Victoria’s Secret Acquired, Leslie Wexner to Step Down

The retail executive founded L Brands — which owned Victoria’s Secret and Bath & Body Works — in 1963.Les Wexner (left) with Ed Razek in 2016.Photo: Getty Images for Fragrance Foundation/Astrid StawiarzVictoria’s Secret officially has a new owner: Sycamore Partners, a private equity firm, acquired the lingerie giant from L Brands in a deal that […]

Must Read: Chanel and Fendi One Year After Karl Lagerfeld’s Passing, Can Daniel Lee Go Beyond the Bottega Veneta “It” Bag?

Plus, jewelry designer Rosh Mahtani of Alighieri wins Queen Elizabeth II Award for British Design.Photo: Stefanie Keenan/WireImageThese are the stories making headlines in fashion on WednesdayLooking at Chanel and Fendi, one year after Karl Lagerfeld’s passingKarl Lagerfeld created a world with Chanel so iconic, it made him an international celebrity. One year after his death, his […]

Must Read: Phoebe Philo May Be Planning Her Comeback, Amazon Reveals Secret Luxury Site

Plus, what happened to Hood by Air?Photo: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty ImagesThese are the stories making headlines in fashion on Wednesday.Could Phoebe Philo be planning her comeback?Phoebe Philo, former creative director of Celine and, before that, Chloé, is rumored to be planning a new collection and in the process of interviewing designers. When her project will debut […]

Must Read: Abercrombie & Fitch’s New Campaign Stars Megan Rapinoe and Leyna Bloom, Olivier Theyskens Joins Azzaro

Plus, Kerry Washington covers the latest issue of ‘InStyle’.Photo; Courtesy of Abercrombie & FitchThese are the stories making headlines in fashion on Thursday.A&F’s new campaign stars Megan Rapinoe, Leyna Bloom and more trailblazers Building off of the 2019 re-launch of its Fierce fragrance, Abercrombie & Fitch released a new campaign titled #FaceYourFierce. It features 24 members […]

Must Read: New Report Highlights Culture of Misogyny and Harassment at Victoria’s Secret, the Story Behind J.Lo’s Super Bowl Wardrobe

Plus, how the direct-to-consumer model will impact fashion for years.Photo: Scott Olson/Getty ImagesThese are the stories making headlines in fashion on Monday. New report highlights culture of misogyny and harassment at Victoria’s SecretL Brands, the parent company of Victoria’s Secret, has come under fire after a recent investigation by the New York Times revealed a widespread culture […]

Must Read: J.Crew Taps Former Victoria’s Secret Executive as CEO, Canadian Designers Hope to See a Boost From the ‘Meghan Markle Effect’

Plus, Rihanna to launch an edit at Bergdorf Goodman.Photo: Steve Jennings/WireImageThese are the stories making headlines in fashion on Wednesday. J.Crew taps former Victoria’s Secret executive as CEO J.Crew has ended its year-long search for a permanent CEO. The retailer announced Monday that Jan Singer, a former executive at Victoria’s Secret and Spanx, will fill the role […]

Fashionista’s Favorite Stories of 2019

When looking back at 2019, it’s hard to remember exactly what happened at the beginning of the year, and while reminiscing, there have been many instances of us uttering “that happened this year?” with utter shock. Perhaps that’s because our small but mighty team here at Fashionista churned out an enormous amount of #content that […]

The 8 Biggest Fashion News Stories of 2019

Breaking news: A lot happened this year, and we’re here to spill it all.Handbag picturing Karl Lagerfeld at the 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards.Photo: Tony Barson/Getty ImagesWe’re days away from entering a new decade and while the fashion industry saw plenty of change over the last 10 years, 2019 ultimately ended the decade with a bang. […]

Has Fashion’s Tokenism Overlooked the ‘Inbetweeners’?

For Charli Howard, Kate Upton and other models whose bodies don’t fit the mold, working at their size meant dougie or die.Charli Howard at Refinery 29’s Every Beautiful Body Symposium. Photo: Craig Barritt/Getty Images In 2010, rap newcomers Cali Swag District premiered their debut single to commercial fanfare, referencing one very well-known Texan dance move: the dougie. […]

Must Read: Decoding Gucci’s Merchandising Success, Fashion Businesses That Could Survive a Recession

Plus, the rise of Hugo Boss.Gucci’s Fall 2018 runway show. Photo: ImaxtreeThese are the stories making headlines in fashion on Friday. Decoding Gucci’s merchandising successIt’s no secret that Gucci has experienced incredible success since the arrival of its creative director Alessandro Michele in 2015. Much of Gucci’s success is credited to a creative and merchandising strategy that has […]