Women-Launched Fashion Tech Startups Emerge In L.A.

Over the past decade, hundreds of online fashion companies have launched across the country. Although the startup market was once predominantly male, companies like Gilt Groupe, ModCloth, Moda Operandi, Rent…

Guruwan Courts Broad Market

You don’t have to travel to bring a taste of Thailand home with you. In fact, you don’t even have to leave your bedroom. Although high-end online stores are hardly…

Shoe Stars to Watch

The luxury footwear category seems to be exploding on a monthly basis. From emerging new designers to well-shod consumers around the world vying to wear the most prescient in the…

Chiara Orlandini

About Chiara: Chiara is Italian-born and currently resides in New York City. A shoe designer by trade, she is driven by deep curiosity and is deeply in love with the…

From Bags to Shoes and Back Again

Accessories are the biggest retail drivers of global luxury brands. Items like shoes, bags and perfumes present an opportunity to cement brand positioning in the marketplace as well as capitalize…

Shoe Obsession: FIT’s Valerie Steele Talks Shoes

    Shoe Obsession, an exhibit currently up at the Fashion Institute of Technology’s museum in New York, features more than 150 pairs of extraordinary shoe styles of the 21st century,…

Fashion’s Next Big Brands

Among the more than 500 collections that showed in New York, London, Milan and Paris, one question sits at the front of the industry’s mind: which are the next labels…

Carlotta Blume

About Carlotta: Carlotta was born in Italy but currently  lives between Milan and New York City. She is the founder and creative director of the eponymous line B L U M E.…

Allen Coleman

About Allen: Allen Coleman is a stock broker who doubles as a street style and creative photographer. Based in Ghana and South Africa, he is  yet to interpret the rest of…

Flavia Addor

What’s hot right now? Sunscreens with color, that blocks visible radiation, preventing brown spots and other hyperpigmentations, and covering skin imperfections What was the most fashionable thing you last bought?…