Blue jeans are increasingly going out of style, and even industry heavyweights like Levi’s and Gap are taking notice.
Teens are now buying more gear from Nike and Lululemon over denim classics from brands like Abercrombie, according to a recent Piper Jaffray survey on teen spending.
Levi’s CEO has admitted that the company is threatened by the athleisure trend of wearing yoga pants, Bloomberg reports.
“We’re scrambling,” Bloomberg notes CEO Chip Bergh told analysts last year. “I mean, there is a big difference between the product that we’ve got on the floor today and what the consumer is looking for. And we just flat-out missed it.”
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Trench coats have always been classy. They are one of those pieces of clothing that create a polished, professional appearance. Even better, trench coats are very effective in keeping you warm and protected when it’s raining or windy outside. There are all sorts of trench coats, from single chest to double-breasted and from cropped to full-length. If the trench coat you have in mind is something that fits your needs and personal style, continue reading for tips on selecting the best trench coat for you.
While choosing a new trench coat, one of the first considerations is the length. If you plan to use the coat mostly on rainy days, go for a longer coat as this kind offers more warmth and protection. Rain can fall anytime of the year, whether it’s autumn or summer. When raindrops fall from nearly all directions, you’re going to need a trench coat to keep yourself dry. Continue reading Tips on Selecting the Right Trench Coat for You
The boss of a friend recently gathered all his charges together for a ritual new year pep talk. “Each of you has the right to love your job,” he told them.
She thought this terrific and looked a bit dashed when I pointed out it was both dangerous and unrealistic. No one has the right to love their jobs. Not only that, most people hate them.
If you type into Google “my job is —” the search engine predicts the way your sentence is going: “so boring” or “making me suicidal” or “ making me miserable”. If you start “my boss is —”, Google offers: “lazy”, “ is bullying me” or (my favourite) “a cow”. Even more alarming, if you type “my job is stimulating”, it assumes you have made a typo and suggests what you must have meant “not stimulating”.
The internet has a way of whipping up bad feeling. Yet in this case workplace disaffection is real and growing. We are in the middle of what Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, a professor at UCL in London, calls an “epidemic of disengagement”. Most surveys show less than a third of workers care for their jobs, and the long-term trend is getting worse. In the UK there is some evidence we like our jobs a good deal less than we did in the 1960s. Continue reading Why is work making us miserable?