Adelaide fashion boutique Ravvel has become the first Australian fashion store to offer customers access to its range of products through the NoQ iPhone purchasing platform.
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Gleam, a fashion consumer app startup on iOS and Android that acts a discovery tool for new fashion and links to shops, has now launched a back-end B2B platform. Gleam raised a seed investment round of €940,000 from Faber Investments and Portugal Ventures in July last year.
Most of us know fashion illustrations for their distinctive association with style and beauty. There is no doubt about that, however there is so much more to fashion illustrations that can inspire every designer, no matter what field you are in.
LA-based online fashion outlet Nasty Gal, which picked up almost $50 million in funding last year in two rounds (both from Index Ventures), is now using some of that cash to bankroll a limited time offer of free overnight shipping for customers who spend $150+.
Fashion GPS, the creator of a number of iOS apps and web services for coordinating the logistics of fashion week, has released a new app targeting the broader world of special events planning called Events GPS.
More brands are gravitating towards Google’s social offering, Google+ as of late, and it looks like the latest comes from the high-end fashion realm.
During New York Fashion Week (NYFW), brands and fans will be able to participate in some pretty exclusive Hangouts and On Air Events being broadcast on YouTube, as well as speak directly to them through their Google+ profiles.
Over the last couple of years a new trend amongst startups has been towards addressing incumbent industries. And there are few such traditional sectors as the world of fashion. Hence we’ve seen a great deal of activity in the space. We’ve seen the rise of apps to measure our bodies for clothes and personalise our fashion shopping experience.
London fashion startup Snap Fashion has extended its discovery platform into a visual search engine for men’s clothes, as well as women’s. The fashion app is available on Google Play and Apple iTunes. Snap’s visual algorithms were invented and coded by 27-year-old founder Jenny Griffiths, while completing a Masters degree in Computer Science.