Episode 171: Drexler Leaves J.Crew, Self Care Spending, Main Street Shopping   Welcome to another episode of Pop Fashion! The big story this week:  Mickey Drexler  leaving J.Crew, of course.  Walmart  is asking employees to drop off online orders on their way home,  Amazon  killed its nightly fashion show, and JCPenney is closing its Manhattan flagship. Is our obsession with  self care  too much? And Kaarin tells the story of  Bleecker Street . Come hang out!

Episode 171: Drexler Leaves J.Crew, Self Care Spending, Main Street Shopping

Welcome to another episode of Pop Fashion! The big story this week: Mickey Drexler leaving J.Crew, of course. Walmart is asking employees to drop off online orders on their way home, Amazon killed its nightly fashion show, and JCPenney is closing its Manhattan flagship. Is our obsession with self care too much? And Kaarin tells the story of Bleecker Street. Come hang out!

EPISODE NINETY TWO    This week we break down Black Friday and  Cyber Monday  shopping, investigate China’s 72-hour visa-free visit program to boost  tourism , discuss  Christie’s  first handbag auction in New York, and lament Kaarin’s terrible cold. We discuss  the dress  that rocked weather desks around the nation and debate why the J CPenney / Mango  collaboration tanked. Is the  Tupperware  party alive or dead? Our main topic of the week is Aziz Ansari’s book  Modern Romance . How has technology changed the way we connect with others? Come hang out with us!

EPISODE NINETY TWO

This week we break down Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping, investigate China’s 72-hour visa-free visit program to boost tourism, discuss Christie’s first handbag auction in New York, and lament Kaarin’s terrible cold. We discuss the dress that rocked weather desks around the nation and debate why the JCPenney / Mango collaboration tanked. Is the Tupperware party alive or dead? Our main topic of the week is Aziz Ansari’s book Modern Romance. How has technology changed the way we connect with others? Come hang out with us!

Welcome to episode 74, the one with Michael Bolton crooning.   This week in hot topics -  ModCloth  launches its own line,  Jane Birkin  wants her name taken off of her namesake Hermes bag, and Converse reveals the redesign of its famous  Chuck Taylor All Star  shoe. In other news,  Cosmopolitan magazine  will be covered up by blinders at two major retailers (yup! the same things that cover pornography). And, a  J.C.Penney  sales associate gets sent home from work for wearing shorts she purchased in the store.   Our main topic is about the  myth of perfection . We know that people reveal an edited version of their lives on social media, so why do we pressure ourselves to live up to impossible standards? Can social media skew our sense of worthiness? How do we navigate the idea of perfection on Instagram? Come hang out!

Welcome to episode 74, the one with Michael Bolton crooning.

This week in hot topics - ModCloth launches its own line, Jane Birkin wants her name taken off of her namesake Hermes bag, and Converse reveals the redesign of its famous Chuck Taylor All Star shoe. In other news, Cosmopolitan magazine will be covered up by blinders at two major retailers (yup! the same things that cover pornography). And, a J.C.Penney sales associate gets sent home from work for wearing shorts she purchased in the store.

Our main topic is about the myth of perfection. We know that people reveal an edited version of their lives on social media, so why do we pressure ourselves to live up to impossible standards? Can social media skew our sense of worthiness? How do we navigate the idea of perfection on Instagram? Come hang out!