Originally Posted by chronoaug
I can see how this deomcratization of fashion can be great for the common person, but slightly concerning for people who have invested lots of time in fashion to acquire their style that any long time old navy customer can walk into an h&m, trip, fall down and walk out with a very similar outfit to your own.
So what you're saying is: you prefer fashion to be expensive, so you can set yourself apart with the amount you're willing to spend rather than your personal style and skill?
Originally Posted by Get Smart
Gap/BR/ON are owned by the same company so they don't really compete with each other since the $$$ is going into the same wallet. But I agree that stores like that do have a personality and shoppers there have an expectation of what they think they'll find.
I knew that, I chose those three brands to be clever.
The parent company, Gap Inc, is making all their money from BR/ON, and not the Gap stores. In January, Gap Inc fired the CEO and put the chair of the board in charge. One of his first moves was to move the head of the BR unit to the Gap unit.