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Forever 21 Accused Of Stealing This Shirt Design From Instagram
At what point are we simply recycling someone else's ideas instead of using them to inspire our own
Oct 22, 2016
Why Did Abercrombie & Fitch Delete All Of Its Instagram Posts?
The story of Abercrombie & Fitch's quest to rebrand itself has been a long, extensive one. There have been new hires (including a vice president of ...
Oct 14, 2016
Did Forever 21 Copy Yet Another Indie Designer?
The recent streak of fast-fashion behemoths shamelessly cribbing the work of indie designers and artists shows no signs of waning, unfortunately. The ...
Oct 6, 2016
Conservative Group Goes After H&M's Boundary-Pushing New Ad
Campaigns like H&M's recent "She's A Lady" ads feel like a welcomed breath of fresh air, as mass retailers have (finally) started utilized diverse ...
Oct 6, 2016
Costco Ordered To Pay Tiffany & Co. $5.5 Million For Counterfeit Engagement Rings
Update: Costco's drama with Tiffany & Co. looks like it's finally coming to a (very expensive) close. According to Reuters, on Thursday, a federal ...
Sep 30, 2016
30+ J.Crew Styling Tips We're Copying ASAP
J.Crew doesn't have the over-the-top quality of some other shows (or, as fashion critic Vanessa Friedman recently called them, "hashtag hoo-has") such as ...
Sep 12, 2016
Lane Bryant's 6th & Lane Gets A Cool-Girl Revamp
Here’s a sentence my teenage self never thought she’d write: Lane Bryant is seriously killing the plus game. Besides an overall aesthetic shift from “stuff...
Sep 9, 2016
Opening Ceremony Keeps Bringing Back All Of Your Nostalgic Faves, Like This Colorful...
If you had any lingering doubt that fashion is all about nostalgia, just take a look at Opening Ceremony's new arrivals: Humberto Leon and Carol Lim keep ...
Sep 9, 2016
Tour The NYC Mansion That Was Sold For A Strand Of Pearls
We should probably employ a "believe it or not" clause around all of the epic tales we heard while on our exclusive tour of Cartier's newly renovated ...
Annie Georgia Greenb...
Sep 7, 2016
Winner Ashley Nell Tipton Finally Unveils Her Plus-Size Designs...
When I saw Ashley Nell Tipton on Project Runway, I knew that a sea change had just occurred. It was thrilling to watch her tackle challenge after challenge...
Sep 6, 2016
H&M Wants Your Game-Changing Ideas — & There's $1M Up For Grabs
H&M is on a quest for ambitious, innovative green ideas that could change the fashion biz. The Swedish retailer's non-profit arm, H&M Foundation...
Sep 1, 2016
An Indie Artist Claims His Ripped-Off Design Is Being Sold At Topman
Another day, another independent artist calling out fast fashion for ripping off work. Let's get right to it: Azerbaijani artist Faig Ahmed, who is known ...
Aug 23, 2016
Here's 8 Ways To Actually Wear Pink, According To J.Crew
If you've been a fan of R29's for years, you'll know we have a soft spot in our hearts for J.Crew. Its new arrivals always seem to address exactly what our...
Aug 22, 2016
H&M's Factories In Myanmar Employ Workers As Young As 14
A new book, set to be released in Sweden next week, asserts that the factories in Myanmar under contract with H&M hired employees as young as 14 and ...
Sabrina Rojas Weiss
Aug 21, 2016
Here's Another Sneak Peek Of H&M x Kenzo's Tiger-Print Packed Collection
Update: H&M just released a second look at its upcoming collaboration with Kenzo — one that teases a very different direction for a fast-fashion ...
Aug 19, 2016
This Design From Forever 21 Looks Suspiciously Familiar
Just a few weeks after people rallied behind artist Tuesday Bassen following allegations that Zara copied her original illustrations on numerous ...
Aug 8, 2016
Another Alleged Photoshop Fail In A Victoria's Secret Ad
Another day, another possible Photoshop fail
Aug 7, 2016
Lovesick Is The Trend-Driven Plus Brand You’ve Been Asking For
Like most New Jersey teens, I spent an inordinate amount of time at the mall. But, for however much it was a place for fun and inspiration, I experienced...
Aug 3, 2016
Nothing Lasts Forever At This On-Point Instagram Shop
I've already come clean about my newfound obsession with shopping on Instagram. Having almost given up regular online shopping completely, I've stumbled ...
Jul 30, 2016
A Guy Used Eminem Lyrics In An ASOS Customer Service Complaint, Got The Best Response
There's all sorts of interesting customer service news cropping up this week. First, there was the magical-sounding nearly-11-hour call that a Zappos rep...
Jul 30, 2016
The First-Ever Place For Plus-Size Shoppers To Buy Consignment
The scenario is always the same: I wander into a consignment boutique with my size-16 body, see that I'm the only one of my size shopping, and flip through...
Jul 27, 2016
Zappos Just Took Customer Service To A WHOLE New Level
Customer service news is rarely good news, since usually there's more to gripe than gush about. Zappos' latest feat is definitely an exception. The ...
Jul 27, 2016
The 30 Most Important Stores In Los Angeles
Los Angeles is a city of many landmarks: the Hollywood sign, LACMA’s Insta-worthy light-post installation, Santa Monica Pier, and of course, the ...
Jul 26, 2016
We Are (Almost) All Discount Shoppers, New Report Says
A successful discount-shopping binge might be your guilty pleasure. Or maybe you're unabashedly flaunting that Maxxinista life. (Hey, we're all for that...
Jul 22, 2016
Prepare To See
More Of This Cool-Girl Activewear Brand Soon
One of our favorite athleisure labels is about to really blow up: This week, Outdoor Voices just got a whole lot of cash — $13 million, to be exact — and ...
Jul 21, 2016
Why Nike's Instagrams Of Its New Sports Bras Are Going Viral
A series of new sports bras that Nike launched last week is causing quite a stir on Instagram, and it isn't exactly because of the bras themselves. The ...
Jul 18, 2016
Disney Falls Into The Gap With New Collaboration
Can't afford to snag one of those adorable Disney Coach bags with the Mickey Mouse ears? Don't worry. America's favorite cartoon couple will star in a ...
Jul 16, 2016
Forever 21 Had
Controversial T-Shirt Situation
Last month, Forever 21 landed in hot water for selling a certain T-shirt that bore an incredibly striking resemblance to Kanye West's The Life Of Pablo ...
Jul 14, 2016
This Collection Will Make You Consider Buying A Second Wedding Dress
Finding a wedding dress can be a stressful disaster. It's like meeting the perfect partner: Rarely is the first option (or second, or third...) the one. ...
Jul 11, 2016
Why This Denim Brand Is An Important Leader In LGBTQ Rights
Every June, the world celebrates Pride — a fête, born out of conflict, to promote equal rights and love for all, regardless of sexuality or gender identity...
Cultural Issues & Equal Rights
Jun 21, 2016