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Vintage store owner Lisa Rowan and fashion stylist Kaarin Vembar discuss fashion news, pop culture, and questions about business and creativity.

Vintage store owner Lisa Rowan and fashion stylist Kaarin Vembar discuss fashion news, pop culture, and questions about business and creativity.
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Vintage store owner Lisa Rowan and fashion stylist Kaarin Vembar discuss fashion news, pop culture, and questions about business and creativity.

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English


Episodes

Be Kind, Rewind

7/12/2019
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Amazon's gearing up for Prime Day and some employees are planning a work stoppage. Thousands in North Face merch was stolen from a Wisconsin store, Lady Gaga is launching a cosmetics line on Amazon, and flip flops are back in vogue. Is Costco the next biggest fashion center? And why is vintage clothing getting so expensive? Come hang out! Pop Fashion Links Instagram: @popfashionpodcast Twitter: @JustPopFashion Lisa’s Twitter: @lisatella Kaarin’s Twitter: @truetostyle

Duration:00:53:25

Kim K should have named it Westwear

7/4/2019
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Nylon magazine might be returning to print, Alber Elbaz has made an appearance for a new partnership, and The RealReal went public in a very big way. Chanel is in good hands with its new creative director Virginie Viard, Rent the Runway is working with Nordstrom, and Reebok is getting into maternity clothes. Kim Kardashian West had a big flub for her new shapewear line, but is planning to fix it. Come hang out! Pop Fashion Links Instagram: @popfashionpodcast Twitter:...

Duration:00:47:06

Fashion Fries

6/27/2019
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Marchesa's co-founder is leaving, the Supreme Court made a decision about FUCT, and Zara's Indian partner has big plans for a cheaper fashion chain. British lawmakers said "nah" to a sustainability proposal, Prada is introducing recycled Nylon, and Amazon is opening a store just for professional beauty artists. Vetements had a runway show at a McDonalds! Plus, we've got another diamond crime. Come hang out! Pop Fashion Links Instagram: @popfashionpodcast Twitter: @JustPopFashion Lisa’s...

Duration:00:53:36

Clutch Your Diamonds

6/21/2019
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Lululemon has closed its men's stores, Chanel swears it isn't for sale, and Forever 21 is asking for advice. Kenzo is looking for a new creative director, Target had a very bad weekend, and Gen Z shoppers are propping up China's luxury market. Italy's got a big ol' diamond scandal. And, we look back at Gloria Vanderbilt's career. Come hang out! Pop Fashion Links Instagram: @popfashionpodcast Twitter: @JustPopFashion Lisa’s Twitter: @lisatella Kaarin’s Twitter: @truetostyle

Duration:00:42:11

Handbag HQ

6/13/2019
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We've got some stats on counterfeit bags, a bad earnings report from Ted Baker, and news of another shakeup at Calvin Klein. Which retailers are most likely to see price increases because of (probable) tariffs? Theres'a movement underway to ban dress codes requiring heels in Japan, and Prada is pulling back on its wholesale strategy. Whoopi Goldberg has a new clothing line, and Olay is testing a refillable package to cut down on plastic waste. Come hang out! Pop Fashion Links Instagram:...

Duration:00:47:29

Tom Ford is a Slytherin

6/6/2019
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Cynthia Rowley's in big legal trouble. Overall apparel sales are in the pits. Meanwhile, Alexander Wang hosted his latest runway show at Rockefeller Center. The CFDA Awards happened, and they've appointed a new role. Plus, Tiffany Haddish warms our hearts once again. Come hang out! Pop Fashion Links Instagram: @popfashionpodcast Twitter: @JustPopFashion Lisa’s Twitter: @lisatella Kaarin’s Twitter: @truetostyle

Duration:00:37:35

Mother, Champion, Queen, Goddess

5/30/2019
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Dressbarn is shutting down, Topshop is shutting down U.S. stores, and Sports Illustrated Magazine was sold to an apparel company. Someone tried to sell counterfeit military gear. Serena Williams is once again using her ensembles to make a statement, Adidas is trying to close the loop, and Kering is trying to set a new standard for young models. Come hang out! Pop Fashion Links Instagram: @popfashionpodcast Twitter: @JustPopFashion Lisa’s Twitter: @lisatella Kaarin’s Twitter: @truetostyle

Duration:00:51:24

The Mystery of Goyard

5/23/2019
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A listener asked how Goyard bags slipped under her radar for so long before appearing on everyone's arm in the Midwest. So we dove into the brand's secretive, storied past to find some answers. The keys to this French luxury house's recent resurgence may surprise you. Pop Fashion Links Instagram: @popfashionpodcast Twitter: @JustPopFashion Lisa’s Twitter: @lisatella Kaarin’s Twitter: @truetostyle

Duration:00:43:08

Fashion Nostalgia

5/16/2019
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Vicky Hush Hush is leaving network TV, Betsey Johnson is headed to Urban Outfitters, and the Army has a new/old look. Is Laura Ashley doing OK? Is New York Fashion Week OK? Balenciaga is paying for some scholarships, Rihanna is taking over the world (we are not complaining) and Amazon really, really wants you to be a delivery driver. And, fashion desperately needs more women CEOs. Come hang out! Pop Fashion Links Instagram: @popfashionpodcast Twitter: @JustPopFashion Lisa’s Twitter:...

Duration:00:52:06

Thank You, Rihanna

5/9/2019
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LVMH is in a legal battle with...its own attorney. We reflect on what Rihanna has done for the lingerie market, and check on the ongoing battle between Victoria's Secret and everyone else. Rei Kawakubo did the best interview ever upon winning an award, Lord & Taylor might be for sale, H&M is quitting catalogs and the tariffs are coming. And, we remember designer Max Azria. Come hang out! Pop Fashion Links Instagram: @popfashionpodcast Twitter: @JustPopFashion Lisa’s Twitter:...

Duration:00:47:49

None of This is Ethical

5/3/2019
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When does fashion criticism go to far? You decide after hearing two recent examples. El Chapo is starting a clothing line. American Apparel is holding off on its big comeback, Bluefly is for sale, and Alibaba is settling a lawsuit about counterfeits. Last but not least, a show favorite is the new face of Saint Laurent. Come hang out! Pop Fashion Links Instagram: @popfashionpodcast Twitter: @JustPopFashion Lisa’s Twitter: @lisatella Kaarin’s Twitter: @truetostyle

Duration:00:52:27

Wrangler on My Booty

4/25/2019
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We talk about the cross-section of fashion and rap music and sing zero bars of any song you might recognize. You're welcome. Hermes is getting into cosmetics, we're running down some spring trends in stores, and Amazon is making changes to its business in China. Francesca's is in some financial trouble. Pop Fashion Links Website: www.popfashionpodcast.com Instagram: @popfashionpodcast Twitter: @JustPopFashion Lisa’s Links Twitter: www.twitter.com/lisatella Website:...

Duration:00:45:07

(Retail) Financing U Can't Trust

4/18/2019
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Luxury fashion brands are offering funds to repair Notre Dame after it was damaged by fire. The Supreme Court is talking about the F word, Dollar General is taking on the beauty market, and Hudson Yards has a secret. Elizabeth and James is headed to... Kohl's? And something's up at Ross. Come hang out! Pop Fashion Links Website: www.popfashionpodcast.com Instagram: @popfashionpodcast Twitter: @JustPopFashion Lisa’s Links Twitter: www.twitter.com/lisatella Website:...

Duration:00:51:20

Gluttony of Fun

4/11/2019
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There's trouble in Manolo Blahnik paradise, Roberto Cavalli officially liquidated, and Rent The Runway is expanding. Are you ready for the Goop pop-up cafe in Tokyo? H&M will sell vintage clothing (again), Goodwill is ready to fight big e-commerce retailers, and contraceptive jewelry may be in our future. Plus, we've got a museum update for fashion history lovers. Come hang out! Pop Fashion Links Website: www.popfashionpodcast.com Instagram: @popfashionpodcast Twitter:...

Duration:00:44:09

It's the Shopping Algorithm

4/5/2019
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A YouTube star got majorly burgled, J.Crew is shaking up its business plan, and we've got the details on the abrupt shutdown of Roberto Cavalli in the U.S. There is a ton of Calvin Klein news this week, and we talk a lot about machines. Are they taking over? Probably. Milly is getting sued for allegedly not paying a vendor, and the latest Forever 21 collection is a head scratcher. Come hang out! Pop Fashion Links Website: www.popfashionpodcast.com Instagram: @popfashionpodcast Twitter:...

Duration:00:47:10

5th Avenue Heartache

3/28/2019
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A high-profile attorney was accused of extorting Nike. There's big drama involving the board of Bed Bath & Beyond. A secondhand retailer has new numbers on the popularity of secondhand shopping. You can thank Ferragamo for preserving history, and Burberry has a new sustainability plan. Plus, we mourn the loss of retail flagships on 5th Avenue (and probably 6th, what the heck). Come hang out! Pop Fashion Links Website: www.popfashionpodcast.com Instagram: @popfashionpodcast Twitter:...

Duration:00:42:41

Big Brother Lives at the Mall

3/22/2019
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Armani is headed back to Tokyo, Victoria's Secret is bringing back swimwear, and NYC's newest shopping "experience" is open for business. Gucci is the latest design house to announce a diversity initiative, and we're learning what it takes to be a luxury resale authenticator. But let's cut to the good stuff: What do people buy when they're drunk? Come hang out! Pop Fashion Links Website: www.popfashionpodcast.com Instagram: @popfashionpodcast Twitter: @JustPopFashion Lisa’s...

Duration:00:52:30

Is It Makeup or Is It Poison?

3/14/2019
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We're trying to keep up with the huge college admissions scandal involving a fashion designer. We've got an update on asbestos-tainted cosmetics, and a peek into L'Oreal's new science-y partnership. Is the eyewear industry a monopoly? Baby Phat is coming back, the V&A is extending the Dior exhibit, and Kohl's is leasing space to other retailers. Come hang out! Pop Fashion Links Website: www.popfashionpodcast.com Instagram: @popfashionpodcast Twitter: @JustPopFashion Lisa’s...

Duration:00:56:26

Gotta Make These Nachos

3/7/2019
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We take a spin through Paris Fashion Week (70s! Black lights! Snow!) before digging into a major ouster at Ted Baker and Old Navy's breakup with Gap Inc. New York City's Department of Sanitation is pitching in to reduce clothing waste, and Amazon is letting you customize your delivery dates. And a denim retailer filed for bankruptcy. Come hang out! Pop Fashion Links Website: www.popfashionpodcast.com Instagram: @popfashionpodcast Twitter: @JustPopFashion Lisa’s Links Twitter:...

Duration:00:53:10

A Debate About Dior

2/28/2019
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As the fashion weeks continue, we find a show we just can't agree on. We have a bit to discuss about this year's Academy Awards. A model is speaking out (again) about size inclusivity. Selfridge's is making big sustainability moves. A shoe broke at a basketball game. Botox has a new competitor. All this and more, on this week's episode of Pop Fashion. Come hang out! Pop Fashion Links Website: www.popfashionpodcast.com Instagram: @popfashionpodcast Twitter: @JustPopFashion Lisa’s...

Duration:00:49:06