J.Crew's Marauding 'Tilly' Cardigan Brutally Murders Nearly 200 Jobs

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… »6/11/15 12:30pm6/11/15 12:30pm

Amy Poehler's Old Navy Ad Outtakes Are Better Than the Ad Itself

Like Backstreet Boys and Boys II Men before her, Amy Poehler has become an official spokesperson for Old Navy. Her ad — which is now airing on television — is charming and funny, much like Poehler herself. That said, is it enough? Of course, it's not and because of that, Old Navy has been nice enough to release the… »3/07/14 4:15pm3/07/14 4:15pm

Reporter Describes Finding Underage Garment Workers in Bangladesh

The recent series of disasters in Bangladeshi garment factories over the past several years perhaps got its most alarming and high-profile installment last November when a factory fire at Tazreen Fashions Ltd. — a supplier for Wal-Mart — killed 124 workers and left many observers dazed at the casual supply-chain evils… »10/19/13 12:30pm10/19/13 12:30pm

Young Women Using Social Media To Normalize And Demand More Plus-Size Options

Adele's forthcoming plus-sized Burberry campaign is only one of the many factors that are leading to a new eye on mass-market retailers' plus-sized clothing, which blogs have dubbed "fatshion." For years, adult-skewed women's magazines had unchanged advice for larger women: steer away from horizontal stripes and… »9/22/12 5:00pm9/22/12 5:00pm

90210's Brandon Walsh Is Back in School, Shilling Jeans For Kids

Old Navy has jumped on the '90s nostalgia bandwagon with an enthusiasm that would be unfamiliar to an era defined by whatevers and as-ifs. Previously, the company has used Joey Lawrence and Mayim Bialik (A.K.A. Blossom) in their advertisements and now they're continuing their walk down '90s memory lane with a… »8/06/12 11:20am8/06/12 11:20am

Kim Kardashian Sues Old Navy Over Doppelgänger Model

Kim Kardashian is suing Old Navy for up to $20 million. Why? Kardashian alleges that the chain purposefully cast a model who looks just like her in its new ads, with the intention of misleading customers into thinking that the chief Sister K was somehow affiliated with the brand. And it just so happens that the model, »7/21/11 12:40pm7/21/11 12:40pm