NEW YORK, United States — Rent the Runway, a website that rents out high-end clothing and accessories to consumers for a few days at a time, has announced a new $24.4 million round of financing.
Perhaps more than any other label, Proenza Schouler have proven that it’s not only possible but powerful to cultivate an unmistakably high concept, luxury fashion brand and embrace contemporary Internet culture at the same time.
On the heels of a new $20 million round of funding led by publishing powerhouse Condé Nast, Farfetch founder José Neves talks to BoF about his multi-channel vision for the curated fashion marketplace.
In a departure from the traditional model, a number of upstart fashion media companies targeting the Internet generation are taking a dramatically different approach to content, platform and monetisation.
Susie Bubble and The Man Repeller join the debate sparked by Suzy Menkes on the circus outside the shows, personal branding and the politics of preening for the cameras.