Style inspired sites have certainly become a dime a dozen, but when my friend introduced me to Style Like U a couple of years ago, I was instantly intrigued with their form of online art and knew that I wanted to interview the founders themselves one day. My first thought was, “Why hasn’t anyone really done this before?” read more »
“We built Poshmark in a way that makes everything appear as simple as possible—just so nobody has to worry about anything.”
Since TWF is a huge fan of the movement toward ease and immediacy, we were obviously intrigued. read more »
When our interview with Carla Holtze and Kimberly Skelton (the co-founders of Have to Have) began with a discussion about the need for tax write-offs for clothing, we knew we were going to be fans of these ladies.
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You’ve seen “Clueless,” right? (If you haven’t then please give yourself a comedy time-out and watch it.) In the infamous opening scene , we see “Cher,” played by Alicia Silverstone, go through her virtual closet and dress herself in her “cutest little outfits.” Back in the 90′s, that all seemed so far- off, expensive, and unrealistic. read more »
Buyosphere is a fascinating shopping website that both solves the problem of how to find specific items on the web and aims to create those “Ah-ha!” moments that we all cherish. I’ll preface this interview by saying that Buyosphere co-founder (and internet phenom) Tara Hunt is hilarious as well as smart, and was an absolute blast to talk to.
During the interview, she even coined a clever new fashionista term that I’ll share below. read more »
In this edition of our Startups Seven series, we explore newborn company Shoptiques, who are taking their website from new and unknown to large and in-charge.
The concept is simple: Build a platform where locally owned boutiques can easily sell their unique items online. It’s an empowering platform for small business owners, and let’s users around the world have access to the best boutiques from anywhere. 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 »