Thursday, October 1st, 2015 at 4:15pm
We’re not strangers to some of the weirder aspects of fashion. We fully accept that the industry and brands often fold in on themselves like a black hole with only the most bizarre and flagrant shit making it out alive.
Thursday, September 17th, 2015 at 10:57am
J.Crew may be struggling and reverting its approach to focus on the basics that sell so well, but that doesn’t mean it was going to roll over and die, leaving us without some nice offerings for S/S 16. In fact,
Friday, August 28th, 2015 at 2:59pm
J.Crew has been straight up struggle central recently. Examples include, but are not limited to: Mickey Drexler catching the fade, execs seen celebrating after a round of layoffs and analysts confirming that the company was heading down a bad path.
Thursday, August 6th, 2015 at 11:11am
There are hundreds of “experts” out there who are willing to talk ad nauseum about basically anything. They’ll tweet about it—have you ever seen how many followers marketing people have?—and run blogs centered on some small sliver of their industry.
Friday, July 10th, 2015 at 3:57pm
If you’ve hit up a J.Crew Factory location recently, you may have heard or seen the term “Mercantile” being tossed around a bit. Bloomberg reports that J.Crew has imminent plans to launch a new offshoot called J.Crew Mercantile later this month
Monday, June 22nd, 2015 at 11:56am
Let this one be a lesson to all you young, impressionable chaps out there: If you get even the vaguest hint that posting something on social media is a bad idea, don’t fucking do it. After J.Crew hit the skids
Thursday, June 11th, 2015 at 10:45am
If you’ve been following the news lately, J.Crew as a business has been struggling. The company announced its earnings last week and the verdict was unanimously that the brand is in a slump. Sales fell 10% and overall revenue dropped
Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015 at 2:34pm
I’m a big fan of Mickey Drexler, not necessarily for what he’s done with J.Crew, but mostly because he’s not totally fucking boring. Most fashion people are deadly self-serious buzzkills. Thankfully, Mickey is not. I wouldn’t say he’s lit, but
Wednesday, May 27th, 2015 at 4:12pm
In the shopping world, Mickey Drexler is a legend. His pedigree is impressive, with stints at Gap, Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s and J.Crew. Next week, he’s receiving the CFDA Founder’s Award recognizing the body of his work so Style Dot Com caught up
Thursday, April 16th, 2015 at 3:56pm
The Huffington Post did the dirty work and dug into the archives of iconic Americana prep purveyor J.Crew to show us that the brand’s catalogs and product selection haven’t really changed all that much in the brand’s 27 years. They