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Saturday November 18, 2017

Stories related to ‘fashion’

During #NYFW Designer #Wang Says Technology Inspires Creativity

During #NYFW Designer #Wang Says Technology Inspires Creativity

NY fashion designer Alexander Wang is partnering with Samsung to use fashion as an advertising tool for technology. Wang will design a print modeled after photographs, doodles, and sketches sent in via Samsung Galaxy Note II smart phones.  The contributions will inspire unique bags, proceeds from [Full Story…]

NY-Based #Fashion Site Halsbrook Dedicated to Women Over 40

NY-Based #Fashion Site Halsbrook Dedicated to Women Over 40

Halsbrook.com is a new NY-based designer fashion site for women over 40. It was started by Harvard Business School grad Halsey Schroder, 28, after she found women of a certain age have to plow though a lot of online offerings that don’t meet their needs. Schroder also hired retail pro Rosemary [Full Story…]

NY #Fashion Startup Receives $780K Seed Round

NY #Fashion Startup Receives $780K Seed Round

Fashion startup Material Wrld just received a seed round of $780,000, led by Great Oaks VC, the same investor that backed other e-commerce businesses including Warby Parker, Modcloth and Bonobos. TechCrunch reported that SunBridge Startups, ImproVista, and several angel investors also participated [Full Story…]

Brooklyn Clothing Startup Lowers Costs via Web

Brooklyn Clothing Startup Lowers Costs via Web

A Brooklyn-based clothing startup has decided to go against the grain and make its clothing at home, here in NY. The company, Outliers, is located in Williamsburg, and designs, manufactures and retails its own clothes, mostly for men. The co-founders, Abe Burmeister and Tyler Clemens met each other [Full Story…]

Brooklyn Webcam Captures Real-Time Fashion

Brooklyn Webcam Captures Real-Time Fashion

A webcam has been installed at the Williamsburg L train stop. The camera captures video of those walking out of the subway and is mounted a block away on a Bedford Avenue building. According to Gothamist, the camera is known as the Styleblaster and shows a real time feed of various styles seen on [Full Story…]

NY Fashion Bloggers Arise as the Next Media Influencers

NY Fashion Bloggers Arise as the Next Media Influencers

Yuli Ziv of Style Coalition says fashion bloggers are the next generation of media influencers. Lucrative businesses in their own right, they are at the forefront of social media and have hundreds of thousands of followers. A site like Corporette makes half of its revenue from affiliate linking to [Full Story…]

#StyleCaster Acquires Daily Makeover in a Pretty Deal

#StyleCaster Acquires Daily Makeover in a Pretty Deal

Fashion media startup StyleCaster just bought another tech beauty business. The garment center-based business acquired Daily Makeover for its profitable technology. Brands use it on their sites and pay millions in licensing fees. By uploading a photo, customers can try on makeup in real time and [Full Story…]

NY Based VFiles Launches Site #NYFashion

NY Based VFiles Launches Site #NYFashion

VFiles, a social media site focused on style and fashion, launched recently after a month of beta testing. The site was created by Julie Anne Quay, previous executive editor at V magazine. V is a strategic partner in the site. According to WWD.com, Quay and her team work in an office on Mercer [Full Story…]

AIMS 360 Expands to NY

AIMS 360 Expands to NY

AIMS 360, the fashion industry's leading apparel ERP software company, expanded their company to NY. Senior Account Executive of AIMS 360, Dac Cherner, has led the expansion and will be managing its new location. The company has been located in Downtown Los Angeles for 28 years and expects to see a [Full Story…]

Fashion Blogging Becoming More Than a Hobby

Fashion Blogging Becoming More Than a Hobby

In 2009, Dolce & Gabbana brought in fashion bloggers to fill in the front row of its fashion show, and back then it was a big deal. However, in the last few years, fashion blogging has evolved from a hobby to a legitimate career, according to Adweek. Take former news editor at Elle, Nick [Full Story…]

A Look at Five Emerging NY Fashion Startups

A Look at Five Emerging NY Fashion Startups

The Future of Fashion in NY, an ongoing series showcasing emerging fashion startups, recently chose the top five emerging fashion startups of today. According to FMM, these startups include: Listly, which allows users, mainly targeting men, to add products they find across the web to their [Full Story…]

NY Mag to Expand “The Cut” Blog

NY Mag to Expand "The Cut" Blog

New York Magazine announced that they will be expanding their blog, The Cut, next month. According to the Media Decoder Blog, NY Mag used to keep the blog as a supplement to articles in the flagship magazine, but recently the magazine started hiring people like Maureen O'Connor from Gawker to [Full Story…]

Gilt Groupe’s ‘Pinterestation’ Invites More Clicks and Commerce

Gilt Groupe's 'Pinterestation' Invites More Clicks and Commerce

Unlike other coupon sites, NY-based Gilt Groupe builds a brand’s status instead of discounting it, according to Street Fight. Instead of trotting out tired puns and trite copy, their writers create content that’s useful and actually interesting. Another key to Gilt Groupe’s success is that it [Full Story…]

NYCEDC Announces Fashion Tech Competition

NYCEDC Announces Fashion Tech Competition

The NYCEDC has just announced that they will be collaborating with retailer STORY to host a pop-up store competition. According to BetaBeat, the project is called Project Pop-Up NYC, and its main target is retailers and tech-fashion startups. The competition will award three winners who will get [Full Story…]

Fashion Tech Startup Moda Operandi Announces $36 Million Series C Round

Fashion Tech Startup Moda Operandi Announces $36 Million Series C Round

Moda Operandi, the NY-based startup that allows shoppers to pre-order pieces from luxury runway collection, closed a $36 million Series C round.  The company was founded by Vogue contributing editor Lauren Santo Domingo and Harvard Business School grad Aslaug Magnusdottir. The company [Full Story…]