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BoF Exclusive | Stitch Fix Founder on How to Get to IPO

Hello BoF Professionals, your exclusive weekly briefing is ready, with members-only analysis and a digest of the week’s top news. Don’t forget to download the BoF Professional iPhone app. Katrina Lake, the chief executive of Stitch Fix, still takes time out of her stacked schedule to style “fixes,” or personalised boxes of five fashion items, selected

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Pussycat Dolls Founder Robin Antin Slams Kaya Jones' Claims that the Group Was a 'Prostitution Ring'

Without mentioning Antin by name, Jones did allude in a few tweets that she wasn’t on good terms with the girl group founder. “I want the den mother from hell to confess why another one of her girl group girls committed suicide?” she tweeted, apparently referencing the 2014 death of Simone Battles, a former member of G.R.L., which Antin also ...

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Herve L. Leroux, Founder of Herve Leger and Creator of the Bandage Dress, Dead at 60

Leroux met fellow designer Karl Lagerfeld in the early ’80s, before going on to launch his Hervè Leger brand in 1985. There, he created the bandage dress, a bodycon style that hugged a woman’s curves. Crawford shared a photo of herself with Leroux, fitting her with a red version of his signature dress. Let’s block ads! (Why?) … Full Text Feed

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Hugh Hefner's Final Days: 'Playboy' Founder 'Hadn't Been Doing Well for the Last Year'

Cultural icon Hugh Hefner, who died on Wednesday, seemed like the kind of person who would live forever, but new information on his final days reveals that the 91-year-old’s health was slowly failing him. A source close to Hefner’s family tells ET, “Hef hadn’t been doing well for the last year. [His death] wasn’t shocking to the family.”  “Everyone is obviously sad, ...

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Hugh Hefner, Playboy Founder And Cultural Icon, Dead At 91

Hugh M. Hefner, the man who founded Playboy magazine and helped fortify it as a brand to be emulated via his own highly visible lifestyle over many decades, has died, Playboy Enterprises announced late Thursday (September 27). He was 91. Hefner created Playboy magazine in 1953, which grew to become a symbol of the burgeoning sexual revolution in America in ...

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Hugh Hefner, Playboy founder, dies at 91

Hugh Hefner, the incurable playboy who built a publishing and entertainment empire on the idea that Americans should shed their puritanical hang-ups and enjoy sex, has died. He was 91. He died of natural causes at his home, the Playboy Mansion, according to Teri Thomerson, a Playboy spokesperson. Hefner was the founder of Playboy magazine, launched amid the conservatism of ...

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Hugh Hefner, Founder Of Playboy, Dead At 91

Playboy founder and legendary ladies’ man Hugh Hefner has died at the age of 91, according to Playboy Enterprises. The magazine said he was surrounded by loved ones and “peacefully passed away today from natural causes at his home.”  “My father lived an exceptional and impactful life as a media and cultural pioneer and a leading voice behind some of ...

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