SMU to Host Fashion Week Event
Presented by the university’s Fashion Media Program and Retail Club, the first annual SMU Fashion Week kicks off Monday, March 26th. Including a launch party at Tootsies, panels on the Business of Blogging, Retail and E-Commerce, and more, the five-day series culminates in a fashion show sponsored by The Shak. For more information, visit SMUFashionWeek.com.
BR Mad Men Collection Drops Today
Banana Republic has again teamed with Mad Men costume designer Janie Bryant on a ‘60s-inspired line for ladies and gents. Available today in stores and online, the limited-edition looks include demure dresses and tie-neck blouses, heavy on pinks and florals. Guys can suit-up in blazers and slacks, layering on argyle or cardigan sweaters. Overall, our read on the range is ho-hum (aside from stunning Shalom).
Facebook’s F-Commerce Fail?
Via Bloomberg we learn that Facebook’s foray into the shopping scene, touted by investors as the “next big thing”, seems to be fizzling. The article lists retailers including Nordstrom, JCPenney, and Gap that have recently shuttered f-commerce sites. In the words of analyst Sucharita Mulpuru, “It was like trying to sell stuff to people while they’re hanging out with their friends at the bar.”
DFW Style Daily’s Best Dressed in Dallas 2012!
Finally, dear readers, we have an exciting announcement to make. Over the past two months, under a veil of secrecy, DFW Style Daily has selected, photographed, and video interviewed ten individuals to be honored as the Best Dressed in Dallas 2012.
Who are these stylish trendsetters? Our lips are still sealed. With updates to come next week, we can hardly wait for the big reveal!
(Photo credits, from top: 1. SMUFashionWeek.com, 2. BananaRepublic.Gap.com, 3. L2thinktank.com, 4. DFW Style Daily)