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Fast Fashion Defined, Payless Problems, New York Fashion Week

Pop Fashion

Release Date: 02/16/2017

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Surprise! It's a mini-episode. Today the Met Gala was canceled. Also, LVMH is stopping production of perfume and cosmetics to manufacture hand sanitizer for free for the people of France.

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Announcement regarding our upcoming schedule. 

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It’s the question-answer show! We answer your questions about fashion trends, shopping conundrums, careers and why the heck we're still using a cover photo from 2015.

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Zac Posen's trademark was sold at auction, Kanye West is opening... something in Wyoming, and Everlane's employees are trying to unionize. Dollar General is taking over, Ralph Lauren is missing (from the NYFW schedule) and the basic bitch ruled the decade, whether you liked her or not.

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Prada and L'Oreal signed a big fragrance deal, Fashion Nova garments were allegedly made by underpaid workers in Los Angeles, and a whole bunch of retail CEOs just got canned. Diamond sales are down, and Marc Jacobs threw a big party.

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H&M is trying clothing rental, Versace is suing Fashion Nova, and Marc Jacobs is countersuing Nirvana. Stussy is partnering with Dior, and a makeup museum is coming to NYC. Can malls survive by catering to millionaires?

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LVMH bought Tiffany for a boatload of money, Ted Baker can't find $32M worth of inventory, and Balmain's CEO stepped down. Plus, we've got not one, but two fashion crimes for you.

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Gucci is investing in ...call centers? Women are buying themselves something special at the holidays, Nike will stop selling on Amazon, and everyone's losing their mind over pants. Italian police discovered a sweatshop, and clothing rental may not be as sustainable as we hope.

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This week - Kylie Jenner is $600 million richer after selling part of her company to Coty, gift certificates for Barneys will be honored at a Philadelphia store and Brooks Brothers may have changes on the horizon. An Italian sweatshop may be linked to a bunch of fashion houses and Patagonia opened its first Worn Wear store.

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Art Peck is out of a job at Gap and Zac Posen closed his business. Virgil Abloh is back at work, researchers have developed a shirt that foils facial recognition programs, and we've got a fashion crime about an allegedly stolen $40 million diamond. And there's more information about The RealReal's authentication practices.

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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!

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