The water coolers talk
Ralph Lauren Resigns
Ralph Lauren, the designer and CEO of ‘Ralph Lauren’ has announced that he is resigning from his position as CEO, and will pass the torch on to Stefan Larsson, the previous vice president of ‘Old Navy’. Larson, who has a rich history in the fashion industry, has stated that he is keen on staying in the firm and has no plans for resigning anytime soon. For now, Ralph Lauren will be working alongside Larsson, who he sees as a partner rather than a substitute.
As if we need more reasons to praise her, here is one more:
The actress spoke in a press conference during the London Film Festival where she calls for equality and said she finds it “infuriating” that box office buzz for a film is often driven by film critics who are overwhelmingly male. She was also quoted saying, “Men and women are not the same, and sometimes their tastes diverge. The word isn’t disheartening It’s infuriating. People accept this as received wisdom… we need inclusion.” It is indeed grim, but initiatives like the “Table of Critics” by the site Politically balances the situation.
Something to Watch
HBO has released the trailer of their upcoming TV show ‘Vinyl’, airing this January, a drama series created by the almost holy trinity: Martin Scorsese, Mick Jagger and the writer of ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’, Terence Winter. The plot takes place in the late 1970’s where a New York music executive hustles to make a career out of the city’s diverse music scene.
70-year-old widower Ben Whittaker has discovered that retirement isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. Seizing an opportunity to get back in the game, he becomes a senior intern at an online fashion site, founded and run by Jules Ostin. Not the typical Chick-Flick, but amusing and full of clichés nonetheless.
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