Clothing

Swiss watch exports dropped for a third year in a row

According to the watch press, this year’s Baselworld in Switzerland was a graveyard. “The Baselworld show, ended March 30, was grim,” said Joe Thompson in Watchtime Magazine, an enth

CALA’s app fits designer clothing to your body using iPhone photos

A new startup called CALA aims to make it easier for new designers to break into the fashion business by offering everything needed to run their e-commerce operations – from production to deliv

These 3D-printed sunglasses will fit your oddly-shaped head

I’m not saying your head is oddly shaped, per se, but if you have trouble finding glasses that fit then a team from Cambridge, Massachusetts has a pair for you. Their Falcon I glasses are design

Wiivv steps on $4 million to bring your feet into the 21st century

Hardware Battlefield favorite Wiivv has announced a $4 million Series A funding and an acquisition. Not too shabby for a footwear company. But remember: this isn’t just any shoe company. Founde

Mott & Bow are looking into your jeans

Alejandro Chahin knows pants. His family runs Intermoda in the Honduras and he graduated with a degree in engineering from the University of Michigan and an MBA from NYU. Now he’s making jeans.

Fabletics launches a free Daily Burn-like workout and other perks for members

Fabletics, the workout clothing startup co-founded by Oscar-nominated mega star Kate Hudson, is launching an online workout platform for those who adhere to that fit and fabulous lifestyle. The online

Clothing maker Scott Jordan talks about the future of fashion

Scott Jordan never meant to make clothes. He was a lawyer by trade and wanted something he could wear to keep his Walkman from snagging on doorknobs. A few iterations later he invented the SCOTTeVEST,

Jackson Wayne makes a messenger bag for time travelers to the Old West

Well howdy, partner! How’s your Django app deployment going? Jackson Wayne makes leather goods with a decidedly old-timey, pre-WWII/post-Pony Express bent. Founded by a former lawyer, Andrew Lyn

Menswear retailer Q Fifty One is acquiring Edition Collective to reinvent their e-commerce strategy

Q Fifty One is Texas-based retailer that operates two different brands: Q Clothier, a custom-suit store with 6 locations and Rye 51, a more casual luxury men’s apparel brand with a few stores in

Subscription clothing service Stitch Fix expands to Men’s, still can’t figure out how to take my money

Stitch Fix can’t figure out how to take my money, but they’re expanding to include men’s clothing now. Good luck with that! Oh, am I going to write a blog post on TechCrunch about my

Picture This Clothing turns your kid’s crayon art into a sweet dress

It's a magical world we live in, people. Where once our brilliant crayon drawings were condemned to live forever two-dimensionally on a piece of dog-eared construction paper, now they can be given the

Armarium lets you borrow luxury fashion from your smartphone

A number of startups want to make wearing the latest – and in some cases, luxury – fashion more affordable, including Rent the Runway, Le Tote, Gwynniebee, The Ms. Collection, and others.

Lewk is an algorithmically curated monthly menswear box

Men hate shopping for clothes and think it’s a waste of time. That’s the narrative perpetuated by the countless personal shopping and subscription clothing startups that have popped up ov

6 Nerdy Guy Things To Wear That Won’t Make You Look Like A Nerd

All of the gifts in our guy’s clothing and accessory guide look great and have enough of a nerdy frisson to make you a hit at holiday parties. Some of them are expensive – a $38K watch is

GRANA, Which Makes Affordable Clothing In Premium Fabrics, Picks Up $1.5M

GRANA wants to fill closets all over the world with affordable, high-quality wardrobe staples in a rainbow of colors. The e-commerce startup just raised $1.5 million from investors including Golden Ga

Nordstrom-Owned Styling Service Trunk Club Expands To Women’s Apparel

Personal styling service Trunk Club first got its start by appealing to men who don't like to shop by offering to ship hand-picked designer clothing to their homes for free. Then, customers only paid

Former Quidsi Execs Launch Primary, A New Site For Kids’ Clothing Essentials

A pair of former Quidsi execs, Galyn Bernard and Christina Carbonell, longtime employees who stayed with the company through its acquisition by Amazon.com, are today launching a new e-commerce site

Secondhand Shop Twice Now Lets You Pay With Other Retailers’ Gift Cards

In a bid to attract more online shoppers to its secondhand shop, the online consignment store Twice is today introducing a new program that will allow consumers to trade in their unused gift cards fro

True Fit Raises $15M To Give Apparel Shoppers Confidence Online

True Fit, a Massachusetts-based startup that helps apparel shoppers online by comparing fit data from brands with the items in the closet, has passed 5 million users with profiles on their service and

Online Consignment Shop For Kids’ Items Swap.com Raises $4 Million Series A

A newer competitor in the online consignment space, Swap.com, has raised $4 million in Series A funding for its e-commerce shop where parents can buy secondhand kids’ clothing, gear, books, toys
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