While this past year saw the closing of mass brands like Wet Seal and Delia's, today's news proves that things are tough in the higher-end contemporary market, too. If Band of Outsiders indeed shuts down, it'll be the latest in a line of beloved mid-aughts brands to do so. While Rodarte, Proenza Schouler, and Steven Alan thankfully live on, plenty of the other labels that dressed cool girls in the mid-2000s weren't so lucky. Ahead, we pay tribute to six labels we'll stan for forever — and hey, there's always the possibility of a revival.
Uniqlo’s Coolest Designer Collab Is Back After 10 Years
Uniqlo has knocked it out of the park once again, today announcing the revival of +J, its collaboration with legendary designer Jil Sander. Available from