New HBS Start-Up, ThredUp, Aims to ReFresh Your Closet

EC student’s recently launched clothing start-up brings change to your closet. Inspired by the Harbus’ recent issue dedicated to addressing whether now is a good time to be an entrepreneur, I sat down with EC student James Reinhart (OD) to learn about the his clothing startup, ThredUp, and to hear about the challenges of launching… Continue reading New HBS Start-Up, ThredUp, Aims to ReFresh Your Closet

Straight from the Front Row: Fall 2007 New York Fashion Week

Ah, the fashion week stereotype: gorgeous girls, never ending champagne, celebrity mayhem, and parties that rival Carnivale! From the perch in the Moet et Chandon lounge, where models more stunning than those on the runway freely pass out long-stemmed fuchsia flutes, it would appear that way. This is the experience of VIPs, those celebrities and… Continue reading Straight from the Front Row: Fall 2007 New York Fashion Week

BOOK REVIEW: Threads

Threads: My Life Behind the Seams in the High-Stakes World of Fashion By Joseph Abboud with Ellen Stern (New York: Harper-Collins Publishers, 2004). Guys, Joseph Abboud knows how it is. “Most guys want to look good,” explains Abboud, the founder of JA Apparel, whose love for his hometown Boston sports teams might be only thing… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Threads

HBS Retail Show Looks Fabulous in Leather

Models, springwear, business suits, and yes, chains and whips. Words are hardly able to describe the stunning demonstration of couture, beauty, elegance, and black patent leather at this year’s HBS Retail Club Fashion Show, “Successorize – Earn Your Living…Live Your Earnings” hosted at the Matrix Club in downtown Boston on Tuesday, April 15th. Model’s wore… Continue reading HBS Retail Show Looks Fabulous in Leather