A high-profile attorney was accused of extorting Nike. There's big drama involving the board of Bed Bath & Beyond. A secondhand retailer has new numbers on the popularity of secondhand shopping. You can thank Ferragamo for preserving history, and Burberry has a new sustainability plan. Does your clothing need a warning tag? Plus, we mourn the loss of retail flagships on 5th Avenue (and probably 6th, what the heck). Come hang out!
Armani is headed back to Tokyo, Victoria's Secret is bringing back swimwear, and NYC's newest shopping "experience" is open for business. Gucci is the latest design house to announce a diversity initiative, and we're learning what it takes to be a luxury resale authenticator. But let's cut to the good stuff: What do people buy when they're drunk? Come hang out!
We're trying to keep up with the huge college admissions scandal involving a fashion designer. We've got an update on asbestos-tainted cosmetics, and a peek into L'Oreal's new science-y partnership. Is the eyewear industry a monopoly? Baby Phat is coming back, the V&A is extending the Dior exhibit, and Kohl's is leasing space to other retailers. Come hang out!
We take a spin through Paris Fashion Week (70s! Black lights! Snow!) before digging into a major ouster at Ted Baker and Old Navy's breakup with Gap Inc. New York City's Department of Sanitation is pitching in to reduce clothing waste, and Amazon is letting you customize your delivery dates. And a denim retailer filed for bankruptcy. Come hang out!
As the fashion weeks continue, we find a show we just can't agree on. We have a bit to discuss about this year's Academy Awards. A model is speaking out (again) about size inclusivity. Selfridge's is making big sustainability moves. A shoe broke at a basketball game. Botox has a new competitor. And what about apparel made in prisons? All this and more, on this week's episode of Pop Fashion. Come hang out!
Welcome to our fifth anniversary show! We start the episode with news of Karl Lagerfeld's death, Payless store closures, and a brand's statement(s) on animal welfare. Burberry is in hot water for a controversial runway look, and Prada is launching a diversity council. Then, we cheers to five years with a trip down memory lane. Come hang out!
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This week we dissect the remaining parts of New York Fashion Week that still make sense, including Tomo Koizumi's standout show and whatever Rag & Bone was doing with artificial intelligence. But wait! There's also a fashion crime involving a celeb favorite of the show. Beyond fashion week, we've got Amazon patents, a secret romance shocking the outdoor gear world, and a cotton supply chain transparency initiative. Come hang out!
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Six retailers have filed for bankruptcy and we're only six weeks into 2019. What is happening? We don't know, but we're ready to pour one out. If you never got cast on America's Next Top Model, you're about to have another chance at model stardom...sort of. How prevalent is bullying in the fashion industry? H&M is shaking things up and bringing a former whistleblower on board. An outerwear brand collaborated with Inuit seamstresses, and Conde Nast is launching a B2B publication. Come hang out!
This week, we talk treasure and some ambitious sustainability news from Paris. Under Armour is going to space, Guess is keeping its problem executive, online returns are terrifying and beautiful, and big changes are afoot at Neiman Marcus. We've got an update on pyramid schemes! Come hang out, come on, hurry up and get over here!
Brandon Truaxe of Deciem has died, Lanvin has a new creative director, and we ask where in the world WAS Karl Lagerfeld? A bridal retailer is getting out of bankruptcy, a luxury brand is dealing with a discrimination lawsuit, and Mickey Drexler left J.Crew. Is an IPO on the way for a luxury reseller? Plus: Eco-friendly denim! Come hang out!