Chaos and Creation: Inside the Making of Yeezy Gap

In 2020, two fashion brands announced an unusual alliance. Now that goods are finally hitting stores, is Yeezy Gap a corporate-creative cautionary tale, or a new model for fashion to come?

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Yeezy Gap/Balenciaga Is Here. Is It Worth It?

What exactly are we buying, when we buy fashion? A disruptive collaboration provides one answer. There are others.

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The Tao of the Yeezy Gap x Balenciaga Project

No products have been announced yet, but there’s already a lot to unpack.

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The YZY GAP Round Jacket Review

If you love to talk to people, this is the coat for you.

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The Lesbian Avengers Will Not Be Commodified

At least, not by the Gap.

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Is the Yeezy Gap Jacket Really Any Good?

The first product of the much-hyped collaboration made a big splash. But can Kanye West actually save Gap?

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Gap Sees Its Post-Pandemic Future Outside of Malls

The retailer’s first-quarter sales jumped 89 percent to $4 billion from a year earlier as its e-commerce continues to grow.

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Garment Workers Who Lost Jobs in Pandemic Still Wait for Severance Pay

A new report says millions of dollars in wages have been withheld from garment workers around the world by factories contracted by major fashion brands.

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Herman Miller C.E.O. Grapples With Politics and Pandemic

As the C.E.O. of Herman Miller, Andi Owen has had to navigate a polarized work force while thinking about the future of the offices her company makes furniture for.

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Goodbye, Blazers; Hello, ‘Coatigans.’ Women Adjust Attire to Work at Home.

With many professional women working remotely, their notions of work wear have transformed, shaking up businesses that have sought to outfit them for the office.

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This Year’s Must-Have Back-to-School Item: Masks for Children

Crayola, Old Navy and Disney are among the brands making colorful masks for children. Child psychologists see this as a positive step toward “normalcy.”

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The Real Lessons of Telfar, Kanye and the Gap

First came Gap x Telfar. Then came Yeezy Gap. Then came the outcry. But Telfar Clemens says everyone has it wrong.

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Retail Sales Rebounded in May, but the Road Back Is Long

The recovery is tentative, and it remains to be seen how the pandemic will change consumer behavior and the shopping experience over the long term.

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