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Fashion Industry Taking Steps to be Less Wasteful

The fashion industry is notoriously wasteful. Every year, thousands of pounds of unused or un-purchased textiles and accessories are sent to landfills to make room for a new season of fashion choices. But it isn’t just large companies that are tossing clothes: people throw out things they don’t want or don’t wear, too—and on average, […]

Flash sale sites are popular destinations for competitive holiday shoppers look for designer items at a deep discount.

Flash Sale Sites Attract Savvy Shoppers and Innovative Investors

Over the last few years shoppers have learned to love digital merchandisers like Fab, Gilt, and Rue La La. These companies have been setting records with turnovers reaching hundreds of millions of dollars. They’ve also attracted the attention of leaders in the financial world like Anton Levy, Managing Director of General Atlantic, who sits on […]

Athleisure Makes it Big on Wall Street

Last year U.S. consumers spent nearly $2 billion on active wear, sports shows, and gym bags. This trend is building muscle and attracting big investors. When a pair of leggings selling for $400 can be worn to the gym or to brunch with a blazer you know there’s an opportunity for profit. Lululemon and Nike […]

Pattie Sellers interviews CEO and designer Tory Burch during Fortune magazine’s The Most Powerful Women 2013 event.

3 Women Leverage Media Success into Billion Dollar Lifestyle Empires

Tory Burch, Jessica Alba, and Ellen DeGeneres built their media successes in different branches of entertainment media—film, television, and fashion. Each of the businesses these women have created has been carefully nurtured and grew a loyal audience into a dependable digital community. Managing and marketing each of these companies is very serious business. In order […]

Tory Burch

Could Tory Burch Sport be Finally Coming?

The much-anticipated Tory Burch Sport collection looks like it is finally coming! According to some industry insiders, fashion designer Tory Burch’s eagerly awaited answer to yoga, tennis, golf, and running apparel may be hitting stores in the very near future. After having previously announcing they would release Tory Sport in 2015, it appears that Tory […]

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8 New Year’s Sales Not To Skip

There’s something about this time of the year that makes lots of people want to just lay around and not do anything. Maybe it’s the full stomachs or the vast amount of time off. But there are still resolutions to get to and shopping to get done. Below are five new years deals that you […]

fashion in 2015

Predictions for 2015’s Biggest Fashion Trends

Soon, the clothes from Fashion Week six months ago will be showing up in stores. While there are many crazy trends that show up on the runway that never take off on a larger scale, there are many more (think peplum or floral pants) that take off like fire. For 2015, here is a prediction […]