Episode 165: Ivanka Fashion Problems, LuLaRoe Refunds, Beauty Crime   Welcome to another episode of Pop Fashion! We start with an Ivanka Trump two-fer: a  fashion non-crime  and some thoughts about  international  relations!  J.Crew  cut 250 jobs,  Dior  got bought for a ton of cash (actually Euros), and  LuLaRoe ’s “Make Good” refund claim period is….eye roll. The secret shame of ecommerce is logistics, if you can believe it.  Jimmy Choo  is for sale, and an underground  cosmetics ring  got busted (yes, another one). Come hang out!

Episode 165: Ivanka Fashion Problems, LuLaRoe Refunds, Beauty Crime

Welcome to another episode of Pop Fashion! We start with an Ivanka Trump two-fer: a fashion non-crime and some thoughts about international relations! J.Crew cut 250 jobs, Dior got bought for a ton of cash (actually Euros), and LuLaRoe’s “Make Good” refund claim period is….eye roll. The secret shame of ecommerce is logistics, if you can believe it. Jimmy Choo is for sale, and an underground cosmetics ring got busted (yes, another one). Come hang out!

Episode 131: Kanye’s T-Shirts, Sheet Mask Scandal, Distressed Fashion    Welcome to another episode of Pop Fashion! This week we’re talking about the cost of creating  Kanye’s  tour shirts. Is the  cosmetics  Wild West about to get regulated? We discuss “distressed”  sneakers  and consider the origins of  Korean face masks .  Amazon’s  cracking down on counterfeiting, and we’ve got an update on the  burkini situation  in France. Come hang out!

Episode 131: Kanye’s T-Shirts, Sheet Mask Scandal, Distressed Fashion 

Welcome to another episode of Pop Fashion! This week we’re talking about the cost of creating Kanye’s tour shirts. Is the cosmetics Wild West about to get regulated? We discuss “distressed” sneakers and consider the origins of Korean face masks. Amazon’s cracking down on counterfeiting, and we’ve got an update on the burkini situation in France. Come hang out!

Though today’s brow aesthetic is decidedly “more is more,” not everyone is born with Brooke Shields-esque arches. Also bubbling up in the market are improved ways to achieve that full look. In early October, Blink began offering a Build-a-Brow extension service, $170 for 90 minutes, a process similar to lash extensions in which individual brow hairs are glued to existing hair. So far Blink has done about 20 Build-a-Brow services. On Nov. 1, LashDip, creators of a semipermanent mascara, also revealed an extension service. The silk brow “hair” is produced exclusively by the brand in varying lengths and four colors that reportedly allow LashDip artists to achieve a very natural-looking, customized full brow. “We’re looking for a stealthy correction that matches the texture of brow hair,” said president and director of innovation Gina Mondragon. The service costs $100 per hour.

Crystal Martin, “The Brow Boom,” Women’s Wear Daily, November 7, 2014.

WWD is behind a really expensive paywall that Kaarin and I definitely shell out the bucks to get past. But it makes it hard to share relevant articles. Here’s a brief excerpt from last week’s awesome eyebrows piece. -L