Fashion Blogging News Round Up: Tamara Mellon After Jimmy Choo

Get your daily dose of what’s going on in fashion news today here in the fashion blogger news round up.

  • “Instacane” is a round up of Instagram photos taken during Hurricane Sandy. (Now I can just sit inside and hit refresh.) [Jezebel]
  • W magazine turns 40 years-old! (She doesn't look a day over 25, I tell ya!) [WWD]
  • Did H&M underpay Cambodian workers for their latest line with Maison Martin Margiela? [Fashionista]
  • It may be a flea market, but it means big business. See what how the founders of the Brooklyn Flea are building their empire. [New York Times]
  • “Call it fashion’s great divide. Women shoppers make more than 80 percent of the purchase decisions in fashion — yet only a fraction of the corporate decisions.” [WWD]
  • “Last November, when Tamara Mellon suddenly left Jimmy Choo, the shoe company she helped build into a global juggernaut, taking with her a reported payout of roughly $135 million, she did so without much explanation. The only thing close to an official statement was a message, sent out to her roughly 12,000 followers on Twitter, thanking them for their support and signing off with, ‘I will keep you posted.’” She's on the move again…  [New York Times]
  • Retail store brace themselves for the impact of Hurricane Sandy. [WWD]

[Photo credit: Danny Ghitis for New York Times]

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