News Bulletin

November 17, 2015 BY WATM STAFF


The True Story of the Supreme Parody Brand That Was Paid $20,000 to Disappear

"The origins of the story that pit an enterprising college student against the fashion juggernaut known as Supreme began several decades prior to their entanglement. The creative in question, Chandler Easley, was just a toddler. Supreme itself wasn’t even an entity. Its founder, James Jebbia, had opened Union NYC a year earlier and there was little indication that he would forge what would become the largest, most popular streetwear brand in the world."

(Alec Banks - High Snobiety)


Fashion's undercover experts: Searching for inspiration, designers send spies to scour vintage collections

"Designers are always seeking new inspiration, so they depend on an army of vintage specialists who can research past styles, hire out antique garments and source rare books to help inspire collections"

(Trey Taylor - Independent)

Nasty Gals Chanel offering

You Can Finally Buy Dior, Vintage Chanel and Louis Vuitton Online

"For high-end shoppers seeking goods from Dior and Chanel, acquiring the latest must-have bag or flashy pumps requires either heading into a store or having someone else go in for you. And while yes, the service at these two boutiques is amazing, it’s not purely by choice that you peruse the wares IRL; for the most part, they won’t allow you to do it online. That is until this holiday season."

(Mikelle Street - Observer)


Ugly retail earnings shouldn't make you worried about the American consumer

"Last week was not good for retail.

Some of the biggest department stores in the US reported worse-than-expected quarterly results, including Macy's and JC Penney, sending their stocks into a tailspin."

(Akin Oyedele - Business Insider)


Meet the Instamom, a Stage Mother for Social Media

"It was a gorgeous fall day in Dumbo, Brooklyn, and Keira Cannon was holding one of the weekend photo shoots she does with her favorite subject: her son, Princeton."

(Hayley Krischer - NY Times)