Fashion

7Commerce takes full stake in Stylight

7Commerce, the investment arm of media company ProSiebenSat.1, is upping its stake in Munich-based fashion aggregator and discovery startup Stylight, intending to acquire 100 per cent of the company b

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.

Maison de Mode takes its online ethical luxury fashion brand to an offline pop-up in San Francisco

San Francisco’s fashion staple seems to be ripped jeans and a hoodie. But just between the edgy All Saints and Paris designer St. Laurent on San Francisco’s Maiden Lane is a rare, high-end

Fovo wants to help women shop by shape, not size

One of the challenges with clothes shopping online is that it doesn’t mirror the real-world experience where you can try on items for fit. And even though a number of today’s retailers off

Over 10 billion shirts and shoes will soon talk back to you via your phone

Fortune 500 company Avery Dennison and IoT startup EVRYTHNG have done a big deal to ‘switch on’ the apparel industry. This will enable a minimum of 10 billion apparel and footwear products to be c

Amazon eyed up Everlane, Le Tote and more for acquisition in a wider fashion push

Amazon has been focusing attention on areas like media streaming, its faster delivery and pickup services, hardware and enterprise via AWS. But it’s also making an effort to reboot one of th

Gilt co-founder launches photo-driven shopping startup Project September

Alexis Maybank, one of the founders of Gilt Groupe (recently acquired by the owner of Saks Fifth Avenue), has a new startup in the world of fashion and shopping — Project September. Maybank told me

Poshmark raises $25 million for its fashion resale marketplace

Poshmark, the site for buying and selling women’s fashion, has announced that it has raised $25 million in a round led by GGV Capital. Hans Tung, managing partner at GGV Capital is joining the compa

Mizzen+Main racks up $3 million for menswear that feels athletic, looks tailored

Apparel makers Mizzen and Main LLC have closed $3 million in a modest Series B round of venture funding to ramp up inventory and sales of their signature menswear, according to founder and Chief Execu

Why the Apple Watch price cut is smart thinking

Last week Apple co-founder and general all-round-nice-guy Steve Wozniak made headlines via a Reddit AMA in which he was quoted as criticizing the Apple Watch for taking the company into "the jewelry m

Find runway fashions with these apps

Spring is here, which means it’s time to put away those coats and get out those dresses. But is your wardrobe still in style? Fashionistas, take note. These apps will help you find the latest s

Amazon debuts its first live show that lets you shop while you watch

Amazon’s foray into fashion continues today with the launch of what will be the company’s first daily live show, called Style Code Live, which will feature fashion and beauty tips and advi

With Augure Merger, Fashion GPS Launches Another Season

Fashion GPS, a software and services startup focused on fashion, said it is merging with Augure, a French-based global influential marketing company.

Augmented Reality For Trying On Makeup Is A Booming Business

"Sure, that looks great on a model, but how will it look on me?" Now you can find out thanks to ModiFace, an augmented reality startup that's quietly grown to power apps for 55 of the top makeup brand

Original Stitch Raises $1.1 Million To Put The Shirt On Your Back

As a fan of clothing I find custom shirt services to be quite exciting. No longer must we be held back by societal rules about what color your collar must be or whether or not blue goes with orange pl

Hit Or Miss, A Tinder-Like Curated Fashion Shopping App, Looks To Keep Shopping Simple

Amber Reyngoudt and Dave Peck want to figure out how to perfect the mobile shopping experience — and they thinks it’s flipping through fewer products, not more. Skull Ninja Labs’ first

Sundar Raises $1.3 Million From NEA To Bring Transparency To Fashion’s Supply Chain

It was in the aftermath of the Rana Plaza disaster, amid a growing push for greater oversight and an increasing number of startup fashion brands catering to this sustainable sensibility, that Jag Gill

European Fashion Startups See High Growth Potential In The Global Online Sales Market

Europe is known for its high-end fashion culture, and technology seems to be making it easier for the world to discover and access those much sought-after items from this region of the world. But ther

Styletag, An Indian Fashion Site That Focuses On Emerging Designers, Scores $7.5M

Styletag, a fashion flash sales site in India, has landed $7.5 million in angel funding from Jitu Virwani.

Ya Joe Makes Clothes For All Us Nerds, Geeks

The last 20 years of my life – from about senior year of high school until now – I have made a concerted effort not to look like a nerdy weirdo doofus head. It’s been a hard road, I
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