Anna Kuusela

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5 new fashion books to have in your bookshelf

With the arrival of Fall and the temperatures getting colder and colder, you feel like staying home more, sipping on a hot tea, under the cover and …

Jony Ive on Apple’s plans to conquer the fashion and lifestyle industry

The Apple Watch is fascinating device for a number of reasons, not the least of which is that it speaks to Apple’s ultimate goal to break free from …

Smartwatches

From Instagram To Snapchat: The Best Uses Of Social Media This Fashion Week Season

One month later, four cities down and with hundreds upon hundreds of different designer looks for spring/summer 2016 revealed, it’s no wonder so much of the fashion week season blurs together.<p>For the fashion savvy, there are of course the ever-notable collections (Wang’s last at Balenciaga, new …

‘Polaris,’ ‘The Blue of Distance,’ ‘Common Ground,’ ‘New Blood’ and ‘Jeux’ Reviews

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Nathalie Atkinson: Thanks to the Internet, everyone’s a fashion critic

In the moments before a fashion show begins, I regularly think of this cautionary anecdote from American designer Elizabeth Hawes, who laments the bygone practice of "want" slips – those pieces of paper with customer wish-list items that department store sales clerks used to send to their buying …

Meet the 27-Year-Old CEO Who’s Changing Fitness Fashion

Tyler Haney founded Outdoor Voices in 2013. Haven’t heard of them yet? You’ll be wearing them soon.<p>Visit most activewear stores or websites, and you'll instantly encounter black and mesh, extreme neon, and intense patterns. When Tyler Haney, now 27, was in high school, she ran track, played …

New York City

What role do fashion runways play in the Internet age?

If you’re a fashion fan, you probably spent a good chunk of the past month online, poring over the hundreds of spring 2016 collections that debuted in the major runway capitals of New York, London, Milan and Paris. And while dedicated followers were likely able to pinpoint a collection or two that …

I, Fashion: How technology is changing the way we dress

The sci-fi thriller <i>Humans</i>, which wrapped this week on AMC, depicts a world where people turn to "synths" (a.k.a. robots) to help simplify their daily lives. Naturally, things only got more complicated when the robots began caring for their kids and sleeping with their husbands. In the real world, …

Fashion Designers Are Getting Their Hands On The Athleisure Trend

We definitely want to sweat in these.<p>The term "athleisure" is a fairly recent addition to the fashion vernacular. Gym-to-street clothing -- or more specifically I-just-want-to-look-like-I-went-to-the-gym clothing -- is having a major moment. A year ago, Beyonce announced that she'll be …

Shift in Power: the Blogger and Vlogger Influence on the World of Fashion

Zoella, Sprinkle of Glitter, Inthefrow, That Pommie Girl; these are all names that are currently having an impact on the world of fashion, and with …

Alessandro Michele | BoF 500 | The People Shaping the Global Fashion Industry

Biography<p>Alessandro Michele was announced as Gucci’s new creative director in January 2015. With the strong support of Marco Bizzarri, the label’s …

What H&M's recent ad says about mainstream fashion

For about a decade, mainstream fashion has been going through somewhat of a rebirth. There has been a growing movement of young Muslim women …

The World Is Not Enough for Net-a-Porter

A sampling of items customers added to their Net-a-Porter shopping carts on a recent 9 a.m. EST<p>The World is Not Enough<p>A Company That Defined Luxury …

Net-a-Porter Is Launching a Shopping Social Network

The Net Set is Pinterest meets Facebook meets e-commerce.<p>Just a month after announcing its merger with Yoox, Net-a-Porter is making another big move, entering the social media sphere with The Net Set. The new mobile social network is part Pinterest, part Facebook, part e-commerce: It will allow you …

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Glossier Balm Dotcom Is On Net-a-Porter!

This is particularly exciting for two types of people: those who like innovation in packaging, and those who live abroad. Packaging because this …

Exclusive: NET-A-PORTER Pairs Up with Mario Testino on a Limited-Edition Collection

Photo: Courtesy of NET-A-PORTER<p>Luxury online retailer NET-A-PORTER has collaborated with famed fashion photographer and founder of MATE Asociación, Mario Testino, on a 40-piece limited-edition collection of clothing, jewelry, and bags. This marks the first time the e-tailer has teamed up with a …

Mario Testino

Luxury Daily

<b>Luxury Daily's live news updates from Sept. 14.</b><p><b>Net-A-Porter expands same-day delivery to Connecticut</b><br>Online retailer Net-A-Porter Group is extending …

Alexander McQueen

Porter Is An Incredible Magazine For Incredible Women

Photo: Courtesy of Net-A-Porter.<p>The day has finally arrived: Net-A-Porter’s much anticipated print magazine, <i>Porter</i>, hits the newsstands. Yesterday, …

Spotify introduces weekly personalised playlists

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Millennials Aren’t Who You Think They Are, The Economist Says

Go ahead and add The Economist to the list of entities that want to understand the mysterious millennial mindset.<p>Working with Bloom Worldwide, the …

Move over, millennials — here's where the young consumers of Generation Z are spending their money

Meet Generation Z.<p>They're younger and cooler than you. They also use Snapchat better than you. The University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business called this generation "millennials on steroids."<p>Generation Z consists of those born between 1996 and 2010.<p>Here's where they're shopping.

Staples' Omnichannel Stores Showcase the Future of Retail

<b>Staples' Omnichannel Stores Showcase the Future of Retail</b><p><i>New format combines power of Staples' retail network with capabilities of world's second</i> …

Macy’s, Inc. Outlines New Developments in Omnichannel Strategy and Technology

CINCINNATI, Sep 15, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Macy’s, Inc. M, -0.54% today outlined its latest advancements in omnichannel strategy and technology as …

Infographic: Omnichannel Shopping

Consumer expectations for a seamless, cross-channel shopping experience are quickly outpacing retailers’ abilities to meet those preferences. Even though business owners are aware of the demand for a consistent customer experience, many are struggling to integrate multiple channels into one …

Omnichannel vs Multichannel and the Store of the Future

en_US<p>article<p>You can't attend an ecommerce conference without one or ten sessions on "omnichannel" on the agenda. Like big data, it's a buzzword that …

Omnichannel retail trends are setting the shopping style

Thanks to omnichannel retailing, including developments in both offline and online shopping, the high street is creating a seamless experience for consumers<p>It’s set to be another bumper season for <b>retailers</b> as UK shoppers spend more than ever this Christmas. According to statistics from the Centre …

Revmetrix launches with $2.2M and a claim to the truest omnichannel view of the customer

If I had a dollar for every time a marketing data platform has said it can offer the truest omnichannel view of the customer, I could fund many of those companies myself.<p>Case in point: Today, Washington, D.C.-based Revmetrix is making a bid for top position in that claim.<p>The startup is announcing …