Catch up on this week’s industry chatter with these click-worthy links:
- As part of its Trendsetters at Work series, E! spoke to Blythe Harris, the creative force behind Stella & Dot’s luxe jewelry designs. Harris shared her style inspirations, the most daring career risk she’s ever taken, and what her typical day looks like as Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer of the California-based brand.
- Thirty-One Gifts wrapped up its National Conference at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio, but the brand has left a permanent mark on the city. In honor of Thirty-One’s contributions—including the conference’s annual impact on the local economy and a #31Shares campaign that encourages random acts of kindness from consultants—Mayor Michael B. Coleman has renamed downtown thoroughfare Nationwide Boulevard as Thirty-One Way.
- Discount shopping site Zulily featured fashion brand CAbi in one of its limited-time collections. In an accompanying Q&A, Zulily spoke to CAbi CEO Lynne Coté about the online partnership and leading the CAbi team.
- Nutrition company Herbalife received another favorable ruling in a lawsuit led by the Oklahoma Firefighters Pension and Retirement System. The fund claims shareholders lost money after investor Bill Ackman accused Herbalife of being a pyramid scheme. After rejecting an earlier version of the suit, a Los Angeles district judge dismissed the fund’s complaint Tuesday, granting the applicants a month to submit a revised version.
- A roundup at social forum theFashionSpot took a look at the industry’s “new generation” of beauty brands putting their own spin on the direct-to-consumer model.