Luxury fashion must find the right balance between exclusivity and availability to keep consumers motivated by designer and brand satisfied that their designer handbag has a strong luxury pedigree.

Affordable Luxury Brands Help Investors Fashion Profits

Luxury fashion commands media attention and generates headlines. And that’s where it stays for most consumers. They simply can’t afford the gown Lupita Nyong’o wore to the 2015 Oscars. The price tag for this Calvin Klein design was $140,000. Famous people wear one-of-kind couture creations. Regular people buy products created by designers like Tory Burch, […]

Athleisurewear Goes Everywhere: Gym, Lunch, the Bank

It’s no surprise the Athleisure fashion trend was born in Los Angeles. Known for its relaxed attitude, LA is a center for all things creative. But don’t be fooled by its relaxed edge. The woman standing in front of you of wearing yoga pants, the one who just ordered a kale smoothie, spent $600 on those […]

Subscription Boxes Are A Growing Retail Trend

Just imagine all of your favorite items delivered to your home in a convenient box every month. It’s not a fantasy! You’re now able to do a quick Internet search and find a company that will deliver the items you love—dog treats, Japanese junk food, or exclusive beauty products. Healthy snacks make a popular gift […]

You don't have to put a halt to your shopping—just shop smart. Thrift and consignment stores help save not only money, but the environment too.

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 […]

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 […]

Shopping Habits to Ditch ASAP

It’s holiday shopping time, which means a lot of dollars are being spent. Those of us in our twenties haven’t had a lot of time as an adult to establish shopping routines and habits. To make sure you are setting yourself up for financial success in the decades to come, below are some shopping tips […]