Fashion Kings and Gen Z VCs

Your daily dispatch of youth culture

Cardi B trademarked Bardi Beauty, alleged “Fashion Kings” BTS are the newest Louis Vuitton ambassadors, , and…

CHINA’S GEN Z SPLASHES OUT ON LUXURY, WITH LITTLE REGARD FOR DEBT

Gen Z buys 15% of all luxury goods sold in China, and 46% say the goal of consumption is to seek “identity recognition.” (If you click one single link in this email, click this one ➵ ) scmp

GEN Z WOMEN ARE BREAKING INTO THE VENTURE CAPITAL BOY'S CLUB

Love a boy’s club break-in. wapo

FIXING FASHION: THE NEW PLATFORM TEACHING YOU HOW TO REPAIR YOUR CLOTHES

A free, open-source platform that aims to reunite people with the repair skills needed to prolong the lifespan of their clothes (started by, obviously, a Gen Zer). dazed

‘I HAD SECOND THOUGHTS’: THE GEN Z-ERS CHOOSING NOT TO HAVE CHILDREN

Because they want to retire early (the optimism!) and put less strain on an overpopulated planet, according to this research. Relatedly… guardian

YOUNG ADULTS WORRY IT’S ‘MORALLY WRONG’ TO HAVE CHILDREN, EARTH DAY STUDY FINDS

This, according to yet another study. Did you know that one in four childless adults say climate change influenced their reproductive decisions? I did not. wires