Fashion

CALA’s app fits designer clothing to your body using iPhone photos – TechCrunch

Thursday, March 23, 2017

A new startup called CALA aims to make it easier for new designers to break into the fashion business by offering everything needed to run their e-commerce operations – from production to delivery. In addition, CALA’s new mobile app where this apparel is sold is upending the traditional way garment sizes are created and fitted by way of 3D body scanning technology. The result is custom apparel that matches shoppers’ own body measurements…

As Looks Matter More, Two Companies Fashion Moves Vs. Apple Watch, Fitbit – Investor’s Business Daily

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Fitbit (FIT), Xiaomi and Apple (AAPL) collectively make up nearly half of the wearables market, according to IDC figures, but the industry is fragmented enough for other entrants to have a chance at making their mark. Michael Kors (KORS) and Fossil (FOSL) each announced on Tuesday their newest lines of activity trackers and smartwatches, likely hoping to nibble at Fitbit and Apple Watch share. Kors unveiled the Sofie, a women’s watch…

CALA’s app fits designer clothing to your body using iPhone photos – TechCrunch

Thursday, March 23, 2017

A new startup called CALA aims to make it easier for new designers to break into the fashion business by offering everything needed to run their e-commerce operations – from production to delivery. In addition, CALA’s new mobile app where this apparel is sold is upending the traditional way garment sizes are created and fitted by way of 3D body scanning technology. The result is custom apparel that matches shoppers’ own body measurements…

As Looks Matter More, Two Companies Fashion Moves Vs. Apple Watch, Fitbit – Investor’s Business Daily

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Fitbit (FIT), Xiaomi and Apple (AAPL) collectively make up nearly half of the wearables market, according to IDC figures, but the industry is fragmented enough for other entrants to have a chance at making their mark. Michael Kors (KORS) and Fossil (FOSL) each announced on Tuesday their newest lines of activity trackers and smartwatches, likely hoping to nibble at Fitbit and Apple Watch share. Kors unveiled the Sofie, a women’s watch…

An All Native American Fashion Show to Return to Denver This Weekend – 303 Magazine

Thursday, March 23, 2017

It’s no secret that the fashion world we all love has been guilty of excluding diversity when it comes to body types and ethnicity. But within recent years a movement for inclusion has begun to dismantle some of the standards that are associated with the industry. Whether it’s Vogue‘s inclusive cover or the rise of models like Ashley Graham, Winne Harlow and Madeline Stuart, it’s clear that the future of fashion is changing. And good…

FIDM grad’s Popup Florist business blossoms with help from fashion brands like Topshop and Baja East – Los Angeles Times

Thursday, March 23, 2017

A lack of any sort of training isn’t exactly a selling point for most entrepreneurs — but for florist Kelsie Hayes, it has become her calling card. “The fact that I’m not a trained florist really works in my advantage,” says Hayes, from a table at Gansevoort Market. The 27-year-old is the founder of the year-old business Popup Florist, which she runs out of a window-facing slot at the Market,…

The Modist aims to be the Net-a-Porter of modest fashion – Digiday

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Modist fashion is getting more attention, with niche sites like Modanisa, East Essence and ModLi, but none have garnered the name recognition or luxury appeal of sites like Shopbop and Net-a-Porter. The Modist, which launched on International Women’s Day last month, hopes to change that by rebranding modesty as a style with cross-cultural and designer appeal — and less tied to religious strictures. Founded by Ghizlan Guenez, a Dubai resident who previously…

5 Ways to Stay Ahead of the Fashion Curve – New York Times

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

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3 Muslim American Style Bloggers on How They’re Using Fashion to Break Stereotypes – Glamour

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

“My decision to start chronicling my style on Instagram coincided with my decision to start wearing the hijab beginning my freshman year of college. I was quite [into fashion] in high school; however, I was very hesitant to wear the hijab [then] because I thought it would mean compromising my personal style…. I [started to] realize that modesty and fashion were not mutually exclusive, and, in fact, they go hand…

Bentley Motors Loses Trademark Battle With Bentley Clothing – The Drive

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Picture the stereotypical sports car driver. Maybe he’s decked out in a bunch of silly manufacturer-branded gear? A Ferrari hat here, an Porsche shirt there, embroidered logos everywhere—it’s all part of the package. Except for Bentley drivers, apparently. The company makes only a tiny amount of revenue from their limited collection, which is mostly bags and jewelry. And their most recent push to change that ran into a brick wall…

Fashion is fierce at Kelley Marie show – Citizentribune

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Drew Ogle, executive director of the Rose Center, said it best when he opened for the Kelley Marie Chic Boutique Spring Fashion Show at the Rose Center by saying the fashion show celebrated all women during Women’s History Month. The show took place on Tuesday night in Prater Hall. The doors opened at 6 p.m. as people filed into the building and talked to the various…

On Fashion Runways, Inclusion Is About More Than Color – NPR

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Models pose at the end of the Marc Jacobs Runway Show at Park Avenue Armory on February 16, 2017 in New York City. In the past, Jacobs has been criticized for culturally insensitive runway shows. This year marked a change. Peter White/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Peter White/Getty Images Models pose at the end of the Marc Jacobs Runway Show at Park Avenue Armory on February 16, 2017 in…

Two of the Richest People On Earth Right Now Are Fashion Giants – GQ Magazine

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

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Mandy Moore laughs at her ‘really questionable’ ’90s fashion moments – Today.com

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

There’s no doubt that Mandy Moore is having a career rebirth since her hit show, “This is Us,” premiered. Between her stellar acting and sophisticated style, the actress is one of the coolest chicks in Hollywood, but Moore is quick to remind fans that it hasn’t always been that way. The star reflected on some of her late ’90s outfits to People magazine saying, “There were some really questionable choices.”…

Phoenix Fashion Week Will Spotlight Spring Style at The Phoenician – Phoenix New Times

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

EXPAND Phoenix Fashion Week will bring back its Spring Into Fashion runway show on Saturday, March 25. This year’s event will be held at The Phoenician’s Jokake Inn. The annual show reveals spring styles curated by Arizona stylists, and the latest round will have six runway themes: floral, mixed prints, statement sleeves, yellow, men’s traveler, and punk. Back in January, the Phoenix Fashion Week style team consulted blogs, trend forecasts, and…

Many fashion designers call Milwaukee home – WTMJ-TV (press release) (registration) (blog)

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

MILWAUKEE – Milwaukee is home to a number of fashion designers. “There’s a fashion and artistic and creative renaissance happening (here),” says Michelle Lopez, co-founder of TheMINIClassy line of children’s clothing that’s based in the Milwaukee area. “When you look in the mirror and you’re like ‘I’m killin’ it!’ and you go out in to the world with that mentality that ‘I feel great because I look great,’ fashion is…

Ivanka Trump Sued for Alleged ‘Unfair Competition’ by Clothing Rival – NBCNews.com

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Ivanka Trump’s clothing company has been hit with a class action lawsuit by a San Francisco rag trade rival who claims she is cashing in on her pop being president of the United States. Modern Appealing Clothing (MAC) says the first daughter ‘s firm has also gained an “unfair advantage” from from her husband Jared “working for the President of the United States” and charged that President Trump, his trusted…

Ivanka Trump Sued for Alleged ‘Unfair Competition’ by Clothing Rival – NBCNews.com

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Ivanka Trump’s clothing company has been hit with a class action lawsuit by a San Francisco rag trade rival who claims she is cashing in on her pop being president of the United States. Modern Appealing Clothing (MAC) says the first daughter ‘s firm has also gained an “unfair advantage” from from her husband Jared “working for the President of the United States” and charged that President Trump, his trusted…

Ivanka Trump Sued for Alleged ‘Unfair Competition’ by Clothing Rival – NBCNews.com

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Ivanka Trump’s clothing company has been hit with a class action lawsuit by a San Francisco rag trade rival who claims she is cashing in on her pop being president of the United States. Modern Appealing Clothing (MAC) says the first daughter ‘s firm has also gained an “unfair advantage” from from her husband Jared “working for the President of the United States” and charged that President Trump, his trusted…

Ivanka Trump Sued for Alleged ‘Unfair Competition’ by Clothing Rival – NBCNews.com

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Ivanka Trump’s clothing company has been hit with a class action lawsuit by a San Francisco rag trade rival who claims she is cashing in on her pop being president of the United States. Modern Appealing Clothing (MAC) says the first daughter ‘s firm has also gained an “unfair advantage” from from her husband Jared “working for the President of the United States” and charged that President Trump, his trusted…