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Computational Fashion Design And How Will It Make Us All Look Awesome

Francis Bitoni, the mind behind Dita Von Teese’s curve-hugging 3-D-printed dress, recently teamed up with Lagoa and MakerBot to host a 10-day …

'Virtual mannequins' promise better fit for online shoppers

<b>For many people, shopping for clothes online can be a bit of a gamble.</b><p>You only find out if what you've ordered actually fits you once it's arrived - and if it doesn't, there's the hassle of packing it back up and returning it. It's a bigger problem than you may think.<p>"Almost one in four garments …

eCommerce

As fashion retail meets tech, more is more

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>The fashion and retail industries are taking a page from the technology world, making startups in that field some of the …

Turnikit iPhone Lens Adapter Allows You To Use Nikon And Canon Lenses (video)

Steve Johnston has created a new iPhone lens adapter called Turn-I-Kit which allows you to use Canon and Nikon lenses with your iPhone …

Gear & Gadgets

BBC Instafax News Service Launches On Instagram

The BBC has this week launched a new experimental News service called BBC Instafax which is transmitted via the Instagram short-form video …

BBC

What's remarkable about these, and dozens of other product subscription services is that they've convinced people to lay down serious money--sometimes several hundred dollars a year--for goods that someone else is choosing, which runs counter to the customer-is-in-control mantra we so often hear. The thrill of discovery is part of the appeal, but there's also the thrill of not having to decide: when you're bogged down by decision fatigue, latching onto a person or brand whose choices you trust can feel like liberation. Even if you have no use for a box of candy-colored paper straws. How to win over customers: Lessons from 8 brands, including Birchbox, J.Crew, and Uber: http://f-st.co/5KCcMiG

BBC launches new iWonder brand for digital content, starting with interactive World War One guides

The BBC has launched a new brand called iWonder which it hopes will unlock the learning potential from its wide-ranging content.<p>Starting today, and designed to coincide with the BBC’s World War One season, the iWonder brand will kick off by offering eight interactive guides focused on World War One …