Weekly News Update

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  • Vogue India offered a history of the trouser suit for women.
  • The Today Show talked to Rent the Runway customers about concerns with their service, including a hold on new customers until at least Oct. 15.
  • Business Insider compared Allbirds and Rothy’s as options for fashionable flats. 
  • Business Insider also explored Forever 21’s history from a fast-fashion favorite to the store’s recent filing for bankruptcy.
  • Forbes shared an overview of size-inclusive brands.
  • Refinery 29 suggested 25 elevated basics to include in your fall wardrobe.
  • Reuters reported that even if cosmetics are marketed as “clean,” they might not necessarily be safe for everyone.
  • The Washington Post suggested that the so-called Billy Graham rule doesn’t stop inappropriate office relationships but instead is harmful to women’s careers.
  • CNBC shared advice from Twitter’s chief marketing executive to young people: Look for a job that excites, motivates, and inspires you.
  • ABA Journal reported that three lawyers are among this year’s MacArthur Foundation “genius grant” recipients. The women will focus on restorative justice, cyber harassment, and alternatives to standard drug-law enforcement.
  • NPR considered what has happened to men and women who’ve reported sexual harassment in the wake of #metoo and #timesup.
  • Your Wishful Thinking Travel Story of the Week: CNN Travel shared the best shopping streets in Paris.
  • Laugh of the Week: McSweeney’s offered up the existential angst of donating your used clothing to a consignment shop where the managers are more on trend than you ever were or will be.

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