FASHION/BEAUTY

Levi Strauss IPO seeing high demand – more than 10 times oversubscribed?! Selling shares $17 apiece for valuation of about $6.6 billion; Instagram vanity driving number Brazilian butt lifts to record high; Resale market becoming bigger than fast fashion; ‘Needle’ face creams and patches – newest skin-care trend?; The savvy teens who are turning their […]

FASHION/BEAUTY

Instagram announces its new checkout feature, making it easier to buy Prada…Burberry…Dior…and more – directly on the app; Glossier tops billion-dollar valuation w/latest funding, enters unicorn club; Lush opens flagship store in England – biggest yet; Gucci wants you to pay $900 for dirty, worn-out looking sneakers??; A hi-tech mirror that tells you whether your […]

FASHION/BEAUTY

‘Retail apocalypse’? What ‘retail apocalypse’? Ulta and Sephora keep defying it…; Victoria’s Secret hypes official return of its swimwear line after three-year hiatus; Anthropologie launches its first plus-size line; What the connection is between your skin and mental health; Why the black turtleneck (and dark eye makeup) was so important to Elizabeth Holmes’s image; Hilton […]

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Louis Vuitton pulls Michael Jackson-inspired clothing from new collection; Lilly Pulitzer and Pottery Barn release new home goods collaboration; Elon Musk’s custom Air Jordans – a highlight at Model Y unveiling?; What to know about Levis Strauss before it goes public; Why offensive fashion somehow keeps happening; The cat w/nine lives [Choupette’s now got a […]

FASHION/BEAUTY

Can Project Runway make it work w/out Tim Gunn? Season 17 debuts tonight on Bravo; Olivia Jade, Lori Loughlin’s daughter, stands to lose lucrative brand deals over college admissions scandal (shoppers already calling for Sephora to cut ties w/her); The Devil Wears Prada names director as it readies for Broadway musical; Amazon launches beauty line […]

FASHION/BEAUTY

Fashion designer Mossimo Giannulli, among bold-faced names charged in college admissions scam, allegedly coughed up $500,000 to get daughters into USC…by pretending they were crew athletes?; Paris Hilton invests in The Glam App, a provider of in-home beauty services, to help users ‘look hot’ on dates; Harry’s and Heyday partner up, look to demystify men’s […]

FASHION/BEAUTY

At Watches of Switzerland, your Rolex comes w/a martini?; Levi’s looking to pocket $587 million in encore IPO; Marshalls finally launching online store; Lacoste getting fashion-forward reboot; Naomi Campbell – not gonna kiss and tell?; Why celebrity facialist Tracie Martyn doesn’t want you to get plastic surgery; How Brooke Shields shops (and what she plans […]

FASHION/BEAUTY

Fading stigma of plastic surgery – contributing to rise in cosmetic procedures? New numbers out today; Bank of America teams up w/Tory Burch to offer $100 million in loans to women entrepreneurs; Helen of Troy puts beauty unit up for sale (too many challenges selling drugstore mainstays); Kimora Lee Simmons announces relaunch of Baby Phat; […]

FASHION/BEAUTY

Calvin Klein – hip?? Abandons runway in favor of more youthful arena–the hit social media app TikTok; UES townhouse of late designer Oleg Cassini hitting market for $50 million; Millennials buying into DSW’s nail bar concept; Abercrombie & Fitch closing more stores; Charlotte Russe – liquidating; Martha Stewart’s new shoe collection w/Aerosoles — surprisingly…chic?; Glossier, […]

FASHION/BEAUTY

Goldman Sachs announces more relaxed dress code–end of suit and tie era?; FDA says tests confirm asbestos in Claire’s cosmetics; Jeans maker Diesel USA files for bankruptcy; L Brands investor pushes for Victoria’s Secret spinoff; How face tattoos turn unknown teens into internet superstars; Why the wedding industry is so hard to disrupt; The return […]

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