1. Lanvin launched a French-English microsite, celebrating its 125th anniversary with archival footage, video, and an ongoing timeline that will be added to weekly.
Over the past couple years, start-ups offering virtual versions of a dressing room haven’t really taken off. A few have found success by throwing off the yoke of 3D, working instead with algorithms in two dimensions, or using avatars based on a customer’s measurements, in order to help users arrive at the correct fit.read more
Something about this conjures the thought that “it’s good to be the king.” Aslaug Magnusdottir, the fashion start-up investor who helped revolutionize how clothes are bought straight off the runway with Moda Operandi, is launching a new business to continue tweaking the model. While Moda Operandi was the first Web-based platform that made it possible to order clothes, before they’d even been produced, through a consolidated online trunk show, Tinker Tailor lets women pre-order customized versions of those looks.