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Fashion Startups

Going Against the Flow: Purva Gupta, Founder of Lilyapp

Charu Sharma | Posted 08.30.2016 | Style
Charu Sharma

Purva Gupta is the Founder of Lily. Lily helps women discover & buy clothes according to their emotions and perceptions about their own body. Purva's ...

7 Start-ups Shaking up the Fashion Industry

Kate Black | Posted 04.12.2016 | Business
Kate Black

Open any business magazine and it seems like the technology and health industries are moving at the speed of light.  In 2016, so is fashion. Between ...

Accelerating "Made in the USA:" How to Put the Brakes on Fast Fashion

Shannon Whitehead | Posted 06.01.2015 | Impact
Shannon Whitehead

Landfills are overflowing with cheaply made garments we discard after one wear and it's only a matter of time before the next human rights disaster makes the news.

Going Against the Flow: Soraya Darabi, Co-CEO and Cofounder of Zady

Charu Sharma | Posted 12.19.2014 | Style
Charu Sharma

Soraya Darabi is the co-founder of Zady, a mission-driven brand described best as "The Whole Foods of Fashion."

Aspiring Female Entrepreneur: 7 Lessons I (Re)Learned From Business School

Crystal Ung | Posted 08.31.2014 | Women
Crystal Ung

The way you treat and love yourself is how others will treat and love you. This is true in your professional and personal endeavors. If you command respect, you will get it. So go be amazing, and love yourself while doing so!

The 'Eyes' Have It. Thoughts On the Evolution of the Visual Search

KC Harry | Posted 03.15.2014 | Small Business
KC Harry

Imagine being able to snap a photograph of the Empire State building and receive detailed information about its history, the next available tour, best rated restaurants nearby or which of your Facebook friends might be in the area -- no problem.

Speak Up With Jimmy: Randi Zuckerberg Talks Fashion (VIDEO)

Jimmy Nguyen | Posted 09.08.2013 | Style
Jimmy Nguyen

Randi Zuckerberg talks about expressing herself through fashion, her celebrity fashion role models (Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Hudson make the list), and her favorite designers.

Breaking Into the Fashion Market as an Emerging Designer: The New Rules

Benish Shah | Posted 01.11.2013 | Style
Benish Shah

When looking at pricing sheets from factories abroad, the numbers always look much better than the numbers you get from U.S.-based factories. But when you look at in the long run -- it's often more economical to produce in New York rather than abroad. Why, you ask?

Making Something New Out of Something Vintage; An Interview With Gill Linton, Founder of Byronesque

Adam Hanft | Posted 01.19.2013 | Small Business
Adam Hanft

Gill Linton has a foot -- likely wearing a 1980s pair of Thierry Mugler shoes -- in two worlds. Her mission is to bring the chaotic, local and impractical world of shopping for vintage clothing into the world of the web, ecommerce and original content.

Retail 2.0: Back to the Basics?

Vivian Weng | Posted 06.27.2012 | Business
Vivian Weng

Why are so many companies chasing Retail 2.0 problems, when there are still plenty of Retail 1.0 problems to solve?

Are You There Ashton Kutcher? It's Me, Erin

Erin Flynn | Posted 05.12.2012 | Style
Erin Flynn

After doing some research and, let's be honest, some intensive Googling, I've come up with a list of ways to possibly get Ashton Kutcher to invest in your fashion startup.

The "F-word": Closing the Gap Between Female-Dominated Startups in a Male-Dominated Industry

Erin Flynn | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Erin Flynn

You don't have to wear pink designer clothes, resemble Reese Witherspoon in Legally Blonde, or say "like" between every sentence to build a fashion startup. It's clear that the world of fashion is a multi-billion dollar industry with just as many tech opportunities as any other business.

Fashion and Tech and Startups, Oh My!

Vivian Weng | Posted 03.04.2012 | Business
Vivian Weng

Even as a fashion-tech entrepreneur, I admit that my head sometimes spins when I hear about yet another fashion startup. In the spirit of making this space a bit more navigable, here are the top 5 trends that I believe will shape the online fashion world in 2012.

Rod Kurtz

How To Make It In America: Dream Big Or Go Home | Rod Kurtz | Posted 02.21.2012 | Small Business

If you're a 20-something living in New York, traversing the downtown scene in search of big breaks and big dreams, chances are How to Make It in Ameri...

Kerry Bannigan, Nolcha: 27 Million And Counting

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Lauren Drell | Posted 07.28.2011 | Small Business

Starting your own business is a noble -- not to mention exciting, rewarding and often crazy -- undertaking. The experience is an adventure, to say the...

The New Power Girls: What Business Can Learn From This Power Girl

The New Power Girls | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
The New Power Girls

I was just into the first year of owning, running and writing editorial for my first startup, Stylediary, when designer Rebecca Minkoff's "Morning Aft...