From mid-March to mid-June 2020, all retail and restaurants (and most businesses) have been operating at low capacity (or not … Continue Reading Fashion Frozen: Brick & Mortar Retail from Limbo to a Crawl.
LVMH’s acquisition of Tiffany’s & Co has been stalled due to the global pandemic and Black Lives Matter protests, … Continue Reading Fashion News: LVMH Tiffany’s Buyout deal Stalled.
The second and most deadliest wave of the “Retail Apocalypse” is now (Covid-19 empowered) more than three times it’s former … Continue Reading Integrating PPE and Fashion: The Future of Apparel’s “New Norm” in Fashion and Street Wear.
In mid March 2020 the Covid-19 pandemic caused a “New York on Pause” Shelter in Place, Social distancing between 1 … Continue Reading Fashion in Quarantine: The State of Fashion in Covid-19 Times.
It’s such a shame to see good creative brands like Opening Ceremony go the way of United Colors of Benetton … Continue Reading Breaking Fashion News: Final Curtain for Opening Ceremony. Permanently Closes all Stores.
After late February (and a very watered down Fashion Week) in 2020, New York Fashion (and fashion houses across the … Continue Reading Fashion News: How Covid-19 Changed the Game of Fashion.
Easter for me as a small child was simply a “Spring Christmas”, when we would get dressed up in new … Continue Reading The True (Pagan) Nature of Easter.
Now for as long as I can remember,(about since I was 15) the folklore of standing an egg on it’s … Continue Reading How to balance an Egg on the Vernal Equinox: Or Not.
Collecting fashion used to only be confined to a few “fringe sort” fashionitas and museums, now everyone and there sister’s … Continue Reading Fashion News: The Rising Demand for Rare and Collectible High Fashion Couture.
For as long as I can remember around Christmas time, I enjoyed the popular wintertime drink Eggnog which was only … Continue Reading The History of Eggnog: And it’s Association with Christmas.
In October of this year luxury retailer Burberry has teamed up with the Real Real , to expand their horizons … Continue Reading Fashion News: Burberry Teams up with the Real Real to Test the Pre-owned Luxury Market.
All Hallow’s eve (Halloween) has always been a holiday filled with mystery, magic and superstition. It’s ancient beginnings as a Celtic … Continue Reading The Otherworldly Origins of All Hallow’s Eve: Why do we Still Celebrate This Ancient Custom?
Last Sunday on September 29th Forever 21 officially filed for Chapter 11 protection, and is hurting for cash which is … Continue Reading Forever 21 Hits Rock Bottom: Files for Bankruptcy.
I was contacted by the performance & recording artist Damion Anthony who told me that he would be performing at the Downtown … Continue Reading Downtown Fashion Week New York: Fashion & Entertainment Show.
It all seemed to start in 2010. Brick and mortar retail storefronts began to close down en masse, due to … Continue Reading Retail Apocalypse: The Future Uncertain (or not).
I was on a brunch date with a young lady (actually our 2nd date) around the end of August in Harlem, … Continue Reading Femme Progressive Fashion House: Designer for the Modern Women.