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How To Express Yourself Through Fashion
How To Express Yourself Through Fashion

While we all might share some common interests or even characteristics, we are all still very different. Each person is unique and special in their own way. And with such individuality, it’s truly important…

The IRS Has a Name for Those Bags and Shoes that Fashion Calls Gifts, _Income_
Daily Links: April 16, 2019

The IRS Has a Name for Those Bags and Shoes that Fashion Calls Gifts, “Income” – It is no coincidence that many-a-fashion-industry-insider is Instagramming Chloe’s “C” bag at the moment, or a…

Daily Links: April 9, 2019

With a Rise in Lab-Grown Diamonds, Disclosure and Questions of Value Become Hot Topics – A new group of diamonds stands out as being more perfect than almost all others in the…

Daily Links: April 2, 2019

Kourtney Kardashian Explains Poosh, and Her Personal Approach to Clean Beauty – After piquing curiosity with a naked photo and new Instagram account, today Kourtney Kardashian is officially unveiling her beauty and…

Super-Influencer Chiara Ferragni Lands Win in "Chiara" Trademark Case
Daily Links: March 28, 2019

Instead of hiding rips and tears, the visible mending movement turns them into art – When Jessica Marquez’s boyfriend ripped his favorite jean jacket, he asked if she could fix it. Marquez,…

With Menswear Revenues Expected to Outpace Women's, Chanel Wants in
Daily Links: March 27, 2019

With Menswear Revenues Expected to Outpace Women’s, Chanel Wants in – Chanel keeps teasing a menswear collection it created in collaboration with longtime brand ambassador Pharrell. Set to debut this week in…

Instagram influencers constantly need new clothing. This startup wants to rent it to them
Daily Links: March 26, 2019

The (Big) Business of Off-Price and Luxury Outlet Stores – Hoping to get your hands on end-of-the-season discounted runway looks at one of Prada’s gleaming flagship outposts? Think again. The Milan-based fashion…

One of the Most In-Demand Skill Sets in Fashion Right Now? Luxury Authentication
Daily Links: March 25, 2019

One of the Most In-Demand Skill Sets in Fashion Right Now? Luxury Authentication – At the center of the latest filing in the lawsuit that Chanel initiated against The RealReal is an…

Investing In The Right Luxury Handbags
Investing In The Right Luxury Handbags

When it comes to investing in a luxury handbag, it’s really important to not only consider the trend you love but also to make sure it’s some kind of investment piece. With…

Daily Links: March 20, 2019

How Georgina James Worked Her Way Up at Nike to Become The Director of Women’s Footwear – The designer has spent more than 10 years at the global sports brand, evolving her…

Now You Can Shop and Purchase Items on Instagram Without Leaving the App
Daily Links: March 19, 2019

Now You Can Shop and Purchase Items on Instagram Without Leaving the App – In an effort to make e-commerce even more seamless, Instagram announced a new feature on Tuesday, which will…

Prada CEO Says Brand Will "Stop Doing Markdowns"
Daily Links: March 18, 2019

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…

Daily Links: March 15, 2019

Fashion Brands Are Making Stylish Clothes for Dogs, and Millennials Are Spending Plenty of Money on Them – While shopping for my dog, which I adopted a little over a year ago,…

The Oversized Statement Coat
The Oversized Statement Coat

Why do we love oversized statement coats? Because they can for just about any body type, curvy, athletic or petite, you’re pulling this look off without a problem! In an interview with…

Daily Links: March 14, 2019

Celebrity Offspring Beauty Vlogger Loses Sephora Collaboration Post-College Admissions Scandal – How high does your SAT score need to be in order to secure a Sephora collaboration? Perhaps more importantly, do you…

Ruffles on Ruffles
Ruffles on Ruffles

Who doesn’t love a good ruffle? Ruffles can really add a glimmer or elegance to any outfit, whether it be for date night, a gala event or even a simple errand run.…

Daily Links: March 13, 2019

Virgil Abloh on Diet Prada accusations and his Michael Jackson-inspired collection – Virgil Abloh responded to accusations of plagiarism by industry watchdogs Diet Prada in a profile for The New Yorker, which…

Is it possible to become a mega-influencer anymore?
Daily Links: March 12, 2019

The Beauty of a Billboard in the Age of Instagram – More than 180 years after the first large-scale outdoor advertisements made their debut in New York City in 1835, billboards are…

The Dior Saddle Bag Is Making A Comeback
The Dior Saddle Bag Made The Ultimate Comeback

The Dior Saddle bag was originally created by John Galliano for his ready-to-wear Spring-Summer-2000 collection for Christian Dior in 1999. The bag instantly became iconic and led to the reinterpretation by Maria…

How Julep Went from the "Fastest Growing Omnichannel Beauty Brand" to Bankruptcy
Daily Links: March 11, 2019

How Julep Went from the “Fastest Growing Omnichannel Beauty Brand” to Bankruptcy – In less than 10 years, Julep raised over $70 million from major venture capital firms and the likes of…

Aylin Koenig: Neutral Always Wins
Neutral Always Wins

Fashion influencer Aylin Koenig (@aylin_koenig) started her blog back in 2014 and five years later, Koenig can call herself a mega-influencer with over 541k followers via Instagram. Koenig resides in the beautiful…

All The Ways To Wear Neon This Season
All The Ways To Wear Neon This Season

Charlotte Groeneveld (@thefashionguitar) is the ultimate mega-influencer with over 420k followers via Instagram and has been blogging on www.thefashionguitar.com for years, making it her full-time gig within the past 4-5 years. Charlotte…

Daily Links: March 8, 2019

Off-Priced Retail Giant TJX Co. Made More Money than Kering (Again) Last Year – TJX Companies, the off-price retail group that owns TJ Maxx, Marshalls, and Home Goods, routinely brings in more…

Daily Links: March 7, 2019

See the Hottest Bags Making Their Debut at Paris Fashion Week – Basic cross body, what’s that? Paris Fashion Week shows that your handbag collection should include chainmail coin purses, Balmain spikes,…

Daily Links: March 6, 2019

“Resting Rich Face,” Selfies and Social Media: A Look at the Advertising of Cosmetic Procedures – Lip fillers are “as commonplace as getting your hair done these days.” That is what British…

Daily Links: March 4, 2019

Netflix and Jerry Media are Being Sued for Allegedly Stealing Influencer’s Video for Fyre Fest Documentary – The latest legal development in the saga that is Fyre Fest? A copyright infringement lawsuit…

Daily Links: February 28, 2019

Kim Kardashian’s love-hate relationship with fast fashion, explained – The Kardashians have long had a symbiotic relationship with companies like Fashion Nova, but lately there’s been some friction. Read more on Vox…

This $900 Louis Vuitton Pencil Case Looks Too Good to Use
Daily Links: February 27, 2019

This $900 Louis Vuitton Pencil Case Looks Too Good to Use – Louis Vuitton is set to release its luxurious take on the classic pencil case. Costing $900, the calfskin leather pencil…

Coveted Looks From Constantly K

Karin Teigl of @constantly_k is a mega influencer with over 150k followers on Instagram and is known for rule breaking ensembles. Her looks elevate streetwear, bringing a new level of luxury to…

Daily Links: February 26, 2019

The Messy Legal History of the Oscars’ $100,000-Plus Swag Bags – In 2001, the organizers of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences annual Awards got into the gift-giving spirit. They…

Daily Links: February 25, 2019

Red Carpet Pay-for-Play and the Legality of Designer Endorsements – Ever look at the dresses (and suits) that make it to the red carpet and wonder how they got there? An interesting…

Daily Links: February 22, 2019

Resale Searches, Demand for Chanel Products is Up on the Heels of Lagerfeld’s Death – Die-hard Chanel fans are not wasting time getting their hands on Karl Lagerfeld era Chanel products. The…

Kim Kardashian is Suing Missguided, Cites Right of Publicity Violations, Trademark Infringement
Daily Links: February 21, 2019

Karl Lagerfeld transformed what we think wealth looks like – Lagerfeld had a keen sense for the spectacle of fashion: His Paris Fashion Week shows for Chanel involved set pieces like icebergs…

The Season of the Teddy Coat
The Season of the Teddy Coat

It seems that the teddy coat really made a comeback in the fall of 2018. You can spot them almost anywhere…the subway…all over the streets of New York and of course, on…

Daily Links: February 20, 2019

The FDA says buying young people’s blood won’t stop you from aging – People will do almost anything to preserve their youth, whether it’s stocking up on anti-aging skin care or splurging…

Virginie Viard To Succeed Karl Lagerfeld at Chanel
Virginie Viard To Succeed Karl Lagerfeld at Chanel

On Tuesday, February 19th, Chanel announced that Virginie Viard, the brand’s fashion studio director, is to succeed Karl Lagerfeld. This decision comes with the confirmation that the legendary designer has passed away…

Karl Lagerfeld Dies at 85
Daily Links: February 19, 2019

Karl Lagerfeld Dies at 85 – The designer known for his work at Chanel was absent from Paris Fashion Week events last month due to fatigue. Read more on Vanity Fair Payless…

Gucci: The Hottest Brand On The Planet
Gucci: The Hottest Brand On The Planet

Global fashion search platform, Lyst, released their quarterly report: The Lyst Index, which ranks fashion’s hottest brands, and biggest products. Lyst’s Q4 Index data reveals that: Gucci  Once again comes out on top as the hottest brand on the planet.…

5 Things to Do After Every Workout
5 Things to Do After Every Workout

While there tends to be so much emphasis on pre-workout activities and the workout itself, did you know that the post-workout program is equally a critical part of the fitness routine? Post-workout…

7 Fashion Brands Approved by the Sustainable Movement
7 Fashion Brands Approved by the Sustainable Movement

Several years ago, the idea of sustainable fashion wasn’t all that popular. It invited images of old, worn out clothes or really boring garments that couldn’t inspire a shred of inspiration, but…

How To Get The Best Beauty Sleep Possible
How To Get The Best Beauty Sleep Possible

People who get at least eight hours of sleep tend to not only look more attractive but they also actually feel more attractive. But if you’re allocating at least eight hours of sleep…

How To Layer Up And Stay Warm This Winter
How To Layer Up And Stay Warm This Winter

While the winter season is filled with some so many holiday festivities, there’s no denying that the cold can almost be considered flat-out cruel at times.

PrettyLittleThing Sells Black Face Paint

Just in time for Halloween, PrettyLittleThing is selling Black Face paint for all your face decor needs. Wait…what? I came across this find interesting find when looking for my own Halloween costume.…

Fashion and Health: Exploring The Relationship
Fashion and Health: Exploring The Relationship

While we often mention fashion in correlation with confidence and expressing yourself, but we rarely make a connection between fashion and health. The connection comes as our fashion choices can have an impact…

The Truth About Beauty Sleep

Let’s face it: the life of a strong, independent woman is hella stressful! Besides the challenges you face at work every day, you might feel the constant pressure to look flawless under…

Henri Bendel Is Officially Shutting Down
Henri Bendel Is Officially Shutting Down

After 123 years in business, the iconic luxury boutique, Henri Bendel, is officially closing its doors. The boutique will be shutting down all 23 of its brick-and-mortar stores as well as it’s e-commerce site.…

4 Reasons Why Dancing Is The Best Meditation

Dance meditation has been around for thousands of years in one form or another. But it wasn’t until 1995 that one experience dancer pulled together the moves that perfected what is now…

Daily Links: August 23 2018

Michael Cohen’s plea deal revealed he made $30,000 from selling a handbag: the Birkin economy, explained: President Donald Trump’s former personal attorney, Michael Cohen, pleaded guilty to eight federal crimes yesterday, the most…

The Last of Summer Vibes
The Last of Summer Vibes

The latest addition to our vibes series includes the last of summer feels. Every week readers can expect a curation of photos catering to a specific aesthetic.

Everything You Need To Know About Sweat
Everything You Need To Know About Sweat

If you exercise or participate in physical activities, you are most likely bound to sweat. On the other hand, other conditions, such as anxiety, can trigger sweating too. Sweating is significant. It…

Daily Links: August 14, 2018

“Snapchat dysmorphia”: why people are getting plastic surgery to look like edited photos: Grace Smith*, 28, started using the Facetune photo app a few years back to edit wrinkles out of her…

How Fashion Can Empower Women
How Fashion Can Empower Women

Too often, we write fashion off as a frivolous idea. After all, what need do we really have for nice shirts or our favorite pair of jeans in the long run? There…

FINDMINE: Finding Money at the Intersection of Fashion and Tech

This article was written by Nicole Phillips, lawyer, and editor.  Nicole runs her own blog, www.Loesquire.com and contributes as Associate Editor to www.FashionWeekOnline.com.     — Despite its strong dislike for real change,…

How To Look Stunning Without Upstaging The Bride
How To Look Stunning Without Upstaging The Bride

Wedding season is here and you may be jetting off to a tropical destination celebration or dancing under the moonlight in a tastefully decorated tent. Either way, weddings are a chance for…

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…