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?
Hannah Friedman's Everything Sucks is billed as the anti-Gossip Girl, but it speaks to the same cultural obsession: a combined envy of and disgust for the very rich and very young.
• From Anya Hindmarch to Barbie, the trend of "Green" handbags has officially run its course. • Prep author naturally turns to Laura Bush for new book. • Juno is on top of the DVD-sales charts, those Hills ads work! • Did you know that we ascribe gender stereotypes to women and men? Groundbreaking! • Norman Mailer's…