NPR's branding isn't exactly shabby-chic. It's more snobby-chic. So maybe they don't think it's a PR blunder to play along for the Wall Street Journal in an article titled "Next Up On NPR: The Clothes Behind the Voices."
In the captions to fashion photos, we see evening anchor Audie Cornish wears a skirt by Diane Von Furstenberg. Chief marketing officer Emma Carrasco is wearing a Prada top. Weekend anchor Scott Simon has a pocket square and tie from Hermes. The Nina Totenberg caption touts the luxury Worth Collection: