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The Debrief No. 424: Mirror is surging in a major way as folks sweat at home — Lean Luxers debate the weird Allbirds–Adidas partnership.
The Debrief No. 423: Your shopping experience is going to look quite different this summer — Emily Singer: ‘Bringing the restaurant into the home’
The Debrief No. 422: How SoulCycle is spinning its wheels and losing countless customers to Peloton — The demise of the $500 t-shirt.
The Debrief No. 421: Shoptimism: Why you keep dropping stacks on things you don’t need right now — Opulence and the decline of playfulness in luxury.
The Debrief No. 420: Ana Andjelic: ‘What was purely aspirational is now the mandated norm’ — ACL: ‘How the hell did Rimowa get so expensive?’
The Debrief No. 419: Web Smith: “The 10 new modern luxury ideas that are here to stay” — Italic Black: The boldest launch we’ve seen this year.
The Debrief No. 418: The big controversy from that explosive Alison Roman interview — “Good health is now a premium luxury product”.
The Debrief No. 417: Modern brands are surging as they corner the new sweatpants market — Colin Nagy: “The post-pandemic mindset is firmly in play.”
The Debrief No. 416: SMART READ: How Casper, Harry’s, and others can survive this under new rules — Daren Herman: ‘The MSCHF masterpiece’.
The Debrief No. 415: A new report echoing our longstanding view on the modern luxury mindset — Cities could become Jane Jacobs paradises after this.
The Debrief No. 414: The "comfort economy" gains serious momentum — Sporty and Rich is still selling like hotcakes.
The Debrief No. 413: Thingtesting CEO Jenny Gyllander gets some major shine at Outside Magazine — Brands are teaming up, but for how long?
The Debrief No. 412: The Wing is reeling culturally and needs to patch things if it hopes to rebound — Hype culture might be out.
The Debrief No. 411: MUST READ: Calling BS on mission-driven brands (it’s all just empty marketing) — Sweatpants are the defining look of this era.
The Debrief No. 410: Liz Segran: 'The fatal flaw of the growth-at-all-costs model is exposed' — Are we witnessing the natural limitations of 'brand'?
The Debrief No. 409: Haus’ new project is certainly the smartest COVID play we’ve seen — Rowing Blazers’ CEO has a brilliant DTC hot take.
The Debrief No. 408: Away is the latest DNVB to layoff and furlough (50% of staff) — A lack of self-awareness could destroy the influencer economy.
The Debrief No. 407: Are we at the end of the great domesticity flex? — People no longer want sex, they want ‘cultural umami’.
The Debrief No. 406: Everlane lays off 222 folks (but there’s a bigger story at play here) — 'Stop with the empathy emails, just get on with it.’
The Debrief No. 405: The new DNVB climate brings huge upheaval (where do brands go from here?) — Ana Andjelic: ‘The definition of a taste regime’.