Dublin’s Web Summit launches first ever content series dedicated to fashion

Dublin’s Web Summit, a technology conference that has grown to become one of the most important in the space, is officially associating itself with the fashion world for


Cheat sheet: Everything you need to know about Natalie Massenet’s Net-a-Porter departure

Nick Robertson might have stepped down as CEO of Asos this past week, but the e-commerce news from the UK that really grabbed global headlines was about Natalie


Savile Row’s wearable tech future: why bespoke tailoring makes sense

While classic tailoring on Savile Row might look the same as it has for hundreds of years, technology is starting to be incorporated at as a way of


Digital snippets: Ralph Lauren’s smart shirt, Apple’s fashion execs, fond farewell to DKNY and Oscar PR Girls

We hope you had a great summer break. Here’s what you might have missed over the past month surrounding all things fashion and tech… Ralph Lauren is bringing


Digital snippets: Polyvore sells to Yahoo, Calvin Klein on sexting, Marques’Almeida’s email campaign

Here’s a round-up of the latest stories to know about surrounding all things fashion and tech. Fashion & Mash is now taking a bit of a break for


#LiveinLevis campaign returns with Alicia Keys alongside five emerging artists

Levi’s is profiling five emerging musicians alongside 15-time Grammy award-winner Alicia Keys in the latest iteration of its Live in Levi’s campaign. At the heart of the initiative,


Harvey Nichols launches virtual version of new store

To celebrate the opening of its new ‘store of the future’ in Birmingham (UK) last week, Harvey Nichols has launched a virtual version of the space online. Partnering


Google hosts #fashmash summer party

The second-annual #fashmash summer party took place in London last night, co-hosted by Google. Welcoming over 100 influencers from across the industry, the evening was a celebration of


Nordstrom creates giant Instagram post on its rooftop, promotes it using drones

Using Instagram to promote the fact you have a big anniversary sale coming up is one thing, taking inspiration from that idea and recreating it as a 14,000-square-foot


Digital snippets: Asos launches podcast, Burberry’s success on Periscope, Jet hits $1m in first-day sales

A round-up of the latest stories to know about surrounding all things fashion and tech… Asos launches weekly podcast in customer engagement push [Retail Week] Burberry’s Snapchat and


Your Friday highlight: fashion’s finest get a Minion makeover

The Minions are taking over the fashion industry… quite literally. In what might be one of the best stories to ever hit my inbox on a rainy London


Fashion student 3-D prints her whole collection, and it looks kinda great

Fashion still isn’t the first thing that springs to mind when thinking about the realistic potential of 3-D printing at this stage, but a student from Tel Aviv


The future of shopping according to today’s tweens

What do you get if you ask a bunch of school kids how they envision the shop of the future? Lots of things related to pets, sweets and


20 years later, THAT virtual Clueless wardrobe is now a reality

There are few tech-enabled wardrobes more iconic that that of Cher Horowitz’s. Now 20 years since the launch of Clueless (it was first released in the US on


Social media reaction suggests Amazon Prime Day underwhelms in the UK

If early indications on social media are anything to go by, Amazon Prime Day has let consumers down. The one-day event, Amazon’s answer to Black Friday with major


Digital snippets: shoplifters at Harvey Nichols, Iris van Herpen on fashion and science, Rakuten’s virtual fit start-up

A round-up of the latest stories to know about surrounding all things fashion and tech… Harvey Nichols features genuine CCTV shoplifting footage in new Rewards ad (as pictured)


What won from fashion at Cannes Lions 2015, and why there wasn’t more

It’s hard to know whether the fashion industry not winning much at Cannes Lions is because the work isn’t good enough, or because few brands actually get entered

Net A Porter Founder Natalie Massenet Interview

Natalie Massenet on consumers, growth markets and the future

Natalie Massenet, chairman and founder of Net-a-Porter, has indicated she is staying put with the company after it merges with Yoox SpA. In an interview with Bloomberg TV


Cannes Lions 2015 – a recap of the top trends and big ideas

After seven days, over 300 speakers and more magnums of rosé than even the Carlton probably dares to think about, Cannes Lions has wrapped for another year. Whether


Virtual reality for retail gets airtime at #CannesLions

Virtual reality is heavily integrated in the gaming space, but progressively finding avenues into other industries too. Travel is an obvious one, and increasingly, so is retail. It’s

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