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Glamazon raises $500,000 to expand on-demand beauty service in Australia

Glamazon, an Australia-based beauty booking service has raised $500,000 in seed funding.  The investment was made by undisclosed investors. Glamazon was founded in 2014 by Lauren Silvers as a premium beauty booking app that connects users to freelance stylists and salons that are in the area or willing to the travel to clients for their convenience. A similar business model, GlamCrew, founded by Lisa …

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The fourth annual €300,000 LVMH Prize is officially open for submissions

Submissions for the annual LVMH Prize for Young Fashion Designers are officially open. Up until Feb. 2, 2017, designers will be able to submit their work via the lvmhprize.com website. The winner will be announced in June 2017 and will take home €300,000 in prize money and a year long business mentorship with the LVMH in-house team. The competition is open to designers …

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Hickies raises $10 million to expand elastic shoelace brand to Brazil

Hickies, a Brooklyn, NY elastic shoelace brand, has raised $10 million, according to a Form D filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The company has raised over $14.2 million to date. The investment came from Endeavor Catalyst and the Wizard Martins family, the controlling shareholders of Sforza Holding. As CEO Gaston Frydlewski, co-founded the brand in 2011 with the …

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Anicka Yi beats out five artists to win Hugo Boss Prize

The winner of the Hugo Boss Prize has just been announced. Thursday evening, Richard Armstrong, director of the Guggenheim Museum, and Hugo Boss CEO, Mark Langer, awarded Anicka Yi this year’s prize. In its 20th year, the Hugo Boss Prize is granted by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation in New York and awards standout artists contributions to contemporary art. Yi …

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