- Prada CEO Says Brand Will “Stop Doing Markdowns” Beginning … Now – The devil does not buy marked-down Prada, at least not at its main stores. The Milan-based fashion brand – which has been doubling down on a sweeping revamp that has ranged from a complete reworking of its marketing strategy to its product offerings, themselves (to include some slightly more accessible handbags and the like) – announced that it will do away with end of the season sales in what Reuters calls “a bid to boost margins and protect its brand after achieving revenue growth in 2018 for the first time in four years.” Read more on TFL
- Olivia Jade, the influencer at the center of the college admissions scandal, explained – Fake water polo players, fake SAT scores, and some very real allegations of bribery: These are only some of the wild stories that have surfaced this week from a massive college admissions fraud case, in which wealthy parents were discovered to have been allegedly committing fraud to get their kids into elite universities. Read more on Vox
- Will Success Spoil Diet Prada? – A decade ago, Dolce & Gabbana offered a gaggle of fashion bloggers seats in the front row of its Milan show. It was the moment the internet’s troublesome commentators were recognized as too influential to ignore. Read more on BoF
- Meghan Markle Made a Surprise Appearance in a Gorgeous Vintage Dior Coat for Lena Tindall’s Christening – Meghan Markle may officially be done with public engagements until after her maternity leave, but the Duchess of Sussex stepped out yesterday with Prince Harry for a family event. The couple went to the christening for their cousins’ baby Lena Tindall at St. Nicholas Church in Cherington, Gloucestershire. The baby’s parents, Zara Phillips and Mike Tindall, named Harry as her godfather. Read more on Elle
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.