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#NYCTech - If you have not heard of the brand Rebecca Minkoff, you are probably familiar with the motorcycle-inspired, zipper-adorned shoulder bags that grace the shoulders of young women ages 18-30 all over the country. Rebecca and her...
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Fashion - The use of fashion weeks and runways has been discussed a lot this New York Fashion Week. There’s a prevailing sense that these institutions and concepts are being followed increasingly less because they work, but out of...
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Advice - So you’re interested in joining the fast, crazy and amazing world of fashion tech, but how do you break in? It seems like a cool industry, but with all of the new technologies coming out it can be tough to keep up. I found that to be...
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#NYCTech -  8 FashionTech startup companies presented at New York Fashion Tech Lab's "Demo Day" at the Time Inc. recently. NYFTL was cofounded in 2014 by Springboard Enterprises and the Partnership Fund for New York City. This cohort of the...
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#NYCTech -  In the same way that you would search for an article online using an algorithmic-based site like Google, you should be able to find an article of clothing that suits what you want. With the NYC startup Fynd, you can...
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#NYCTech - Heading into the first day of Decoded Fashion NY the crowd appeared to be in full agreement that the use of data and computer intelligence will help companies grow and better connect with their consumers. Full disclosure, I...
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Fashion -  Amazon wants to grow its online presence selling apparel. To attract fashion brands, it is employing a new strategy on pricing and launched a new show to spark sales.
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#NYCTech -  Do you find yourself having too many perfumes or not enough? If you have too many you can’t stand the mess, and if you have too little you’ve become predictable. A little time with Scentbird and $14.95 a month can change that....
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Advice -  Small Business Saturday, November 28, seemed like an apt time to launch my, well, small business that supports other small businesses. IMBY kicked off with a bang, hosting our first pop-up, attracting dozens of sales, and building...
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Business -  On Sunday, March 13th, we ascended down to Austin to take our series to SXSW with some new brands, familiar faces and a good pair of cowboy boots. Held at the Amala Foundation, we took over the space and rebranded it as the Bar...
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Fashion - In 2013, Third Wave Fashion, our favorite think tank for insights and ideas about fashion tech, tried to define what Fashion Tech meant in 2013. TWF had seen the how the space exploded with companies since it started in 2010. The...
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#NYCTech -  You may never get exactly what you want from a boutique shop, but that’s not their fault. While they can never really know what you want, your 10-second description of your style to an employee is never enough. This is...
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#NYCTech -  Whether you are working on Wall Street or a street fair, luxury shoes are important for your look. You want quality leather with a modern touch and unfortunately it is tough to come about this combo. This is exactly what...
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Advice - During Decoded Fashion’s recent New York Summit, mass customization and personalization were recurring themes for both established and emerging brands. Levi’s Chief Merchandising Officer Grant Barth noted that customization is...
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#NYCTech -  'Your outfit is 90% there and you are looking for that last touch. Whether it’s the shoelaces or necklaces this company has got you covered. With their fashion-centered algorithms, FINDMINE can tell you what you need to complete the...
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#NYCTech -  In this post we are talking to Orkun Atik, co-founder and CEO of Mona, Techstars ’15 company from Seattle. 1. What is Mona in 140 characters? Mona is an artificial intelligence based personal shopping assistant in your pocket....