Today’s Fashion Headlines: Glossier’s Big Plans, #InstaKors Program, Forever 21’s Cartoon Collection

November 17, 2014 • Fashion Blog, Fashion News


Glossier Raises $8.4 Million

Into the Gloss founder Emily Weiss has big plans for her new beauty line Glossier. The social media-born brand has raised $8.4 million in funding which will help to build the company, which currently has four products. Weiss plans to aggressively grow the brand over the next year and has an “ambitious” product roll-out calendar. “We’re rethinking beauty in many ways, from product innovation to distribution to connectivity with consumers. Glossier is fundamentally about fostering a super deep connection with women in the same way that Into the Gloss has done with women all over the world,” Weiss said. A limited-edition product will hit on November 24th.

Michael Kors’ Instagram Shopping

Michael Kors is launching #InstaKors, a program that connects the brand’s Instagram and e-commerce site. From now on when a visitor signs up at using their e-mail and Instagram handle, they will receive e-mails with direct links to purchase any items they have “liked” in Michael Kors Instagram posts, which are hashtagged #InstaKors. This holiday season, #InstaKors images will comprise of 60 products spanning 20 shoppable Instagram posts.

Forever 21 to Bring Back Cartoons

Forever 21 is reviving classic Warner Bros. characters in a collection that includes unisex clothes and accessories. Launching November 28th, the 44-piece line features Looney Tunes and Hanna-Barbera adorned tees, tanks, sweaters, loungewear, socks and mugs for adults and children. The collection will retail for between $3.90 and $32.90, and sounds perfect for stocking stuffers!

-Claire Mykrantz

Source: WWD, WSJ 


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