Fashion | Lady Gaga, Tyra Banks and the Disneyfication of Fashion Sections Skip to content Skip to site index Shopping has always been about amusement. Now it’s going to be about amusement parks. Haus of Gaga at the Park MGM is just one example of the growing fashion-as-amusement-park trend. Credit Credit Cycy Sanders Supported by ByVanessa Friedman May 30, 2019 This week Lady Gaga, last seen winning the game of entrances at the Met Gala, will re-emerge in Las Vegas to continue the series of “Enigma” shows she began last December at the Park MGM. On its own that may be exciting news for anyone feeling “Shallow” nostalgia, but this time around she is also bringing a little something extra to the strip: 1,600 square feet of disco-bedazzled fashion and retail extra, to be precise. Not exactly merch, not a museum, the Haus of Gaga is something else. It is a kind of theme park/trip down memory … [Read more...] about Lady Gaga, Tyra Banks and the Disneyfication of Fashion
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The REFASHIOND founder is dedicated to fixing the fashion industry's supply chain problems. Patti Fletcher Published 11:00 am CDT, Friday, April 5, 2019 Photo: REFASHIOND Photo: REFASHIOND Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: REFASHIOND Catching Up with Supply Chain Expert and Disrupter Lisa Morales-Hellebo 1 / 1 Back to Gallery In this article, we reconnect with the incredible Lisa Morales-Hellebo who provided us with a profile of a disrupter who is constantly pushing the limits of the status quo by learning the beauty of expecting more from your own life and acting accordingly. Related: 3 Ways to Change the World With Your Wonder Woman Mindset It’s been a … [Read more...] about Catching Up with Supply Chain Expert and Disrupter Lisa Morales-Hellebo
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Technology Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Technology | It Started With a Jolt: How New York Became a Tech Town Supported by BySteve Lohr Feb. 22, 2019 Euan Robertson started his job with New York City’s economic development team at an ominous moment. It was Monday, Sept. 15, 2008, the day Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy and ignited the financial crisis. Mr. Robertson made his way through City Hall’s sprawling open office to a conference table, where he huddled with top advisers to Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg. “No one knew what was going to happen or how bad it would be,” Mr. Robertson recalled. “But everyone agreed we’d better come up with a plan.” The plan that emerged called for developing tech start-ups and tech workers in New York. The goal, Mr. Robertson said, was to “build a talent … [Read more...] about It Started With a Jolt: How New York Became a Tech Town
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Business Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Business | Boston’s Work Force Draws Sneaker Brands. New Offices Raise the Competition. Supported by Square Feet ByLisa Prevost Feb. 19, 2019 When Asics America, the athletic-shoe maker, decided to diversify its United States presence beyond its headquarters in Irvine, Calif., a few years ago, Boston beckoned. Massachusetts has a centuries-old tradition of shoemaking, and when it comes to athletics, Boston is a sports town through and through, said Gene McCarthy, the company’s chief executive at the time. “It’s a city of champions,” he said during an interview at Asics’s downtown Boston location this month as the surrounding streets teemed with fans awaiting a parade celebrating the New England Patriots’ sixth Super Bowl win. But the overarching reason for opening an … [Read more...] about Boston’s Work Force Draws Sneaker Brands. New Offices Raise the Competition.
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Style Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Style | Tycoon of the Pre-Owned Supported by Can Silicon Valley survivor Julie Wainwright’s luxury consignment company, the RealReal, save retail? ByAlexandra Jacobs Jan. 23, 2019 BRISBANE, Calif. — Here is where high-end Marie-Kondo’d clothes go now — not to die, but to enter their collective half-life, in a chilly 200,000-square-foot warehouse about eight miles south of San Francisco. Net-a-Porter, contained in white shrouds or sealed inside transparent Tupperware, awaiting shipment around the world to a growing cohort of Secondhand Roses and Josés. Here experts in lab coats squint at handbags and shoes, looking for errant stitching or the wrong color of brass hardware: anything that might signal sophisticated fakery. Here is a special atrium just for inspecting jewelry, brightly lit … [Read more...] about Tycoon of the Pre-Owned