H&M Is Breaking Into Beauty

The beauty industry racks up tens of billions of dollars in the US alone, and H&M is looking to get a bite of that: starting in September, the fast-fashion retailer will begin carrying house brand beauty products, spanning everything from primers to lipsticks to nail polishes with an initial launch of 700 pieces,… »5/12/15 11:30am5/12/15 11:30am

Factory Conditions at Zara Look To Have Improved Since Last Year (Kinda)

Last August Zara factories were busted for slave-like working conditions for undocumented workers from Peru and Bolivia; now there's an in-depth look at the La Coruña, Galicia headquarters of Inditex, the company that owns the fast-fashion brand. An Istanbul-based writer went inside the Zara and Zara Home warehouses… »11/10/12 3:15pm11/10/12 3:15pm

Topman Is Sorry If Their Offensive T-Shirts Offended You

We can only assume that when the internet caught wind of the offensive Topman t-shirts that implied women look like dogs and perhaps made excuses for domestic violence, the Customer Service department became inundated with complaints. Reader Pia sent us the apology she received from the company, which stated that the… »9/16/11 4:00pm9/16/11 4:00pm

Some Celebrity "Designers" Just Knock Off Clothes From Their Closets

The news that O.G. socialite-turned-HSN costume jewelry designer Iris Apfel's creations are less than original should — to anyone who pays attention to the celebrity clothing line industrial complex — be less than surprising. The story here is that Apfel, whose taste in jewelry is deservedly famous, was approached to… »5/20/11 3:10pm5/20/11 3:10pm