Debra Scherer speaks to key members of Betaworks, a New York-based start-up studio and seed stage venture capital firm, to discuss how tech is becoming a new form of fashion and uncover what fashion can learn from how the tech company designs its stylish digital products.
In a landscape where many online stores offer the same product at the same price, quality service is the key differentiator for fashion e-tailers, argues Jordy Leiser.
The multi-trillion dollar fashion business is ripe for disruption and venture capitalists who seize the opportunity will see huge returns, argues Jay Deng.
Fashion publications are primarily in the business of seducing the consumer at the behest of big brands. But editors can reclaim the meaning of their work by looking for cracks in the system, argues Anja Aronowsky Cronberg.
For the benefit of the world, buy carefully and get more “fashion mileage” out of each piece, argues Livia Firth.
On the eve of the gala to benefit the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute and celebrate the launch of this year’s fashion exhibit, “Charles James: Beyond Fashion,” Colin McDowell looks back at the life and work of the designer who Christian Dior called “the greatest talent of my generation.”
On Fashion Revolution Day, the anniversary of the Rana Plaza garment factory collapse in Bangladesh, Tamsin Blanchard challenges consumers take action against mindless fashion consumption.
Armed with huge sums of money invested at sky-high valuations, fashion start-ups are setting themselves up for failure. But with the right capital structure, any company that can build a brand that delights its customers can be an economic win for all involved, argues Lawrence Lenihan.