First you laugh. Then you rub your eyes and do a double-take. Then you start thinking.
That’s the intention of, and the nearly universal reaction to, the TaTa Top, which has been turning heads across North America all summer.
How many people have a mid-career wake-up moment? You know, the sudden realization that you’re spinning your wheels, life is short, and you’d better change direction and follow your passion before it’s too late?
Eiizabeth Short was only 22 when she was found in a Los Angeles parking lot in 1947, bludgeoned and slashed to death with her torso sliced in half.
It’s hard to imagine there will be a more inspiring, empowering video in women’s fashion this year than Misty Copeland‘s stirring rebuttal to all her naysayers as part of Under Armour‘s I Will What I Want campaign.
The one-minute video debuted three weeks ago and is a worldwide viral smash, with nearly 6 million views on YouTube alone.
The worldwide lingerie market has been mostly flat (pardon the pun) for several years, but among all the brand makeovers and corporate shuffling in the past year, one remarkable tidbit of news leapt out: Agent Provocateur, the UK-based erotic fashion brand, saw its sales increase by 25% in the fiscal year ending in 2013, and the company’s profits doubled.