Victoria’s Secret CEO Admits It Has Some Catching Up to Do When It Comes to Inclusive Marketing

Uh, no duh. Plus, L Brands Chief Executive Les Wexner addresses his Jeffrey Epstein problem during the company’s investor meeting.Photo: Bob Levey/Getty Images for Victoria’s SecretAfter briefly greeting attendees of the 2019 L Brands Investor Update Meeting on Tuesday, CEO Les Wexner just dove right into it: “Before I begin, I want to just take […]

Must Read: LVMH Announces Karl Lagerfeld Fashion Prize, Luxury Is No Longer Special

Plus, why DTC is ripe for knockoffs.Karl Lagerfeld and nephew Hudson Kroenig at the Chanel Cruise 2018 show in Paris. Photo: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty ImagesThese are the stories making headlines in fashion on Wednesday.LVMH announces Karl Lagerfeld fashion prizeKarl Lagerfeld will be celebrated with an annual fashion prize, where a budding designer will win 150,000 euros and […]

Must Read: Kering Reveals Industry Pact to Combat Climate Change, Victoria’s Secret Considers Ditching Push-Up Bra Aesthetic

Plus, Nordstrom joins G7 Fashion Pact and launches new sustainable shopping category.Kering CEO François-Henri Pinault. Photo: Ole Jensen/Getty Images for Copenhagen Fashion Summit These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Friday.Kering reveals industry pact to combat climate change Kering CEO François-Henri Pinault presented French President Emmanuel Macron with sustainability commitments from 32 major fashion companies […]

Must Read: Can Reformation Become a Global Hit? Victoria’s Secret’s Sales Are Still Down

Plus, why Outdoor Voices can’t bank on its top-selling Exercise Dress.Photo: Courtesy of Reformation These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Thursday.Can Reformation become a global hit? Sitting on a fresh pile of cash after selling a majority stake to private equity firm Permira Advisers in July, Reformation wants to open stores in the U.K., Australia […]

Must Read: Taylor Swift Covers the September Issue of ‘Vogue,’ What’s Really Going on at Victoria’s Secret

Plus, Rebecca Taylor is exiting her namesake label.Taylor Swift on the September 2019 cover of “Vogue.” Photo: Inez & Vinoodh,These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Thursday.Taylor Swift covers the September issue of VogueTaylor Swift fronts Vogue for the fourth time, but this cover marks her first on the magazine’s September issue. The singer — photographed […]

Must Read: What’s Next for Barneys New York, Models Call for Victoria’s Secret to Fight Against Sexual Misconduct

Plus, Tyler Mitchell’s Beyoncé portrait for ‘Vogue’ is being acquired by the Smithsonian.Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty ImagesThese are the stories making headlines in fashion on Wednesday.What’s next for Barneys New York After filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Tuesday, Barneys is hopeful that it will find a buyer and restructure its business to return to profitability. […]

Controversial Victoria’s Secret CMO Ed Razek Is Leaving the Company

The man largely responsible for the brand’s homogenous, airbrushed and sexualized image is out.Ed Razek backstage at the 2018 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. Photo: Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images Ed Razek is leaving Victoria’s Secret and its parent company L Brands, according to an internal memo cited by a number of publications including the Wall Street Journal, CNBC […]

Victoria’s Secret Hires First Transgender Model Valentina Sampaio

She posted a behind-the-scenes photo with VS Pink on Instagram.Valentina Sampaio, who openly identifies as a transgender woman, posted a behind-the-scenes photo on Instagram while shooting with VS Pink on Friday, making her the first transgender model to work with Victoria’s Secret. The Brazilian model received support on social media from Lais Robeiro via Twitter and Laverne […]

Must Read: Vice Reportedly in Talks to Buy Refinery29, J.Crew Group Cut Dozens of Corporate Jobs

Plus, Condé Nast Britain returns to profit.Refinery29 executives speak onstage during Refinery29 Presents: The World of Abundance at New Fronts NYC 2018. Photo: Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Refinery29These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Monday.Vice might buy Refinery29According to The Wall Street Journal, Vice Media is in talks to buy Refinery29. The news […]

How I Shop: Lais Ribeiro

The Victoria’s Secret Angel and ‘Sports Illustrated’ Swimsuit Issue model shares the important style lesson that Adriana Lima taught her.Photo: Getty ImagesWe all buy clothes, but no two people shop the same. It can be a social experience, and a deeply personal one; at times, it can be impulsive and entertaining, at others, purpose-driven, a […]