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Topic: Apparel

Did Lord & Taylor's Hot Instagram Campaign Thumb Its Nose at FTC Disclosure Rules?

Some fear regulatory crackdown if brands downplay paid placement

Last weekend, Lord & Taylor scored a social media coup with an Instagram blitz that had 50 fashion influencers wearing the same dress, which sold out right away. There was, however,…

Lord & Taylor Got 50 Instagrammers to Wear the Same Dress, Which Promptly Sold Out

Flooding fashion feeds pays off

For fashion junkies addicted to Instagram, this weekend probably had quite a few moments of déjà vu. Retailer Lord & Taylor blitzed into feeds by partnering with 50 influential fashionistas on…

The Labels on These Clothes Tell the Tragic Stories of the Workers Who Made Them

Strong stuff from the Canadian Fair Trade Network

The label on a piece of clothing might reveal something about its provenance, but it hardly tells the whole story. The Canadian Fair Trade Network wanted to change that. To…

Why So Many People Are Suddenly Wearing $600 Canada Goose Coats

Thank Sundance, Kate Upton and penguins

Supermodel Kate Upton is already known for her enormous … accomplishments, but her most impressive by far took place in December 2012. Wearing little more than boots and a bikini…

Want a Short-Sleeve Dress Shirt Covered in Poo Emojis? Of Course You Do

Betabrand is producing 800 and starting on a 'poo dress for women'

This is truly a golden age for the poo emoji, that fecund swirl who's become the messaging embodiment of all things odious. For proof, look no further than Betabrand's popular "Poo Emoji…

Tinder Shuts Down Gap's Pants Party Because Campaign Violated Terms of Service

Brand posted unauthorized marketing

Just as The Gap was about to launch a new marketing campaign on Tinder, the hot dating app announced that the retailer's plans were an unauthorized violation of its terms…

Here's Victoria's Secret Super Bowl Ad, and It's Exactly What You’d Expect

'We do what we know'

Victoria's Secret has joined the conga line of brands—including Lexus, Bud Light, Budweiser, Mercedes and Kia—releasing their Super Bowl ads before the game. This year marks the third game in which…

Adults Apparently Wanted Underoos So Badly, They're Already Sold Out

Hot Topic strikes retro gold

Never underestimate the power of nostalgia, even in the form of quasi-ironic undergarments. Internet users of a certain age have been abuzz over the past 24 hours about a new line…

When This Lingerie Brand Stopped Photoshopping Models, Sales Shot Up 9%

Aerie's pledge is paying off

Aerie's bold decision to ditch Photoshop and other retouching tools in its lingerie ads may be paying off in more than just good karma and public approval. According to Business Insider,…

Ad of the Day: Everything's Great, Then Awful, Then Maybe OK in John Wall's Foot Locker Ad

NBA standout sees his future in this fun, free-wheeling spot

John Wall's new Adidas shoe just dropped at Foot Locker. And according to this new ad, it might just be the beginning of something both great and terrible. "The Process" from…

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