Weekly Link Roundup: October 9, 2020

♥ McDonald’s New J Balvin Meal Is Fine — But a Big Mac With No Pickles? Makes No Sense. (Chicago Tribune): “McDonald’s announced … celebrity meal partnership with reggaeton superstar J Balvin … the meal itself … [is] a bit of a chaotic neutral. Unlike the Travis Scott meal, there are hardly any changes or specifications to the food, other… View Post

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♥ The Unexpected Skin-Care Brand That’s Everywhere on TikTok (The Business of Fashion): ”CeraVe has seen a 67 percent increase in influencer posts and over 300 percent increase in engagement in the first half of this year compared to 2019 … The attention is translating into sales for L’Oréal. The firm’s active cosmetics division … is the only division that… View Post

Weekly Link Roundup: September 18, 2020

♥ Travis Scott Meets McDonald’s (It’s Lit!) (The New York Times): “As merch goes, the Travis Scott Meal is imperfect in that it disappears — you’ve got nothing to show for it apart from oily skin and a mild gastric hangover. As a collector, I was much more interested in the grill slip, the small, grease-mottled piece of paper stuck… View Post

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♥ The Climate Crisis Is Happening Right Now. Just Look at California’s Weekend. (ProPublica): “The earth — at least the part of it that is California — was no longer a backdrop for our actions, the set of our play. It had become the diva, the star of our horrible drama, the villain demolishing cascades of plans for all of… View Post

Weekly Link Roundup: September 4, 2020

Happy long weekend! I have a sale roundup teed up for the long weekend, so check back later. And thanks for all of your comments and emails about the blogiversary! ♥ J. Crew Gets Green Light for Reorganization Plan (WWD): “… the retailer won approval from a Virginia bankruptcy court for its reorganization plan that would convert some $1.6 billion… View Post

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