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Welcoming Fall Vibes
Welcoming Fall Vibes

We’re welcoming a new series of vibes. Every week readers can expect a curation of photos catering to a specific aesthetic. all photos curated by @fashionbumedit 

5 Outfits for Comfort & Style On-The-Go
5 Outfits for Comfort & Style On-The-Go

We all have those days when, for whatever reason, you just want to get dressed as quickly as possible. But even though you don’t want to spend much time planning your outfit,…

Daily Links: July 9 2018

How Michael Mente Took Revolve from an E-Commerce Start-Up to a Global Powerhouse: When you think of Revolve, you might not immediately think of Michael Mente. You probably have visions of mega-influencers…

Burberry Is Collaborating With Vivienne Westwood

Burberry’s chief creative officer, Riccardo Tisci, took it to Instagram to reveal that the luxury megabrand is collaborating with Vivienne Westwood. In an official statement, Tisci says: “Vivienne Westwood was one of the first designers who…

Daily Links: July 3 2018

H&M Is Leaning Into Discounts: For a while, it seemed like fast fashion was immune to the current retail apocalypse. Zara, for example, recently boasted surging sales and opened 183 stores this…

David Carey Is Leaving Hearst
David Carey Is Leaving Hearst

After eight years at Hearst Magazines, President David Carey is stepping down. In an internal email sent out on Monday, Hearst chief executive Steven Swartz said that the president and group head of the company’s magazine…

Saying Goodbye — and Thank You — to Kate Spade
Daily Links: June 8 2018

Saying Goodbye — and Thank You — to Kate Spade: Though I worked for Kate Spade the brand when I first moved to New York, I met Kate Spade the woman only once,…

Prada Has No Plans To Sell
Prada Has No Plans To Sell

Patrizio Bertelli, Prada’s Chief Executive, noted on Friday that his family would not be selling their 80 percent stake in Italy’s biggest luxury goods group and also noted that his eldest son Lorenzo, may one…

Kate Spade’s Husband Makes a Statement on Her Passing

Following her death on Tuesday, Kate Spade’s husband, Andy Spade, released a statement to the The New York Times addressing his wife’s depression treatment and the state of their marriage. Here is his statement in full:…

Fashion Designer Kate Spade Dead at 55

Law enforcement officials have reported the death of fashion designer, Kate Spade. According to TMZ, she was found at 10:20 AM ET and had hanged herself in her Park Avenue home. The…

Canada Goose Is Expanding To China
Canada Goose Is Expanding To China

It looks like Canada Goose is making it’s way to China. With high hopes of winning over more shoppers, the luxury brand will be opening two stores and a regional headquarters. Dani Reiss, the…

The Fenty Effect Means Everyone Offers 40 Foundation Shades Now
Daily Links: May 30 2018

The Fenty Effect Means Everyone Offers 40 Foundation Shades Now: Over the past month, no fewer than four makeup companies have announced they’re releasing new foundation ranges featuring 40 shades. Sound familiar? It…

Stuart Weitzman VP Sues Former Creative Director Over Sexual Harassment

Last Monday, the owner of Coach, Stuart Weitzman, and Kate Spade, also known as Tapestry, Inc. announced the resignation of Stuart Weitzman Creative Director, Giovanni Morelli. Morelli joined Stuart Weitzman, replacing its namesake founder, just about a year…

Lyst Raises a New Round of Equity Led by LVMH
Lyst Raises a New Round of Equity Led by LVMH

Lyst, a global fashion search platform, has officially announced it’s new round of funding led by a world leader in high-quality products, LVMH. Lyst as a platform allows customers to search and discover…

Poshmark Distributes $1 Billion to Its Sellers
Poshmark Distributes $1 Billion to Its Sellers

On Wednesday, Poshmark, a social commerce marketplace for fashion where anyone can buy, sell and share their personal style, announced that its community of four million + sellers have earned a total…

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Official Wedding Portraits Released
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Official Wedding Portraits Released

Today, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle celebrated the end of their royal wedding weekend by releasing their official wedding portraits. The photos were shot by fashion photographer, Alexi Lubomirski and were taken in the Green Drawing Room at Windsor Castle after…

Cult Gaia Is Suing Steve Madden for $15 Million

Cult Gaia really started making a name for itself when one of the biggest trending bags of 2017 happened to be Cult Gaia’s Ark bag. The bag consisted of a delicate and crescent-shaped…

How To Make $7891 Off One Affiliate Link
How We Made $7900 Off One Affiliate Link

While Fashion Ambitions is a fashion and beauty based blog, we also talk about blogging. Why? We constantly receive questions about blogging, more specifically how Fashion Ambitions got started and how we have maintained…

Lord & Taylor Launches New Site on Walmart.com
Lord & Taylor Launches New Site on Walmart.com

While you may still associate Walmart primarily with low-cost groceries and school supplies, within the last year, the retailer has made strong attempts to change that perception. Not only has Walmart partnered with well-established…

Lyst Lands Major Funding From LVMH

According to a report from Sky News, Lyst is set to announce a major investment from LVMH this week. LVMH is leading a round of funding for Lyst, a fashion search platform, which connects millions of shoppers globally…

Daily Links: May 14 2018

Burberry Brings Bag Production In-House as Part of Move to Re-Position as a Luxury Brand: Burberry is following in the footsteps of its fellow high fashion brands and acquiring one of its key…

Burberry Is Suing Target

In a suit filed just last week in New York’s Southern District Court, the luxury fashion brand, Burberry, is accusing Target of “repeated, willful, and egregious misappropriation of Burberry’s famous and iconic luxury…

Daily Links: May 7 2018

Mattel’s New Black Barbie’s Hair Isn’t Offensive — It’s Just a Few Years Too Late: People were outraged by Mattel’s recent Instagram, but the style is more passé than objectionable. Read more…

This Tote Bag Secretly Dispenses Wine!

While Bella Vita originally launched their innovated PortoVino™ bags back in May 2017, Marisa China, the owner of Bella Vita Bags, credits much of its success to the video Delish produced. China…

The Lyst Index Q1 2018 Reveals The Top 10 Pre-Owned Products

Global fashion search platform Lyst, in partnership with The Business of Fashion, released their quarterly report: The Lyst Index, which ranks fashion’s hottest brands, and biggest products. Within The Lyst Index, BoF was able to analyze the data…

Daily Links: May 3 2018

Gigi Hadid’s Vogue Italia Cover Sure Looks a Lot Like Blackface: Having never worked in print media, I can’t say for sure how many thinking, breathing people sign off on a magazine’s cover…

Daily Links: May 2 2018

Following a 90’s Heyday, Consumers Are Actually Buying Coach Bags Again: Consumers are actually buying Coach bags again. Following a wildly successful heyday in the 1990’s, Coach’s revenue was torpedoed by consumers’ logo-fatigue,…

Affiliate Marketing Mistakes To Avoid

Jumping Right Into Paid Advertising You may have found a great affiliate product/link you want to promote and naturally, you may think that spending money to promote your product is the way to…

Daily Links: April 30 2018

*NSYNC’s JC Chasez Explains the Concept Behind the Group’s ‘Crazy’ Onstage Fashion: *NSYNC is receiving its star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame today (April 30), joining fellow boy bands Backstreet Boys, Boyz…

Daily Links: April 26 2018

Meghan Markle: The Biggest Influencer of All?: As Meghan Markle steps onto the global stage, she has the potential to change the perception of fashion brands, the royal family and much more. Read…

Daily Links: April 25 2018

Fake Followers, Fraud, Huge Budgets Still Dominate the Influencer Marketing Sphere: Your favorite brand’s social media follower count and engagement levels are probably not as impressive as they seem. But you already knew…

Daily Links: April 24 2018

Why Most Men Still Don’t Casually Wear Dresses: Not once have I had a guy who, after offering to make breakfast in the morning, stood up, stretched, and grabbed one of my…

Kim Kardashian West On How To Be Successful In Business

Use Social Media Kim Kardashian may be better-known for her reality show Keeping Up with the Kardashians, but it’s her social media presence that has really created the household name she has today. In…

The Kardashians Are Closing All DASH Stores For Good

The Kardashians have finally decided to call it quits on their DASH boutiques. On Thursday, in a statement, Kim wrote: “After nearly 12 years, my sisters and I have decided to close…

Daily Links: April 19 2018

Amazon Prime, Jeff Bezos’s Secret Weapon, Hits 100 Million Subscribers: Initially riddled with skeptics, Amazon Prime is now powerful enough to change shopping behavior. Read more on Racked Marie Claire Hosts First Sustainability…

Virgil Abloh and Christian Siriano Make The Time 100 List
Virgil Abloh and Christian Siriano Make The Time 100 List

On Thursday, Time magazine released its list of 100 most influential people. And this year, both Virgil Abloh and Christian Siriano represented the fashion world. On March 26, Louis Vuitton officially named Virgil Abloh as their…

Daily Links: April 18 2018

Karl Lagerfeld’s Attitude is Exactly Why Fashion Needs the #MeToo Movement: In a new interview published by Numero, Philip Utz sat down with Chanel creative director Karl Lagerfeld, whom Utz describes as “a…

How Brands Are Finding A Way To Stand Out On Social Media

While more and more brands and consumers make their way to social media platforms, platforms are becoming more and more saturated, creating an ever-escalating fight to stand out in feeds. From celebrities and…

Daily Links: April 17 2018

PopSugar Allegedly Stole, Tried to Monetize Millions of Influencer Photos: PopSugar is in seriously hot water. According to an email that affiliate marketing giant rewardStyle/LIKEtoKNOW.it sent to its influencers on Tuesday, PopSugar recently…

Dick’s Sporting Goods Goes The Extra Mile To Get Rid of Guns

Following the Parkland school shooting, back in February, the CEO of Dick’s Sporting Goods, Edward Stack, announced that the company would no longer sell firearms or ammunition to anyone under 21 years of age. In addition…

What the Rana Plaza Disaster Changed About Worker Safety
Daily Links: April 16 2018

The Business of Influence: #RevolveAroundTheFTC: Raissa Gerona’s Instagram account is jam-packed full of imagery of her dining alongside Chiara Ferragni in Milan, partying at the Ritz Paris with Julie Sarinana and Negin Mirsalehi,…

How To Start A WordPress Blog On Bluehost
How To Start A WordPress Blog On Bluehost

We’re constantly asked questions on how Fashion Ambitions got started and how we maintain the website. So after long consideration, we decided to start providing personal recommendations and resources. The first recommendation on…

Daily Links: April 12 2018

No, LVMH is Not Looking to Take Over Chanel, Says Bernard Arnault: Is LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton angling to take over Chanel? The Paris-based conglomerate’s honcho Bernard Arnault explicitly said, no, on…

Why You Could Be Losing Your Hair

When it comes to hair, hair tends to play a significant role in our society. Hair has a tendency to become associated with things like youthfulness and beauty in women and even things…

Can E.l.f. Cosmetics Stay Ahead Of The Game?
Can E.l.f. Cosmetics Stay Ahead Of The Game?

When E.l.f. Beauty entered the game, it brought something new to the industry, not only could the brand pump out products faster than anyone, but they were also able to set prices lower…

Daily Links: April 11 2018

Emily Ratajkowski’s Husband Sebastian Bear-McClard Proposed to Her With a Paper Clip: Six weeks ago, Emily Ratajkowski surprised the entire internet and revealed she got married to her boyfriend of a few weeks,…

Hollister Has New Bitmoji Fashion Line

Hollister just teamed up with Snapchat and Bitmoji. Why? So Bitmoji app users can apply Hollister outfits to their “mini-me’s.” With the new collaboration, app users will be able to choose from over 12 new outfits…

Daily Links: April 10 2018

The State of Influencer Marketing in Fashion, Luxury & Cosmetics: Nearly 80 percent of fashion, luxury and cosmetic brands implemented influencer campaigns in 2017, according to a new report from Launchmetrics. The New…

A Beginner’s Guide To Getting In Shape
A Beginner’s Guide To Getting In Shape

After graduating from college, you may begin to notice you aren’t as fit as you once were. You tell yourself that it’s okay, but the reality of it is that your once…

The RealReal Hit with $5 Million+ Lawsuit for Allegedly Defrauding Jewelry Buyers
Daily Links: April 9 2018

The RealReal Hit with $5 Million+ Lawsuit for Allegedly Defrauding Jewelry Buyers: The RealReal might not be so real after all, or at least not according to a new $5 million-plus lawsuit filed…

10 Workout Tips for Busy Moms

Between dealing with insane extracurricular schedules, messes around the house, cranky children, and the million other to-do’s that come with being a mother, finding the time to exercise can seem like an…

Daily Links: April 4 2018

Refinery29 is Offering up its Editors as Influencers to Lure in Advertisers: Refinery29 is blurring the already hazy line between church and state when it comes to advertising. The $500 million New York-based…

Calvin Klein And Ralph Lauren Are Banking On A Denim Revival
Calvin Klein And Ralph Lauren Are Banking On A Denim Revival

It looks like the biggest fashion names, specializing in denim, are banking on a denim revival moment. From Ralph Lauren to Calvin Klein, brands are hoping the potential trend can drive major sales towards jeans. The denim…

Daily Links: April 3 2018

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…

Daily Links: April 2 2018

Naomi Campbell Urges Condé Nast to Adopt Vogue Africa Title: In February, Condé Nast unveiled its 23rd global edition: Vogue Poland. The product of a licence agreement with Polish media venture Visteria, the…

You Can Now Literally Run On Dunkin’
You Can Now Literally Run On Dunkin’

Dunkin’ Donuts just dropped their new and limited-edition line of running shoes: the Saucony X Dunkin’ Kinvara 9. Dunkin’ collaborated with Saucony, a Boston-based brand, to create only 2,000 pairs of shoes. The shoes…

Under Armour Says 150 Million MyFitnessPal Accounts Breached
Under Armour Says 150 Million MyFitnessPal Accounts Breached

On Thursday, March 29th, 2018, Under Armour Inc announced that back in February, data from some 150 million MyFitnessPal diet and fitness app accounts were compromised, making this one of the biggest hacks in history.…

H&M Has $4.3 Billion In Unsold Clothing

While the fashion giant may have debuted some high-profile collaborations last fall with Erdem and Nicki Minaj, H&M is fessing up to sitting on a stockpile of unsold dresses and accessories worth $4.3 billion. In addition to that, The…

Daily Links: March 28 2018

Louis Vuitton Factory Expansion Will Enable it to Make New Bags in Just One Week: Is Louis Vuitton anticipating major demand thanks to its buzzy new menswear artistic director Virgil Abloh? On the…

Daily Links: March 27 2018

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…

Daily Links: March 26 2018

Is Amazon “Complicit” in the Widespread Availability of Counterfeit Goods on its Platform?: “When someone goes to the lengths of making counterfeits of your products, it’s a sign you’re doing something right. And…

Daily Links: March 23 2018

Miroslava Duma Steps Down from Buro 24/7 Following Flurry of Scandal: Miroslava Duma is over-and-out at Buro 24/7. After being absent from the recent Fall/Winter 2018 runway shows, the Russian street style star…

ASOS Prints 17,000 Bags With Typo

While Diesel may have intentionally misspelled their brand name for their latest campaign “Go With the Flaw”, it doesn’t seem that ASOS had the same campaign in mind. The retailer that was voted as…

Daily Links: March 22 2018

Here is What is Really Going on in that Alleged Yeezy Trademark Battle: In the latest round of #FashionFakeNews, Kanye West is said to be facing a legal battle over his right to…

Daily Links: March 21 2018

Hermès and its $10,000+ Bags Had Another Record-Breaking Year: Hermès had a very good year last year. The Paris-based luxury stalwart posted “record profitability” – or as CEO Axel Dumas put it, “historic…

How To Style Your Hair For Work

In this day and age, the definition of professionalism varies from job to job, and it includes how you wear your hair. Did you know that on average women spends about five…

Chanel’s Beauty Line Is Coming To Ulta

During Ulta’s 2017 fourth-quarter earnings call, the CEO, Mary Dillon, made sure to deliver as much good news as possible to investors. But the one pieces of news that stuck out the most…

Daily Links: March 20 2018

Retail Woes: A Running List of Fashion Bankruptcies: On the heels of an array of retail bankruptcy filings in 2016, New York-based designer Bibhu Mohapatra and retailers The Limited, Wet Seal, and…