Intel announced a new “multiyear R&D collaboration” with Luxottica Group on Wednesday. Luxottica is one of the biggest makers of premium sunglasses.
Most would say it’s a given that the fashion industry will have a big role in wearables. Some smart designers beg to differ.
The new MICA is a connected bracelet that will go on sale at high-end department stores like Barney’s and small boutiques. At first glance, it looks less like a gadget and more like a piece of jewelry.
Fashion is heating up online, but figuring out how to build a fashion brand while taking advantage of technology is tough. Here are some tips that might help.
Heapsylon, the company that’s making sensor-packed smart clothing, has signed a deal to sell its smart socks alongside Vivobarefoot shoes. This is a good-sized retail opportunity for the startup.
Apparel brands and digital platforms are competing to make consumer wearables that weave technology into life.
Fashism, a four-year-old New York startup that gave fashion enthusiasts an online community for sharing styles, is closing down at the end of the month.
Style and social commerce platform Polyvore on Tuesday announced that it had launched a free mobile app for the iPhone that enables users to assemble and share personal style collections, as well as browse and purchase items.
New York-based fashion community Stylecaster has purchased beauty and virtual makeover site Daily Makeover and raised $2 million in new funding. With the acquisition, the company said it would double revenue and the size of its team, as well as triple its traffic.
The world’s largest mail order company is one of the main investors in the Redpoint e.Ventures fund, which aims to exploit Brazil’s continuing shift to e-commerce