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#Hearst Holds Mobile App Hackathon During NY #FashionWeek

#Hearst Holds Mobile App Hackathon During NY #FashionWeek

Hearst Magazine wants to crowdsource ideas from the NY tech community. During NY Fashion Week, they are holding a 24-hour mobile app hackathon. The winner of the Hearst Fashion Hack receives a $10,000 grand prize and a potential mentorship and financing to develop the idea. Extra points are given to [Full Story…]

#NYFW – Fashion Blogger BryanBoy’s Path to Power

#NYFW - Fashion Blogger BryanBoy's Path to Power

Bryan Grey-Yambao, better known as BryanBoy, is an elite fashion blogger who’s invited to even the most exclusive Fashion Week shows. His eponymous blog averages over 1.4 million page views a month. He’s been blogging about fashion since 2004, longer than the Sartorialist, or Tavi Gevinson. A [Full Story…]

Samsung Galaxy Note Sponsors Rag & Bone During #NYFW

Samsung Galaxy Note Sponsors Rag & Bone During #NYFW

Samsung, makers of the hybrid smartphone/tablet Galaxy Note, have struck a deal with the NY fashion company Rag & Bone. The device is the focal point for sponsoring Rag & Bone’s Fashion Week show on Feb. 10 at Pier 57. Rag & Bone designers, David Neville and Marcus Wainwright have [Full Story…]

NY Taxis Add Smartphone Shopping Tech During #FashionWeek

NY Taxis Add Smartphone Shopping Tech During #FashionWeek

During NY Fashion Week, which starts this Thursday, taxi passengers will be able  buy beauty products with a swipe of their smartphone. According to The Wall Street Journal, the new technology will be test driven in 50 cabs.  Riders who want to make a purchase have to download a free app and hold [Full Story…]

QR Codes All the Rage at NY Fashion Week

QR Codes All the Rage at NY Fashion Week

Quick Response (QR) codes were all the rage during New York's Fashion Week earlier this month, according to the New York Times. Some of the examples of the tech in action included: Smartphone users scanning the QR code on a Skanz bracelet and viewing an individual's person [Full Story…]

Fashion Week: Tumblr Giving Rise to the Fashion Community #NYFW

Fashion Week: Tumblr Giving Rise to the Fashion Community  #NYFW

Blogging platform Tumblr has raised its profile in the fashion community, a development that wan'ty foreseeable when it was founded four  years ago.  For NY Fashion Week, it brought influential Tumblr bloggers to the events as reporters, giving them access to runway's top shows, according to a New [Full Story…]

Fashion Week: Role of Social Media in Fashion’s Night Out #FWNY #FNO

Fashion Week: Role of Social Media in Fashion's Night Out  #FWNY #FNO

Fashion's Night Out, a NY based retail venture, was initially created in the midst of the recession in 2009 by Anna Wintour and Diane von Furstenburg to engage and excite consumers, offering them the opportunity to shop their favorite stores while meeting and greeting designers and celebrities.  [Full Story…]

Fashion Week: A Fashionista Twitter List (#NYFW)

Fashion Week: A Fashionista Twitter List (#NYFW)

For the opening of Fashion Week NY today, Social Times has put together a comprehensive list of key fashionistas on Twitter who will be tweeting the comings and goings of the various runway shows.  Some of the people who will be tweeting (and when) include: Thursday, Sept. 8, Lucky Magazine [Full Story…]

Fashion Week: Where to Watch the Runway Shows Online (#NYFW)

Fashion Week:  Where to Watch the Runway Shows Online (#NYFW)

With New York Fashion Week officially kicking off today, the New York Times takes a look at the various websites where fashion fans, particular those who can't make it in person, can watch the various shows online.  More than 30o of the Lincoln Center shows can be found on one YouTube site called [Full Story…]

Fashion Week: Fashion Industry Gets Frustrated with Tumblr

Fashion Week: Fashion Industry Gets Frustrated with Tumblr

Earlier this year, Tumblr's fashion director, Rich Tong, was the toast of New York Fashion Week when he negotiated coverage of high profile events for Tumblr's influential fashion bloggers. Now, for the upcoming Fashion Week kicking off later this week, he's asking to be paid for the publicizing [Full Story…]

Fashion Week: Internet Has Changed the Shows

Fashion Week: Internet Has Changed the Shows

The Internet has changed Fashion Week, fashion blogger Charlotte Cassidy said, especially the tent shows, which have become at the same time more intimate and more exclusive. Since YouTube allows the posting of runway shows,  many designers are creating smaller more intimate shows with the theme [Full Story…]

Fashion Week: NY Post’s Alexa Insert Launches a Website

Fashion Week: NY Post's Alexa Insert Launches a Website

The New York Post launched Alexa, a fashion insert, back in August and has now just in time for Fashion Week, has been launched into a website. Like the insert, the website will feature high-end fashion trends and style tips for women from the newspaper's team. Fishbowl NY (mediabistro.com) [Full Story…]

Fashion Week: NYC Models’ Social Networks

Fashion Week: NYC Models' Social Networks

Fashion Week in New York  this has many models in town and according to the Wall Street Journal, some of them have their own social networks. Jesper Lannung, a 28 year old model and former intern at Deutsche Bank, founded a social-networking site for models called ModelsHotel.com. He created an [Full Story…]

Fashion Week: Tumblr Grabs the Passes, Brings the Bloggers

Fashion Week: Tumblr Grabs the Passes, Brings the Bloggers

New York-based blogging service Tumblr acquired 24 passes to over a dozen New York Fashion Week shows, including those for big name designers Carolina Herrera and Oscar de la Renta.  Tumblr will bring in two dozen of the top fashion bloggers on its site, put them up in hotels, and send them to a [Full Story…]

Fashion Week: Shows to be Streamed Online

Fashion Week: Shows to be Streamed Online

Starting tomorrow, New York City's Fashion Week will now have live-streaming of the fashion shows allowing "fashion outsiders" to have opportunities to see their favorite designers showcase. According to Washington Square News, in 2009, Michael Kors saw an 111 percent increase on page views [Full Story…]