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Marc Jacobs to launch Riley Hybrid smartwatch collection

Marc Jacobs just announced the upcoming launch of Riley Hybrid, a new smartwatch collection. The wearable will debut this fall. Shoppers can choose from four different styles of the watches that feature multicolor flash crystals, rubber straps and aluminum nylon cases, Forbes reports. They will retail at $175 and be available for purchase on marcjacobs.com and range of high-end boutiques and …

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Sachin & Babi bring a touch of the Middle East to New York Fashion Week

Sept. 7, 2017 marked the debut of Sachin & Babi’s SS 2018 collection at New York Fashion Week. The collection consisted of 42 looks. A crossroads of history, cultures and modern trade, Sachin & Babi’s latest collection is inspired by the Middle Eastern market’s energy along with Loulou de la Falaise, the French fashion muse. Exuding eclectic, bohemian spirit, the designer’s …

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Villoid raises $1.62 million to fuel growth of shopping app

Villoid, an Oslo-based shopping app, has raised kr13 million ($1.62 million at current exchange) in venture funding. The company has raised a total of $1.74 million to date. The investment came from angel investors Andreas Randel and Mikael Randel. Villoid was founded by Jeanette Dyhre Kvisvik and Jarle Snertingdalen in 2015. The app is a mixture of Instagram, Pinterest and online …

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Fabulous Brands is raising $50 million for a luxury growth capital fund

Fabulous Brands, a Miami-based luxury growth capital fund, is raising $50 million for its new fund. The  fund will invest $500,000 to $1.5 million in seed rounds in fashion and apparel, home, hospitality and food, and health and beauty startups.  Eric Lepleux and Matthew Growney launched the private equity firm in 2016 as managing partners with the aim of giving young brands in …

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