SAN FRANCISCO, United States — Twitter Inc. Chief Executive Officer Dick Costolo said the online service for 140-character messages is increasingly being used to track personal health with wearable computing gadgets such as Nike Inc.’s fitness devices.
Big data is set to fundamentally change the way we understand the world and make decisions. BoF speaks with Viktor Mayer-Schönberger and Kenneth Cukier, authors of Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work and Think to understand the forces at play and the implications for fashion.
As the technology industry sets its sights on wearable computing, it’s time for fashion and luxury brands to take the space seriously, or risk losing highly lucrative real estate on the emerging battleground of the human body.
SAN FRANCISCO, United States — Three influential venture capital firms are teaming up to find and finance entrepreneurs who want to create applications and other accessories for Google Glass. That's an Internet-connected device that is setting out to turn wearable computing into the latest fashion trend.
Armed with a new strategy and a roster of cool independent brands, curated social marketplace The Cools is opening to the public.
E-commerce is set to grow dramatically in the Gulf States over the next few years. Which fashion retailers are poised to seize the opportunity and how they are adapting their models to suit the specifics of the market?
Starring Lea Seydoux and co-directed by Wes Anderson and Roman Coppola, Prada’s mini-trilogy for its Candy L’Eau fragrance proves that fashion films can be much more than the moving print campaigns that have come to typify the genre. If only there were more fashion films like these.
PALO ALTO, United States — Social magazine app Flipboard launched on Tuesday one of its biggest overhauls to date allowing readers to create and share their own magazines in a bid to keep growing in popularity.
Demand for a simple hoodie-style sweatshirt demonstrates the power of crowdfunding to engage audiences and drive business efficiencies.
As money pours into fashion-tech start-ups, at sky high valuations, BoF talks to leading investors to assess the existence of a bubble and understand what separates winning investments from those that are failing.
BoF talks to young American designer Peter Som to understand the secret to his remarkable success on content sharing service Pinterest.