- Prada at Center of $2 Million Lawsuit Over 700+ Alligators: Prada’s penchant for offering up pricey alligator wares has landed it in the middle of a $2 million legal mess over 700 young alligators and 26 full-grown alligators. According to the lawsuit, which was filed in a Florida state court late last year and served upon Prada in February, Capo-USA alleges that it entered into an agreement with Prada (and a related entity, GNP Pelli) to “purchase American alligator hides and alligator hatchlings,” which the design house would use to make its exotic-skinned accessories. Read more on TFL
- Ironic Fashion Is Nothing New: For many fashion commentators, the irony of designers like Jeremy Scott, Demna Gvasalia and Virgil Abloh feels fresh, but we’ve been here before, observes Eugene Rabkin. Read more on BoF
- 8 Under-the-Radar Sites to Shop Secondhand Bags: Finding, buying, and carrying the right bag is a blissful experience. Not paying full retail price it? Well that’s just the final cherry on top. Read more on Elle
- Clear Backpacks Probably Won’t Prevent School Shootings: When students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School return from spring break today, they will reportedly have to wear clear backpacks and identification badges. On Valentine’s Day, that campus in Parkland, Florida, became the site of one of the nation’s largest school shootings, and the new guidelines have been implemented to prevent more violence of that magnitude from occurring. Read more on Racked
Romana Hai started blogging full-time in 2013 . Fashion Ambitions is more than a blog and more-or-less acts as a portfolio containing brands/collaborations and achievements. Although Romana was born and raised in New York, she currently resides in the Financial District of Boston, MA. Romana attended Penn State University and graduated in 2010 with two degrees: Economics from the Smeal College of Business and Telecommunications from the College of Communications. You can reach Romana at email@example.com.