Fashion

Why the Owner of Saks Fifth Avenue Is Buying Gilt
Acquisitions

Why the Owner of Saks Fifth Avenue Is Buying Gilt

The acquisition is principally aimed at turning the discount Saks Off Fifth chain into an ecommerce powerhouse.
Phil Wahba
How Secondhand Clothing Gave This Woman a Second Chance
Franchises

How Secondhand Clothing Gave This Woman a Second Chance

Rita Cortese risked everything for her Plato's Closet franchise.
Gwen Moran
This Hipster Hoodie That Hides a Pillow Is a Sleeper Hit on Kickstarter
Sleep

This Hipster Hoodie That Hides a Pillow Is a Sleeper Hit on Kickstarter

Hypnos's inflatable sweatshirt is a napper's dream -- if you're cool with snoozing in public, that is.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Tory Burch and Marc Jacobs Boss to Wed
Power Couples

Tory Burch and Marc Jacobs Boss to Wed

Union of power players may be the first of its kind in the fashion world.
Laura Entis
A Former SpaceX Employee Is Launching a New Generation of Footwear
Fashion

A Former SpaceX Employee Is Launching a New Generation of Footwear

Will astronaut-designed shoe be a small step or a giant leap for woman-kind?
How a Thirst for Fashion Is Driving Sales for This Hot Accessory
Business Unusual

How a Thirst for Fashion Is Driving Sales for This Hot Accessory

Stylish stainless-steal water bottles have earned celebrities and high-end stores as fans.
These Awesome Video-Playing Sneakers Have Raised More Than $300,000 on Indiegogo
Technology

These Awesome Video-Playing Sneakers Have Raised More Than $300,000 on Indiegogo

Walk a mile in these shoes and everyone will be staring at your fancy feet.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
The Greasy, Glamorous Rise of Mascara
Who Knew?

The Greasy, Glamorous Rise of Mascara

You won't believe the grimy gunk people used to smear on their eyelashes -- and still do.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
The 'Short Guy Problem' in Clothing Stores Spotlights the Limits of Big Brands
Niche marketing

The 'Short Guy Problem' in Clothing Stores Spotlights the Limits of Big Brands

The founders of clothing retailer Ash & Anvil are helping shorter men stand a little taller by filling a niche larger companies have consciously ignored.
Andrew Yang
At This Store, the Fitting-Room Mirrors Know All
Retail

At This Store, the Fitting-Room Mirrors Know All

Shoppers at the Ralph Lauren Polo flagship store in New York City can now engage with Oak Labs' smart, interactive fitting-room mirrors.
Laura Entis
Aligning Your Wardrobe Style With Your Personal (and Professional) Brand
Clothing Business

Aligning Your Wardrobe Style With Your Personal (and Professional) Brand

Your appearance tells your story. Is your story aligned with the business image you want to project?
Holly Mason
Men's Jeans That Fit the Woman and the Times
Make More Happen

Men's Jeans That Fit the Woman and the Times

At a time when the national conversation about gender and sexuality is at fever pitch, one couple has created a line of jeans that look masculine but are designed to fit women.
Carly Okyle
Dylan Lauren on Making Candy Glamorous
You've Arrived

Dylan Lauren on Making Candy Glamorous

The founder of Dylan's Candy Bar explains why building an experience is key to forging a luxe lifestyle brand.
Tanya Benedicto Klich