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We’ve got all of our fingers on the pulse here at Skirt, so each week we’re rounding up a few of the news stories we can’t stop chatting about.

Lacoste is ditching its iconic alligator logo to save 10 endangered species:
“The campaign marks the start of a three-year partnership between the brand and the International Union for Conservation of Nature, and sales of the shirts will go toward the organization’s efforts to protect endangered species.”

Oscar fashion gold:
With the Academy Awards set to take place this Sunday, we’re taking a look back at red carpet favorites throughout the years.

Spotify wants you to invest in more than just the curation of your playlists:
“The streaming music company filed paperwork on Wednesday for a $1 billion initial public offering. The company expects to trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker ‘SPOT.'”

Front row at Paris Fashion Week:
The industry’s most fashionable did not disappoint with their front row looks.

3 Killer Career Tips – Expert Advice from SIMPLY NYC

SIMPLY NYC is an inspiring conference jam-packed with industry expert panels and breakout sessions presented by the women and men breaking ground in the fashion, beauty, blogging and tech world. Although this conference was filled with tons of amazing inspo, we’re sharing our top three tips for young professionals hustling to make their mark on the industry.

Photo courtesy of @MrsRodial

“Always look your best and celebrate wins as much as the losses.” – Maria Hatzistefanis, founder and CEO, Rodial

Photo courtesy of @nastialiukin

“Never quit after a bad day. Ask yourself if you want to quit on a good day and if your heart is still in it.” – Nastia Liukin, Olympian and Grander Sports Founder

Photo courtesy of @becaalexander

“Get your sh*t done on time and work harder than the person next to you.” – Beca Alexander, Founder & President of Socialyte

BONUS TIP! From our favorite meme-queen:

“Look what your competition is doing… And do it better.” – Claudia Oshry, Girl With No Job

Share your killer career tips in the comment section!

Golden Globes 2018 Best Dressed

This year, Hollywood used their fashion choices to make a powerful statement on the red carpet. Actors and actresses vowed to wear black as a sign of solidarity for the women who have come forward to share their brave stories of harassment and injustice in the workplace. It was unbelievably powerful to see this community stand together for a common cause. If this is any indication of the change that 2018 will bring about, we’re more excited for the new year than ever.

And in case you missed it, Oprah’s speech is one for the record books.

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