Bits & Bytes is a weekly roundup of the most important news in the fast evolving fashion-tech space.
What has become of the traditional fashion trend, now that fashion seasons have multiplied and blurred into an almost constant stream of ‘newness’ and an Instagram post can make a look go viral overnight?
There were times in my career when I was encouraged to focus and pick a narrower path, but having a wide variety of skills and interests and experiences serves me well now, says Kristen Joy Watts, fashion community lead at Instagram.
Fashionistas who want the latest looks from New York’s Fashion Week no longer need an invite to the exclusive event. A group of tech savvy women are making designs from the catwalk instantly shoppable for deep-pocketed consumers thousands of miles away.
What can fashion-tech companies learn from Instagram’s success? Co-founder and CEO Kevin Systrom shares his start-up secrets.
LONDON, United Kingdom — The fashion universe has always been a bit of a self-contained bubble to outsiders. Those too-tall models in acres of silk? Those outlandish shoes you can't walk in? The dresses that cost as much as a small car? Nice to look at, but hardly a part of most people's lives. The organizers of London Fashion Week, which kicked off Friday, are hoping to change that perception.