Apparel

Fashion Sense and Sensibility
May 19, 2009

Despite the tendency to “go big or go home” on the runways of New York’s Fall Fashion Week, it’s important to keep things in perspective. At least designers weren’t insisting we accessorize with a live snake or a headdress made out of bubble wrap. This time.

The Feminine Mystique
May 19, 2009

Go find a cardboard box. It can be square or rectangular. Then, grab a piece of paper (newspaper, wrapping paper, tissue paper, doesn’t matter). Wrap the box. Even those who, during the holiday wrapping bonanza, invariably find themselves covered in little scraps and pieces of tape—not to mention the proud giver of a misshapen, lumpy gift—will agree this is (conceptually) a fairly easy task.

Woody Allen and Dov Charney Settle Lawsuit
May 19, 2009

Each in his own right controversial, actor- writer-director Woody Allen and American Apparel Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Dov Charney seem to finally agree on something

Happy (Earth) Mother's Day!
May 12, 2009

I recently interviewed Mark Trotzuk, president of Boardroom ECO Apparel, for one of the articles I'm currently writing for our upcoming June responsibility supplement, which is a mini-issue about all kinds of great stuff like corporate social accountability and environmental stewardship.