Aldi Streetwear and Desktop-Computer Vibes

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The newly-blonde Billie Eilish announced an impending second album, Willow Smith released a pop-punk song with Travis Barker, and…

TIKTOK AND THE VIBES REVIVAL

“If I had to pinpoint it, I’d say that the video’s vibe was chill Gen-Z good taste, the world of a teen-ager whose parents have given up on curfews and screen-time restrictions: midnight-basement-desktop-computer vibes.” By Kyle Chayka, who can do no wrong, but you already know that. newyorker

WARBY PARKER AND SANDY LIANG CREATED A SHORT FASHION FILM TOGETHER

An extremely cute collaboration featuring four NYC teens. nylon

AS BRANDS TAKE LIVESTREAMING MORE SERIOUSLY, HOSTS BECOME A HOT COMMODITY

Are you ready for livestream shopping? Because it’s very much happening. modernretail

SPOTIFY PARTNERS WITH FACEBOOK FOR IN-APP MUSIC PLAYER

And they think that will get young people back on the app? hypebeast

ALDI RELEASES ITS OWN CLOTHING LINE, POKING SOME FUN AT APPAREL BRANDS ALONG THE WAY

Aldi doesn’t have the same cultural cachet in the U.S. — at least not on the coasts. But it should! Justice for Aldi. As for their streetwear-inspired brand merch, I wouldn’t necessarily wear it, but I’m also not a European teen, which is the intended target market. Speaking of merch… adweek

BEAUTY BRANDS ARE SELLING MERCH TO FOSTER COMMUNITY

The Glossier sweatshirt phenomenon continues. glossy

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