#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!

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!

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!

EPISODE 48 you so fine   This week in hot topics -  Rick Owens showed his latest collection in Paris and left little to the imagination. (Three words: male model nudity.) Retail continues to crumble with the closing of SkyMall and Piperlime, a reality show sends fashion bloggers to Cambodian sweatshops, and Elle magazine sues a designer with the first name Elle. Also, fashion is becoming more lucrative in India as consumers in cities and villages turn to e-commerce. Our main topic is about external validation. How do we stop caring about what other people think? Lisa and Kaarin look at social media, evolution, and internal core strength as a means to understand and overcome the continual need for approval.

EPISODE 48 you so fine

This week in hot topics - Rick Owens showed his latest collection in Paris and left little to the imagination. (Three words: male model nudity.) Retail continues to crumble with the closing of SkyMall and Piperlime, a reality show sends fashion bloggers to Cambodian sweatshops, and Elle magazine sues a designer with the first name Elle. Also, fashion is becoming more lucrative in India as consumers in cities and villages turn to e-commerce. Our main topic is about external validation. How do we stop caring about what other people think? Lisa and Kaarin look at social media, evolution, and internal core strength as a means to understand and overcome the continual need for approval.