Must Read: Beauty Companies Are Rethinking (But Not Discontinuing) Skin-Lightening Products, LVMH Prize Set up Grant for Previous Winners

Plus, Veja becomes even more sustainable.Photo: Mario Carlini – Iguana Press/Getty ImagesThese are the stories making headlines in fashion on Friday.Beauty companies are reexamining their skin lightening products amidst new pressure Several beauty companies, including the Indian subsidiary of Unilever, Johnson & Johnson and L’Oréal India have recently vowed to reexamine and rebrand their skin-lightening brands […]

Must Read: Can Bath & Body Works Save L Brands?, How Fashion Can Overcome the Industry’s Discounting Problem

Plus, Burberry sees a steep decline in profits.Photo: Courtesy of Bath & Body WorksCan the recent success of Bath & Body Works save L Brands?L Brands‘ attempt to sell off a majority stake in the struggling Victoria’s Secret fell apart amidst the pandemic, just as another of the company’s assets, Bath & Body Works, saw […]

Les Wexner Officially Leaves Victoria’s Secret

His plans to step down from the lingerie brand were first announced in February.Photo: Getty Images for Fragrance Foundation/Astrid StawiarzMonths after his intention of stepping down was first announced, longtime Victoria’s Secret executive Leslie Wexner has officially left the lingerie brand. He announced his retirement from L Brands, parent company of Victoria’s Secret and Bath […]

Must Read: CFDA and ‘Vogue’ Raise $4.1 Million, Neiman Marcus Expected to File for Bankruptcy

Plus, what can (and should) brands do with excess inventory?Photo: David M. Benett/Getty ImagesThese are the stories making headlines in fashion on Monday.CFDA and Vogue Raise $4.1 MillionFashion rescue fund A Common Thread, an initiative put together by the CFDA and Vogue to assist independent designers, stores and contractors, has received over 800 applications since being created […]

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. […]

Alessandra Ambrosio’s Experience as a Victoria’s Secret Angel Helped Her Create Her New Swimwear Line, GAL Floripa

“My favorite part of my job was always when we were doing the swim season.”Alessandra Ambrosio in a look from the debut GAL Floripa collection. Photo: Stewart Shining/Courtesy of GAL Floripa“We always had a dream to one day have a little store and sell bikinis,” says Alessandra Ambrosio about launching her new swimwear and lifestyle line GAL Floripa with her two […]

Grace Elizabeth Is This Week’s New Victoria’s Secret Angel

This is getting a little tricky to keep up with!Grace Elizabeth walks her first Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show runway in 2016. Photo: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty ImagesWell, there’s a new, new, new Victoria’s Secret Angel in town: On Wednesday, Grace Elizabeth announced that she has finally earned her Victoria’s Secret Angel wings. The 22-year-old Florida native made […]

Victoria’s Secret Downgraded to ‘Negative’ by Investment Advisors

There’s a “fallen Angels” quip to be made here somewhere.Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty ImagesIt would be putting things very mildly to say that Victoria’s Secret has had a rough go of it over the past year. The brand has been steadily losing public favor due to its almost-enthusiastic refusal to embrace a more inclusive, realistic approach […]

Leomie Anderson Is the Newest Victoria’s Secret Angel

The 26-year-old model, activist and business woman received her wings after walking four shows with Victoria’s Secret.Leomie Anderson walks the runway during the 2018 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show at Pier 94 in New York, NY. Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images Victoria’s Secret has yet another brand new Angel: On Thursday morning, Leomie Anderson, who’s walked in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion […]