire military (and Facebook) with a t-shirt, and Pacific Sunwear is pulling one of their offensive t-shirts, too. In other news, Coach is going through a round of layoffs in Canada and Ann Taylor just sold to a retail group for over $2 billion. The Cannes Film Festival made waves this year for their (alleged!) rules on footwear. Also, sapphires from Kashmir are currently being sold for astronomical prices. But, these gemstones have a fascinating history and political reasons for their heavy price tags. 

Our main topic is about time! This week we discuss the philosopher Seneca. Two thousand years ago he wrote about time management, being busy as an addiction, and saying no to people who steal your time. Surprise! All of our time problems aren’t new. Come hang out as we look to history to give us insight(s) to our hectic schedules. 

Additional Links: 

Shoes That Put Women in Their Place 

Managing Your Most Precious Resource: Time

How We Spend Our Leisure Time 

ALL THE COOL KIDS LISTEN TO THE PODCAST here 

46. Listen up. 
 Welcome to another edition of Pop Fashion! In hot topics - Sophia Amoruso stepped down as CEO of Nasty Gal, Wet Seal closed 300 stores (and employees protested), and Uniqlo is full of crap. Literally. In other news, Target announced a partnership with Lilly Pulitzer and is offering plus sizes (kinda), and the retail industry is having a hard time with returns. Our main topic is about avoiding toxic people! 

46. Listen up.

Welcome to another edition of Pop Fashion! In hot topics - Sophia Amoruso stepped down as CEO of Nasty Gal, Wet Seal closed 300 stores (and employees protested), and Uniqlo is full of crap. Literally. In other news, Target announced a partnership with Lilly Pulitzer and is offering plus sizes (kinda), and the retail industry is having a hard time with returns. Our main topic is about avoiding toxic people!