EPISODE NINETY TWO    This week we break down Black Friday and  Cyber Monday  shopping, investigate China’s 72-hour visa-free visit program to boost  tourism , discuss  Christie’s  first handbag auction in New York, and lament Kaarin’s terrible cold. We discuss  the dress  that rocked weather desks around the nation and debate why the J CPenney / Mango  collaboration tanked. Is the  Tupperware  party alive or dead? Our main topic of the week is Aziz Ansari’s book  Modern Romance . How has technology changed the way we connect with others? Come hang out with us!

EPISODE NINETY TWO

This week we break down Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping, investigate China’s 72-hour visa-free visit program to boost tourism, discuss Christie’s first handbag auction in New York, and lament Kaarin’s terrible cold. We discuss the dress that rocked weather desks around the nation and debate why the JCPenney / Mango collaboration tanked. Is the Tupperware party alive or dead? Our main topic of the week is Aziz Ansari’s book Modern Romance. How has technology changed the way we connect with others? Come hang out with us!

Episode 49. It’s here for you.  This week in hot topics - Kate Spade Saturday is finished and Jack Spade is closing their stores (but staying online). Bonne Bell (the store behind your favorite Lip Smackers lip gloss) is shutting down, and Jones New York is finished. Basically, retail is a mess. In other news, Gap fired their creative director, Chip Wilson stepped down from Lululemon, and Tommy Hilfiger is completely changing buying through technological innovation. Our main topic is about business responsibilities! What do we expect when dealing with businesses? Are those expectations too high or too low? And, can business practices translate into our personal lives? Come hang out!

Episode 49. It’s here for you.

This week in hot topics - Kate Spade Saturday is finished and Jack Spade is closing their stores (but staying online). Bonne Bell (the store behind your favorite Lip Smackers lip gloss) is shutting down, and Jones New York is finished. Basically, retail is a mess. In other news, Gap fired their creative director, Chip Wilson stepped down from Lululemon, and Tommy Hilfiger is completely changing buying through technological innovation. Our main topic is about business responsibilities! What do we expect when dealing with businesses? Are those expectations too high or too low? And, can business practices translate into our personal lives? Come hang out!

EPISODE 41  (the ghost episode) 
  L.L.Bean’s boots are so popular that they are rushing to fill orders in time for Christmas, and James Bond’s new lady love is 50 (gasp!). In retail news Delia’s is liquidating and filing Chapter 11. Also, will New York launch a separate Men’s Fashion Week this summer? And, would you pay for someone to break in your jeans? Kaarin and Lisa get into a conversation about raw denim, the environment, and burying jeans in your yard. The main topic is about minimalism! Professor Dumpster (aka Jeff Wilson) is currently living out of a dumpster as an experiment in extreme minimalism. Can living off of what you need and fashion / shopping co-exist? Lisa and Kaarin talk about working in the fashion industry and finding joy and balance with these concepts. Also, Lisa discusses her decision to cancel Christmas and Kaarin fights with a ghost that wants to shut down the podcast.  
 Just like Santa, we know when you’re not listening. So  listen .

EPISODE 41 (the ghost episode)

L.L.Bean’s boots are so popular that they are rushing to fill orders in time for Christmas, and James Bond’s new lady love is 50 (gasp!). In retail news Delia’s is liquidating and filing Chapter 11. Also, will New York launch a separate Men’s Fashion Week this summer? And, would you pay for someone to break in your jeans? Kaarin and Lisa get into a conversation about raw denim, the environment, and burying jeans in your yard. The main topic is about minimalism! Professor Dumpster (aka Jeff Wilson) is currently living out of a dumpster as an experiment in extreme minimalism. Can living off of what you need and fashion / shopping co-exist? Lisa and Kaarin talk about working in the fashion industry and finding joy and balance with these concepts. Also, Lisa discusses her decision to cancel Christmas and Kaarin fights with a ghost that wants to shut down the podcast.

Just like Santa, we know when you’re not listening. So listen.