Ivanka Abandons Asian Sweatshops For White House

Ivanka Abandons Asian Sweatshops For White House

Sweatshop shmata merchant and celebrity nanny-employer mom Ivanka Trump has decided to pull the plug on her failing imported fashion brand in order to concentrate on wielding her undefined influence in her Daddy’s White House. Pop’s tariffs spared her trademarked Chinese-made products, but women aren’t buying them, stores won’t carry them, and online purchases have tanked. This champion of working women is laying off her Ivanka brand staff of 19 women in New York.

Even though Ms. Trump isn’t paid for whatever-the-hell it is she does in the executive mansion, she won’t go broke. Last year she earned $3.9 million from the lobbyist- and diplomat-infested Trump International Hotel a few blocks down Pennsylvania Avenue.


“Ivanka Trump Shuts Down Namesake Fashion Brand,” Rachel Abrams, New York Times

“Ivanka Trump’s fashion company is shutting down,” Oli Coleman, PageSix

“Ivanka Trump shuts down her namesake clothing brand,” Drew Harwell and Abha Bhattarai,  Washington Post

“Ivanka Trump Closes $100 Million Fashion Business,” Rosemary Feitelberg and Lisa Lockwood, WWD

“Ivanka Trump to close fashion brand amid consumer backlash,” Dominic Rushe, The Guardian

“Ivanka Trump’s Fashion Line Is Officially Out of Business,” Shannon Barbour, Cosmopolitan

“The game was rigged in Ivanka Trump’s favor. How did her brand manage to fail?” Elizabeth Spiers, Washington Post

“The Trump Brand Is Hurting. Just Ask Ivanka.” Timothy L. O’Brien, Bloomberg

“Ivanka Trump’s loyalty to her dad has ruined her fashion line. What a surprise.” Hadley Freeman, The Guardian

“R.I.P. Ivanka Inc.,” the editors, New York Times

“Brand Ivanka: Clothing Fit for Trumpian Times,” Rhonda Garelick, New York Times

“The heiress has no clothes.” Monica Hesse, Washington Post


“‘Where is Ivanka?’ First daughter seeks control in dual role as White House aide,” Ashley Parker and Philip Rucker, Washington Post


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Top image (Ivanka’s book-like object) by Mike Licht. Download a copy here. Creative Commons license; credit Mike Licht, NotionsCapital.com

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