Episode 172: Consignment Fashion Woes, Shopping for Work Clothes, Nordstrom Going Private?   Welcome to another episode of Pop Fashion! The layoffs and closures keep coming with big announcements from  Hudson’s Bay  and  Ascena Group .  Victoria’s Secret  settled a class action suit about its past scheduling practices,  2nd Time Around  (allegedly) might have just run off with all your consignment cash, and  Who What Wear  launched a shopping app. We try to pinpoint why it’s  so hard to find clothes to wear to work . And is  Nordstrom  going to buy its company back from shareholders? Come hang out!

Episode 172: Consignment Fashion Woes, Shopping for Work Clothes, Nordstrom Going Private?

Welcome to another episode of Pop Fashion! The layoffs and closures keep coming with big announcements from Hudson’s Bay and Ascena Group. Victoria’s Secret settled a class action suit about its past scheduling practices, 2nd Time Around (allegedly) might have just run off with all your consignment cash, and Who What Wear launched a shopping app. We try to pinpoint why it’s so hard to find clothes to wear to work. And is Nordstrom going to buy its company back from shareholders? Come hang out!

Episode 103: Victoria’s Secret, Clothing Chemicals, Kanye + New York Fashion Week   This week is all about New York Fashion Week. But first! Fashion news. We check out a  Uniqlo  line that’s new to the U.S. and review a class-action lawsuit against  Burberry .  Victoria’s Secret’s  leader stepped down abruptly – what does it mean for the mega-chain? Can we come to terms with the  chemicals  in our clothes? Also, a stolen vest turns up in a Ralph Lauren display in  Macy’s , and  Eileen Fisher  is now the largest woman-owned fashion B-corp. Fancy! Meanwhile, as  NYFW  wraps up, we talk  Kanye / Adidas, Rihanna / Puma , fashion show locations, muddy color stories, and more.

Episode 103: Victoria’s Secret, Clothing Chemicals, Kanye + New York Fashion Week

This week is all about New York Fashion Week. But first! Fashion news. We check out a Uniqlo line that’s new to the U.S. and review a class-action lawsuit against Burberry. Victoria’s Secret’s leader stepped down abruptly – what does it mean for the mega-chain? Can we come to terms with the chemicals in our clothes? Also, a stolen vest turns up in a Ralph Lauren display in Macy’s, and Eileen Fisher is now the largest woman-owned fashion B-corp. Fancy! Meanwhile, as NYFW wraps up, we talk Kanye / Adidas, Rihanna / Puma, fashion show locations, muddy color stories, and more.

Episode 91: Retail Cyber Crime, Fashion Appropriation, John Waters’ Artistic Chaos      Welcome to another edition of Pop Fashion podcast! This week Lisa is away for work, so Navin brings his tech background to the pod to discuss the fashion industry. In style news, cultural appropriation becomes central to an international lawsuit, Abercrombie’s business is looking up, and Christmas decorating brings billions to New York City. Also, Victoria’s Secret drops a literal and figurative Bombshell on science, and cyber criminals are becoming more sophisticated at retail POS systems. Band of Outsiders is temporarily resurrected at Filene’s Basement, and bad guys get their briefcases at the Bad Guy Briefcase Store. For our main topic we discuss a brilliant commencement speech given by John Waters at the Rhode Island School of Design. Are you prepared to screw things up brilliantly? Are you failing in amazing ways? Come hang out!

Episode 91: Retail Cyber Crime, Fashion Appropriation, John Waters’ Artistic Chaos


Welcome to another edition of Pop Fashion podcast! This week Lisa is away for work, so Navin brings his tech background to the pod to discuss the fashion industry. In style news, cultural appropriation becomes central to an international lawsuit, Abercrombie’s business is looking up, and Christmas decorating brings billions to New York City. Also, Victoria’s Secret drops a literal and figurative Bombshell on science, and cyber criminals are becoming more sophisticated at retail POS systems. Band of Outsiders is temporarily resurrected at Filene’s Basement, and bad guys get their briefcases at the Bad Guy Briefcase Store. For our main topic we discuss a brilliant commencement speech given by John Waters at the Rhode Island School of Design. Are you prepared to screw things up brilliantly? Are you failing in amazing ways? Come hang out!

EPISODE 59   This week Lisa starts the show with a very important  PSA . In fashion hot topics,  Nasty Gal  isn’t growing as fast as a certain #girlboss would like (but Warby Parker is making HOW MUCH per square foot?), a disgruntled neighbor crashed  Australian fashion week , and  Victoria’s Secret  launched a design schedule that is more in line with its fast fashion competitors. Also, is the tween market a viable business or are companies like  Justice  segmenting their audience too much to be profitable? American Apparel is in the news again regarding their  new advertising campaign  and because one of their shirts was (allegedly)  copied  by a luxury apparel company.   Our main topic for this week is  burnout ! Are you suffering from burnout? Lisa and Kaarin explore the definition of burnout,  explain the warning signs , and disclose personal stories about times they have experienced the  stress monste r known as burnout.       LISTEN LISTEN LISTEN

EPISODE 59

This week Lisa starts the show with a very important PSA. In fashion hot topics, Nasty Gal isn’t growing as fast as a certain #girlboss would like (but Warby Parker is making HOW MUCH per square foot?), a disgruntled neighbor crashed Australian fashion week, and Victoria’s Secret launched a design schedule that is more in line with its fast fashion competitors. Also, is the tween market a viable business or are companies like Justice segmenting their audience too much to be profitable? American Apparel is in the news again regarding their new advertising campaign and because one of their shirts was (allegedly) copied by a luxury apparel company.

Our main topic for this week is burnout! Are you suffering from burnout? Lisa and Kaarin explore the definition of burnout, explain the warning signs, and disclose personal stories about times they have experienced the stress monster known as burnout.


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Episode 37:  Lindsay Lohan’s Fashion App Battle, Eyebrow Trends, The Business of Persistence  
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  Is your brow game on point? This week Lisa fills us in on the latest beauty trend and it’s all about the booming eyebrow industry. In fashion crime news - an employee was busted for stealing seven tons of clothes from Ted Baker. Also, Victoria’s Secret gets in hot water over their latest advertising campaign, and Lindsay Lohan is sued over a wardrobe app. Do you have a tattoo? Math is utilized to explain if people regret their body art. Finally, Target temporarily expands to a concept store that is known for curating independent / American Made artists. Our main topic this week is about persistence! 

Episode 37: Lindsay Lohan’s Fashion App Battle, Eyebrow Trends, The Business of Persistence

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Is your brow game on point? This week Lisa fills us in on the latest beauty trend and it’s all about the booming eyebrow industry. In fashion crime news - an employee was busted for stealing seven tons of clothes from Ted Baker. Also, Victoria’s Secret gets in hot water over their latest advertising campaign, and Lindsay Lohan is sued over a wardrobe app. Do you have a tattoo? Math is utilized to explain if people regret their body art. Finally, Target temporarily expands to a concept store that is known for curating independent / American Made artists. Our main topic this week is about persistence!