The Daily Roundup: A New App To Transform Modeling Biz, Bib + Tuck To Shut Down

by Sydney Sadick

Your daily dose of chic intel has arrived! Read on for our roster of must-read tidbits….

A New App To Transform the Modeling Industry [Harper’s Bazaar]
Enter Swipecast, a new booking app founded by Peter Fitzpatrick, the owner of Silent Models NY, who is looking to revolutionize the fashion and modeling industry.

Resale Site Bib + Tuck Is Shutting Down [Racked]
The online resale company has announced that they’ve been acquired by Crossroads, a national chain of buy-sell-trade stores.

Jeans That Will Charge Your Phone [Yahoo! Style]
Joe’s Jeans is unveiling a new range of denim called #Hello in four washes, and they will feature a slot to hold a $50 slim battery designed specifically for the pants.

How Uber Is Fixing Shopping’s Most Annoying Problem [Refinery29]
Details on Returns, a nifty new feature launched by the company (today), which will help shoppers in distress

Betsey Johnson On 50 Years In Fashion [Paper Mag]
In an interview with Mickey Boardman, the designer opened up about her career, Malibu men, and that time Prince came by her store (sigh).

Can American Apparel’s CEO Save Its Reputation? [Elle]
CEO Paula Schneider has a bit of a mess to clean up, admitting that some of the ads have “stepped over the line,” but that she’s setting out to “mend and correct any previous negative perceptions of the brand.”

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