Episode 85 : ModCloth Simplifies Plus-Size Shopping,Chanel’s Aviation Fashion Show, Emotional First Aid  Welcome to another episode of Pop Fashion! This week we talk about a dumb-dumb move by  Urban Outfitters , which asked employees to volunteer for unpaid warehouse shifts.  Marissa Webb  is no longer creative director of Banana Republic, and Kay Krill just stepped down as head of  Ann, Inc.   ModCloth  is changing the way you shop for plus-sized clothing (hooray!) and we are loving the  Chanel  spring 2016 runway. We look at  Kickstarter’s  reincorporation and what it means for crowdfunding, and ponder the rescheduling of  Australian Fashion Week . Our main topic: What’s in your  emotional first-aid kit ? Come hang out!

Episode 85: ModCloth Simplifies Plus-Size Shopping,Chanel’s Aviation Fashion Show, Emotional First Aid

Welcome to another episode of Pop Fashion! This week we talk about a dumb-dumb move by Urban Outfitters, which asked employees to volunteer for unpaid warehouse shifts. Marissa Webb is no longer creative director of Banana Republic, and Kay Krill just stepped down as head of Ann, Inc. ModCloth is changing the way you shop for plus-sized clothing (hooray!) and we are loving the Chanel spring 2016 runway. We look at Kickstarter’s reincorporation and what it means for crowdfunding, and ponder the rescheduling of Australian Fashion Week. Our main topic: What’s in your emotional first-aid kit? 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