Thakoon for Target, Bling in this economy, U.S. loses 533,000 jobs, Retail discounts


Thakoon on Target, Recessionista Fashions and Dressing Michelle Obama (WSJ)
Thakoon has “copied” looks from his main line for a limited edition collection with Target.

The New Bling in this Economy (WSJ)
 “Diamonds may be forever but in this economy, faux and semiprecious stones may be for now.”

Economy Loses 533,000 Jobs (WWD)
In the US, November’s 533,000 job losses, was the “steepest monthly fall since 1974 and a major hit to the most important underpinning for consumer spending.”

Do retail discounts work? (Just Style)
Steep shopping discounts this holiday season could do some damage to the retail business.

Thakoon s/s ’09, photo courtesy of Thakoon.