Getting consumers to buy luxury products on is just one small piece of a much wider strategy to disrupt the fashion industry like never before.


Dans un contexte de marché hyperconcurrentiel, se démarquer est devenu indispensable pour les marques. D’une expérience en boutique aboutie à une belle notoriété en ligne, les défis à relever pour séduire les consommateurs sont nombreux. Forte de ce constat, Crown Heights, une entreprise française spécialisée dans l’affichage dynamique, lance MySelfie, une borne tactile connectée ayant vocation à dynamiser les points de vente et à booster la visibilité sur les réseaux sociaux.


When we seek to bestow the highest praise on a new business venture, particularly a new tech business, we call it disruptive, meekly accepting the misery, havoc and sheer unmannerliness the word implies. That’s the price of progress, we say, unless we’ve just been disrupted, in which case we say something else.


Style blogger-turned-lifestyle guru Chiara Ferragni is relaunching her website to reflect the multi-pronged, multi-million dollar business she has developed over the past seven years.


While high fashion debates the merits of ‘see now, buy now,’ streetwear brands like Supreme ‘drop’ product on a weekly schedule that’s more like a feed than a traditional fashion cycle.


The beginnings of a fundamental transformation in the way we create, communicate and consume fashion are already taking shape.


With data science at its core, the San Francisco-based startup aims to offer fashion that’s ‘just right’ for every customer.


Most hearing aids in the U.S. are now custom-made on 3D printers. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently approved the first 3D-printed pills. Carmakers have started using 3D technology to produce parts. And last year saw the first demonstration of a digital printer producing multilayer, standards-based circuit boards. Imagine the changes afoot in the pharmaceutical, medical device, automotive, and consumer electronics industries.


Marianne Caroline Hughes was one of the bright young entrepreneurs who took the INTERLACED stage in September to dive into the topic of how we can use technology for a more sustainable fashion industry.
“Technology and sustainability are two huge influences on the future of fashion and both of them are kind of unpredictable,” started Marianne, presenting some shocking facts about the industry and problem points that make the industry currently unsustainable.


If smart garments, environmentally reactive dresses and digital skins sound like a far-fetched future of fashion to some, technology’s role for the changing face of the industry today is undeniable. From the rise (and rise) of fashion bloggers, to decoding data for better customer experiences and the democratization of the catwalks, we looked at the way technology has already impacted fashion.


The ink is barely dry on Alibaba’s billion dollar investment in Southeast Asia’s Lazada, but already we have news of another Rocket Internet divestment. Zalora, Rocket Internet’s fashion-focused site that raised over $250 million and was once on an equal footing with $1.5 billion-valued Lazada, is shedding two of its lackluster country businesses to cut down on costs, TechCrunch has learned.


American Vogue publisher and chief revenue officer Susan Plagemann talks exclusively to BoF about the multi-channel future of one of fashion’s most storied media brands.