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Beauty Forced to Confront Racism

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

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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

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Bottega Veneta Taps Designer Matthieu Blazy

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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

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How Jeffrey Epstein Is Linked to Fashion, Media and President Trump

The new Netflix docu-series, “Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich,” provides insight into Epstein’s close ties with prominent public figures.

clock June 2, 2020Layla Ilchi

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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

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

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

Zhou Dongyu, the newly appointed China ambassador of Victoria's Secret

People

China’s Zhou Dongyu on Redefining Sexy for Victoria’s Secret

The new face of China for the lingerie retailer speaks up on self-recognition, defying stereotypes and life under lockdown with her family.

clock April 27, 2020Tianwei Zhang

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

Yang Mi is the new face of Victoria’s Secret in Asia

Fashion Scoops

Can China’s Yang Mi Help Victoria’s Secret Stage a Comeback?

The immensely popular actress announced as lingerie retailer’s Asia ambassador, three days after Zhou Dongyu appointed the face for China.

clock April 23, 2020Tianwei Zhang

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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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Intimates

The Future of Shapewear Might Be a Stretch

Demand declines as consumers continue to hunker down at home and events are canceled.

clock April 20, 2020Kellie Ell

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Fashion Scoops

ThirdLove Closes NYC Store Permanently

As recently as January, the lingerie start-up was in expansion mode. But the company said as a small business it’s “absolutely feeling the impact of COVID-19.”

clock March 20, 2020Kellie Ell

Victoria's Secret Storefront

Retail

E-commerce Sites Start to Go Dark As Well

Victoria’s Secret, Pink and the TJX brands have closed both their stores and e-commerce businesses.

clock March 19, 2020Evan Clark and Kellie Ell

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Retail

COVID-19 Retail Store Closures

Fashion reacts by temporarily closing stores or reducing hours to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Here’s the complete list of changes.

clock March 17, 2020Kellie Ell

Victoria's Secret storefront

Financial

Victoria’s Secret Parent Names Les Wexner’s Replacement on the Board

Sarah E. Nash will begin once the sale of the lingerie company is complete.

clock March 12, 2020Kellie Ell

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Beauty Companies Donate to Black Lives Matter

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