Must Read: Instagram Live Is Surging in the Social Distancing Era, Can a Fashion TV Show Launch a Successful Fashion Brand?

Plus, Kanye West talks Yeezy in “WSJ” magazine.Photo: Mauricio Santana/Getty ImagesThese are the stories making headlines in fashion on Wednesday.Instagram Live is surging in the social distancing eraWith everyone stuck at home, IG Live, an Instagram feature that allows users to livestream through their stories, is having a big moment. Its popularity erupted practically overnight, with […]

Must Read: Gap Names New CEO, the Dixie Chicks Cover ‘Allure’

Plus, luxury brands are now advertising all over Twitter.Photo: Caleb Krivoshey for GAPThese are the stories making headlines in fashion on Friday.Gap names new CEOGap Inc. announced that Sonia Syngal will become the company’s new chief executive officer. Most recently, she’s been the CEO of Old Navy, having first joined Gap Inc. in 2004. In her new […]

Must Read: Beauty’s Resale Market Is Growing, Steph Korey Is Back at Away

Plus, Duro Olowu creates exhibit for Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art.NARS cosmetics. Photo: Steve Jennings/Getty Images for Vogue and Vogue.comThese are the stories making headlines in fashion on Monday. The resale market for makeup and beauty products is expected to grow in 2020The popularity of resale is expanding beyond fashion in 2020, with sites like Glambot normalizing the sale and purchase […]

Must Read: The Rise and Fall of Prada, Risks and Rewards of a Private Client Business

Plus, how Instagram killed the It bag.Models backstage at the Prada Fall 2019 show. Photo: ImaxtreeThese are the stories making headlines in fashion on Wednesday. The rise and fall of PradaPrada is one of the most influential luxury brands of our time, yet in recent years the company has seen a major decline in sales due […]

ICYMI: Strappy Sandals, ‘Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood’ & Getting Fillers as ‘Self-Care’

A must-read roundup of our most popular stories of the week. You’re welcome.Sure, we’re all glued to our phones/tablets/laptops/watches that barely tell time, but even the best of us miss out on some important #content from time to time. That’s why, in case you missed it, we’ve rounded up our most popular stories of the […]

Must Read: Why Brands Are Sliding Into Your DMs, How Social Media Transformed Fashion in the 2010s

Plus, the ripple effects of Barneys’s financial struggles and Fenty Beauty expands to Asia.Photo: Christian Vierig/Getty ImagesThese are the stories making headlines in fashion on Friday.Why brands are sliding into your DMs In a digital-first age, companies are relying on tactics like texting, WhatsApp and Instagram to drive marketing and sales. Brands like Tommy Hilfiger, Dirty […]

A Complete Guide to All the Non-Surgical Cosmetic Procedures People Are Getting for ‘Instagram Face’

The thing about Instagram Face is that almost no one is born with it.Noted Instagram Face haver Kylie Jenner. Photo: Mike Coppola/Getty Images for MTVIn 1891, Oscar Wilde famously wrote, “Life imitates art far more than art imitates life.” More than a century later, the saying still rings true — except today, it’s the virtual […]

ICYMI: Shopping on Social Media, Leather Sneakers & Fact-Checking Natural Beauty Myths

A must-read roundup of our most popular stories of the week. You’re welcome.Sure, we’re all glued to our phones/tablets/laptops/watches that barely tell time, but even the best of us miss out on some important #content from time to time. That’s why, in case you missed it, we’ve rounded up our most popular stories of the […]

The Line Between Social Media and E-Commerce Is Beginning to Disappear

With mobile shopping, peer-to-peer e-commerce and influencer marketing continually on the rise, social commerce is finally becoming the next wave of retail.Photo: ImaxtreeIn March, Instagram announced a new shopping feature that would allow users to shop and purchase items on the platform without leaving the app. The launch is the latest in a slew of […]

Rankin’s ‘Selfie Harm’ Series Highlights How Teens Use Photo Retouching Apps

The famed photographer shot 14 teenagers and handed them the image to edit and filter until they felt it was “social media ready,” juxtaposing these with the unretouched versions.Images from “Selfie Harm.” Left: original, right: enhanced. Photos: RankinRankin thinks we need to start talking about retouching apps on social media in the same way we’ve […]