trunk club

  • Nordstrom Acquires Men’s Shopping Service Trunk Club

    Nordstrom Acquires Men’s Shopping Service Trunk Club

    Personal styling service for men, Trunk Club, has been acquired by Nordstrom for an undisclosed amount. The five-year old Chicago-based startup offers a subscription-based service that’s like having your own personal stylist on demand who picks out top designer labels for you and ships them to your home for free. After signing up, men are interviewed by a stylist about their own… Read More

  • Chubbies Raises $4 Million Giving Bros A Weekend Uniform

    Chubbies Raises $4 Million Giving Bros A Weekend Uniform

    Slangy marketing and a singular vision of weekend wear has netted Chubbies, a manufacturer and online retailer of men’s shorts, a $4 million round of funding from some of the biggest names in fashion and retail investing. Read More

  • To Reach A Different Kind Of Shopper, Men’s Styling Service Trunk Club Arrives On iPhone

    To Reach A Different Kind Of Shopper, Men’s Styling Service Trunk Club Arrives On iPhone

    Personal styling and retail platform Trunk Club is going mobile. After finding that around 40 percent of its website traffic is now coming from mobile devices, and around 75 to 80 percent of that comes from iOS devices in particular, the company is today introducing its first consumer-facing native application for iPhone. The app will allow users to access its personalized clothing service… Read More

  • Personal Stylist For Men Trunk Club Hires Former Greylock EIR And eBay Exec As COO

    Personal Stylist For Men Trunk Club Hires Former Greylock EIR And eBay Exec As COO

    Chicago-based personal styling and retail platform for men Trunk Club has brought on former Greylock EIR and eBay VP Rob Chesney as COO. In his role as an Executive-in-Residence, Chesney advised Greylock’s early-stage consumer-focused businesses looking to scale. Prior to Greylock, Mr. Chesney was Vice President of eBay’s Buyer Experience team, overseeing the fashion, technology… Read More

  • The Power Of Online-To-Offline Is Moving Beyond Local Commerce

    The Power Of Online-To-Offline Is Moving Beyond Local Commerce

    While the idea of ‘online to offline’ for purchasing is proving to be powerful in the local commerce world, the trend of linking the physical world to the web is producing a number of startups that are innovating beyond just purchasing from local merchants or finding a product nearby. Many of the most interesting startups that have emerged over the past year or so are making our… Read More

  • Trunk Club: Outfitting Men Just The Way They (And Their Wives) Like It

    Trunk Club: Outfitting Men Just The Way They (And Their Wives) Like It

    Back when we wrote about Trunk Club in 2009, the startup was an innovative new way that men could hire their own personal shopper via Skype video sessions, who try to figure out what kind of clothes they wear, what is lacking in their wardrobe, and what kind of clothes they might be willing to try. Similar to a retailer, Trunk Club sent desirable, stylist-picked clothes to gentlemen, which… Read More

  • The Trunk Club For Men: Never Shop For Clothes Again

    Most men hate to shop. It takes way too much time, we are out of our element, and we end up getting really dorky clothes because we feel like not buying something is an admission of failure. Online shopping is better, but most of us would rather browse through cameras, Web phones, and computers than shirts and chinos (at least I would). Enter the Trunk Club, a new way to shop online. The… Read More