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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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Episodes

The One Not About New York Fashion Week

9/14/2017
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The One Not About New York Fashion Week Welcome to another episode of Pop Fashion! We thought we would be talking about New York Fashion Week - then life happened in the form of Hurricane Irma. Come hang out! Pop Fashion Links Twitter: www.twitter.com/JustPopFashion Website: www.popfashionpodcast.com Lisa’s Links Twitter: www.twitter.com/lisatella Website: www.lisarowan.com Kaarin’s Links Twitter: www.twitter.com/truetostyle Website: www.truetostyle.com

Duration: 00:32:35


Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty, Fashion Worker Rights, Taco Retail

9/7/2017
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Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty, Fashion Worker Rights, Taco Retail Welcome to another episode of Pop Fashion! This week, we have updates on Rihanna’s new makeup line, the bidding war for Matchesfashion.com, and the latest lawsuit against Kim Kardashian (spoiler alert: patents are important, kids). Why are tacos on everything? Why do people think that there is an official lipstick of Broadway? And the apparel labor system in California is seriously messed up. Come hang out! Pop Fashion...

Duration: 00:55:47


Plastic Bag Jail, Bra Shopping, Protecting Artisan Fashion

8/31/2017
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Plastic Bag Jail, Bra Shopping, Protecting Artisan Fashion Welcome to another episode of Pop Fashion! What does Hurricane Harvey mean for Texas businesses? Guatemalan artisans are fighting fakes online, Hollister is back from the dead, and Victoria’s Secret is doubling down on push-up bras. Fit Tea is making big changes regarding endorsements, and in Kenya, there’s a new law cracking down on plastic bag use. Come hang out! Pop Fashion Links Twitter:...

Duration: 01:00:43


DKNY Returns, Hijab Shopping, Heidi Klum’s New Fashion Collection

8/24/2017
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DKNY Returns, Hijab Shopping, Heidi Klum’s New Fashion Collection This week, are your “made in China” clothes really made in North Korea? There’s a shakeup at Macy’s, Johnson & Johnson is paying out another huge lawsuit, Donna Karan and DKNY clothing is returning to a store near you, and Heidi Klum has a new collection. Is the hijab being featured in Western culture in the right ways? And we discuss a new vocational training center in Cambodia. Come hang out! Pop Fashion Links Twitter:...

Duration: 00:54:33


Prince’s Pantone Color, Shipping Issues, Politics & Fashion

8/17/2017
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Prince’s Pantone Color, Shipping Issues, Politics & Fashion Welcome to another episode of Pop Fashion! We review the dropouts from Trump's manufacturing council and decipher our potential trade woes with China, because we like to kick off the show with a history and economics lesson. Prince (rest in power) has his own color and Tiffany & Co. is getting a huge payday from Costco. Again! And last-mile delivery is way more complex than we imagined. Come hang out! Pop Fashion Links Twitter:...

Duration: 01:02:21


Luxury Shopping, Under Armour Layoffs, Workplace Fashion

8/10/2017
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Luxury Shopping, Under Armour Layoffs, Workplace Fashion Welcome to another episode of Pop Fashion! This week, we discuss Uniqlo’s airport vending machines, Under Armour layoffs, Amazon’s hiring spree, and the return of American Apparel. Alibaba’s doing a lot to reduce its rate of counterfeit listings, and we get deep in the weeds about men’s shorts in the office. The casualization of America!!!! We wrap up with some listener letters in response to our story on plastic use. Come hang...

Duration: 00:51:58


Summer Q&A Extravaganza!

8/3/2017
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Welcome to another episode of Pop Fashion! It's our Summer 2017 Q&A Extravaganza! We answer listener questions about oversized armholes, luxury handbags, and why some fashion goods are less expensive in the United States. Other topics include the nature of bathing suit material, cutoff shorts, transitioning out of freelance work to a 9 to 5, reporting, and our favorite podcasts. Come sit next to us! Pop Fashion Links Twitter: www.twitter.com/JustPopFashion Website:...

Duration: 00:56:03


Kors Chooses Choo, Poison & the Political Upheaval of Flip Flops

7/27/2017
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Kors Chooses Choo, Poison & the Political Upheaval of Flip Flops Welcome to Pop Fashion! Michael Kors made a deal to buy Jimmy Choo for a bazillion dollars. Sears finally decided to join forces with Amazon and our neighbors to the north are calling for a Sears Canada boycott. We have multiple flip flop stories this week - one is about poison and the other is about political upheaval in Brazil. Amazon launched Spark, but will it be a competitor to Instagram? Also, could you go a day...

Duration: 01:03:13


Data-Driven Design, Alfred Angelo’s Bankruptcy, Investigating Ivanka Trump Fashion

7/20/2017
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Data-Driven Design, Alfred Angelo’s Bankruptcy, Investigating Ivanka Trump Fashion Welcome to Pop Fashion! The Washington Post investigated Ivanka Trump’s clothing line, bridal retailer Alfred Angelo filed for bankruptcy and unexpectedly closed stores, and Congresswomen protested the House of Representative’s sleeveless dress code. In other news, asbestos was found in a Justice makeup product, Stitch Fix is letting algorithms design clothes, and H&M decided they don’t want to do monthly...

Duration: 00:53:16


Lanvin Shakeup, Formaldehyde Fashion, QVC + HSN 4Evah

7/13/2017
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Lanvin Shakeup, Formaldehyde Fashion, QVC + HSN 4Evah Welcome to Pop Fashion! Bouchra Jarrar is out at Lanvin and the fashion house is talking about emulating another designer. True Religion filed for bankruptcy, QVC merged with HSN, and Lululemon is suing Under Armour over a bra design. In other news, a garment factory in Bangladesh exploded, men’s fashion week might be on its way out, and American Airlines’ uniforms are making employees sick (allegedly). Come hang out! Pop Fashion...

Duration: 01:00:04


Kylie and Kendall's T-Shirts, Fashion Robots, Nike Shopping Online

7/6/2017
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Kylie and Kendall's T-Shirts, Fashion Robots, Nike Shopping Online Welcome to another episode of Pop Fashion! Soon you'll be able to find Nike sneaks on Amazon. Google digitized a bajillion fashion and culture artifacts, and Rebel Wilson has a new fashion line. Kylie and Kendall Jenner are in deep doo-doo over new t-shirt designs. Should robots make our clothing? And what about trust - who do we turn to for fashion and beauty advice these days? You might be surprised at the answers. Come...

Duration: 00:54:34


Michael Kors at the Met, Pinterest Shopping, Thredup Expands

6/29/2017
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Michael Kors at the Met, Pinterest Shopping, Thredup Expands Welcome to another episode of Pop Fashion! This week, Claire's is a train wreck, Sears Canada hosted a sneaky pop-up shop, and anti-fur protestors interrupted an evening with Michael Kors. Can Pinterest compete with Amazon's fashion-retail plans? Thredup is opening stores, Girlboss got canceled, Walmart nixed Jet's office beer fridge, and there's a trade issue with....sewing needles?! Come hang out! Pop Fashion Links Twitter:...

Duration: 01:02:24


BCBG Saved, Shipping Holiday Shopping, Dolce & Gabbana's Politics

6/22/2017
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BCBG Saved, Shipping Holiday Shopping, Dolce & Gabbana's Politics Welcome to another episode of Pop Fashion! Amazon bought Whole Foods and Walmart bought Bonobos. Is there anything left for anyone else to buy? BCBG got saved from a slow bankruptcy demise, the FTC figured out how to manage Instagram ads, and Amazon launched Prime Wardrobe to twist your arm into buying clothes from it. Dolce & Gabbana get the dumb-dumb of the week award for a $245 t-shirt, and UPS plans to charge more for...

Duration: 00:48:24


Consignment Fashion Woes, Shopping for Work Clothes, Nordstrom Going Private?

6/15/2017
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Consignment Fashion Woes, Shopping for Work Clothes, Nordstrom Going Private? Welcome to another episode of Pop Fashion! The layoffs and closures keep coming with big announcements from Hudson's Bay and Ascena Group. Victoria's Secret settled a class action suit about its past scheduling practices, Second Time Around (allegedly) might have just run off with all your consignment cash, and Who What Wear launched a shopping app. We try to pinpoint why it's so hard to find clothes to wear to...

Duration: 00:51:12


Drexler Leaves J.Crew, Self Care Spending, Main Street Shopping

6/8/2017
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Drexler Leaves J.Crew, Self Care Spending, Main Street Shopping Welcome to another episode of Pop Fashion! The big story this week: Mickey Drexler leaving J.Crew, of course. Walmart is asking employees to drop off online orders on their way home, Amazon killed its nightly fashion show, and JCPenney is closing its Manhattan flagship. Is our obsession with self care too much? And Kaarin tells the story of Bleecker Street. Come hang out! Pop Fashion Links Twitter:...

Duration: 00:58:05


Fashion & Cotton, Amazon Handmade Weddings, Optimism at Gap

6/1/2017
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Fashion & Cotton, Amazon Handmade Weddings, Optimism at Gap Welcome to another episode of Pop Fashion! This week, we review the situations at J.Crew and Gap, Inc. Amazon is getting into the wedding industry, Pottery Barn is struggling to win millennials, and Target owes a big tab for its tech breaches. Meanwhile, organic cotton presents as many challenges as it does benefits. Come hang out! Pop Fashion Links Twitter: www.twitter.com/JustPopFashion Website:...

Duration: 01:00:33


Michael Kors Hearts Jimmy Choo, Harley-Davidson vs Urban, The New Fashion Cities

5/25/2017
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Michael Kors Hearts Jimmy Choo, Harley-Davidson vs Urban, The New Fashion Cities Welcome to another episode of Pop Fashion! Harley-Davidson ended a lawsuit with Urban Outfitters (as long as Urban promises never to sell Harley items again). Also, is Michael Kors about to make a play for Jimmy Choo? The New York Times named the #3 fashion city in the United States and Texas just might be the country’s best beauty hub. Amazon’s Fashion President resigned and we delve into the latest news...

Duration: 00:49:13


Dr. Martens vs. Steve Madden, FTC vs. Celebs, Sears' CEO vs. Blogging

5/18/2017
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Dr. Martens vs. Steve Madden, FTC vs. Celebs, Sears' CEO vs. Blogging Welcome to another episode of Pop Fashion! This week, we talk about whether Macy's is really becoming another discount store. Roberto Cavalli has a new creative director, the FTC sent a "warning" to celebrities, and Dr. Martens is suing Steve Madden. The CEO of Sears wrote a blistering blog post calling out the store's vendors, and we talk about the pros and cons of ethical and eco-friendly collections made by...

Duration: 00:57:49


Coach Buys Kate Spade, Kanye's Kids Clothes, Forever 21 Beauty

5/11/2017
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Coach Buys Kate Spade, Kanye's Kids Clothes, Forever 21 Beauty Welcome to another episode of Pop Fashion! Coach bought Kate Spade for billions (with a b, yes), Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West are launching a line of kids' clothing, and Amazon wants to help you pick outfits. Vogue India is having controversy for its latest cover model, Dove's latest "Real Beauty" campaign was one for the dumb-dumbs, and Gymboree is filing for bankruptcy. Oh, and Forever 21 might open some beauty stores....

Duration: 00:47:29


Met Gala Fashion, Goop’s Next Move, Ethical Shopping Options

5/4/2017
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Met Gala Fashion, Goop’s Next Move, Ethical Shopping Options Welcome to another episode of Pop Fashion! This week, we recap some key Met Gala looks. Trump can’t figure out what he wants to do with NAFTA, Kit & Ace quit its American stores, and Goop is about to be a print magazine. Meanwhile, Walmart hired the cofounder of Rent the Runway, and the company that owns Ann Taylor and Lane Bryant may be in financial trouble. A banking company wants to help you make ethical shopping decisions,...

Duration: 01:03:13

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