Episode 180: Luxury Shopping, Under Armour Layoffs, Workplace Fashion   Welcome to another episode of Pop Fashion! This week, we discuss  Uniqlo’s  airport vending machines,  Under Armour  layoffs,  Amazon’s  hiring spree, and the return of  American Apparel .  Alibaba’s  doing a lot to reduce its rate of  counterfeit listings , and we get deep in the weeds about men’s  shorts in the office . The casualization of America!!!! We wrap up with some listener letters in response to our story on plastic use. Come hang out!

Episode 180: Luxury Shopping, Under Armour Layoffs, Workplace Fashion

Welcome to another episode of Pop Fashion! This week, we discuss Uniqlo’s airport vending machines, Under Armour layoffs, Amazon’s hiring spree, and the return of American Apparel. Alibaba’s doing a lot to reduce its rate of counterfeit listings, and we get deep in the weeds about men’s shorts in the office. The casualization of America!!!! We wrap up with some listener letters in response to our story on plastic use. Come hang out!

Episode 174: Michael Kors at the Met, Pinterest Shopping, Thredup Expands   Welcome to another episode of Pop Fashion! This week,  Claire’s  is a train wreck,  Sears Canada  hosted a sneaky pop-up shop, and anti-fur protestors interrupted an evening with  Michael Kors . Can  Pinterest  compete with Amazon’s fashion-retail plans?  Thredup  is opening stores,  Girlboss  got canceled, Walmart nixed  Jet’s  office beer fridge, and there’s a trade issue with…. sewing needles ?! Come hang out!

Episode 174: Michael Kors at the Met, Pinterest Shopping, Thredup Expands

Welcome to another episode of Pop Fashion! This week, Claire’s is a train wreck, Sears Canada hosted a sneaky pop-up shop, and anti-fur protestors interrupted an evening with Michael Kors. Can Pinterest compete with Amazon’s fashion-retail plans? Thredup is opening stores, Girlboss got canceled, Walmart nixed Jet’s office beer fridge, and there’s a trade issue with….sewing needles?! Come hang out!

Episode 168: Dr. Martens vs. Steve Madden, FTC vs. Celebs, Sears’ CEO vs. Blogging   Welcome to another episode of Pop Fashion! This week, we talk about whether  Macy’s  is really becoming another discount store.  Roberto Cavalli  has a new creative director, the  FTC  sent a “warning” to celebrities, and  Dr. Martens  is suing Steve Madden. The CEO of  Sears  wrote a blistering blog post calling out the store’s vendors, and we talk about the pros and cons of  ethical and eco-friendly collections  made by fast-fashion brands. Plus, there’s a new  wearable  with major medical implications. Come hang out!

Episode 168: Dr. Martens vs. Steve Madden, FTC vs. Celebs, Sears’ CEO vs. Blogging

Welcome to another episode of Pop Fashion! This week, we talk about whether Macy’s is really becoming another discount store. Roberto Cavalli has a new creative director, the FTC sent a “warning” to celebrities, and Dr. Martens is suing Steve Madden. The CEO of Sears wrote a blistering blog post calling out the store’s vendors, and we talk about the pros and cons of ethical and eco-friendly collections made by fast-fashion brands. Plus, there’s a new wearable with major medical implications. Come hang out!

71.   This week in hot topics - Donna Karan surprises everyone by leaving her fashion house, the  MERS  virus is slowing down retail in South Korea, and  Adidas  debuts a shoe made out of recycled ocean trash.  Donald Trump  makes moronic comments about immigrants, thus causing Macy’s to dump Trump. At least 12 people died and 33 were injured when a  shoe factory collapsed  in China. In other news, you can now get a  Fashion Law  degree from Fordham University, and the Army is rolling out a new  camouflage  pattern on uniforms.   Our main topic is about  investing in yourself . Louis C.K. bet on himself by turning down a deal with Conan O’Brien in the 1990’s. Should we be investing in ourselves in the same way? Come hang out!

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This week in hot topics - Donna Karan surprises everyone by leaving her fashion house, the MERS virus is slowing down retail in South Korea, and Adidas debuts a shoe made out of recycled ocean trash. Donald Trump makes moronic comments about immigrants, thus causing Macy’s to dump Trump. At least 12 people died and 33 were injured when a shoe factory collapsed in China. In other news, you can now get a Fashion Law degree from Fordham University, and the Army is rolling out a new camouflage pattern on uniforms.

Our main topic is about investing in yourself. Louis C.K. bet on himself by turning down a deal with Conan O’Brien in the 1990’s. Should we be investing in ourselves in the same way? Come hang out!

All the great shit you sent us last week

How to keep stress out of your summer vacation, submitted by Jessica

A discrimination suit at Zara, sent in by Stacey

Why it pays to be a jerk, also from Stacey

Did Nasty Gal fire pregnant employees? found by LaMesha

Why students should learn to sew in STEM classes, sent by Bethany


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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&rsquo;s &ldquo;Dress Normal&rdquo; campaign is tanking, and Lisa reveals a shocking story that some brands are labeling things &ldquo;faux fur&rdquo; 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.