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Harvard Business School Female Grads & Entrepreneurs

marieclaire.com — The secret's out. It was a chilly Monday in December 2008, and Jennifer Hyman and Jennifer Fleiss, classmates at Harvard Business School, were meeting for one of their frequent lunch-hour brainstorming sessions to bounce business ideas off each other while they dug into their salads.
Aug 28, 2015

Harvard Business School Takes on Fashion and Beauty: Meet the Mogul Grads Who Are Changing the Game marieclaire.com/career-advice/… via @MarieClaire

Aug 19, 2015

Love this and these gals! Harvard Business School Female Grads & Entrepreneurs buff.ly/1E5eTbq

Aug 20, 2015

1 of the best @marieclaire articles I've read in a while. These ladies are so inspiring: tinyurl.com/pyxbckc @Shoptiques @RenttheRunway

Aug 24, 2015

RT @daynagrayson: "If you're a female founder, you go to HBS says @MsSapone. Great article about great entrepreneurs bit.ly/1Jg1Yj0 cc @AWilkisWilson

Collaborations with Costume Designers Continue to Grow

businessoffashion.com — NEW YORK, United States - When the first episode of the final season of airs in the US on 13 April, fans are expected to tune in to see the clothes as much as the closely guarded plotline.

DKNY Appoints Public School Designers Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osbourne

How To Wear One Dress All Season Long

luckyshops.com — I like weddings. I consider it a privilege to witness two people making a serious, life-affirming commitment. I'd say that nine times out of 10, my husband and I have a great time. Last year, I got the opportunity to test my "nine times out of 10" wedding enjoyment theory; we were invited to 11 and quickly committed to 10.
Apr 25, 2015

I wore the same dress to 10 weddings last year, and lived to write about it for the May issue of @LuckyMagazine: luckyshops.com/article/weddin…

A Customised Experience for Each Shopper?

businessoffashion.com — NEW YORK, United States - Fashion retailers have been systematically collecting data about their customers for years. tapping demographic information, often gleaned through catalogue subscriptions, as well as whatever customers were willing to share with sales associates in stores.
Dec 08, 2014

My piece on how fashion companies are using data-driven personalization to transform customer experience: businessoffashion.com/2014/12/custom… (via @bof)

Adam Lippes Won’t Make the Same Mistakes Twice

businessoffashion.com — NEW YORK, United States - It's rare to find Adam Lippes wearing anything other than a perfectly fitting t-shirt of his own design. He tends to go for the crewneck, short-sleeved version, made of 100 percent supima cotton with hand-finished seams. This t-shirt is the piece with which Lippes launched his contemporary basics line ADAM + EVE in 2004.

Shoes of Prey Raises $5.5 Million for Custom Footwear

businessoffashion.com — SYDNEY, Australia - Shoes of Prey, a fashion e-tailer that lets users design their own shoes, has raised $5.5 million in a Series A round of funding. (Previously, it raised a AU$4.45 million seed round.)

Surf’s Up for Indie Brands

businessoffashion.com — NEW YORK, United States - 'Surfwear' first emerged in the middle of the last century, thrusting Australian surf brands Rip Curl, Quiksilver and Billabong to international prominence. Fast forward to the present, however, and the 'big three' face shrinking sales and mounting debts brought on by a combination of poorly timed expansion, lost cultural credibility and the rise of fast fashion competitors.

Blake Lively Pregnancy Style

elle.com — Blake Lively managed to conceal her pregnancy longer than many celebrities. By the time she did the big reveal on Preserve.us, her bump was round and full. So prominent, in fact, that the photo attracted enough clicks to crash the lifestyle site for a couple of hours.
Nov 12, 2014

So, not only do people love Blake Lively's "pregnancy style", but they are also buying tons of shiz on Preserve: elle.com/pop-culture/ce…

Online Dress-Shoe Firm Keeps Prices Low in New Tribeca Shop

online.wsj.com — "Cut out the middleman." Online-only brands have made this age-old retail adage new again, keeping prices low by eliminating the expense of maintaining premium spaces. On Nov. 13, online men's dress-shoe brand Jack Erwin will open a brick-and-mortar store in New York's Tribeca but maintain that cost-cutting model.
Nov 11, 2014

The affordable men's shoe market is kind of terrible. @jackerwin is making it better with its new Tribeca shop: online.wsj.com/articles/onlin…

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Sep 04, 2015

@jenniavins it was pulled from that Renata Adler longform podcast--she didn't mean to say it as advice, but it really is a good point

Sep 03, 2015

ugh @pocket how dare you upgrade on me at this crucial point in the newsletter-building process


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