Episode 130: T.J.Maxx Fashion, Teen Magazines, American Apparel Drama  Welcome to another episode of Pop Fashion! This week we discuss  Target’s  unintentional fashion crime against naptime and dig into a two-parter about  American Apparel’s  continuing issues.  Seventeen  magazine’s editor is out, but  T.J.Maxx  is so hot right now — and so is  DSW . And Kaarin explains a child labor issue discovered in some of  H&M’s factories . Do news items about clothing labor change the way you shop?  Come hang out!

Episode 130: T.J.Maxx Fashion, Teen Magazines, American Apparel Drama

Welcome to another episode of Pop Fashion! This week we discuss Target’s unintentional fashion crime against naptime and dig into a two-parter about American Apparel’s continuing issues. Seventeen magazine’s editor is out, but T.J.Maxx is so hot right now — and so is DSW. And Kaarin explains a child labor issue discovered in some of H&M’s factories. Do news items about clothing labor change the way you shop? Come hang out!

Episode 111: Kerry Washington’s Adweek Cover, Dov Charney’s New Fashion Plan, Lessons from Mad Men    Welcome to another edition of Pop Fashion! This week we have a great  fashion crime story  (that leads into a discussion of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory), Lisa gives an update on the  Navajo Nation/Urban Outfitters case , cotton might be banned from  Turkmenistan  (which may spiral into problems for the fashion industry), and  Dov Charney  is planning the launch of a new company. Also, what is going on with the  Kerry Washington  cover on Adweek? For our main topic we discuss an article by Matthew Weiner. The creator of  Mad Men  helps us think about artistic processes and what happens when we are in a creative desert. Come hang out!

Episode 111: Kerry Washington’s Adweek Cover, Dov Charney’s New Fashion Plan, Lessons from Mad Men

Welcome to another edition of Pop Fashion! This week we have a great fashion crime story (that leads into a discussion of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory), Lisa gives an update on the Navajo Nation/Urban Outfitters case, cotton might be banned from Turkmenistan (which may spiral into problems for the fashion industry), and Dov Charney is planning the launch of a new company. Also, what is going on with the Kerry Washington cover on Adweek? For our main topic we discuss an article by Matthew Weiner. The creator of Mad Men helps us think about artistic processes and what happens when we are in a creative desert. Come hang out!

Episode 98: Dov Charney’s Latest Power Play, Hijab Fashion, Adulting  This week we have an update on the ongoing  American Apparel bankruptcy drama  and try to figure out why  Chinese CEOs  are going missing. We drool over  Dolce & Gabbana ’s newest collection and also drool just a little over  Pizza Hut ’s new merchandise.  Gilt Groupe  got bought out, and a  H&M scarf  caused outrage on social media. Our main topic this week is  adulting . What does this word mean, and why has it become part of our  daily lives ? 

Episode 98: Dov Charney’s Latest Power Play, Hijab Fashion, Adulting

This week we have an update on the ongoing American Apparel bankruptcy drama and try to figure out why Chinese CEOs are going missing. We drool over Dolce & Gabbana’s newest collection and also drool just a little over Pizza Hut’s new merchandise. Gilt Groupe got bought out, and a H&M scarf caused outrage on social media. Our main topic this week is adulting. What does this word mean, and why has it become part of our daily lives

#84: American Apparel Bankruptcy, Mariah Carey & MAC, Weird Jobs   Welcome to another episode of Pop Fashion! This week we discuss  American Apparel  filing for bankruptcy and what it means for shareholders, Dov Charney, and our nation’s supply of gold lame booty shorts. As  Ralph Lauren  steps down as CEO of his very-long-running clothing line, we evaluate the qualifications of his successor, Stefan Larson. And about those models wearing models on the  Rick Owens  runway…yeah, we talk about that. In other news,  Mariah Carey  is collaborating with MAC, and  Blake Lively  shut down her lifestyle site, Preserve. Our main topic this week: jobs! We’re talking about the lessons we’ve learned from all the crazy places our careers have taken us so far.     So listen!   PS! We’re on  Stitcher  now, too!

#84: American Apparel Bankruptcy, Mariah Carey & MAC, Weird Jobs

Welcome to another episode of Pop Fashion! This week we discuss American Apparel filing for bankruptcy and what it means for shareholders, Dov Charney, and our nation’s supply of gold lame booty shorts. As Ralph Lauren steps down as CEO of his very-long-running clothing line, we evaluate the qualifications of his successor, Stefan Larson. And about those models wearing models on the Rick Owens runway…yeah, we talk about that. In other news, Mariah Carey is collaborating with MAC, and Blake Lively shut down her lifestyle site, Preserve. Our main topic this week: jobs! We’re talking about the lessons we’ve learned from all the crazy places our careers have taken us so far. 

So listen!

PS! We’re on Stitcher now, too!

Episode Eighty-One, for your aural pleasure   Welcome to another edition of the Pop Fashion podcast! This week we dig deep into  New York Fashion Week , from the looks, to the trends, to  Alexander Wang  losing his wallet, to  Kanye West  announcing a last-minute runway show. We also check out  Pyer Moss’  show that focused on the Black Lives Matter movement. In other fashion news,  Jane Birkin’s  name is back on her namesake Hermes bag,  Dov Charney  asked for a legal fee allowance, and we talk about whether titles for sales associates jobs matter. Our main topic this week is  dealing with criticism . As Pop Fashion grows, our audience (you guys!) are sharing more of your  opinions  – and they don’t always line up with ours. Increased discussion got us thinking about how we receive, process, and respond to  professional criticism . Come hang out!

Episode Eighty-One, for your aural pleasure

Welcome to another edition of the Pop Fashion podcast! This week we dig deep into New York Fashion Week, from the looks, to the trends, to Alexander Wang losing his wallet, to Kanye West announcing a last-minute runway show. We also check out Pyer Moss’ show that focused on the Black Lives Matter movement. In other fashion news, Jane Birkin’s name is back on her namesake Hermes bag, Dov Charney asked for a legal fee allowance, and we talk about whether titles for sales associates jobs matter. Our main topic this week is dealing with criticism. As Pop Fashion grows, our audience (you guys!) are sharing more of your opinions – and they don’t always line up with ours. Increased discussion got us thinking about how we receive, process, and respond to professional criticism. Come hang out!

Episode 77!    Sephora’s Beauty Fail, Fashion Print Lawsuit, Margaret Cho & Tenacity   Welcome to another edition of the Pop Fashion podcast! This week in hot topics:  American Apparel  protests are heating up over how the company treats workers,  Primark  is coming to the U.S., and Filene’s Basement is attempting a comeback. Sephora’s “epic” rewards program promo made some loyal customers angry, and  Lilly Pulitzer  is suing Old Navy for copying its prints. Patagonia is making big changes to the way it sources wool after a  PETA  expose. And we talk about a  Prada  dress that’s showing up on magazines around the world.  Our main topic for the week: tenacity. Comedian  Margaret Cho  commented that tenacity is key to success, and we break down what tenacity means and whether it has  limits . Are you tenacious? Come hang out!   Listen up, you guys.

Episode 77!

Sephora’s Beauty Fail, Fashion Print Lawsuit, Margaret Cho & Tenacity

Welcome to another edition of the Pop Fashion podcast! This week in hot topics: American Apparel protests are heating up over how the company treats workers, Primark is coming to the U.S., and Filene’s Basement is attempting a comeback. Sephora’s “epic” rewards program promo made some loyal customers angry, and Lilly Pulitzer is suing Old Navy for copying its prints. Patagonia is making big changes to the way it sources wool after a PETA expose. And we talk about a Prada dress that’s showing up on magazines around the world.

Our main topic for the week: tenacity. Comedian Margaret Cho commented that tenacity is key to success, and we break down what tenacity means and whether it has limits. Are you tenacious? Come hang out!

Listen up, you guys.

70 Seventy 70 Seventy 70   This week in fashion hot topics -  Lululemon  recalls 300,000 hoodies due to drawstring injuries, a model protest at men’s fashion week results in the best quote ever by  Rick Owens , and Marissa Webb’s first collection for  Banana Republic  was kinda “meh.” In other news, shopping has become a big deal during  Ramadan  (and fashion houses are taking note), the former co-founder of  Jimmy Choo  sent a cease and desist letter to her old company, and Justice tries a new retail tactic this summer. Additionally,  Dov Charney  continues to prove that he is made of snakes and a woman has a complete meltdown in Macy’s over the price of a handbag.    Our main topic this week is about  confidence ! How do you get your confidence back after a major setback? Is it possible to  build confidence  like a muscle? Come hang out!

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This week in fashion hot topics - Lululemon recalls 300,000 hoodies due to drawstring injuries, a model protest at men’s fashion week results in the best quote ever by Rick Owens, and Marissa Webb’s first collection for Banana Republic was kinda “meh.” In other news, shopping has become a big deal during Ramadan (and fashion houses are taking note), the former co-founder of Jimmy Choo sent a cease and desist letter to her old company, and Justice tries a new retail tactic this summer. Additionally, Dov Charney continues to prove that he is made of snakes and a woman has a complete meltdown in Macy’s over the price of a handbag.  

Our main topic this week is about confidence! How do you get your confidence back after a major setback? Is it possible to build confidence like a muscle? Come hang out!

KICK OFF 2015 with EPISODE 44   
    
  Welcome to the 2014 fashion news roundup! But first the latest in hot topics. Dov Charney is no longer with American Apparel, Gap’s “Dress Normal” campaign is tanking, and Lisa reveals a shocking story that some brands are labeling things “faux fur” when the fur is real. In beauty crime news, Avon settled for $135 million with the Justice Department  / Securities and Exchange Commission on charges of bribing Chinese officials. Our main topic is all about the best and worst fashion stories of the year! Come hang out as Lisa and Kaarin unveil the fashion heroes and zeros of 2014. 

KICK OFF 2015 with EPISODE 44

Welcome to the 2014 fashion news roundup! But first the latest in hot topics. Dov Charney is no longer with American Apparel, Gap’s “Dress Normal” campaign is tanking, and Lisa reveals a shocking story that some brands are labeling things “faux fur” when the fur is real. In beauty crime news, Avon settled for $135 million with the Justice Department  / Securities and Exchange Commission on charges of bribing Chinese officials. Our main topic is all about the best and worst fashion stories of the year! Come hang out as Lisa and Kaarin unveil the fashion heroes and zeros of 2014.