Flash sales frenzy, Zozotown Japan, Seoul’s empty spaces, Ranking street style bloggers, Enninful’s world

Rue La La Flash Sale Site | Source: Capitolb

Available now, gone in a flash (LA Times)
“Private sample sales generated $1 billion last year, a relatively small piece of the $155-billion e-commerce pie. But the category is thriving, with more than $100 million in venture capital flooding into the space in the last six months alone.”

Zozotown Gets Japan Fashion Online (WSJ)
“Aside from Japanese start-up brands, many high-profile established Japanese brands such as A Bathing Ape have opened boutiques on [Zozotown]…the site may be the tangible sign that fashion e-commerce in Japan will finally take off.”

Why are upscale stores in Seoul empty? (Korea Times)
“Most Korean shoppers still prefer buying luxury products at department stores for sheer convenience, but this does not diminish the significance of opening a flagship store for luxury retailers.”

Most Influential Street Style Bloggers (Fashionista)
“We did consider a number of factors, including: blog traffic, overall appeal, notoriety, and maybe most important–big deals, placements, or campaigns that can be credited to the blog’s influence.”

Enninful’s World (Vogue.com)
Nick Knight called Terry and Tricia Jones at i-D and three months later I was on the a train to Paris to write the collection reports for them.” And the rest is history.”