You might already know that we’re building a free, searchable database of all Fashion 2.0 and Third Wave Fashion companies (web-based fashion companies that utilize disruptive business models, social elements, and cutting edge technology).
We’ve looked to some other databases for inspiration – and found both things to emulate and things to avoid. Overall, we’ve found that exploring databases can be fun and provide great insights. So, we thought we’d share with you the list of databases that we look at for both inspiration and information. (First comes tech, then comes fashion.) read more »
These days, a well considered social media strategy is crucial to any new business. Whichever social media platforms you decide to use, it’s important to educate the team about what each member is responsible for, but also the the tone of each platform. We thought we’d share with you our starter strategy for social media. read more »
Happy 11-11-11! This week, we explore the editorial/commerce mix, think a lot about the future of mobile, call out a couple of must read articles, and more… read more »
Confession: I did something a little tricky using Fashism. While speaking at a conference about “The Future of E-Commerce”, I asked an audience member to snap my photo and I live-posted my outfit to the site in the middle of my presentation. How did that turn out? read more »
There is one thing that we virtually all have in common: we love to look at beautiful things. We’re head over heels, then, for StylePage, the new answer to every fashionista’s question: “Where do I go for visual inspiration?”
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StyleOwner intrigued us from the moment that we read about it. Their business model is potentially quite disruptive, in a clever and empowering way. Style Owner allows users to set up their own stores on the platform, using the site’s merchandise, backend software, and design tools. Users then share in the affiliate revenue when their friends and fans shop in their StyleOwner store — all without ever touching the merchandise.
And then something happened that knocked our stylish socks off… read more »
Style.com continues their new business run, websites connect designers directly to consumers, Oscar sells to the people, and more…
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