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Invest In 'Ugly Adolescent Stage' Startups

Fred Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Fred Wilson

There's a story in the NY Times about the hyperactivity in web startupland. They quote from a few posts I've made on this blog and I think Jenna and E...

What It's Like To Model For Gilt Groupe & Shopbop

New York Times | Catherine Saint Louis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Online apparel retailers want women who look good in motion since 360-degree shots of merchandise (and often video) are de rigueur. "It's our responsi...

Interview: Shauna Mei, CEO/Founder of AHAlife

Felicia C. Sullivan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Felicia C. Sullivan

CEO Shauna Mei of AHAlife has turned a consumer's desire for high-touch, curatorial experiences into what a business that's poised to be a formidable force in the luxury e-tailer space.

NYC, the Startup City, Calling all Angels!

Jack Hidary | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jack Hidary

During the 90's, NY had its share of tech startups, but many did not last through the crash. New startups are now emerging across Manhattan and Brooklyn in numbers we have not seen in a decade.

Gilt Groupe Under Fire For Partnering With Target After Anti-Gay Donation

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Discount shopping website Gilt Groupe has come under fire for partnering with Target, pre-selling the big box store's designer collaborations. Last mo...

Limited Edition Artworks for Sale in Unexpected Places

Stephanie Adamowicz | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Stephanie Adamowicz

Image courtesy of Nicelle Beauchene Gallery. "Penguin Paradox" (2010). Brock Enright. 13 color Silkscreen on 350 gsm Coventry Rag. 24 in x 18 in. Edi...

3 iPad Shopping Apps That Make Your Laptop Seem Prehistoric

Michelle Madhok | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Michelle Madhok

I'm no tech-geek, but it's hard not to get at least a little bit excited about the iPad -- particularly if you're one who enjoys shopping on the go.

Honey We Need A Bigger House! Invite Only Shopping Site Gilt Groupe Expands Home Division

Courtney Cachet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Courtney Cachet

Now, instead of the once or twice a week peppering of Home events, I can pore over delightful wares for the home Monday through Friday.

Will We Be Shopping Online Sample Sales Forever?

Michelle Madhok | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Michelle Madhok

In the past year or so, we've seen no less than a dozen sample sale websites change the way we shop for fashion. Online sample sales have transitioned from a club for fashion insiders into a full-blown retail phenomenon.

Upwardly Mobile

Alexis Maybank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Alexis Maybank

We launched Gilt on the Go in September, and three weeks ago we issued a new release that lets our members shop more sales and enjoy more features.

Conde Nast Traveler Teams With Gilt's Jetsetter For Discount Travel Deals

New York Times | STUART ELLIOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Conde Nast Traveler magazine... is teaming up with the Gilt Groupe, the online marketer known for making bargain hunting the most entertaining pursuit...

HuffPost Game Changers: Who Is The Ultimate Game Changer In Style?

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

(VOTING IS NOW CLOSED) HuffPost's Game Changers celebrates 100 innovators, visionaries, and leaders in 10 categories who are harnessing the power o...

New York, I Love You

Alexandra Wilkis Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Alexandra Wilkis Wilson

I'm a native New Yorker. I love nothing more than seeing Manhattan dressed up and ready to party. It doesn't hurt when Charlize Theron and Lindsay Lohan show up to party with you.

Tweet Stuff

Alexis Maybank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Alexis Maybank

So as a modern executive, would I exist without Twitter? Twitter makes me feel more alive to the possibilities of work and life.

Like I Give a Frock

Alexandra Wilkis Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Alexandra Wilkis Wilson

My business partner and I decided not to enforce a dress code at our Gilt Groupe HQ. As the company has grown, we adore the personal style of every employee; just like high school there are fashion cliques.

Outsaving the Joneses

Alexis Maybank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Alexis Maybank

Instead of comparing weekend homes, vacation destinations or slapping down the Black Amex, New Yorkers are making saving, a game of one-upmanship. Savvy-saving, in; spending, out.

How We Started a Viral Business

Alexis Maybank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Alexis Maybank

We were aiming to create a viral business model, but it depended on getting an initial critical mass of loyal style mavens to become members of our company.