What Happens to Social Media Contest Winners Who Travel for Booze? Here Are Their Stories

When Paul Corgan, a 26-year-old from Portsmouth, N.H., sent his online application to become White Claw’s “best life ambassador” in March 2018, he completed a short blurb and shared a photo and link to his Instagram account. After clicking submit, he forgot about the competition almost immediately. The contest would grant two winners $60,000 each […]

Q4 Lyst Index: Off-White, Bottega Veneta, tough boots, cosy jackets are big winners

https://ift.tt/eA8V8J Off-White and Bottega Veneta are continuing to ride high in the latest version of The Lyst Index. The Q4 report from the high-end search engine showed that Off-White is again the “hottest brand on the planet”. Brought to you by UK Fashion Network. Read More: https://ift.tt/2GSeRs7 https://ift.tt/2Nf0Wi7

‘Elite’ global shoppers spend €35k in UK stores annually says Global Blue

https://ift.tt/eA8V8J France is the most popular country for ‘elite shoppers’ to visit with the UK in second place, but these ultra-high-spending consumers are spending more on average in Britain than in its neighbour, a new study has shown. Brought to you by UK Fashion Network. Read More: https://ift.tt/36W04Ht https://ift.tt/2Nf0Wi7

NY Times investigation uncovers sexual harassment, bullying among Victoria’s Secret’s highest ranks

https://ift.tt/eA8V8J Over 30 current and former executives, employees, contractors and models, as well as court filings and other documents, support a troubling portrait of company culture at Victoria’s Secret. Brought to you by UK Fashion Network. Read More: https://ift.tt/2GNKT8G https://ift.tt/2Nf0Wi7

Alphabet posts slowest fourth-quarter revenue growth in five years, reveals YouTube revenue

https://ift.tt/eA8V8J Google-parent Alphabet Inc on Monday reported its worst fourth-quarter revenue growth since 2015, missing analysts’ estimate for a period in which its top online advertising rivals beat expectations. Brought to you by UK Fashion Network. Read More: https://ift.tt/2OqVOt9 https://ift.tt/2Nf0Wi7

Minnesota Woman Finds Long-Lost Dog on Florida Brewery Label

In January 2019, Florida’s Motorworks Brewing announced a partnership with a local dog rescue shelter. Together, the brewery and Shelter Manatee are selling four-packs of Adoptable Dog Cruiser Kölsch featuring photos of the shelter’s dogs that need good homes. Proceeds from the Kölsch cans will go toward the construction of a new facility for the […]

Goldman reportedly in talks with Amazon to offer small business loans

https://ift.tt/eA8V8J Goldman Sachs Group Inc is in advanced talks with Amazon.com Inc to offer small- and medium-sized businesses loans in the United States on the e-commerce giant’s lending platform, according to reports on Monday. Brought to you by UK Fashion Network. Read More: https://ift.tt/2UlY7S7 https://ift.tt/2Nf0Wi7

Applebee’s Is Serving Up $1 Vodka Strawberry Lemonades All February Long

Winter may not be over yet, but Applebee’s already has us dreaming of summer with its newest Neighborhood Drink of the Month. All February long, the fast-casual dining chain will keep it “simple and sweet,” according to an email press release, with its Vodka Strawberry Lemonade that costs just $1. At that price, you can […]

Mica Argañaraz is the carefree and sophisticated face of Bottega Veneta

https://ift.tt/eA8V8J Italian fashion house Bottega Veneta has presented a sensual, luxurious and exquisite campaign for its 2020 spring-summer collection. Mica Argañaraz is the heroine of this indolent summer reverie. Brought to you by UK Fashion Network. Read More: https://ift.tt/2uXwMuS https://ift.tt/2Nf0Wi7

Lee launches a dedicated sustainability platform, along with a new ‘Indigood’ denim collection

https://ift.tt/eA8V8J Denim brand Lee is championing sustainability with the launch of a new global platform. The US label has unveiled ‘For A World That Works,’ a platform that spotlights people, the planet and solutions. Brought to you by UK Fashion Network. Read More: https://ift.tt/36RGBI8 https://ift.tt/2Nf0Wi7

Lee launches a dedicated sustainability platform, along with a new ‘Indigood’ denim collection

https://ift.tt/eA8V8J Denim brand Lee is championing sustainability with the launch of a new global platform. The US label has unveiled ‘For A World That Works,’ a platform that spotlights people, the planet and solutions. Brought to you by UK Fashion Network. Read More: https://ift.tt/36RGBI8 https://ift.tt/2Nf0Wi7

The Best and Worst Beer (and Hard Seltzer) Ads of the 2020 Super Bowl, Ranked

Another year, another round of over-the-top Super Bowl booze commercials to talk about with your friends and coworkers — if you showed up to work, that is. While we can all agree that Jennifer Lopez and Shakira nailed this year’s halftime show, the beer and hard seltzer ads were more touch-and-go. From Tide pods to […]

Lee launches a dedicated sustainability platform, along with a new ‘Indigood’ denim collection

https://ift.tt/eA8V8J Denim brand Lee is championing sustainability with the launch of a new global platform. The US label has unveiled ‘For A World That Works,’ a platform that spotlights people, the planet and solutions. Brought to you by UK Fashion Network. Read More: https://ift.tt/36RGBI8 https://ift.tt/2Nf0Wi7

Kate Upton stars in campaign for new Canada Goose collab with Polar Bears International

https://ift.tt/eA8V8J The iconic Toronto-based outerwear brand has teamed up with the non-profit to launch a collaborative collection for the spring, with model Kate Upton fronting the campaign and becoming a new Canada Goose ambassador. Brought to you by UK Fashion Network. Read More: https://ift.tt/2GNQSdG https://ift.tt/2Nf0Wi7

Ermenegildo Zegna links up with Fear of God in new collection

https://ift.tt/eA8V8J The latest link-up between Italian chic and American street is Ermenegildo Zegna’s collaboration with Fear of God, the Los Angeles streetwear brand, set for a March 2 launch in Paris during the women’s catwalk season. Brought to you by UK Fashion Network. Read More: https://ift.tt/2RWH8V0 https://ift.tt/2Nf0Wi7

Desigual’s 2020 show created €2.4m in media buzz in Europe and Americas

https://ift.tt/eA8V8J Leaving the traditional fashion week calendar behind, Desigual presented its 2020 collection in December at Art Basel in Miami. New research shows how the event fared in terms of media impact value. Brought to you by UK Fashion Network. Read More: https://ift.tt/2Uol0nU https://ift.tt/2Nf0Wi7

Italy’s OTB extends financial backing opportunity to more suppliers

https://ift.tt/eA8V8J Renzo Rosso’s fashion group has announced it will give all its subsidiaries, besides Staff International, the possibility of providing financial backing to their suppliers, a further potential pool of 400 companies. Brought to you by UK Fashion Network. Read More: https://ift.tt/2RRXnTa https://ift.tt/2Nf0Wi7

Marina Raphael of Swarovski family to present her luxury leather goods label in Paris

https://ift.tt/eA8V8J Marina Raphael, 21, a member of the Swarovski family, is at the helm of the eponymous luxury leather goods label, which will be presented to buyers in Paris in February, during the next fashion week. Brought to you by UK Fashion Network. Read More: https://ift.tt/2UgNCj0 https://ift.tt/2Nf0Wi7