Beauty

Beauty Forced to Confront Racism

clock June 5, 2020Alexa Tietjen and Allison Collins and Ellen Thomas

Fashion

Voices of Fashion's Black Creatives on the Work to Be Done

clock June 5, 2020Andrew Shang and Victor Vaughns Jr. and Thomas Waller and Luis Campuzano and Emily Mercer and Rosemary Feitelberg

Fashion

Bottega Veneta Taps Designer Matthieu Blazy

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Victoria's Secret store London

Financial

Victoria’s Secret U.K. Explores Refinancing Options, Possible Sale

Parent company L Brands files for credit protection in the U.K., a move that will impact the lingerie business’ 25 U.K. stores.

clock June 5, 2020Kellie Ell and Samantha Conti

Victoria's Secret store Herald Square Manhattan

Real Estate

Victoria’s Secret Files Suit to Get Out of Manhattan Lease

The busy Herald Square location has been closed since March 17 to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

clock May 27, 2020Kellie Ell

Tabacaru Swim

Fashion Features

Escapist Fashion

Forced to stay home, even as the weather warms up, consumers are indulging in a little retail therapy by way of swimwear and resort wear.

clock May 22, 2020Kellie Ell

Victoria's Secret store

Intimates

Victoria’s Secret Ramps Up Spin-off, Store Closure Plans

The company will begin by closing about 250 stores this year. But execs say there will likely be more next year and beyond.

clock May 21, 2020Kellie Ell

Megan Thee Stallion Named Savage x Fenty Brand Partner

Fashion Scoops

Megan Thee Stallion, Rihanna Team Up for New Savage x Fenty Lingerie Campaign

“Meg is the energy we were looking for,” said Rihanna.

clock May 21, 2020Layla Ilchi

Victoria's Secret interior store

Intimates

Victoria’s Secret Parent Company Posts $296 Million Loss

The retailer expects to close about 250 stores in North America this year.

clock May 20, 2020Kellie Ell

Victoria's Secret store

Intimates

Victoria’s Secret Staying Single; Wexner Retires

The lingerie business, owned by L Brands, isn’t seeking out a new buyer at present. Meanwhile, the c-suite shuffle continues.

clock May 14, 2020Kellie Ell

Wacoal America coronavirus donation

Fashion Scoops

Lingerie Companies Support Medical Workers During Coronavirus

Brands like Wacoal America and ThirdLove donate bras and underwear to medical personnel working on the front lines of the pandemic.

clock May 6, 2020Kellie Ell

Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2018

Intimates

Victoria’s Secret Going It Alone

Parent company L Brands calls it quits with private equity firm Sycamore Partners and plots its next move.

clock May 5, 2020Kellie Ell

Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2018

Intimates

Victoria’s Secret Deal Canceled

Bath & Body Works will become a stand-alone firm while the lingerie business goes private and mixes up its c-suite.

clock May 4, 2020Kellie Ell

Victoria's Secret store

Financial

Victoria’s Secret Parent Company Not Paying Rent, Slashing Inventory for Spring

The lingerie giant is taking several measures to protect itself amid the pandemic.

clock April 30, 2020Kellie Ell

shopping online

Retail

Consumer Behavior Changes With Stimulus Checks and Social Distancing

That’s good news for (some) retailers.

clock April 28, 2020Kellie Ell

Victoria's Secret

Legal

Victoria’s Secret Files Complaint Against Sycamore Partners

The lingerie retailer says the private equity firm needs to pay up.

clock April 23, 2020Kellie Ell

Victoria's Secret Storefront

Financial

Sycamore Partners Tries to Cancel Victoria’s Secret Deal

The private equity firm agreed to buy the lingerie retailer before the coronavirus pandemic hit.

clock April 22, 2020Kellie Ell

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Intimates

Who Has the Cleanest Underwear?

Intimates and swimwear brands are getting sustainable. But what each brand is doing varies — and can be confusing. Here’s a roundup of how some innerwear brands are trying to save the planet.

clock April 22, 2020Kellie Ell

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Beauty

Beauty Companies Donate to Black Lives Matter

clock June 5, 2020Alexa Tietjen

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