Episode 128: Raf Simons + Calvin Klein, Cargo Short Fashion, Dolce & Gabbana   Welcome to another episode of Pop Fashion! Calvin Klein finally announced  Raf Simons  as creative director, but the appointment isn’t as  simple  as it seems.  Dolce & Gabbana  is reportedly prepping for massive layoffs, and the landscape of  luxury goods  is changing. Walmart bought  Jet.com , and we get down and dirty in America’s ongoing debate over  cargo shorts . Come hang out!

Episode 128: Raf Simons + Calvin Klein, Cargo Short Fashion, Dolce & Gabbana

Welcome to another episode of Pop Fashion! Calvin Klein finally announced Raf Simons as creative director, but the appointment isn’t as simple as it seems. Dolce & Gabbana is reportedly prepping for massive layoffs, and the landscape of luxury goods is changing. Walmart bought Jet.com, and we get down and dirty in America’s ongoing debate over cargo shorts. Come hang out!

LISTEN to EPISODE 55   This week in hot topics - a designer surprises everyone with genderless clothes, Sears is tanking when it comes to sales (but, are they becoming the most lucrative landlord ever?), and Target is cutting jobs but ramping up technology. In other news, is fashion dead? Trend forecaster Li Edelkoort boldly proclaimed that, “It’s the end of fashion as we know it,” in Dezeen Magazine. Finally, have Dolce & Gabbana lost their minds? Elton John and Courtney Love are heading up a boycott of their clothing brand. Find out why. 

LISTEN to EPISODE 55

This week in hot topics - a designer surprises everyone with genderless clothes, Sears is tanking when it comes to sales (but, are they becoming the most lucrative landlord ever?), and Target is cutting jobs but ramping up technology. In other news, is fashion dead? Trend forecaster Li Edelkoort boldly proclaimed that, “It’s the end of fashion as we know it,” in Dezeen Magazine. Finally, have Dolce & Gabbana lost their minds? Elton John and Courtney Love are heading up a boycott of their clothing brand. Find out why. 

Lisa’s on the lam this week, so social for EPISODE 53 will look a little different until she gets back!  This week in hot topics - Lupita Nyong'o’s pearl-laden Calvin Klein dress was stolen (and then recovered), Dolce & Gabbana had a hit runway show at Milan Fashion Week, and Gap named a new creative director. In other news, the SEC is seeking information from Alibaba for questionable business practices, and Europe is experiencing an upswing in American / Chinese tourists who want to shop. Our main topic is about clutter. Do we really need to unclutter our homes in order to find joy? Or, is it wiser to make do with the items we have in order to be prepared? Join us as we question how to deal with the “stuff” in our lives - including our clothes. 

Lisa’s on the lam this week, so social for EPISODE 53 will look a little different until she gets back!

This week in hot topics - Lupita Nyong'o’s pearl-laden Calvin Klein dress was stolen (and then recovered), Dolce & Gabbana had a hit runway show at Milan Fashion Week, and Gap named a new creative director. In other news, the SEC is seeking information from Alibaba for questionable business practices, and Europe is experiencing an upswing in American / Chinese tourists who want to shop. Our main topic is about clutter. Do we really need to unclutter our homes in order to find joy? Or, is it wiser to make do with the items we have in order to be prepared? Join us as we question how to deal with the “stuff” in our lives - including our clothes. 

EPISODE FIFTY  SHADES OF HEY WAIT A MINUTE  This week in hot topics -  David Wilson’s Man Heels killed it on the red carpet, Lands’ End hired Dolce & Gabbana’s CEO, DC’s own Bluemercury was purchased by Macy’s, and Diane von Furstenberg wrote an open letter to designers to promote health and diversity at New York Fashion Week. In other news, as Etsy prepares for their IPO will they become the next eBay? The beauty trend of “non-hair” may sound laid-back, but Lisa and Kaarin question the politics behind the fad. The main topic is about extreme management styles! Zappos is currently experimenting with Holacracy, but will the no job titles / no managers / no hierarchy enterprise work? What is your management style? How do you manage yourself? And, what kind of fashion podcast talks about Machiavelli? This fashion podcast does.

EPISODE FIFTY SHADES OF HEY WAIT A MINUTE

This week in hot topics -  David Wilson’s Man Heels killed it on the red carpet, Lands’ End hired Dolce & Gabbana’s CEO, DC’s own Bluemercury was purchased by Macy’s, and Diane von Furstenberg wrote an open letter to designers to promote health and diversity at New York Fashion Week. In other news, as Etsy prepares for their IPO will they become the next eBay? The beauty trend of “non-hair” may sound laid-back, but Lisa and Kaarin question the politics behind the fad. The main topic is about extreme management styles! Zappos is currently experimenting with Holacracy, but will the no job titles / no managers / no hierarchy enterprise work? What is your management style? How do you manage yourself? And, what kind of fashion podcast talks about Machiavelli? This fashion podcast does.