After attempting to go boldly fashion-forward and promptly driving off the road and into a ditch, Banana Republic is beating a retreat back into the arms of quality cardigans and chipper colors and tasteful trousers.
Over the summer, J. Crew posted terrible quarterly results and tried to pin much of the blame on a terrible sweater named Tilly. But it’s quite clear the company’s troubles run deeper, and they’re not going away.
It’s been a rough year for retailer J. Crew. The brand has suffered plummeting sales in large part because of its slow and steady move away from affordability and recently laid off 175 employees, including head designer Tom Mora. In an attempt to stop the proverbial bleeding, J. Crew announced that it will launch a…
Immediately following the layoffs of 175 J.Crew staff members last week, Alejandro Rhett, VP of men’s merchandising, went out drinking.
On Wednesday, according to the New York Times, J.Crew “eliminated” nearly 200 positions—175 to be exact—and announced the head of its women’s design team was out, too. J.Crew and its chief executive Mickey Drexler, who previously revitalized Gap and steered the creation of Old Navy, blamed the company’s 10 percent…
On Thursday, J Crew executives had the unpleasant task of explaining to investors why sales are plummeting. Luckily, they’ve found the perfect scapegoat.
Thanks to fashionable tots like North West and the trend of children dressing like grownups, there are kids who dress better than we ever will. And now, a tiny style icon has designed a collection for one of the world’s most well-known brands, at the tender age of 5. Sydney Keiser, who goes by the punk rock-sounding…
J.Crew is officially too expensive, and the price-point exasperation might be built upon the popularity of the brand’s creative director Jenna Lyons.
What are bridal shorts? They're shorts. Just shorts. Shorts with the word "bridal" in front of them. Literally any product is bridal so long as you put "bridal" in the name: Bridal yogurt. Bridal Q-Tips. Bridal satellite dishes. See? Now those things are all worth three times as much as they were before.
According to Page Six, J.Crew creative director/woman about town has been asked by CEO Mickey Drexler to 86 the self-promotion and shift her focus back to the company, which suffered reported losses of $627.2 million in the first 9 months of 2014. As one "source" puts it: "J.Crew CEO Mickey Drexler is tired of Jenna…
I celebrate myself, and sing myself/ And what I assume you shall assume/ For it turns out every J. Crew model is as absolutely hammered as me and you.
Have so many celebrities cut deals to produce their very own branded fragrances that the perfume market is finally saturated and everyone is sick of smelling like Kim Kardashian/Britney Spears/Justin Bieber? Let's hope so!
Your preppy pal's favorite work-wear emporium is stirring up some controversy this week. J. Crew has introduced a Size 000, an even tinier addition to their lineup. Could this be a case of ... [lightening flashes, thunder rolls, bats fly overhead]... vanity sizing?
The jig is up: Big brands like J. Crew, Gap and Saks’ Off 5th aren’t selling you discounted or out of season merchandise at their outlet locations. You’re just buying lower quality cardigans and patterned pants. Scandal.
If you're lucky, yesterday (whether you celebrate Christmas or not) was a safe day full of good tidings and great joy. Assuming that it was, I think it's time we take a moment to thank the selfless people who sacrificed their own holidays so that ours could be more comfortable. No, not the police! Not the people who…
Unless you regularly shop for plus-size clothing, you may not realize how fucking hard it is to find plus-size clothing in stores. This is a big deal, since time and time again, we hear that the average American woman wears a 14 or 16. The size at which "plus" begins.