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How to sell it: The data behind Fashion Month ’s top 5 streetstyle sellouts

Although Fashion Month is over, you can still learn a lot from the season looking at the data behind the trends that actually drove sales. During Fashion Month, the analytics team at trusty global fashion intelligence site, Lyst, monitored real-time search and sales figures globally, looking for spikes in consumer interest. And after analyzing four cities, 503 shows, 250,000 Instagram …

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Rebecca Minkoff wants to start fashion tech’s next big movement

A night in the Flatiron district brought together dreamers and doers for a chance to network and learn about the journey to success. Guests were greeted on the sixth floor of Q Labs, a shared co-working space, as chandeliers lit up the room. It was the “Fashion Is Your Business” live podcast featuring Uri and Rebecca Minkoff. The night was …

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Goldman Sachs report names online winners Poshmark, The RealReal and Everlane

Offline, the apparel market is suffering. The shift out of brick-and-mortar offshoots onto online platforms accelerated in 2013 — a product of greater omnichannel investments in perks like free shipping, price matching, and mobile sites. As of now, online is the fastest growing shopping channel with close to 15 percent of the apparel and accessories market growing to nearly 20 …

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The fashion industry needs to stop following trends and do its own thing

The fashion industry has been asking the wrong questions. And who is to blame? The answer may lie in how the industry functions as revealed by conversations held at the Fashion Culture Design conference aimed at questioning how to fix fashion’s problems. Season after season, designers present their collections and common themes arise in the form of trends — from …

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