Polaroid Tevas and Gen Z It Bags

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Timothée Chalamet is hosting the Met Gala, Billie Eilish shed her usual streetwear for a Vogue cover, and…

TRAVIS SCOTT DOESN’T LIKE ‘BRANDING’ OR ‘MARKETING,’ BUT HE’S SO DAMN GOOD AT BOTH

He’s on the cover of Adweek, which is kind of lol, until you realize he’s worth $50 million dollars and has made an entire generation follow his every Jordan-ed footstep. adweek

NEARLY HALF OF TIKTOKERS ARE BUYING STUFF FROM BRANDS THEY SEE ON THE PLATFORM

15% of all adults and 36% of Gen Z have made purchases based on TikTok. adweek Speaking of…

MEET THE COACH BAG THAT'S TAKING OVER TIKTOK

Today’s teens, like the teens of my youth, are into Coach, though the Coach purse I bought with babysitting money when I was 15 did not look like this. (It was the little logo baguette. Yes, I am from the midwest.) crfashion

POLAROID X TEVA TEAM UP FOR CO-BRANDED SANDALS AND CAMERA

The nostalgia is overwhelming. hypebae

‘WE FEEL LOST IN TIME’: COVID TRANSFORMS TEEN MILESTONES

“My 16th birthday passed and I didn’t do anything,” she said. “It was a shock because it’s just one of those things you think about when you’re little. Because of media, everyone is like, ‘Sixteensixteensixteen.’ It’s supposed to be such a big deal.” This piece is sweet, but sad. nyt

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