A sustainable clothing capsule collection from Banana Republic, Thredup ventures out into the brick-and-mortar world, Mickey Drexler is leaving J.Crew, and other news from the June style trenches.

Fun Fashion Fact

Did you know that Virginia Woolf coined the phrase “frock consciousness.” In general, it means being aware that how you dress is part of the image you present to the world. Virginia Woolf “used it to refer to the way she employed clothing to denote character, and changes in character, particularly as they applied to her book “Mrs. Dalloway.” This is just one of the topics discussed in Terry Newman’s book “Legendary Authors and the Clothes They Wore“, which “examines how the sartorial choices authors make are deeply connected to the narrative choices they make.” I’m putting it on my Summer reading list right now.