Epispde 178: Kors Chooses Choo, Poison & the Political Upheaval of Flip Flops   Welcome to Pop Fashion! Michael Kors made a deal to buy  Jimmy Choo  for a bazillion dollars. Sears finally decided to join forces with  Amazon  and our neighbors to the north are calling for a  Sears Canada  boycott. We have multiple flip flop stories this week - one is about  poison  and the other is about political upheaval in  Brazil . Amazon launched  Spark , but will it be a competitor to Instagram? Also, could you go a day without using  plastic ? How about a week? Come hang out!

Epispde 178: Kors Chooses Choo, Poison & the Political Upheaval of Flip Flops

Welcome to Pop Fashion! Michael Kors made a deal to buy Jimmy Choo for a bazillion dollars. Sears finally decided to join forces with Amazon and our neighbors to the north are calling for a Sears Canada boycott. We have multiple flip flop stories this week - one is about poison and the other is about political upheaval in Brazil. Amazon launched Spark, but will it be a competitor to Instagram? Also, could you go a day without using plastic? How about a week? Come hang out!

Episode 155: Fast Fashion Defined, Payless Problems, NYFW   Welcome to another episode of Pop Fashion! This week, retail’s industry-wide nosedive continues with  Nasty Gal  finding a buyer and  Payless  considering major closures. The  Sears  doom-o-meter climbs as that department store drops  Trump  products (and we have the  Nordstrom  update for the week — maybe the last one for a while?).  Lacoste  is dropping out of NYFW,  Neiman Marcus  is trying plus-size clothing, the Met did something really cool on the internet, and  Merriam-Webster  is our boo. Plus! We review  New York Fashion Week , for better or for worse, including Victoria Beckham, Oscar de la Renta, Public School, J.Crew, M Martin, Jason Wu, and Diane von Furstenberg. Come hang out!

Episode 155: Fast Fashion Defined, Payless Problems, NYFW

Welcome to another episode of Pop Fashion! This week, retail’s industry-wide nosedive continues with Nasty Gal finding a buyer and Payless considering major closures. The Sears doom-o-meter climbs as that department store drops Trump products (and we have the Nordstrom update for the week — maybe the last one for a while?). Lacoste is dropping out of NYFW, Neiman Marcus is trying plus-size clothing, the Met did something really cool on the internet, and Merriam-Webster is our boo. Plus! We review New York Fashion Week, for better or for worse, including Victoria Beckham, Oscar de la Renta, Public School, J.Crew, M Martin, Jason Wu, and Diane von Furstenberg. 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. 

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.