Daily Links: March 27 2018

  1. Can LVMH Get Consumers to Shell Out Tens-of-Thousands of Dollars Online?: “We didn’t realize the speed at which millennials would take to buying cars or watches online.” This is what Jean-Claude Biver, head of LVMH’s watch business, told Reuters at the Baselworld watch fair last week. The Paris-based luxury goods conglomerate is one of the latest to join the online push that is “sweeping the luxury goods world, where web sales are already major growth drivers for fashion labels,” despite years of steadfast resistance. Read more on TFL
  2. Gisele Bundchen Eats 10 Dunkin Donuts Munchkins at a Time, Has Become a Masshole: I love people from Massachusetts. I married one. I am friends with so many of them. I went to college with even more of them. And there a few things I know to be true about (most of) them: they are terrifying drivers, they are (terrifyingly!) devoted to the Patriots and the Red Sox, and they are (also somewhat terrifyingly!) loyal to Dunkin Donuts. Don’t even mention Starbucks to them. Read more on Elle
  3. Virgil Abloh Wants to Make a New Language at Louis Vuitton: While Abloh is a jack-of-all-trades — fashion designer, DJ, tastemaker — it’s fair to say he initially rose to fame as Kayne West’s creative director. He’s been in Kanye’s inner circle for over 15 years, to the point where West even brought him along on a Fendi internship in 2009. He oversees the rapper’s strategy for album covers, set designs, and tour merch, and being BFFs with a megastar has certainly helped out the client list for Off-White, which includes Rihanna, Gigi Hadid, Justin Bieber, and Beyoncè. Read more on Racked
  4. ASOS Will Now Show the Same Outfit on Multiple Body Types: Just when you thought ASOS couldn’t get any better—the trendy fashion house recently stopped Photoshopping its models’ stretch marks and skin imperfections—the brand made a decision that will win your heart all over again. Today they became one of the first retailers to show clothes on multiple body types. Read more on Marie Claire

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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 romana@fashionambitions.com.

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