J. Crew

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First Big Retailer to Fail From Virus Files for Bankruptcy

J. Crew was already struggling even before the pandemic

(Newser) - J. Crew was having a tough time even before the pandemic arrived. Now, the New York Times says it's the "first major retailer to fall" from the virus, seeking bankruptcy protection to try to stay alive. On Monday, the clothing retailer's parent company, Chinos Holdings, filed to... More »

J.Crew Signs Divorce Papers With Its Bridal Business

Company plans to offer more party dresses instead

(Newser) - It's Splitsville for J.Crew and the bridal business. The company—which shook up the sector in 2004 when it started competing with specialist bridal firms—has decided to get rid of its entire bridal line, including gowns and bridesmaid dresses, and replace it with an expanded collection of... More »

J. Crew Now Offers Size '000'

The XXXS size is for women with a 23-inch waist

(Newser) - As Americans grow ever larger, clothing stores like J. Crew are offering ever smaller sizes—and the retailer insists it's due to actual demand. Just not from Americans. In response to the controversy that ensued this week after the chain started offering size 000, a spokesperson explained to Today ... More »

Fox News Nails J. Crew for Boy's Pink Polish

On FoxNews.com, doctor warns of raging gender confusion

(Newser) - If there's one thing that Fox News cannot abide, it's pink nail polish on a little boy. Now he and the nation are apparently in for a world of psychological pain and years of therapy. And it's all because of a J. Crew email ad that featured a mom painting... More »

Obama Women Hit Moscow in Style

(Newser) - Michelle, Malia, and Sasha Obama didn't let an 11-hour flight stop them from looking stylish as they arrived in Moscow yesterday, the New York Daily News reports. Michelle, who boarded Air Force One in a floral frock by Talbots, arrived in a peach-colored dress by Narcisco Rodriguez, while the girls... More »

Michelle's $540 Sneaks Fall Flat

(Newser) - It was bound to happen one day: a misstep by Michelle Obama. She fell for a pair of $540 designer sneakers and trotted them out last week at a food bank, no less. Bad move, says the Guardian. Mrs. I'm-all-about-J. Crew should have ditched the colorful suede Lanvin sneaks and... More »

Michelle Takes Style Diplomacy to Prague

(Newser) - From sequins to argyle to matching coat-and-dress sets, Michelle Obama's unpretentious but chic style has European tongues wagging, ABC News reports. In her most-watched moment, the first lady outdid former model Carla Bruni, glowing in a black-and-poppy-printed Thakoon Panichgul coat over a stunning pink dress. The French first lady looked... More »

How J. Crew Became First Fashion

Obamas collaborated with store, which sees boost from DC spotlight

(Newser) - Representatives of the Obama family worked directly with J. Crew to design multiple inaugural pieces that fit the First Family’s deliberate classic-but-affordable image, the company tells the Chicago Tribune. Despite a few complaints, the Obamas’ unofficial hard-times designer has emerged strong from the inauguration festivities—seeing a 10% stock... More »

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