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The other day we had a chat with Leandra Medine of Man Repeller about the window display she made for Maje. The conversation left us wondering: Just how did she manage to turn her blog into her livelihood?
And you thought your St. Patty’s day hangover was bad? Nike messed up big time with this one.
Reader beware: the Twitter echo chamber is a dangerous thing. Contrary to popular internet belief, Suzy Menkes DID NOT break news that Raf Simons is taking over at Yves Saint Laurent.
Believe it or not, there once was a time when blogging was nothing but a hobby, something people did in their spare time because they were particularly interested in a subject or needed an outlet for their creative output. Now, bloggers like BryanBoy make over a $100,000 a year, 14-year-olds get profiled by The New Yorker, and street style photographers earn some serious cash for catching the right sartorial snap at the right time.
The Hermes family has decided that it wants the shares of its company purchased by LVMH chairman Bernard Arnault back. And thanks to the stealthy method Arnault used to acquire his stake in the luxury goods house, the family just might get their wish.
Here’s the deal: we hate being teased — after all, we’re in the business of blogging so we can uncover information and share with our beautiful readers! So we’re a little miffed today that H&M is toying with our hearts. They won’t tell us who their new designer collaborators are, but they’re inviting us and the rest of the world to guess.
When we dream of being rich, it usually involves black Amex cards with limitless credit, sprees at Bergdorf’s and Barney’s, and all the one-of-a-kind vintage money can buy. Which is why it was extra surprising to see that rich Americans prefer to shop at Macy’s.