1. The High Price of Fast Fashion: Workers and the environment suffer as trendy, inexpensive clothes are swiftly mass produced in subcontracted factories and sold in chain stores world-wide. “We’re often so beguiled and overstimulated that we forget to consider such fundamentals as quality or to ask if we really need yet another sweater or dress.” – Read More on WSJ
2. RETRO READ: Fast Fashion's “Sustainability” Endeavors Need to Be About More than Fabrics, Recycling. The fast fashion business model, in particular, with its limitless output and high turnover, is the very antithesis to sustainability, and yet, fast fashion retailers continue to claim efforts related to sustainability. – Read More on TFL
3. This is how Who What Wear’s Katherine Power creates Target brands customers love: Since launching a Who What Wear womenswear collection, Power created Versed, a 19-piece skincare line. – Read More on Fast Co.
4. Why restaurants, stores, and Kylie Jenner’s house are absolutely covered in flowers: If we have to be inundated with brand experiences — solicited to take photos for Instagram and maybe buy something on the way out — this is as good an outcome as any. – Read More on Vox
5. The Most Powerful Women in Business Wear Dresses, Not Suits: It feels stale and predictable for women, as the educated workplace majority, to conform to a male-crafted image of authority. “We’re seeing a change in what the perception of an executive looks like, what a leader looks like. And these days it can be a woman in a dress.” – Read More on WSJ