US Vogue has teamed up with Google to launch a virtual reality video series called Supermodel Closets starring the likes of Kendall Jenner and Cindy Crawford.
Westfield has teamed up with Snap Inc to sell its coveted Spectacles via the Snapbot vending machines in London this summer.
Finnish design house Marimekko is running a hackathon inviting 50 young creators to challenge the conventions of the textile and clothing industry.
A round-up of everything you might have missed in relevant fashion business, digital comms and tech industry news over the past week, including Nike’s scavenger hunts.
W magazine has turned to augmented reality for its latest issue, introducing an interactive virtual experience accessible from its physical pages.
The new visual search tool by ASOS aims to enable shoppers to capture fleeting moments and use them to search through the site’s 85,000 product lines and find similar items.
E-commerce player Lyst has teamed up with The Business of Fashion to introduce a new ranking of fashion’s hottest brands and biggest products.
Rimmel London has teamed up with digital studio Holition to create a series of live augmented reality make-up filters using Facebook’s new Camera Effects platform.
Alibaba and Kering have reached an agreement to work jointly to fight against the sales of fake goods in China, but it’s unclear if the deal will work.
Alibaba Group released the Luxury Pavilion, an online shopping platform created exclusively for China’s ultra-rich shoppers.
Uniqlo is launching an automated shopping concept in the format of vending-inspired machines at select airports and malls in the US.
A round-up of everything you might have missed in relevant fashion business, digital comms and tech industry news over the past week, including Alexander Wang’s text-to-buy launch.
Data has a bigger role to play than the industry is yet paying attention to, writes Glenn Ebert of SapientRazorfish, pushing for a customer-first mentality from retailers.
L’Oréal Paris celebrated National Lipstick Day and the launch of its new Colour Rich Matte Lipstick this past weekend with a social media campaign focused on being bold.
Converse is focusing in on the butterflies kids (and adults) get before their first day for the back-to-school season, with a GIF-laden campaign called First Day Feels.
Co-working business WeWork is offering a grant of over $1.5 million to UK entrepreneurs, SMBs, non-profits and artists as part of its global Creator Awards this summer.
US teen retailer Hollister has launched a retro, 16-bit game for mobile in partnership with TreSensa to promote its new denim line.
Gucci’s autumn/winter 2017 campaign takes its influence heavily from the sci-fi world of the past, with all manner of Star Trek references.
A new report by RTG Consulting shows that luxury brands need to keep abreast of the cultural values of Chinese millennials and Gen Z if they want to stay relevant.
Advances in artificial intelligence are destined to make our lives and shopping experiences stronger than ever – good news for the consumer, and even better news for retailers, writes Uwe Hennig of Detego.
Last week we saw Stella McCartney highlighting the issues of consumerism and waste with a campaign set on a landfill site, now Vetements is taking that concept to the windows of Saks Fifth Avenue.
A round-up of everything you might have missed in relevant fashion business, digital comms and tech industry news over the past week, including the rise of robotics in retail.
From changing colours to shifting shapes, here are a few examples of the concepts at the centre of the Pratt Institute Brooklyn Fashion + Design Accelerator’s TEK-TILES project.
Beauty retailer Sephora has opened a new store in Boston that not only serves as its smallest footprint yet, but also its most digitally enabled space.
Omega is celebrating Moon Day with a short documentary called Starmen, which sees brand ambassador and actor George Clooney meeting astronaut Buzz Aldrin.
Gucci has unveiled a new content campaign called Gucci Places, dedicated to exploring the locations around the world that have inspired the brand over the years.
Stella McCartney is teaming up with San Francisco-based Bolt Threads, a biotechnology company dedicated to creating the next generation of advanced materials.
Stella McCartney, long known for her focus on sustainability, has set her latest campaign in a Scottish landfill site in an attempt to highlight the issues of overconsumption within modern society.
RJ Pittman, chief product officer at eBay, shares insights about the progress eBay Shopbot has made since launch, and his views on the future of AI and conversational commerce.