First came the demise of C. Wonder; then Gap announced it was killing Piperlime. Don't forget Abercrombie's shambling corpse, either. And now, all Kate Spade Saturday stores are going tootles and the sporty spinoff is being swallowed by the broader brand. Are preppy retailers DOOMED?
It's a sad day for Piperlime fans, i.e., people who like the idea of Zappos but not the low price point. Gap Inc. is officially shutting down the online retailer, instead choosing to focus on their more popular brands like Banana Republic and Athleta.
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- Halle is the first black woman to make the cover of Vogue's September issue since 1989. "What that means for a woman of color and what that means in the fashion world, what that means to pop culture," she says:
We get a lot of emails from fashion retailers informing us of their latest sales, new arrivals, and hottest trends, emails we tend to ignore because our bank account and body-mass-index can rarely justify new arrivals, hottest trends or (sadly) even sale items.